When it comes to men and women, we recognize that not all things are equal. While women can certainly be as strong and athletic as men, the best supplements for women working out may be different based on their weight and workout goals.
Spartan Races and their crazy obstacles are getting quite a lot of publicity lately, and NBC Sports has even committed to airing the races and competitions on their network (source: http://www.nbcsports.com/show/spartan-race). Yet this race series, while around since 2010, is still confusing and mysterious to many.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Spartan Races:
Crossfit training does involve things like burpees (a lot of burpees), WODs, short for workout of the day, and snatches. Well let’s just say that snatches are a technical movement continuously improved upon, even by the top athletes. However, Crossfit is not for everybody. But, there are some things you really need to know before making your decision. You may be surprised by the answers.
The softest tunic you'll ever wear. This V neck T'shirt tunic is made from an eco friendly fabric that is soft to the touch and wicks moisture. Looks great over leggings or jeans. Throw it on over your workout clothes and head out to your day.
It is mid-summer and the time of year when the heat and long days are starting to make us feel sluggish and slow. Do you feel like your workouts are lagging and you could use an energy booster? You are not alone. But you can do some easy tricks to get your energy back!
Clean eating. Celebrities like Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Gisele Bunchden swear by this dietary craze and women all over are seeing life-changing results. But what does it mean?
July 4th represents American Independence. It's about celebrating our great country with friends and family. We've included some Paleo recipes that are sure to be a crowd pleaser!!!!
The summer is SIZZLING with new trends in workout clothes! We are seeing some amazing revelations in fitness clothing that we are incredibly excited about this summer.
In less than 24 hours, Crossfitters around the globe will be gearing up for the annual Crossfit unity WOD, "Murph." The WOD is named after Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy.
We get it: you love to sweat. You love to push yourself to the max and you love your high impact workouts. We feel the same.
But have you considered adding yoga in to your workout routine? Yoga can bring phenomenal benefits to any athlete’s workout. In fact, practicing yoga on a regular basis can add a lot strength, endurance, and power to your gym performance. Patricia Ploeger, owner and instructor at Omcore Yoga and Body weighs in.
This dish is healthy and easy to make. You'll have dinner on the table in minutes. It's SOOO good!
As women, we don’t like to bulk up. We want lean muscles that show the world we are toned and strong, but not bulky. So how do diet, workout, and supplements all come together to create the lean muscles we want?
Going “gluten-free” seems to be trendy these days. Restaurants cater to gluten-free menu options, while grocery stores continue to expand their gluten-free isles. But who really needs to be off gluten, and why?
Some girls enter the gym, traveling light with only a set of keys in their hands, while others have their Crossfit gym bag full of items needed for whatever addictive torture that may lie ahead. What are some of those items?
Chicken Fajita Sizzling Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette. Bold and zesty, yet light and fresh.
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Flexibility Stretches before a workout have commonly been known to increase circulation, improve range of motion & prevent injuries. While there has never been a great deal of evidence to support that stretching before a workout prevents injuries, recently trainers, as well as medical providers are saying quite the opposite.