Darebee.com is a fantastic resource for anyone looking to get into working out with minimal equipment and even less cash investment. The website provides hundreds of workouts, challenges, tips, tools and instructions for any level of fitness. Checkout their "Fitness" tab for tons of how-tos and FAQs to help you when you get stuck. Darebee … Continue reading Darebee.com – challenges you to workout everyday with bodyweight/minimal equipment routines
Bodybuilding.com brings you 9 Fun and Effective Ways to Warm Up, but don't let the title fool you. These are great suggestions whether you're using them to warm-up, or they make up your whole workout. What I love about them is they require very little equipment and can be done anywhere. Most of these moves … Continue reading Whether it’s your warm-up or your work-out, these exercises can be done anywhere with very little equipment
Most of us haven't picked up a jump rope in years. But there's a reason jumping rope is the preferred type of cardio training for athletes like boxers. It's a phenomenal workout! Give this jump rope workout workout a try. It incorporates HIIT principles as well as some strength training for the abs and upper … Continue reading Jump Rope Workout
A 45-year study out of Sweden has found that a life long habit of low levels of aerobic exercise predicts death risk. In terms of lifestyle factors that contribute to a shortened lifespan, lack of exercise is second only to smoking. Considering that aerobic exercise essentially trains your heart and lungs, improves the circulation of oxygen and … Continue reading Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.
The Northern Manhattan Study team at Columbia University has found a link between physical activity and prevention of cognitive declines as we age. Older adults who maintained a moderate to high level of physical activity over 5 years were compared to those who engaged on low or no physical activity. Those in the no/low physical … Continue reading Looking to protect your cognitive abilities into old age? Stay active!
Choose a squat! Squats don't just work the glutes and quads, they build strength in the core, help with circulation, help with endurance, are low impact, and translate well into real life movements. For those who don't exercise regularly committing to just one set of squats per day can have tremendous benefits. Why Squatting Is … Continue reading Only have time for one exercise a day?