Physical fitness

By Elly McGuinness | Exercise and physical fitness inspiration tips to help you grow stronger, keep moving and pump your blood!

Christmas Fitness Tips To Stop You Falling Off The Wagon!

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>How to keep your Christmas fitness habits on track<p>Wow, another year …

Gifts for Fitness Lovers - 12 Awesome Health and Fitness Gift Ideas

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>The best gift ideas for Health and fitness lovers<p>It’s that time of …

Workout Clothes For Women - Mollyhopp Yoga And Running Clothes

Body positive workout clothes for women<p>Bright, funky workout clothes for women are more popular than ever. Many women are looking for something other …

Exercise Resistance Bands - Your Complete Workout Guide

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>What are exercise resistance bands and why would I use them?<p>Page …

6 Yoga Poses To Try If You’re Not Flexible & You Hate Stretching

As a yoga instructor, I can't even explain to you how many times I've heard people say they don't think they'd be good at yoga because they're "just …

The Best Gym Is Your Floor

According to science, push-ups are better at training your chest than you think.<p>When I was a freshman in high school, Bench Press Day was sacred. I thought about it all week, meticulously assembling a HEAVY CHEST playlist and carefully timing my consumption of breakfast, lunch, and disgusting …

Bodybuilding

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

CrossFit

10 Most Beautiful National Parks on Earth Nature Lovers Must Visit

1. Lake District National Park, England<p>Located in a region that inspired artists and writers like J.M.W. Turner, William Wordsworth and Beatrix …

New Zealand

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.<p>It Happens<p>It's a common scenario: Your family guilts you into taking a two-week vacation …

9 Ways To Relax Your Muscles After A Workout That You Haven't Thought Of Before

So, you've just had an amazing, hard workout. You feel great. But your body kind of hurts. It's understandable, of course: Working out taxes the body …

Exercise

How Strength Training Changes Your Body For Good

Dr. Dena Oaklander, a psychiatry resident—who also happens to be my sister—is the last person you’d ever expect to become a bodybuilder. She’s …

Harvard Medical School

How to do a plank

The plank is a classic exercise that can be done virtually anywhere. Seriously—you can do it in your living room, in the office, and of course, in a …

Workouts

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves | SELF

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

Yoga

Why it's harder to build muscle now than when you were young — and the best way to overcome it

People who were athletes in high school or college may remember coming out of the first few weeks of training with a noticeably contoured body.<p>Today, it might seem the opposite is true. You have to hit the gym several times a week just to avoid losing the muscle you <i>do</i> have.<p>In fact, the average …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Exercise

The Scary Things That Happen When You Ignore Pain and Keep Training

• POPSUGAR<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Medical Conditions<p>Should I Work Out With DOMS?<p>The Scary Things That Happen When You Ignore Pain and Keep Training<p>Shares<p>There …

Mount Hikurangi - The Overnight Hike That Pushed Us To Our Limits

Mount Hikurangi on the East Cape of New Zealand’s North Island provides a breath taking and challenging two day hike. Here I take you through my …

Bikram Yoga

Exercise Adherence - How To Stick To Your Fitness Plan

Achieve exercise adherence – 6 steps to help you reach your fitness goals<p>Congratulations! You’ve made it to the ‘action’ phase and kick-started your …

Fitness

6 Things You Never Knew About Muscles—But Totally Should

Everything you need to know to keep your muscles strong (and your metabolism humming).

Fitness

Tip: The Shoulder Stretch You Need

Still have poor overhead mobility? Loaded stretching could be for you. Here's what to do.<p>Overhead pressing issues come in two varieties: strength …

Bodybuilding

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

5 Things The Most Successful Runners Do Every Day

Some runners seem to have it all together: they’re always healthy, running well and enjoying every moment of their training.How do they do …

Exercise

Study Finds: Head Outside For The Happiest Workout

Spend three hours hiking outside versus walking on a treadmill and you’ll have more energy, a better mood, and less anxiety. Those results published …

Research

Don’t Warm Up? You’re Going to Get Injured

If you’re the guy who breezes into the gym and immediately sits down to start lifting, bad news: You’re putting yourself at serious risk. “Warm-ups …

Exercise

The Trick to Living Longer May Be Jogging Instead of Running, Study Shows

Not only does regularly working out keep the body strong, but it also keeps the mind strong by helping control anxiety. (And those mood-boosting …

Longevity

For Exercise, Nothing Like the Great Outdoors

Long walks can improve moods and reduce anxiety, but the benefits may be greatest if the walks take place outdoors rather than in a gym, according to a new study by researchers in Austria. And while the Alps may be a particularly fine place to hike, a vigorous walk in the woods or paths near home …

Exercise

Physical Fitness Archives

Buying gifts for fitness lovers can sometimes be tricky in terms of figuring out what they need and what they’re really going to like. That’s why …

Fitness