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Study Suggests AliveCor KardiaBand for Apple Watch Can Be Used With AI Algorithm to Detect High Potassium

AliveCor, the company that makes an FDA-approved EKG band for the Apple Watch called KardiaBand, teamed up with the Mayo Clinic for a new study that suggests an AliveCor EKG device paired with artificial intelligence technology can non-invasively detect high levels of potassium in the blood.<p>A …

The bodyweight routine to improve mobility and athleticism

wundervisuals / Getty<p>wundervisuals / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>This summer, leave the battles for gym real estate to the meatheads. Some …

Exercise

10 Short Daily Drills to Combat Back Pain

The discs that make up our spine are super-hydrated and fat when we wake in the morning. Sounds good, right?<p>But as we sit through the day, our hip …

​The Best Type of Exercise For Aging Muscles

Max out your gains—even in your golden years<p>Aging can do a number on your muscles. After you turn 30, you start to slowly lose your bigger fast-twitch muscle fibers that make you lean, defined, and athletic. And your muscles even age at a cellular level with a decline in the number and quality of …

8 Stretches You Should Do While Watching TV To Boost Your Health

If you're like most Americans, there's a good chance you're sedentary for the majority of your waking hours. According to one recent survey, Americans sit an average of 13 hours a day and sleep an average of 8 hours—and there's a growing body of research showing our sedentary ways is not helping …

Tip: Fix Your Squatty Kettlebell Swing

The KB swing is one of the best exercises you can do... but not if you make this form mistake. Here's a great trick for fixing it.<p>One of the most …

Kettlebell Exercises

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

Jon Engum

The goal of this program by Master RKC Jon Engum is to build strength and flexibility in the hips and shoulders - the 'four knots' of the body - to …

Jon Engum

Jon Engum<p>Coach<p>Brainerd , Minnesota, United States<p>Kettlebells, Strength Training, Martial Arts, Mobility & Recovery<p>Jon Engum is an enthusiastic, …

Untying the 4 Knots

What would more usable range of motion do for your sports performance? <b>Imagine not having to fight your own body. Imagine owning unhindered fluid</b> …

The New Rules of Core Fitness

There’s no shame in coveting six-pack abs. But on its own, a washboard won’t help you lunge for difficult holds on your next climbing project or efficiently power up a steep hill on Nordic skis.<p>This is because core strength refers to more than just the abdominals. The core includes all the muscles …

This is how you should actually be foam rolling post-workout

It’s small, portable, a little painful, and <i>very</i> popular among trainers. Nope, this isn’t some newfangled, ahem, personal device—instead, it’s Rove, a …

7 Essential Elements of Rest and Recovery

Rest and recovery are critical components of any successful training program. They are also the least planned and underutilized ways to enhance …

Why Power Might Be the Ultimate Training Metric for Runners

Since the 1950s, distance runners have trained by following structured programs and workouts backed by physiological testing and years and years of …

5 Kettlebell Exercises for Runners

Kettlebell Swing<p>This exercise mobilizes your joints and sets off a firing sequence throughout your posterior chain of muscles, especially your glutes.<p>…

Workouts

5 Movements to Unlock Your Leg Power

<b>Focusing on movement efficiency should be a primary aim of any well-constructed strength and conditioning program.</b> Moving well requires a combination …

Six Daily Exercises to Boost Mobility and Balance

Olympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens, Olympic volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings, big wave surfer Laird Hamilton, and extreme kayaker Brad Ludden have one thing in common: they all train with Kelly Starrett. A doctor of physical therapy at CrossFit San Francisco, Starrett has built a reputation as …

Strength Training for Runners: Squat-Thrust Climbers

Photo: Scott DraperNo matter if you’re on a rocky trail or a smooth paved road, balance is a critical element to running healthy. The next time you …

Workouts

Running Form Drill: Bounding

Photo: James CarneyWhyBounding helps strengthen all the muscles in your lower legs while also improving power and stability.WhenBounding is a great …

8 Tough Workouts for Tough Runners

No single workout is going to make you much faster, but overdoing it in even one training session could bring about lasting fatigue or, worse, an …

Marathons

How Running Surface and Speed Influence Your Risk of Injury

The next time you’re at the starting line of a race, look around and consider that the majority of nearby runners will likely experience an injury in …

The only marathon training guide you'll ever need

Lace up your trainers, get hydrated and run 26.2 miles as fast as you can, right? Wrong. Our man Ross Edgley has the only brief you'll ever …

Marathons

Improve Your Running Stamina With Progression Runs

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They're great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly …

7 YouTube Workouts to Complement Your Run

If you’re a runner, you know that sometimes muscles and joints feel sore, over-tired or just plain painful. Whether you’re training for your first marathon or just love logging miles on the reg, mixing in different workouts is really important. Complementary workouts prevent common running injuries …

Use This Packing List For Your Next Ultramarathon—Or Any Marathon!

When I run an ultramarathon, I normally have three goals: finish, hit a particular time and have a good time and meet new people. These goals may be …

Can Wearing a Mask Really Make You a Better Athlete?

You may have noticed an increasing amount of professional athletes using odd masks when they’re working out or warming up — most notably former …

Anti-gravity

7 surprising ways to become a better runner (beyond just running)

When you’re training for a race, it’s tempting to just lace up and run as much as possible. But while logging mileage is definitely key, there are …

Marathons

Are Your Hip Muscles Out Of Balance?

<i>One simple pose can tell you a lot about your body.</i><p>Most runners claim they have tight hamstrings. I see it all the time in the yoga classes I teach …