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Five Stretches Runners Should be Doing before Every Run

Hamstring Stretch Runners often complain about tightened hamstrings, loosen them up before running with this simple stretch. Lay on the floor and lift one leg in the air. Place a towel in the arch of your lifted foot. Pull the…

Best Stretches for Those With Stiff Hips

Stiff hips are a problem for many people, including dancers, cyclists, stay-at-home moms, and runners. Some people may also suffer from stiff hips that are due to injury or diseases, and it is very important for these people to participate…

Foam Rolling – An Effective Fitness Method

Foam Rolling – An Effective Fitness Method

Foam rolling is now a very popular exercise technique, as it can practically replace an expert masseuse – or even a physical therapist – as far as correcting muscular imbalance and most problems associated with tight muscles is concerned. It…

Bodyweight Workout – The Benefits Of Bodyweight Training

Bodyweight Workout – The Benefits Of Bodyweight Training

Bodyweight workout is one of the most underrated forms of weight workouts there is. Some people think that it’s impossible to get great results with this kind of training because they believe that actual physical weights are a must-have tool.…

Cardio vs Strength Training – Five Considerations

Cardio vs Strength Training – Five Considerations

The new year rings in with resolutions that usually involve fitness; Chances are, if you are reading this article, you either said, or heard someone say: “this year will be the year that I get in shape”, or “this will…

How to Pick Quality Workout Shoes

As New Year’s festivities are forgotten, leaving just those pesky resolutions to be honored, health clubs, gyms and weight loss centers are swelling with new members trying to shed holiday pounds and turn the corner towards healthy living. One of…

Exercising for Patients with Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association predicts that 95% of patients who have diabetes have type 2 (the other 5% have either type 1 or type 1.5 diabetes). Roughly 80% of patients with type 2 diabetes can reduce, or even eliminate their…

How to Prevent the Most Common Workout Injuries

How to Prevent the Most Common Workout Injuries

If you have ever spent a long and strenuous session at the gym working out, only to discover the next day that you overexerted yourself, strained a muscle or twisted an ankle, you may be wondering how to prevent these…

The Health Benefits of Yoga

Whether you are fresh out of college or old enough to wear a medical alert, yoga can provide you with a low-impact workout that meets your health goals. Combined with a healthy diet, yoga can provide many health benefits that…

Three Saving Tips to Increase Your Workout Budget

One of the most common new year’s resolutions is to lose weight. In fact, most people vow that they will go to the gym, or increase their fitness activity levels, including playing organized sports. In order to participate in these…

Perform Facial Exercises to Help Slow Signs of Aging

There are many facial exercises that help slow signs of aging, but these exercises are often neglected. Unlike other muscles in our body, facial muscles are not attached to the bone. Instead, facial muscles are connected to the skin, allowing…

5 Common Strength Training Workout Questions Answered

Whether you have been doing strength training  workout for a while now or have just gotten started, there are certain questions that you have been pondering on for a while now and would want to know the answers for. Here,…

Finding a Good Workout Partner

Guys, when it comes to working out, finding a trainer or just a good workout partner to exercise with, will increase your level of motivation, but also your enthusiasm. I often find it curious when someone mentions that they don’t…

Stretching Exercises – Part 1

As you may already know, Stretching is an important part of your pre-workout warm up session because it helps prevent workout-related injuries. Stretching exercises can precede your normal body weight workout or your cardio exercise. In other words, stretching routines…