Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
A comfort zone is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to work out there.
Comfort is defined as, "a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or discomfort." That sounds conducive to napping in a hammock, getting a massa... Read more
Whether you enjoy tennis, swimming or Pilates, unfortunately, there is an injury for you. Pilates has lower back injuries, runners get runner's knee and then there's tennis elbow—all common injuries many fitness enthusiasts have experie... Read more
Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan... Read more
Enter walk into the Fitness Search. There is an entry there for "Walking: 6 km/h (10 minutes per km)". It doesn't matter that it is called walking instead of jogging. It is the correct speed so that's the one to use.... Read more
Hi - If you search using "pilates" in our fitness log, you will get several results. I suggest you check them out and pick one that seems close to what you are doing. You could even split your workout time between pilates and a yoga entry if you want... Read more
If you search the word "hiking" in our fitness log, you'll see an entry for "Hiking: climbing hills (carrying 10-20 lb load)". I know you carried more; but, this would give you a pretty good estimate.
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I would like another fitness tracker, I had a jawbone and liked it besides you have to wait to see your numbers when you connect to your phone. Any recommendations on one that isn't to costly? My dog chewed the jawbone end up& it quit working.... Read more
We all know someone who is seemingly obsessed with CrossFit, or has at least attempted it, which is no surprise considering that there are now more than 9,000 CrossFit affiliated gyms worldwide, and the high-intensity conditioning regimen is rapidly... Read more
What is orange theory fitness and why should you care?Iíll let them explain what it is. The rest will be about whether or not you should care.Full disclosure, I have not attended a class and actually am thinking of doing this since hubs in getting ba... Read more
During the last few years, ultra-intense workouts have been gaining popularity—and not just among athletes or hardcore exercisers who are gluttons for self-punishment. Even the relatively unfit and overweight are jumping at the chance to push t... Read more
"Let's try this," the email from my roommate said. Attached was a Groupon deal that was certainly intriguing -- 20 CrossFit classes for $20 at a studio quite close to where I live. And considering I'd been interested in trying Cross... Read more
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