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12 Months in 2017; 12 Nutrition Changes In 4 Steps
If you’ve ever tried to change a habit, you know firsthand. It ain’t easy. For better or worse, habits are the aspect of our lives that allow us to process new information. Otherwise, we’d always need our brain power for everything we do. My favorite example is the light... Read more
Travel Essentials; 5 Places To Workout When There’s No Gym
During the holidays or any time of travel, finding a place to work on your fitness can prove challenging. Family and friends are no help either, especially if they don’t workout themselves. They’ll send you to the local park, where you’ll find nothing but untamed trees and grass or... Read more
Slow Fitness: The Best Low Impact Walking Workouts
When it comes to getting in shape, it’s not always about putting your all in every time. While high intensity cardio workouts are an essential way of staying in shape, you also need to take things down a gear or two in order to give your body to build... Read more
Want To Improve Your Fitness? Work Out At Night
Do you dread the thought of getting up early in the morning, putting on your workout gear and getting your fitness on? You might not be alone. While many people swear by an early morning fitness routine, there are countless others that simply aren’t morning people, and find it... Read more
How To Exercise When It’s Too Cold To Go Outside
When the weather outside is frightful, there’s pretty much no way you’re going to want to head out for a workout. With stretches of winter weeks ahead of us, though, just how can we continue to stay in shape over the cold season? It’s all about changing your mindframe.... Read more
This Abs Workout Will Improve Your Running Skills
Getting in shape with running is a great way to give your body a workout. Strengthening your core and your legs, the sport can help to tone up major muscle groups and get your cardio health in good nick, too. After some time, however, you might find that you... Read more
Gym Rules; 3 Good Reasons To Use Resistance Machines
Don’t feel bad if the first thing you thought was, what’s wrong with machines? By machines, I mean the gym equipment with stacks of weight on a guided pull system. They’re the ones where the user articulates some kind of fixed arm. Salespeople leverage equipment as a selling point; people couldn’t... Read more
This New Year Resolve To Make Change You’ll Get Behind
The big day is coming. This is the most important day of the year. No, not December 21st, 24th, 25th or 26th. Nobody in fitness cares about the solstice, Kwanzaa, Christmas or Hanukkah. It’s New Year’s Eve that matters the most. Oh sure, those other holidays are great. This... Read more
Here’s Why Squatting Is Better Than Running
You’re suited up, you’ve got the perfect pair of sneakers and you’ve committed yourself to a weekly running schedule. Why, then, aren’t you seeing the pounds flying off the scales? While running is a great activity, it won’t help you to shed the weight and tone up quite as... Read more
3 Technique Hacks To Improve Your Benchpress Right Now
It’s that time of year again, where dudes everywhere want to improve their bench press. Actually, it’s always that time of year, every day. In fact, it’s not just the dudes anymore. Women and men want to brag on their bench. If you’ve been lifting more than a couple... Read more
Take This Kickboxing Routine With You Wherever You Are
Getting in shape on the go is all about your fitness routine. Choosing an easily adaptable and flexible mode of exercising can make all the difference to your life on the go, making it easier for you to pick up from where you left off. As well as being... Read more
The 3 Reasons You Can’t Squat Right And What To Do About Them
The golden standard of the squat is affectionately called ass-to-grass. It’s the position where your butt is closest to the ground, with your heels flat. This is a common resting position in countries across Asia and the pacific, but uncommon in the Americas, with good reason. It has nothing to... Read more
Crawling Workouts in 2017 Will Have You On Your Hands And Knees
In a trend building momentum, or a fake news headline that is getting repeated like real news, crawling or hopping on one’s hand and knees is the new fitness craze… um, crawling through gyms. It’s not fake news, though. This is a real thing. We’ve been doing it since... Read more
Fighting Adversity Is What Fitness Is All About
Let’s agree, fitness is hard. There are infinitely more reasons not to exercise, starting with the fact that it’s not a natural habit. Well, maybe it is a habit for you, but it’s a habit that’s easy to drop. Exercise is work. My advocation of managing your fitness habit... Read more
This Is How You Will Avoid Holiday Weight Gain In 3 Easy Steps
You could just toss your hands in the air and go nuts all month, eating without regard, designing plans for a new you come January 1st. Your plan to lose it in the new year is not wise. The cold hard truth is that most plans to lose weight... Read more
These Workouts Will Burn More Calories Than Jogging Alone
Jogging. It’s one of the most popular forms of exercise out there but is it really the best that you could be doing? While working up a sweat with a light run can help to keep your ticker in shape, the activity won’t work out every area of your... Read more
Buying For A Runner? These Stocking Fillers Will Help You Out
With Christmas just around the corner, sports might be the last thing on your mind. Getting into shape can happen at any time of year, however, and if you want to get acquainted with some of the best material out there, it pays to get looking right now. Whether... Read more
5 Gym Activities That Don’t Matter That You Think Do
Any fitness fanatic who can look deep into the mirror at the eyes looking back will admit it; we’ve all done silly things in the gym. We’ve all held beliefs about what we’re doing; beliefs, that in time, we learn are not fact-based. It happens. The explanation for why is lengthy... Read more
Workout Like A Superhero With These 5 Superhero-named Exercises
The concept of super humans is nothing new. Philosophers have imagined humans with extraordinary powers since long before Marvel and DC started making graphic novels. Niche wrote about an Übermensch, an ideal human form we should aspire to attain. In case you’re wondering, it means “beyond man.” Perhaps, but... Read more
These Workout Classes Might Change Your Health Routine
If you’re going through the motions with your exercise routine, you might become disillusioned with the whole thing, and fast. When it comes to staying fit, it’s incredibly important to find something that you really love to do and that you can envisage doing for a long time. If... Read more