Sure, you do your best to eat healthy and live a fit and active lifestyle, but you’re still not satisfied with your body. Day after day of eating salads and hitting the gym and your body isn’t changing. It’s frustrating. And yet there are people, whom you know personally, with phenomenal bodies and very little […]
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Weight Lifting Etiquette…Got it?
Sorry, but this one’s definitely a guy thing. We know you’re lifting weights. In fact, the whole gym is well aware that you’re lifting weights. We know you’re lifting a dumbbell, but there’s no need to be one. Keep it to yourself. The grunting and groaning is SO unnecessary. Do you ever hear a woman […]
7 reasons you aren’t losing weight
Weight loss is often a frustrating pursuit, eluding even those who eat healthy and exercise. So what gives? Why won’t the scale budge even as you put out tremendous effort? Read on for the 7 reasons that most fitness and health food lovers don’t lose the pounds that they want to… 1. You Don’t Sleep […]
Leg Cramps Strike with No Warning
Summer is the athlete’s utopia for running. The warm weather entices you to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But if you do not stretch it out properly ahead of time, you may find your running stalled by leg cramps. A cramp is a painful and strong contraction or a tightening of a muscle that […]
Drink your way thin?
If you’ve been interested in fitness and health for more than a minute, then you know by now how important drinking plenty of water is for getting your body into top shape. But do you drink enough water? And is it really going to impact your results? Why Water Matters Your body is made up […]
Hydration is Not a Suggestion; It’s a Must
At the end of your exhaustive workout session, rather than reaching for a sports drink or water, try chocolate milk. Chocolate milk has been shown to hydrate as well as water but speeds the recovery time of athletes in training. You will be able to return to another workout session faster than if you had […]
Is afterburn real?
You’ve probably heard that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) produces an afterburn effect, which means your body continues to burn extra calories at an elevated rate for 24 hours after the completion of your workout. Sure that’s sounds amazing, but is it too good to be true? The Science of Afterburn There is a scientific […]
Tips to Good Exercise Routine
If you’re tired of the treadmill, step off that beaten belt and also attempt an extra stimulating endurance challenge: rowing workouts. Muscular tissue Groups Muscle Up With Minimum Equipment The rack-free muscle building fitness center is about doing much more with much less. Plus, you are utilizing the same piece of equipment in one place […]
A Case for The Burpee
Oh, the dreaded burpee. We love to complain about this uniquely punishing movement, and try to avoid doing them as much as possible. But have you ever stopped to wonder where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favorite of fitness professionals across the globe? Burpees: A Short History Royal H. […]
Best Core Exercise for Runners by by Katie
You’re an in-the-know runner, so you know that core strength is an essential part of the sport. (And if you didn’t already know that, well then now you do!) But what are the best core exercises for runners? Well, it turns out the best core exercises for runners are also just the best core exercises […]