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Racewalking Is A Great Cardio Alternative To Running

Racewalking is like power walking on steroids. In fact, elite racewalkers can move as fast as most people run. The exaggerated arm-pumping and hip swaying actions are a bizarre sight to behold, but racewalking is a slightly lower impact alternative to running that gets your heart rate higher than walking does.


Nine Habits Of Fit People That Are Easy To Adopt [Infographic]

Exercise and eating healthy are key to a healthier, fitter lifestyle, but there’s something to be said for small changes as well — ones that can make a big difference if you make them into regular habits. This graphic is packed with them, starting from when you wake up in the morning to how you wind down for bed at night.


Get A Killer Midday Workout On Your Wheeled Office Chair

We’ve seen chair-based workouts before, but those just have you sit and step on a stationary chair. Trainer Kaisa Keranen amps up this idea with a quick workout that takes advantage of the best part of your office chair: the wheels.


What To Look For In An Online Personal Trainer

Recent years have seen a surge of personal trainers who train people over the internet. This isn’t (always) a scam. Many online trainers are qualified, experienced virtual versions of the real deal who can help, and often more affordably than in-person trainers. Here’s how to find the right one for you.


Should Kids Use Fitness Trackers?

Fitbit and other wearable technology are good for keeping track of your personal fitness. But should they be used by school children?


Reverse Your Workout To Make It More Enjoyable

It’s tempting to want to start your workout with the easiest part, and build up to the more intense stuff by the end. But if you’re having trouble motivating yourself to come back for another sweat session, flipping your workout around could leave you with better parting memories.


The Most Common Bench Press Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

The bench press has a reputation among gym-goers for being the de facto upper body strength exercise, but its reputation among coaches tells a different story: It’s the cause of numerous injuries because people take them too lightly.


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For as long as we can remember, water has been the bane of every electronic’s existence. But some gadgets, like the FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds, are starting to challenge that.

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How To Improve Your Running With Cross-Training

The most common solution you’ll hear for new runners to get faster is to run more (or harder) speed workouts. This strategy will only partially work, and it is not a long-term solution to breaking through a performance plateau.


How To Do Yoga While Sitting At Work [Infographic]

Breaking up long hours of sitting with stretching or walking breaks sounds very nice in theory, but putting it into practice is easier said than done. Well, here’s a yoga routine that takes you only three minutes to complete. (Plus, you don’t even have to leave your desk!)


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