Fitness and exercise have a lot of different components, and while some help you build muscle, burn fat, and increase your energy expenditure, others promote recovery and increase your range of motion. Mobility exercises fall under the latter category, supporting your fitness endeavors long-term.
Winter is here and with it, the cold weather affecting our muscles and tendons after a strenuous outdoor workout. Still, the importance of cool-down stretching cannot be neglected. Protect your muscles and prevent injuries with some of the best post-workout stretches for these winter days.
Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned aficionado, you should never forget to warm up. And when the weather temperatures drop and it takes much more for your body to adjust, warming up becomes even more important. Check these six exercises off your to-do list before you start logging those miles this winter!
When you can’t spare more than 20 minutes for a workout, every second counts. That’s why carefully planning it out and using a timer can make a huge difference. Here’s an example of a quick and effective morning workout you can do any day of the week.
Staring at the computer screen all day long, driving, and even a poor-quality pillow could all cause neck pain that can only get worse over time. Focus on these stretching exercises and do them whenever you feel like you need some neck pain relief.
Thanksgiving involves plenty of delicious food, but it may cause some digestive issues and bloating, especially if you aren’t used to eating some of the ingredients on the regular. Sometimes the best thing you can do to relieve those unpleasant symptoms is to move your body.
The fast and busy-paced lifestyles we all lead combined with not-that-good-for-you foods and inadequate water intake throughout the day can take a toll on your body and cause inflammation, which is thought to be the root cause of many diseases and health conditions.
Hitting 10 000 steps a day seems to be many people’s goal, and it’s a very important one. The shift brought on by Fitbit and other wearable trackers created awareness around our mostly sedentary lives.