fitness

Improve Your Posture With These Exercises From The Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practising these exercises from the Army Field Manual. Good posture is a habit that pays off over time.


Why Your Muscles Get Sore (And What You Can Do About It)

When you’re struggling to walk down the stairs the day after a tough workout, should you view your soreness as proof you worked hard, or as a sign you overdid it? The truth is somewhere in between. Let’s learn about where soreness comes from and how to keep it from making you miserable.


Join A Walking Group For Physical And Social Exercise

You probably spend too much of your day sitting. Join a walking group to get more physical exercise into your routine. Walking groups also present you with the opportunity to meet new people.


When To Donate Blood So You Don't Screw Up Your Workout Routine

Giving blood is a great way to help others, but what happens when you show up to your next workout low on blood? Some aspects of fitness bounce back quickly, but you might want to put off any races or competitions for a few weeks.


Use A Padded Jump Rope To Prevent Calluses At The Gym

Calluses on your hands from the gym are both blessing and a curse. They’re a sign that you’ve been lifting regularly. However, they will ruin the smoothest of hands and might be difficult to get rid of. Here’s a novel trick to prevent them.


How Loved Ones Can Sabotage Your Fitness Efforts

It happens to everyone. You start to make progress, you feel good about the changes you’ve made, and then — your closest loved ones will attempt to sabotage your fitness efforts. Let’s take a look at why this happens.


GymBetter Lets You Visit Nearby Gyms Without Paying For A Membership

iOS/Web: Despite increasing competition, gym memberships are expensive — especially if you don’t use them after signing up for a lengthy contract. GymBetter locates nearby gyms and lets you visit them for a fixed fee.


RockMyRun Syncs Your Music To Your Heart Rate

iOS: Syncing your music’s beats per minute (BPM) to your heart rate energises your workout, especially if you’re doing interval training. RockMyRun reads data from a Bluetooth heart rate monitor and adjusts the music to match.


This Video Debunks 10 Misconceptions About Exercise

Whether you’re exercising to lose weight or just to be healthy, it’s important you do it right. This video takes on some of the most popular myths around exercise and clears things up for you.


CARROT Hunger Trash Talks You While Counting Calories

iOS: The CARROT series of app, which includes a fitness tracker, to-do list and alarm clock, is known for its brutally honest approach to productivity apps. While most apps want to compliment you on your accomplishments, the CARROT apps want to yell at you. CARROT Hunger brings that approach to counting calories.