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Best Smart At-Home Gyms of 2020

Best Smart At-Home Gyms of 2020

Smart technology has made huge strides in recent years. The Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart refrigerators that can order food and beverages, home security systems that can be controlled with a touch of an app, even driverless automobiles. It seems only logical that home fitness equipment would also start getting smart as well. 

How physical exercise supports mental fitness

How physical exercise supports mental fitness

Experts agree that there are many reasons to incorporate exercise into your daily, if not weekly, life. Some advantages include helping to quit smoking, helping to control weight, managing blood sugar, keeping learning skills sharp as you age, and improving your mental health and relative mood. 

Keeping Mentally and Physically Fit Indoors

Keeping Mentally and Physically Fit Indoors

There is no doubt that these are unusual times we are living in. Each day there are different reports about staying healthy while avoiding contact with other people. Humans are incredibly adaptable so it is no surprise there are a number of online movements that have surfaced in an effort to help keep our fellow global citizens sane and healthy. 

Soccer’s Rise in Popularity in the US

Soccer’s Rise in Popularity in the US

Major League Soccer (MLS) is the name of the men’s professional soccer league for both the United States and Canada. It was created by the United States Soccer Federation and founded in 1993. There are currently 22 major league soccer teams, with 19 in the U.S. and three in Canada. The league has plans to expand to 28 teams by the end of 2020. 

Running Guide for Beginners – Additional tips

Running Guide for Beginners – Additional tips

There is a reason that running is officially ranked as the most popular activity around the world. It’s hard to believe that when it first originated it was just for practical reasons. Our ancestors relied on this skill in order to hunt for food millions of years ago, but it was never used for recreation. It became more sport-like in Ireland in the early 19th century when it was introduced as one of the events for a fitness challenge. After that, the modern-day Olympics embraced the sport of running in the late 19th century, but it wasn’t done outdoors for fun until the 1960s. Before people found pleasure in the sport of running, there were only indoor treadmills and they were used as a punishment for prison inmates.

Running Tips For Beginners

Running Tips For Beginners

Although running may appear simple, it isn't exactly easy. Running is both a mental and physical sport that requires some amount of thought before you begin. Check out a few tips for beginner runners; it all starts with the first step.    Get motivated. Getting...

Reasons To Exercise During The Holidays

Reasons To Exercise During The Holidays

The upcoming holiday season is a time when people often display a tendency to let their guards down and enjoy themselves a bit more than normal In some cases, this laxity spreads to personal exercise and workout regiments. That said, fitness and health experts suggest...

Swimming Myths Busted

Swimming Myths Busted

Swimming is among the best exercises that exist for both mind and body. It is a low-impact sport, which means beginners, those who are injured or disabled, or those seeking great cross-training workouts find it an excellent and safe workout. It is comparable to...

The Best Stretches to do Before Swimming

The Best Stretches to do Before Swimming

Because swimming is an exercise that involves the full-body, the stretches that should be performed before getting into the water involve diverse muscles. Remember that some people use the same stretches by different names, and pay attention to how stretches are...

What You Should Know About Working Out When Sore

What You Should Know About Working Out When Sore

Ever heard of the adage "No pain, no gain"? In some cases, having pain or soreness while working out is not necessarily a good thing to have. You could be doing more harm than good. So, should you be working out when sore? Find out the answer to this common question...