Container gardening is a useful method of growing both edibles and ornamentals when you have little or no yard, have compromised soil, or you simply enjoy the freedom to move your plants from place to place. It is an ideal technique for those in urba... Read more
A strong, toned body doesn't just look good. It also helps you feel more confident, no matter what you're wearing. Whether you're looking to build strength quickly or tone up your body for an upcoming vacation, this simple and e... Read more
More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular.
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If exercisers picked a mascot, what do you think it would be? A jump rope? A punching bag? A man with a giant baseball as a head? If I had to guess, it would be an athletic shoe. A good pair of shoes can be an inspiration and reminder to get moving,... Read more
I was talking to someone that claimed sprinting is actually a better lower body exercise
than traditional exercises like squats/lunges/deadlifts. Do you think sprints are effective enough to replace those exercises?... Read more
I purchased a Moving Comfort Sprint Jacket--wind and water resistant. Will it be too hot because of the water resistant properties? I do not want to wear a plastic bag. I live in Arkansas and usually walk fast in 30-40 degree early morning.... Read more
1/2-mile swim, 12.5-mile bike ride, 3-mile run. Transitions were a bit pokey and I did hit pause for 75 seconds twice on my run, but a good effort all in all for my one-person sprint triathlon (with double the swim length.)
I'm hoping to do the... Read more
Happy new year all!
I'm using running only as a metaphor at the moment since while I did run a 10K this past year, I have been benched for a few months because I'm dealing with plantar faciitis.
I hope to some day be able to run again, howe... Read more
Choose a race now for spring or early summer. Start training now! Enjoy watching your skills grow in the coming weeks as you prepare for your event. And when it's race time, take time to enjoy watching everyone run her/his own race. It's an amazing t... Read more
Climbing stairs burns about 10 calories a minute; tones legs, glutes, and core; and improves cardiovascular conditioning! Whether you walk it, skip a step, or sprint this is great exercise!... Read more
Tight on time?Don't give up on your workout today. If you have a mere four minutes—that's just 240 total seconds—to spare (and who doesn't), then you do have time to squeeze in a super effective workout that provides major hea... Read more
Keeping a positive outlook on life can certainly be a challenge, especially when there seems to be so much negativity everywhere you turn. While I am slowly learning to master the art of dealing with stress, thanks to many of the suggestions from our... Read more
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