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
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
Exercise is essential to keeping your body healthy. But you don’t want to leave a trail of empty plastic water bottles, torn polyester running shorts, and dead batteries in your wake. Help improve the health of the earth while you’re impr... Read more
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Boost your metabolism and burn calories in this quick, 12-minute cardio excerpt from the three-DVD set, ''Keeping Fit: Cardio, Strength, Pilates.&... Read more
Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world. The book "Born to Run,"... Read more
I do Crossfit on average 3/week. I just started using this site, so not sure how to count the exercises. We do so many it's too cumbersome to individually list everything each time I go. I was thinking an average of 300 calories is burned for the hou... Read more
I'm interested in joining Crossfit, but a quick Google search turned up 10 different Crossfir boxes within 20 minutes of my house. How in the world do I choose which one to join? Obviously I prefer the box with the most knowledgeable trainers, but be... Read more
I used to be EXTREMELY active, but have 90 pounds to lose after a pregnancy and baby and haven't been active for almost 3 years. I began walking 2 weeks ago and find I can get a little winded if I talk alot while walking. Should I stick to walking an... Read more
Seen the movie Fight Club? The first rule of Fight Club, we don't talk about fight club. Kinda feels like that might be the only way to keep some friends when it comes to crossfit. I started at a box near me a few weeks ago and I'm completely LOVI... Read more
I'm interested in crossfit but am a bit intimidated. I do like weight training and do the Jilian Michaels 30DS and a few other videos (but not as regularly as I should--getting back on schedule now).
Anyone do this regularly? Advice... Read more
1st day of autumn in No. Hemisphere is 9/23. When getting out fall clothes, start by emptying & decluttering the closet. Only store summer clothes that you use, love, are in good repair, & THAT FIT. For exceptions, put them in a box or clothes baske... 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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