About 6 weeks ago I set out to get in the best shape of my life before my 45th birthday. One of my goals was getting to 100 push-ups in a row. Everything is going well enough but I hit a wall on my push up progression. The problem is that the training program I […]
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Every year we put together a list featuring our favorite social media accounts for health and fitness news. The goal of these lists isn’t to give more exposure to high profile fitness celebrities and Instagram models. We want to shine the spotlight on real people who share incredible advice and inspiration through their social media […]
Have you ever thought about becoming a runner? I do all the time but it has taken me a long time to actually get started on it. I tried several times but I always ended up quitting for some reason or another. This time has been different for me and if you want to start running I can help.
This has been a rough week in our family, all three of us have been sick. Trying to keep up with everything has been a struggle but being in bed for 4 days has left me with a lot of time to read! I found lots of great blog posts this week. Here are our […]
In your quest for fitness, there is a plethora of information that you have to sort through and it can be exhausting. I thought that maybe I could do some of the legwork for you and provide you with a list of the Top 100 Health and Fitness Instagram Hashtags. I have divided them into […]
You have probably heard about Tabata but if your anything like me you may not know much about it. I first started reading about it a while back when I was looking for a fast workout I could get in before work. Tabata is a type of high-intensity interval training that focuses on short bursts of extreme effort over 4 minutes.
One of the most common and frustrating injuries for runners is IT band syndrome or iliotibial band syndrome(ITBS). Running with IT band pain can be difficult or impossible depending on how severe it gets. If you are a runner that is having this problem then this post should tell you everything you need to know. […]
Last Tuesday, August 27th, was my 44th birthday and by this time next year I will be in the best shape of my life. Right now I’m in pretty good shape, my career is doing better than I ever dreamed, I have a wonderful family. I don’t want to brag but things are looking pretty great.
I have no doubt that you have heard many times that if you really want to lose weight you need to start running. I have lost count of the number of well intentioned people who have given me exactly that advice. Still, have you ever stopped to find out if that age old advice is even true?
I have been wanting to share my post-workout routine with you but I wanted to make sure that it still worked now that I’m 43. I have been using this routine pretty much exactly this way since high school athletics and I am very happy to say that it still works. The only thing I have changed is I added foam rollers into my stretches.