Fitness

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Michele Bender 1.  Do one set of strengh-training moves. Recently revised guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommend a single set of 8 to 12 strength reps (with enough weight that you can’t do any more) instead of 2 or 3 sets. 2.  Mix it up. Try adding bursts […]

VIA:  Health.Com By : Amanda MacMillan ChiWalking emphasis good posture, loosens joints, and relaxes the arms and legs, making walking easier on the body. ChiWalking originated from ChiRunning, a practice invented by ultramarathoner Danny Dreyer to help runners learn to land on their mid-foot (the most efficient way to run long distances) and prevent shin splints […]

VIA: BlackDoctor.Org What would you call people who can: help keep your weight off, boost your confidence, and make fitness fun? We call them Fitness Buddies. Most people make the mistake of going it alone. Sometimes, it’s just too tough to stay consistent by yourself. But a fitness buddy won’t let you quit. Fitness Buddies […]

The MF Yearlong Workout is a 12-month plan of sequential workouts that culminates with your achieving your biggest, strongest, leanest, most athletic body ever. With each issue of Men’s Fitness in 2010, we will add a new workout. One year from now, you’ll be a whole new man. And those other guys? Don’t worry, they […]

VIA: Men’sFitness.Com Translated: Fre Flo Do will kick your butt. All exercises take place on a tortuous contraption Clarke created called the Launchpad. “It looks like something out of the Jetsons,” he confesses. Think of a treadmill with no hand supports or digital display. Oh yeah, it also rotates. “It puts people in a freaky […]

VIA: FitPregnancy.Com Class Action If you have access to prenatal exercise classes, sign up. Not only are the workouts modified for pregnancy, but you also get to bond with your fellow moms-to-be over charming symptoms such as heartburn, swollen feet and hemorrhoids. You might even get labor tips. If your favorite classes don’t come in […]