If you want to be a stronger and faster runner, you need to incorporate strength training into your exercise program, a fact that surprises most runners. Strength training for runners will not only improve your performance, it can forestall injuries that will sideline you from running. Add these strength training exercises to your routine to boost performance.
You probably know many of the dangers of obesity. If you don’t, you should know they include a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, cancer, sleep apnea, and reproductive problems, according to this report by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Do you have a few stubborn pounds you’d like to lose? If so, you may be starting a diet in the near future. However, past diet failures may have drained your confidence. If you can relate, the following 5 tips may help you achieve lasting success this time.
Sure, it’s easy to eat healthy when you’re cooking fresh produce at home. But what about when you’re on the go? If you give up and head for fast food any time you are busy with work or life, you will wreck any progress you’re making at the gym. Today, we’ve got 7 tips for healthy eating on the go that will help you stick with your wellness resolutions no matter where life takes you.
Do you want to exercise in silence or exercise while listening to the Simon & Garfunkel song “The Sound of Silence?” I’m guessing you prefer the latter alternative. Did you know, though, that studies also show that people’s preference for exercising while listening to music translates into a better workout?
You haven’t swum in years. There’s a swimming pool at the gym you go to, but you’re afraid of being embarrassed. It’s not that your physique is subpar. In fact, you’re in great shape. The problem is that you aren’t a good swimmer and you don’t know if the exercise is for you.
Staying healthy and active is important at any age, yet more than 13 million seniors are obese. No matter what age or physical condition you are in, there are many ways to get in shape and stay in shape to stay fit as you age. Here are six strategies to get you started.