Category: Exercise

Darebee.com – challenges you to workout everyday with bodyweight/minimal equipment routines

Darebee.com – challenges you to workout everyday with bodyweight/minimal equipment routines

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

Whether it’s your warm-up or your work-out, these exercises can be done anywhere with very little equipment

Whether it’s your warm-up or your work-out, these exercises can be done anywhere with very little equipment

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

Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.

Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.

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.

Looking to protect your cognitive abilities into old age? Stay active!

Looking to protect your cognitive abilities into old age? Stay active!

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!