Crossfit's intense workouts are a polarising subject of discussion. It seems the first rule of Crossfit club is that you must never shut up about Crossfit club, and on the flip side, the sport (routine? Discipline? Hobby?) has its share of haters. So let's take a minute to cut through that for anyone who's intrigued but isn't sure what they would be getting into and whether it's worthwhile.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Yoga is great for flexibility, strength and balance, but we've never taken it seriously as a form of cardio. According to a new study, though, cycling through poses at a fast pace -- we'll show you how -- can give you a workout on par with a light aerobics class.
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.
At peak hours, it seems like all of the treadmills are taken, but those two rowing machines? Not a soul in sight. That's good news because you can still get one hell of a full-body cardio workout, get your heart racing and treat your joints better than you would on a treadmill. Here's how.
Imagine yourself slamming, swinging around, pulling and moving a hefty, supersized rope, and then feeling like your arms, lungs and body are on fire, after less than a minute. Battle ropes are just as badarse as they sound, and they're a novel and challenging twist to your regular fitness routine.