Boxing – A Great Cross-Training Option for Runners
Add Some Punch to Your Running Schedule If you’re a serious runner, you know that cross-training days are just as important as long runs in building stamina and strength and improving your overall health and fitness. Cross-training has been proven to help prevent injuries, “improve fitness, promote recovery, enhance motivation, and rejuvenate the mind and […]
Is There Still Time to Get Fit for Summer?
Look Great at The Beach with These Simple Tips Summer is right around the corner, and that means – swimsuit time! With travel and activities opening up again, many people are excited to go back to the beach or local pool. And of course, everyone wants to look great in their new swimsuit. If you’re […]
The Best Time of Day to Exercise to Burn Maximum Fat
What’s Better – Morning or Evening Workouts? Some gym junkies swear by working out in the morning. Others say that working out at night is the best way to finish your day. What’s most important is finding time, whenever you can, to exercise. But, is it true that when you work out can influence the […]
7 Ideas to Make Treadmill Workouts More Enjoyable
Spice Up Your Treadmill Time with These Fun Tips Did you know that treadmills were actually invented to be torture devices? They were designed as a method of punishment, to make prisoners suffer and sweat. Prisoners were forced to walk hours and hours without stopping. These early treadmills had a high death rate in the […]
Should You Stretch Before You Run?
Find Out Which Stretches Do More Harm than Good It’s Monday morning, and you’re determined to start your week right with a quick morning run. You wake up, lace up your running shoes, take a quick sip of water, and head out the door. But before you start your run, you should stretch, right? Well, […]
How Your Treadmill Can Change You on a Molecular Level
Change Your Molecules in Just 10 Minutes We have talked about all of the ways that exercise can change you for the better, from your cardiovascular system, to your emotional health and mental health. We can look at each different part of our body and see benefits and positive results. Now, for the first time, […]
Is There a Wrong Way To Breathe?
How Your Breathing Affects Your Work Out Breathe in… breathe out… Most of us do this without thinking. It’s a natural process for the body and doesn’t take conscious thought. We don’t have to tell you that if you stop breathing, things get ugly pretty quick… especially if you’re in the middle of a long […]