Fitness & Sports

Here’s How Yoga Keeps Your Brain Healthy
Here’s How Yoga Keeps Your Brain Healthy Fitness Republic -

f you haven’t jumped on board the yoga bandwagon, it’s never too late to start and experience the many mind and body benefits you’ll reap from regular practice. The good news is; you don’t have to commit to an hour every day in order to have a healthy mind. “Truth be told, there is no […]

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Are You Too Sick to Compete?
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It starts with a sneeze. Then a cough. Followed by a sore throat. Suddenly you’re on the bench going through an entire box of Kleenex while your teammates are out there having fun. No fair, right? We say fair game. That’s what you are to the cold-and-flu-causing particles floating all around you. The germiest surfaces […]

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The Health Benefits of Fitness Wearables
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If you don’t have a fitness wearable yet, chances are, you know someone who does. By 2020, IDC estimates that shipments of smart watches, fitness trackers and other wearable devices will reach 213.6 million devices, growing at an annual growth rate of 20.3%, according to the site, Wearable.com. There are the traditional early adopters of technology who […]

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Be a Better Loser
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Have you ever dwelled on your poor performance from the company softball game over the office water cooler the next morning? Or, have you ever been so mad at yourself for slicing a golf ball that you pulled a “Happy Gilmore” and banged your clubs against the greens? If you’ve ever put yourself out there […]

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How to Find Workout Motivation When You’d Rather Veg
How to Find Workout Motivation When You’d Rather Veg Real Simple -

t’s hard enough to motivate yourself to get out of bed on dark, cold mornings, let alone force yourself to put on a workout outfit and get to the gym. We know. You’ve got goals this year. Like watching the entire season of The Crown in one sitting. (We jest, but not really.) Beyond that, […]

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Muscle & Fitness Hers’ Cover Profile: Paige VanZant
Muscle & Fitness Hers’ Cover Profile: Paige VanZant Muscle and Fitness Hers -

At just 22, rising UFC star Paige VanZant is already showing how she can take on MMA and multimedia. Just don’t under­ estimate her power. If you come across UFC fighter Paige VanZant outside the Octagon, your first instinct might be to give the beaming blonde a hug. But if you’re going to spar with […]

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8 Great Stretching Exercises for Seniors
8 Great Stretching Exercises for Seniors Muscle and Fitness Hers -

As you get older, it’s important to make time for stretching and balancing exercises. “Older adults tend to shuffle their feet a little more,” says Virtua Center for HealthFitness personal trainer and medical integration coordinator, Lauren Triboletti, ACSM, CPT. “But, if you work to keep full range of motion in your joints, it helps you […]

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3 Running Tips to Prevent Injury and Pain
3 Running Tips to Prevent Injury and Pain Muscle and Fitness Hers -

Advocates of minimalist running shoes (which feature thinner soles and less cushioning) swear they’re the best way to stay injury-free, but the footwear also means changing your running gait, or pattern. Minimalist shoes can more easily allow a forefoot or midfoot strike, which can reduce stress on the knees and lessen impact, says Jonathan Roth, […]

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Prevent Ankle Injuries with These Fitness Tips
Prevent Ankle Injuries with These Fitness Tips BeachBody.com -

Many of us who exercise regularly, perform tough workouts, or play sports tend to worry about knee pain before we ever consider our ankle joints — that is, until we’ve sprained them, fractured an ankle, or experienced issues with our Achilles tendons. Building ankle strength and stability is crucial for avoiding injury and allowing you […]

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How to Run a Reebok Ragnar Relay
How to Run a Reebok Ragnar Relay Muscle and Fitness Hers -

This May, I joined a few other fitness editors and bloggers as part of Reebok’s inaugural team with the Reebok Ragnar Relay in Cape Cod, Mass. A Ragnar is a long-distance, overnight relay race that covers roughly 200 miles with two vans of people on one team made up of 12 runners. In this article […]

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Diana Kelly is a freelance journalist, editor, and digital strategist with extensive experience working with national magazines, writing for award-winning websites, and creating content strategy for established brands and startups.

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