April 2019

Here’s how rock climbing is beneficial for you

If you like adventure and you always like to do something new, then rock climbing can be a great sport for you. It can be entertaining, but it is also good and beneficial for the heart and mind. Rock climbing makes mental and physical health better. Learning how to climb a rock can benefit your body and mind. It can be a dangerous sport, thus it is important to have

Running Makes My Stress Melt Away

Cardio used to be the be-all, end-all of my fitness routine. Specifically, running. It wasn’t until an injury sidelined me (turns out your knees don’t love running five miles a day) that I found high-intensity interval training (HIIT), weight training, and swimming. Changing up my fitness routine helped me get the physical results I wanted and I eventually realized that I didn’t actually have to run to maintain my fitness.

Joan Benoit Samuelson running Boston Marathon again, 40 years after historic win

It’s been 40 years since Joan Benoit Samuelson came out of nowhere to win the Boston Marathon in record time in 1979, but the two-time champion isn’t ready to quit the race just yet. “Most athletes retire at the age of 40, and I’m still able and I feel truly blessed to still be able to get out there and run,” Samuelson said. “I’m most passionate about life and family

Should You Really Train Abs Every Day For a Stronger Core?

It’s conventional fitness wisdom to avoid training the same muscle group two days in a row, which is why lots of people talk about doing “leg days,” “arm days,” “glute days,” and so on. Yet, it seems like this practice doesn’t quite extend to that all-important central muscle group: your abs. Core and ab workouts don’t require a lot of equipment or time to be effective, which is why many

Men With Six-Pack Abs Are Revealing What it Took to Get So Fit

Everybody’s fitness journey is different, but it’s always good to share tips and insights with other people—especially when it helps bust workout myths. A recent thread on Reddit prompted men to get honest about how they (at least claim to have) attained six-pack abs, and what is and isn’t productive, with a number of commenters concluding that, at the end of the day, it’s ”mostly diet and genes.” High-protein, low-carb

Fitness column: Learn the differences between building, shaping and toning muscle

Exercises should take muscle to exhaustion. In other words, you can’t perform another push-up because you simply can’t, not because it’s time to switch stations. File photo There’s often a lot of confusion surrounding building, toning and shaping muscle. If you’re looking to carve a shapely summer figure out of the one staring back at you in the mirror, you may want to start by correcting a few common misconceptions.

Get Stronger Abs and Build Muscle With This Simple Weightlifting Breathing Technique

There are a lot of things you’ve got to think about if you’re trying to build muscle. How often you’re training, the types of lifts you’re doing (compound exercises are a trainer favorite), and what you’re fueling your body with are all important factors to get stronger and build muscle. Eating protein, carbs, and fat and doing more complex exercises like deadlifts and pull-ups are great for improving strength, but

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