Hiking Fitness: Is Your Body Ready For a Hike? The 3 Things You Must Prepare.
Jun17

Hiking Fitness: Is Your Body Ready For a Hike? The 3 Things You Must Prepare.

Hiking requires that your body is ready for the type of movements you’ll be doing. If you haven’t been doing any regular exercise, then now is the time to get started. The amount of preparation you need to do will depend on the type of hiking you’ll be doing. A day-hike has different requirements from multi-day and longer treks, but you do need to be moderately in shape for any type of hiking. Also, the type of...

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Finnish Fitness Tracker App Startup Gobbled Up By Social Media Gorilla. Do You ‘Like’ This?
Apr25

Finnish Fitness Tracker App Startup Gobbled Up By Social Media Gorilla. Do You ‘Like’ This?

The social media giant continues to buy out different businesses to add to its arsenal of products. In its latest move, Facebook is getting into the fitness tracker frenzy. It looks like the first generation of wearable fitness trackers is losing steam and the apps war is heating up. With the iPhone 5s motion-detecting capabilities you won’t need any additional devices to track your activity. Facebook’s purchase of Moves...

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Been Sneaking Snacks In Your Fitness Plan? How About Sneaking These Instead! #4 Is Kooky.
Mar22

Been Sneaking Snacks In Your Fitness Plan? How About Sneaking These Instead! #4 Is Kooky.

If you’ve been strapped for time and haven’t had or made the time lately to make it to the gym, then here’s 10 ideas for sneaking some workout routines into your day. Although this is stretching the term functional fitness a bit, you can do additional movements as you move throughout the day. By knowing what movement would be appropriate in different situations, your body will learn to move in ways you hadn’t...

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Hey Fitness Dudes. Have You Heard That Women Might Be More “_________” Than You At The Gym?
Mar21

Hey Fitness Dudes. Have You Heard That Women Might Be More “_________” Than You At The Gym?

The word you’re looking for is “unconventional“. Yup, looks like women tend to go more “outside the box” when it comes to fitness. Willing to try different things to get fit, they’ll tend to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to get in shape and not worry about what everyone else is looking at. The men tend to have their egos in the way, which prevents them from checking new things out...

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Wow! That’s Crazy – “Too Toned To Work Out At Gym”. Have You Ever Been Told That?
Mar20

Wow! That’s Crazy – “Too Toned To Work Out At Gym”. Have You Ever Been Told That?

OK, so has Planet Fitness taken their “No Intimidation” policy too far? You decide. This woman was told to cover up because she was bothering other people with her toned tummy. Yes, it’s at the manager’s discretion to enforce their policies, but does this woman deserve that? Read the story here:   KTVU-TV – Bay Area RICHMOND, Calif. — A California woman was asked to cover up while working out at a...

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That Persistent Fitness Myth: Targeted Fat Loss
Mar18

That Persistent Fitness Myth: Targeted Fat Loss

Targeted fat loss, AKA spot reduction or spot-burning fat, has been proven time and time again that it doesn’t work. And yet, this is one of those myths that won’t go away. People believe what they want to believe. It’s your body that decides how and where it’s going to lose fat. Your best hope is to do a variety of exercises at an intensity you can bear and use progressive resistance. You’ll want to be...

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