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
Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
The Well-Watered Exerciser
Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
How about them Cardinals??? 7 and 1, soon to be 8 and 1! Whoo hooo
Okay got my plug in!
Chatting with friends the other night and the topic of sports came up which segued into "Is it really a sport?
What do you think?
Is race care dr... Read more
I have started to jog at the sports park around the soccer fields. Cannot run the entire time, so now instead of walking breaks, I skip or side to side gallop! May look silly but it engages different muscle groups, a good break + keeps it fun! :) :)... Read more
I only walked/jogged 20mins at the sports park, much lesd than usual. Only 3 hours of sleep. That's why + antibiotics seem to be tearing up my stomach, which combined with not enough sleep. Should I even push myself to do cardio when I feel this way?... Read more
Does anyone know of really good sports bras that work for really busty women? I'm a 38 I and I have a hard time working out because when I finally get strapped down with several sports bras, I can't take a deep breath.... Read more
I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m... Read more
Aerobic exercise (think running, biking, and jumping rope) is good for your health, helps with weight loss and generally makes you feel good. But believe it or not, you can have too much of a good thing—even exercise. It's impor... Read more
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