When it comes to dieting, there is no shortage of diets to choose from. If you’re new to it, picking one out of a dozen can seem like an overwhelming task. What helps is getting to the bottom of each, how it works, and what it does. Continue Reading →
It is no secret that training for a marathon is no walk in the park. It takes a significant amount of time, discipline, and effort to be successful at marathon training. The amount of preparation it takes to train for a marathon can certainly take a toll on your body which is why many are concerned about maintaining their immune system while going through their training program. So, how does one stay healthy throughout such a grueling process? This article will provide some tips and tricks that help even the most seasoned runners reach the finish line of their training program. Continue Reading →
Many professional athletes, from soccer legend Megan Rapinoe to extreme surfer Albee Layer, use CBD for its purported health benefits.
Numerous medical studies have highlighted CBD’s impact on pain, inflammation, anxiety, focus, and even energy.
Because of this, it’s no surprise that many extreme-sport athletes are curious about how useful CBD may be for both training and competition recovery. But how much do we really know about this compound? Continue Reading →
If there’s one thing any endurance athlete knows, it’s that proper oxygenation is key to performance. Whether you run, bike, swim or are fond of combining all three, breathing is at the heart of training and execution. The name of the game is maintaining your target heart rate, to keep blood pumping and to ensure your body gets the oxygen it needs to keep you moving at peak performance. Continue Reading →
Access to quality healthcare is essential no matter what your age or condition, but now more than ever, it’s been put in the spotlight while we continue to deal with the challenges that come with the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →
The widespread “diseases of civilization,” such as changes in the lifestyle of a modern person, the presence of a large number of stress factors, and external pollution, prompts scientists to search for effective means of their prevention. One such remedy, recognized by WHO, is to increase the level of physical activity – a simple and affordable method to reduce the risk for many pathological conditions, including metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and diseases of the cardiovascular system. Continue Reading →
Athletes don’t necessarily make the best role models when it comes to leading a healthy life. They may train daily, eat well, and keep tabs on their fitness levels, but they also tend to harbor a few poor habits. One of those is that they often ignore rest and recovery. Continue Reading →
The benefits of running are immense, especially for people who sit for long working or studying. People may avoid running because they feel they don’t have enough time or because they want to avoid sweating and tiredness, but the benefits outweigh both. Continue Reading →
Why should you work your calves?
Balance and correct proportions are staples of an attractive figure. You may have seen how people who tend to skip leg days have buffed upper body but thin and weak leg muscles. Such figures look disproportionately developed, and therefore a bit cartoonish and comic. And the same goes for separate parts of the body. So, if you want to have nice-looking toned legs, you need to perform calf exercises along with exercises that target your quads, hamstrings, and glutes, which are slightly more popular among fitness enthusiasts. Calf exercises will not only promote more balanced muscle development but also help you burn calories, improve your leg strength, and boost your calf flexibility. Continue Reading →
There is no doubt that running is a very difficult sport to get into, particularly If you do not consider yourself a fit person. Getting into running, although initially difficult, has so many benefits on both your mind and your body that it is definitely worth pushing through that initial pain in order to get to the fun part.
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Picture this: you’re hiking a trail in the late summer with the sunshine on your face. You’re listening to the sounds in the trees around you while getting your heart rate pumping and feeling the bend of the stony path under your feet. Exercising in the great, green outdoors is a fantastic way to improve your body’s health and feel connected to the world around you simultaneously.
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With the busy lifestyles that many of us lead, it should come as no surprise that many of us often feel tired and fatigued. Some people turn to caffeine to give them that boost of energy they so desperately need, whereas others will make changes to their lifestyle. The latter is obviously the better option. As well as improving the quantity and quality of sleep and trying to reduce or manage your daily responsibilities, you should also make changes to your diet. Getting the right amount of essential nutrients will keep your energy levels up and make you feel happier within yourself. Continue Reading →