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How to Improve Endurance for Distance Runners

How to Improve Endurance for Distance Runners

Athletes, especially runners, are always looking to push themselves for better times and athletic results. While beginning runners tend to focus on distance and push themselves to go farther than they’ve gone before, experienced runners have a different approach. Because they’ve already run so much, distance is no longer the issue, so they focus on speed instead. Endurance workouts are designed to help enhance both distance and speed, so runners […]

How Does a Fitness Tracker Measure Sleep?

How Does a Fitness Tracker Measure Sleep?

If you’re looking to get in shape, build positive habits, or simply learn more about the habits you already have, a fitness tracker can be a great way to do it. These devices are made to track information and relay it back to you so that you can easily make changes or improve as needed. One of the features of these devices we don’t tend to think much about is […]

exercises for home fitness

Exercises at Home to Increase Physical Fitness

So you’re looking to get into better shape from the comfort of your home, but how? There are so many different exercises and routines out there, it can be a bit overwhelming when you’re just starting out. Luckily, you’ve found the right place to gather some helpful exercises that will improve your strength and overall physical fitness. Read through these 8 handy exercises and add them into your day. You’re […]

how to build running endurance

How to Build Running Endurance

For many people running is all about speed — the sprint. While this is a big part of running, if you plan on doing a marathon, especially a long one, these are all about endurance, not speed. It’s all about being able to maintain a moderate or somewhat fast pace for a prolonged period of time, potentially for hours. You may find that you are in no shape to run […]

Best Treadmill Workouts for Beginners

Best Treadmill Workouts for Beginners

These days, more people are choosing to do their workouts in their own home. Placing a greater emphasis on health means starting where you are. So if you’re a total beginner when it comes to the treadmill, don’t worry! These workouts can help you to get rolling and soon you’ll be running like the pros. Just remember to keep at it and don’t push yourself too hard! Best Treadmill Workouts […]

Hip Flexor Exercises

Hip Flexor Exercises

Hip replacement surgeries have been on the rise in recent years. Although not all of the injuries that result in hip replacements can be associated with hip flexors, most of them are. The problem is, most people spend their day sitting in front of a computer these days. This position harms your hip flexors. Then, when people finally get a chance to squeeze in a workout at the gym, it’s […]

Functional Strength Training 

Functional Strength Training 

One of my greatest desires is to age gracefully and still be able to perform normal day-to-day tasks. I want to be able to do normal things like walking, bending, going up stairs, hiking without much difficulty, and avoiding injury – even in my old age. You probably want the same thing, but unfortunately, the modern lifestyle is a huge obstacle to aging well. Most of us spend our time […]

Hip Flexor Stretches

Hip Flexor Stretches

The nature of most jobs today requires people to stay seated for most of their waking hours. This has quite a few negative effects, with the most direct one being on your hip flexors. Hip flexors are a set of muscles that make hips movement and almost every other kind of full-body movement possible. These muscles connect your lower body to the rest of your body. Sitting for too long […]

How to Lose Weight on Treadmill

How to Lose Weight on Treadmill

You might think that simply having a treadmill standing in a corner of your home is enough to drop those unsightly pounds. Well, you actually have to use the treadmill, and moreover, you have to use it right. Have you been using your treadmill, but have not been able to lose weight, or have even put on more pounds? It is something that happens, and it happens to more people […]

Are Treadmills Bad for Your Knees?

Are Treadmills Bad for Your Knees?

Treadmills are some of the most popular types of cardiovascular exercise equipment for running or walking indoors. A high-quality treadmill can go both slow and fast, and they can get you into that fat-burning cardio zone in no time at all. A great treadmill can come loaded with features other than speed control, features like incline control, workout programs, pulse monitoring, and more. There’s no doubt that running on a […]