Fitness & Well Being

5 Ways Walking is Better than Running

5 Ways Walking is Better than Running

 

 

Hate to run but love to walk?

Then rejoice in this study accepted in February by the American Heart Association’s Journal of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, which concluded, “Equivalent energy expenditures by moderate walking and vigorous running exercise produced similar risk reductions

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Maximize your workout if you’re short on time

 

Best way to maximize your workout if you’re short on time



Great news for those that know they have to get in better shape but don’t like to exercise all that much: less is more.


The best way to maximize your workout if you’re short on time is to do shorter bursts of moderate to moderately-high exercises. There are h

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The Most Important Muscle to Stretch

The Most Important Muscle to Stretch

 

Of the 600+ skeletal muscles in the human body, which one is the most important to stretch?

If I had to choose, I’d stretch the iliopsoas, which is actually comprised of two muscles: the psoas major and ilacus. These two muscles, collectively known as the iliopsoas are very deep abdominal hip flexors.

Fail to stretch the iliopsoas

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The Insanity of Extreme Workouts

The Insanity of Extreme Workouts

(photo courtesy: gudphoto.com)

 

The name Avishek Sengupta might not mean anything to you. Last week, Sengupta, 28, participated in "The Tough Mudder," one of the most extreme endurance and strength races known to man.

Sengupta, after jumping in the "Walk the Plank" obstacle, a pool of cold mud, failed to resurface. He

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Like to Run? Learn to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

Like to Run? Learn to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

 

Getting a foot hold on plantar fasciitis
Learn how to prevent and treat this real pain in the foot.
Thu, Jan 24 2013 at 4:42 PM
 

Photo: Shutterstock

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