Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
Life is busy for most of us, and finding time for a workout can be challenging. When you do find that time, you want to make sure you're getting the most ''bang for your buck,'' meaning you're being as efficient as possible wi... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee... Read more
Ugh, rough couple of days, slacked on my workouts ...still did them but less of...and i ate withing in calories. I just feel awful because i couldnt do what i usually do. :( Had these horrible knots in the back of my neck and inbetween my shoulder... Read more
Typically, my "hard workouts" are weightlifting and HIIT, so "slow days" would be walking a couple of miles or doing some yoga. Something not super-difficult or high intensity, but still keeps me moving.... Read more
Try to incorporate as much walking as possible into your workout routine. Walking itself is a very good form of exercise and using all large muscle group. So it is good for the core and will help to slim and get rid of Belly fat and tone the core.... Read more
For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r... Read more
Walk into almost any gym and you have probably seen a stack of blue dome-shaped gadgets, better known as the BOSU (Both Sides Up) Trainer. This interesting piece of equipment allows you to use both sides for working on balance and proprioception whi... Read more
Working out with the Cyclo-core routines has pushed me further than I've gone before. My first introduction to it was a core-building exercise routine I saw in Bicycling magazine, then I found out that the same author of the article had a workout DV... Read more
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