It's hard to build an exercise habit without functional, comfortable gear — and for large chested women, a good sports bra is as essential as the right bike saddle or running shoes.
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Yoga can be more than a relaxing way to spend a rest day. It can be a challenge in itself: you can build serious strength working up to impressive poses like Crow or Dancer.
This weekend, Nike set up an event where they declared three athletes would run the world's fastest marathon. They were amazing athletes, to be sure, but the real news was how Nike controlled every possible condition to give the runners just the tiniest of speed boosts. And some of these are things you can do yourself.
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A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise — has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on the brain.
Too often people make the trek to the gym but only to go through the motions of a workout, without really working out. This is fine if you aren't really trying to improve, but you should understand that the best workout program in the world doesn't do squat if your workout lacks purpose and intensity.
Serena Williams may have been pregnant when she won the Australian Open, so the New Scientist asked whether her pregnancy may have helped — as if her previous 38 major titles were flukes. But this is a myth that's been floating around for a while, so let's talk about what pregnancy really does to an athlete's body.
I've been doing that pull-up program we posted two weeks ago, and guess what? It works. At the beginning, I could do about half a pull-up, and now I can get my nose up to the bar. I also more than doubled the amount of time I can hang from the bar with my arms flexed. Here's how I did it.
If you live in a large city with traffic and cars, you're likely exposed to air pollution on a daily basis. That can have detrimental effects on your health, especially your lungs, and the surgical masks you often see in smoggy cities actually don't do a ton to protect you. Here's what to do instead.