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Thich Nhat Hanh: The Power Of Walking Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness – the art of focusing your attention to the present moment - is a way to develop peace and happiness in our lives according to Thich Nhat …

How to Settle Your Mind | The Art of Manliness

The modern man often leads a rather harried life. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. …

A Practical Philosophy Reading List

Very few people wake up and think “I need philosophy.” This is perfectly understandable. But of course, everyone has their own problems and are …

Top 10 Ways to Fix Your Terrible Posture

Good posture isn’t just about looks. How we sit, stand, and walk affect both our health and our moods. So stop slouching and get centered with these …

Ergonomics

The Big 7 Body Breakdowns

How to avoid (and recover from) the most common running injuries.<p>In an ideal runner's world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday's workout. The reality is that many runners constantly deal with a slight (or not so …

Physiotherapy

Class Review: Project Fit

According to the girls in the changing rooms Project Fit is the new Barry's Bootcamp - and the quickest way to the perfect beach body<p>BY <b>Jessica Salter</b> | 12 August 2014<p>I was fit - last year. That was when I ran every other day, did two half marathons, a few 10km and a 400mile cycle around Cuba. This …

12 Ways to Stay Motivated to Keep Fit

Two years ago I was, quite frankly, knackered. I was working on the launch of Get the Gloss and commuting into London (I still do as I live in …

12 Fitness Instagrammers That’ll Inspire You to Shape Up

Maybe you’ve found yourself binge viewing #foodporn on a Saturday night and you’re ready for an Insta-feed that’s less of a guilty pleasure. Why not grab some fitness tips from some Insta-pros? After finding these accounts, we found ourselves pretty inspired and ready to rev up our fitness routine. …

Cirque du Soleil

Mud runs draw the fit and their muck-caked friends

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mud runs, essentially military-style obstacle races in muck, might appall the neat freak but for some people mud is the medium for a challenging test of true grit and fitness.<p>Mud flies in front of a competitor as he swims through mud underneath electrified wires during the …

An Ode To Female Fitness Moguls

Photography by Winnie Au.<p>I own more spandex than denim, and more sneakers than high heels. I’m happiest when working up a sweat, and I feel cranky …

FITNESS EXPERTS: One Strategy Makes The Difference Between Success And Failure

Setting the proper workout pace, or the distribution of energy during exercise, deflects boredom and fatigue, syncs body and mind, and enables the everyday exerciser to keep pushing the envelope.<p>Dr. Kevin G. Thompson, author of "Pacing: Individual Strategies for Optimal Performance," believes how …

Exercise

How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Evaluate your strength, flexibility, and full-body fitness with our ultimate benchmark workout.<p>Where is your body the strongest? The weakest? If you’re guessing right now, don’t go another week without doing these six exercises, which will give you objective answers to those two very important …

The Leggings That Know If Your Workout Is Working

Photo: Courtesy Of Athos.<p>These days, it seems like somebody releases a new fitness tracker on a near-daily basis. While any gadget that delivers …

WWE champ, fitness goddess Trish Stratus shares how she kicks butt

A seven-time WWE champion, Trish Stratus ruled the ring for the better part of the early aughts, and was recently inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. After retiring from wrestling, the former fitness model and York University biology student turned her attention to a decidedly calmer athletic …

Physical Fitness: Its History, Evolution, and Future | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from MovNat founder Erwan Le Corre.</i><p>Fitness, as we know it today, seems to be a relatively modern invention – …

7 Great Movies about Fitness

Ripped abs, jacked biceps, badass fight scenes—this is what the movies are all about<p><i>"I believe in vigorous, violent, daily, systematic exercise to the point of muscle failure."</i> —Jack LaLanne<p>Friday marks what would have been the 100th birthday of the health icon and Godfather of Fitness, and …

Gym Bag Takeover: Post-Workout Grooming Essentials

When you hit the gym, the grooming products you throw into your workout bag are just as important as the training gear and sneakers you pack. That’s …

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

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The 21 Day Shred: Full Body Workout Demo

At the start of August we launched our <i>21 Day Shred</i> program with our digital director Mike Simone. The program includes workout routines for the full …

How to Design the Perfect Circuit

Whether you’re crunched for time or simply need to shake up your current workout program, circuit training is your answer. Defined as performing one …

Workouts

The 30 best abs exercises of all time

Athletes of all sports—from baseball to football to hockey—base their physical training on improving the strength of their core using compound …