Whether you’re taking up running to lose weight or are already a runner who wants to shed a few pounds, running is an effective tool in your weight loss efforts. The reason is straightforward; pounding the pavement burns a lot of calories. The more miles, the more the calories. If...
It’s not always possible to hit the outdoor for a running workout. Icy roads, rain, dark hours, or even injury can put a halt to your training program. Fortunately, treadmills are there for the rescue. They’re simply consistent. And help you keep your fitness level floating, even thriving, all year round. Why...
Feeling bored on the treadmill? One thing you can do right now to help you get through your treadmill workout is to break up the secession into manageable chunks and pieces. There are many ways you can do this. One of the best ways, and often not that common, is...
To get the most out of your strength training program, you should be doing plenty of core exercises on a regular basis. This what’s going to build your foundation strength and help you not only look good in a swimsuit but also reach your full athletic potential. But first things...
While strong legs are important for runners, the muscles above your waistline can improve your running more than you might think. Your upper body isn’t just there for the ride when you. To run as fast and as far as possible, you’ll need to use your entire body as efficiently as...
If you want to know how build the workout habit that sticks, then you’re in the right place. Sure, forming the exercise habit, or making any other form of lifestyle change, is hard. This is especially the case when you throw in self-image issues and a hectic schedule. But there are...
If you just took up exercise for the first time or thinking about starting a workout plan, first things first, congrats. Deciding to take care of your body by becoming more active is an incredible feat in itself. It’s the first step to reaping all of the amazing benefits of...
Regular running helps you lose weight, increase fitness level, and get into the best shape of your life. But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, whether you’re a recreational runner or an elite marathoner.  In today’s post I’ll share with you some of my best advice and...
If medicine balls are not a part of your regular workout routine, then you’re missing out — big time. Medicine balls come are exactly what you need to give your athletic performance the next edge. Available in different weights and sizes, med balls can help improve your sports performance and...
Running is a whole-body exercise per excellence. However, to stay injury-free and healthy for the long term, you’ll also need to back up your miles with a proper cross-training regime. Exercises such as swimming, biking, yoga, or other sports are great options. They will help you improve your fitness and...