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We’ve talked about finding the best shoes for running, but if you’re thinking about taking up a specific activity, our friends at Greatist will help you find it. This infographic can help you choose the right type and style of shoe for whatever outdoor activity you’re planning to pick up.
Interval training, as we’ve noted quite a few times, is a great way to get fit in a short amount of time. High-intensity interval training (HIIT), as the name suggests, is even more intense and effective for burning fat. Here’s a complete guide to HIIT workouts in one handy infographic.
Researchers from the University of Western Australia, in conjunction with the Australian Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, rounded up 15 children aged 9 to 11 and put them through a series of exercise sessions to gauge the effectiveness of “High intensity Exergaming” (HiE) and “Low intensity Exergaming” (LoE), compared to more traditional cardiovascular exercise.
Exercise: most of us hate it and wish we did it more often. The key? Finding a routine that doesn’t take too long but also doesn’t try to pack two hours of work into four minutes, leaving you feel like you’re lucky to be alive. Fortunately, quick exercise routines you can actually stick abound. Pick one and get started this weekend.
I used to hate my workouts. Sure, I did them, but I was frustrated, grumbling and upset the entire time. I dreaded going to the gym and did almost anything I could think of to get out of it. At the slightest hint of a cold, I was so relieved to have a good excuse not to work out that I milked it for all I could. Then, something changed.
Android/iOS/Web: A little music to keep you motivated while you work out is always a good thing, and FitRadio has that in spades. The app packs dozens of playlists from multiple genres, all engineered by professional DJs to help you keep your energy up and push through your exercise routine.