Fitness & Nutrition

VIA: MSNBC.Com Breaking up your fitness routine is hard to do. But it’s crucial for avoiding the bigger heartache of overuse injury, fitness experts say. “People tend to do the same thing over and over again, without varying it, without taking adequate rest, without building slowly, and they end up with an overuse injury,” said […]

Via: Diet.Health.com If you are someone with a busy lifestyle that includes working, taking care of family and always being on the go, it can be difficult to find time to work out. When you manage to get a minute for yourself, all you may want to do is sit down and relax. Regardless, it […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: It’s five minutes to 7 on a wet March night, and, as I peek into classrooms while walking down the hall at the Dance Institute of Washington in Columbia Heights, I see several classes taking place at once. Girls in black leotards and pink tights hit plié after plié in Studio […]

VIA: FITNESS.COM   Building good exercising habits can be a bit of a lifestyle change, but with these exercises it is plain to see that anybody can do them. You have no excuses to not create a more healthy lifestyle through exercise because you should not have to leave your house to do this. These […]

VIA: MENSFITNESS.COM   Pick Up the Pace Six expert tips for getting the most of every running experience Tip 1: GO OFF-ROAD “Running on trails never gets boring,” says Dave Watt, executive director of the American Running association. His advice: Be sure to wear a shoe that has more grip or traction, and stick with […]

VIA:  Health.Com Outside activity for children is the best thing; being that we live in a society that is at its’ all time high for childhood obesity.  Running can have more than physical benefits for children as well. Carol Goodrow, a teacher from Sturbridge, Mass. started incorporating running into her first and second grade classroom […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Michele Bender 1.  Do one set of strengh-training moves. Recently revised guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommend a single set of 8 to 12 strength reps (with enough weight that you can’t do any more) instead of 2 or 3 sets. 2.  Mix it up. Try adding bursts […]

VIA:  Health.Com By : Amanda MacMillan ChiWalking emphasis good posture, loosens joints, and relaxes the arms and legs, making walking easier on the body. ChiWalking originated from ChiRunning, a practice invented by ultramarathoner Danny Dreyer to help runners learn to land on their mid-foot (the most efficient way to run long distances) and prevent shin splints […]

VIA: BlackDoctor.Org What would you call people who can: help keep your weight off, boost your confidence, and make fitness fun? We call them Fitness Buddies. Most people make the mistake of going it alone. Sometimes, it’s just too tough to stay consistent by yourself. But a fitness buddy won’t let you quit. Fitness Buddies […]

The MF Yearlong Workout is a 12-month plan of sequential workouts that culminates with your achieving your biggest, strongest, leanest, most athletic body ever. With each issue of Men’s Fitness in 2010, we will add a new workout. One year from now, you’ll be a whole new man. And those other guys? Don’t worry, they […]