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
Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
Barefoot running is something humans have done pretty much as long as we've been walking upright, but it's also one of the hottest and fastest-growing fitness trends out there. First, there were the barefoot running superpowers of Mexico'... Read more
Rain or shine, warm or cold, walking outside can be a year-round activity. But before you head out, you’ll want to make sure you are dressed for the elements. It can be a very uncomfortable walk if you don’t have on the right gear! Here a... Read more
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... Read more
Here is the URL to an article on running shoes and running mechanics which I found interesting. I confess I am a minimalist shoe advocate.
www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/206 852701.html... Read more
I'm having to face the fact that soon, I'm likely going to have to get a new pair of running shoes. I have been properly fitted, but I've had to get orthotic inserts and now my shin splints are starting to creep back slowly.
Problem is, I'm a a... Read more
I bought a pair of Nike Pegasus 29 Running Shoes a couple of weeks ago. The day after the first running session wearing them, my knees started hurting, especially my right knee. I figured it was just soreness and kept running, but after 5 days, the... Read more
I bought a pair of the new Sketchers slip on walking shoes . I just thought they were cute and mostly wear them on short walks or to the store. Very comfortable! OK my daughter thinks they Look like Bedroom Slippers! So wondering, does anyone else... Read more
When I'm feeling stressed and want to snack on junk. I find taking a walk , like on my 15min break, getting outside does the trick. By the time I end my little walk I no longer have the desire for a junky snack at all.311... Read more
Anytime I have just a few minutes, on commercials, even right after using the restroom before flushing and walking out into the feront room, I jog in place for a minute. It raises my heart rate and wakes my body up to get my blood flowing and my hear... 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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