Category: Health & Fitness

  • Cross, Fit? (Part One)

    The growth of CrossFit is like almost nothing I’ve seen in the health and fitness industry. According to Channel Signal, there are now nearly 14,000 CrossFit affiliates worldwide and the 3-year failure rate for new gyms is an absurdly low 2%. If I had an interest in venturing outside of my garage gym and joining […]

  • 5 Steps to Develop a Healthy Mindset

    “Mindset” is quickly becoming one of the trigger words in health and fitness. Yeah, that fluffy, somewhat ambiguous term that is usually accompanied by other pleonastic terms, like “persistence” and “work ethic,” is coming under legitimate scientific scrutiny—and by exercise scientists, of all people. If you believe what is able to get through the peer […]

  • The 40% Rule

    The Navy SEALs have what they refer to as the 40% rule: when your mind is telling you you’ve reached your breaking point, you’re really only 40 percent there. Much of their training is centered around breaking down psychological barriers. Performing highly skill-intensive tasks while sleep deprived, pushing their physical boundaries after having eaten almost […]

  • 4 Fitness Gear Must Haves To Crush Your Next Workout

    Getting into shape and maintaining your fitness can be hard work, but the right gear can make the job easier and more fun. Add the following fitness gear to your arsenal to crush your next workout. A Speed Jump Rope: Take Skipping to Next Level Jumping rope isn’t just for grade-schoolers, and a new craze […]

  • 2 Yoga Poses for Strength and Flexibility

    Yoga may be a discipline that’s more than 5,000 years old, but it’s never been more popular here in the U.S. According to the 2016 Yoga in America Study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance, more than 36 million adults practice yoga, up from 20.4 million in 2012. And the number of people ages […]

  • What are the best exercises for Hamstring Muscles?

    Here Are The Exercises That Will Make Your Hamstrings Huge and Strong! Have you been working on your abs, shoulders, arms and chest for a while now? Wondering what is possibly lacking in your buff upper body? Wonder no more! The best way to balance that out is to pump up your legs and especially, […]

  • Most Common Causes of Spider Veins

    Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have a preponderance of spider veins on their legs, and sometimes on their faces, while other people have skin that is silky smooth and blemish-free? Often called varicose veins, spider veins are those little red broken capillaries just under the skin that branch out in all […]

  • Several Supplements To Improve Athletic Performance On The Field

    Whether you’re an athlete, a sports enthusiast or just a normal gym rat, you need the right nutrition for peak physical performance. Most of the supplements you’ll find by Googling around can certainly help you get those big biceps and make you look bigger and stronger. But what if you have different goals? What if you […]

  • How Office Yoga Can Improve Well Being

    The workplace can be a very demanding and stressful environment at times. As employees workloads increase, so do their stress levels. Work related stress can lead to a drop in work performance, anxiety, and depression within employees. In 2016, the total number of work related stress cases leading to anxiety and depression in the UK […]