exercise

Make Running With A Jogging Stroller Less Of A Hassle With These Tips

A jogging stroller can be a great way for mums and dads to squeeze in a workout without paying for babysitting time. It takes some getting used to though — and that’s why we love these tips from Runner’s World about improving the experience.


The Easiest Way To Get Started Running: Mind Your Breath, Not Time

It’s a big transition, going from walking (or no exercise) to running or jogging. While many beginner running programs suggest doing timed intervals that cycle between walking and running, Runner’s World offers a simpler method.


Keep Loose On Long Flights With These Simple Plane Exercises

Long haul flights can be really tough on you if you don’t approach them the right way. To keep your cramped body from getting too stiff at 10,000m, this graphic has seven exercises you can do on the plane to loosen up.


How To Defeat The Most Common Self-Fulfilling Fitness Prophecies

“I’ve ruined my diet” is a motivation-crushing phrase. We like to think that we’re a pretty trustworthy analyst of our own fitness lives, but we’re often wrong — and making our own bleak analysis can actually cause a bad outcome.


Here's The Most Effective Cardio Workout You Can Do In 15 Minutes

Cardio is lame. At best, you’re forced to trudge along some winding route only to end up where you started. At worst, a machine makes you manically swing your limbs in vague arc-like motions for 30 minutes. But it’s also good for you, so what’s the best cardio workout you can get if you only have 15 minutes?


Use The Sauna Before, Not After, Your Workout

If you’re lucky enough to go to a gym with a sauna, you’ll probably see people relaxing in it after their workout. But the heat won’t do anything to prevent sore muscles or help you recover. Instead, the best time to use the sauna is before your workout.


Stop Relying On Genetics And Build Muscle With Science

Genetics play an important role in building muscle. Unfortunately, not everyone was born with them. Luckily, this guide to building muscle shows you can make progress regardless.


Exercise Versus Diet: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? “Eat less, move more.” That’s easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to health and fitness. Recommendations like this are blanket statements that don’t address practicality — so when it comes down to it, which is more important? Diet, or exercise?


Sports Foods May Not Be Better Than Real Food For Recovery

The companies that sell post-workout drinks and snacks would love you to believe that post-exercise nutrition is an exact science, and that you need specific nutrients in specific ratios from specific products to recover and perform your best. Recently, a study tested that idea, pitting sports recovery products against a McDonald’s meal — and the fast food worked just as well.


How To Combat Diet And Exercise Self-Sabotage With Mindfulness

You’ve stuck to your diet today and you feel unstoppable…until your co-worker hands you a cupcake. “It’s just one” you rationalise, devouring every gram. Guilt sets in. The once promising day is ruined, but not until you polish off a large pizza and a dozen cookies. Does this sound familiar?