Fitness

Making exercise fun increases the chances you’ll want to keep doing it. Apart from the physical challenge, exercising with family and friends--and competing--provide emotional support as well. Creativity is no less needed than in concocting new ways to enjoy yourself while you get a healthy workout. Here are some of the most innovative and wild [...]

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They just appeared at the gym one day: cylindrical foam rollers. Now everyone is using them rather than traditional stretching exercises. Do they really make a difference in your workout? While a low-tech tool, foam rollers are very effective at optimizing range of motion as part of exercise warm-up.  “Foam rolling is great, although it [...]

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If you’re avoiding doing burpees because of some pain, then try this little trick to improve your form. With this little adjustment in this part of the sequence, you can do these with less strain on your body and with better results. Give it a try… Don’t give up on burpees! When performing (or attempting [...]

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Vegan bodybuilder Frank Medrano joins a growing number of athletes and bodybuilders whose phenomenal fitness and peak physical performance are powered exclusively by plants. As the general public is increasingly confronted with the inherent cruelty of all animal farming, and armed with the knowledge that we can live healthy lives without exploiting animals for food, more and more [...]

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Stretching is an often overlooked -- yet important -- part of any fitness routine. If you like to workout, your joints need to be able to move easily, and stretching helps that happen. It also keeps your tendons (the tissues that connect muscle to bone) from shortening and tightening as you get older, which can improve [...]

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Women who have gone through a pregnancy often have the same or similar experiences. After giving birth they are not only heavier but their bodies are not of the same shape and size as they were before they were pregnant. Pregnancy and childbirth can be traumatic. A woman's abdominal muscles will be both stretched and [...]

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Think you know the difference between ‘Argh, that was a good work out!’ pain, and the ‘Wow! I think I have actually damaged something!’ pain? If not read on for some tips that might make your exercising experience a lot better. A good push sometimes during a workout session can make the difference in increasing [...]

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