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What’s the best Apple Watch running app? [Runner’s Week: Day 7]

All this week on <i>Cult of Mac</i>, I’ve been reviewing the best running apps for Apple Watch.<p>Over the past three months, I’ve run more than a thousand kilometers testing these apps in real-world running conditions, and now it’s time to reveal which one earns pride of place on my sweaty wrist.<p>Scoreboard: …

Smartwatches

10 DIY Home Remedies for Back Pain

These days, people of all ages experience back pain. Caused by muscle tension, stress, improper diet, lack of exercise, poor posture, excess body …

Top Workout Trends For 2017 (And A New Host!) - Ben Greenfield Fitness - Diet, Fat Loss and Performance Advice

<b>Here's a sneak peek on the latest episode from Get-Fit-Guy.</b><p><i>Each week, over at the Quick & Dirty Tips Network, I produce a free, easy-to-read article,</i> …

The 5 Best Full Body Exercises

In the episodes How To Lose Fat Quickly and How To Build Muscle, we learn that there is one distinct similarity between both fat-burning and …

Which Exercise Machine Burns the Most Calories?

Page 1 of 4<p>Which exercise machine will give you the most bang for your buck when it comes to burning the most calories? If I had a nickel for every …

My two-month ride with Peloton, the cultish, internet-connected fitness bike

The future of exercise, or another fitness fad?<p>At some point last year, Lisa Getty decided it would be fun to take a dozen different indoor cycling classes all in the same day.<p>The 50-year-old copywriter from Champlain, New York, had never been so enthused before about exercise. “As far as my …

Cycling

13 ways to fire up your cardio workouts

Cardio work may not always be the most fun training to do, but the benefits, like improved endurance, can help you big time down the line.<p>The …

Dryland Workout

+ TIMER<p>00:00<p>:<p>START<p>30 sec<p>60 sec<p>2 min<p>Reset<p>Pause<p>Restart<p>+ SETS<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p>7<p>Swimming requires training and for the days when you simply can't get to water there …

19 Exercises That Carve a Rock-Hard Six-Pack | Men's Health

The 3 Best Ways to Use These Exercises<p><b>1. Active Recovery Work</b> <br>These moves are low impact and easy to recover from so you can do them on off days or when you’re not feeling up for a high-intensity training session. In METASHRED EXTREME, my new workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>, I combined these core …

Bodyweight Exercise

Abs Defined Workout

+ TIMER<p>00:00<p>:<p>START<p>30 sec<p>60 sec<p>2 min<p>Reset<p>Pause<p>Restart<p>+ SETS<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>Streamline your body, change your posture and add additional power to your every …

Muscle Building 101

Build Muscle in 10 Weeks<p>An all-around weight training program, such as the Basic Strength and Muscle program, gives you a solid foundation in …

The 2-Move Workout That Builds Your Upper Pecs | Men's Health

Then you immediately move into the second exercise: a multi-joint, compound move that enlists the help of your triceps to allow your already burning pecs to stay in the muscle-building fight longer than they normally could.<p>You’ll really “feel” your upper pecs workout throughout this superset as a …

Bodybuilding

The Best Workout For Your Shoulders | Men's Health

They are the “hanger” for your upper body. More developed delts also make your waist appear smaller even if your body fat percentage doesn’t change, providing the illusion of leanness.<p>Since most guys do a lot of chest work, their anterior deltoids (the front of your shoulders) tend to be pretty …

Bodybuilding

5 surprising facts about getting into shape, according to a professional trainer

If you've decided to take advantage of warm and sunny weather by getting outside and getting in shape, good for you.<p>And if you've decided to sign up for some sort of race to do so — a triathlon, a 10K, a mud-and-obstacle run, or something else fun — even better.<p>Training for a competition is an …

Fitness

3 Cardio Workouts That Are Way More Interesting Than Running

Does your treadmill workout make you feel like a rat on a wheel? Then it's probably time to change up your routine. And not just because you're bored.<p>"The human body wasn't designed for conveyor-belt training or repetitive, one-dimensional movement," says Dan John, a fitness coach in Burlingame, …

Exercise

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

I called Doug Kechijian, D.P.T., of Resilient Performance Physical Therapy in New York City. A stretching expert, he told me that everyone has imbalances and mobility restrictions. We sit too much and don’t put our bodies into enough different positions.<p>His prescription? Ten minutes a day of …

Yoga

3 Simple Ways To Add Speed And Endurance To Your Run

<i>Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy.</i>Over the past several years, athletes have continued to defy the odds …

Marathons

New Study Says Running Helps Fight Sadness - Psychological Effects of Running

When sadness strikes, it's logical to want to lie in bed all day wrapped up in the comfort of blankets or stay on the couch eating ice cream while Netflix binging.<p>A new study, however, reports that doing nothing is the opposite of what you want to do when you're feeling like everything is <i>the worst</i>. …

Aerobic Exercise

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

Muscle

How I Learned to Love Swimming Laps for Exercise

Swim for fitness. That sounded easy: I already knew how to swim. So one day I stood on the pool deck looking at all the other happy lap swimmers, …

Companies will sell employees Apple Watches for $25 to reach health goals

In an effort to motivate employees to maintain healthier lifestyles, a handful of companies are experimenting with providing Apple Watches for only $25.<p>According to the Wall Street Journal, Vitality Group, a health services firm, is launching the program this year at a handful of companies, …

Apple Watch

The 2016 NBA Dunk Contest in 7 astonishing photos

The 2016 NBA Dunk contest is in the books and thanks to Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon, the show was one of the best in recent memory.<p>The two posted perfect dunk after perfect dunk with LaVine ultimately prevailing in bonus dunks. While the videos of the dunks are incredible and the reactions are …

Basketball

7 Steps to Take if You Got Zero Sleep Last Night | Women's Health

1. Repeat After Us: Do Not Drive<p>Time to make peace with public transportation. “A lot of times, people think, ‘I’ll just have an extra cup of coffee and I’ll be okay to drive,’” says Shalini Paruthi, M.D., a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and director of the Pediatric Sleep and …

Wellness

Exercise Makes You Smarter as You Age

A new study finds that endurance sports like cycling may help prevent cognitive decline

Exercise

Keeping fit: What to eat, when to eat and why

It might be fashionable to exclude carbohydrates from your diet, but it is not necessarily the healthiest approach to eating – especially if you are also working out. Jon Denoris, a performance coach, is a proponent of “nutrient timing”: eating the right food at the right time of day. I spoke to …

Eating

The 20-Minute Cardio Workout All Lifters Will Love | Men's Health

I don’t enjoy it, and I’m not good at it. You’ll never see my slogging away on the treadmill or going out for a jog.<p>One thing you <i>will</i> see me doing: sprints.<p>They boost your aerobic capacity, and you don’t have to be built like a marathoner to do them. You can be a huge, muscular beast like yours …

Exercise

9 Eating Habits That Reveal You're A First Generation American

Peanut butter and jelly was a joy you weren't acquainted with until adulthood.<p>America is a nation built upon immigrants. There was a time when everyone was a first-generation American, but centuries have passed since then and traditions have been established. Most notable, food traditions -- like …

Food

7 Running Tips You Should Forget Right Now

If a 5K is good, a 10K must be better, and a marathon is Mt. Everest and you are Sir Edmund Hillary. Not true. While the marathon is indeed the …

3 Reasons Runners Should Perform Core Workouts

Strength Exercises Improve Your Running Economy<p>Not only does core work strengthen your body and prevent injuries, but it also helps improve your …

Marathons