CNN recently published a story where President Obama's trainer commented on the President's ability to find time for fitness despite his busy schedule. It may be difficult to compare the President's schedule to yours, but the fact remains that one of the main things keeping people from working out is lack of time.
There are many questions surrounding nutrition and exercise. Allow me to make it a bit easier to understand. Think of time surrounding your workout as three distinct periods – prior to exercise, during exercise, and post-exercise.
Joint pain is no stranger to most of us. But we often look for a temporary relief before asking the underlying reason for joint pain. Find out what you should also consider and which supplements we recommend for pain.
Every few years, the pendulum of humanity swings back to a time long gone. Recently this trend has been seen in the nutrition and fitness fields as well. The Paleo Diet is a way of eating that mimics those of our ancestors from thousands of years ago. Barefoot running with minimalist footwear has also become popular.
The benefits of functional training cannot be overstated. There is more to fitness than large muscles and marathon endurance. What most of us need is the ability to handle our body weight and momentum as we perform the activities of daily life. It’s also important to have strength to push, pull, lift, and carry items everyday. The body works as a unit and should be trained as such.
I would never recommend doing only three exercises for the remainder of your workout days, but like it or not, everything has a ranking. Your favorite foods, songs, outfits, books…you name it. I’m not talking about Musketeers and Stooges here. These are my top three exercises and reasons why…
Coconut water has been described as an all-natural sports drink with claims of reducing illness and fighting disease. It has even been used in some countries as an intravenous hydration fluid (IV) where medical saline was unavailable. With the growing popularity of coconut water, it’s time to ask, “What do I really need to know about this wonder liquid?”
Bikram Yoga, also called Hot Yoga, has become increasingly popular. Created in the early 1970s, hot yoga is meant to enhance stretching and breathing through exercise in increased temperatures. Like other styles of Yoga, Bikram also relieves tension and eases the mind.