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Fitness Advice, Workout Videos, Health & Fitness

Fitness Advice, Workout Videos, Health & Fitness
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» 20-plus Amazing Fitness Blogs to Inspire You :zen habits Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need some inspiration along my journey. Pretty much every day, if I can get it, in fact. I usually turn to blogs for that inspiration, for whatever I’m doing. When my wife and I need inspiration for unschooling, we look to blogs. What Is The Best Plyometrics Workout? The Question: Plyometrics are a great way to increase leg strength, stamina, jumping, etc. Plyometrics can also be one of the most killer workouts of all!

Boost yourself: best music for weightlifting workout (TOP-15 tracks) Imagine. You’re standing in front of a squat rack and looking at a barbell trying to figure out what the hell you’re doing here and thinking that moving heavy weights is one of the absolutely pointless, stupid, boring and tiresome activity one can engage in. We all know the situation. You’ve spent quite a stressful day at the office, then got home, prepared all the stuff you need for workout, then got to gym, changed your clothes, but actually found yourself quite tired, lazy and not so enthusiastic at all. Quite the opposite, you’d rather surf the Internet, read a book or simply go to sleep. Can you tell me more about green tea? A Tea Primer All true teas—as distinct from herbal and flower infusions, which afficiandos call tisanes, are made from the leaves of an evergreen tree with the botanical name of Camellia sinensis. Although reaching a height of 30 feet in the wild, on tea plantations (called gardens or estates), the plant is kept as a shrub, constantly pruned to a height of about 3 feet to encourage new growth and for convenient picking. Tea plants grow only in warm climates but can flourish at altitudes ranging from sea level to 7,000 feet. The best teas, however, are produced by plants grown at higher altitudes where the leaves mature more slowly and yield a richer flavor.

How to Make and Use a Bulgarian Training Bag Steve Nave Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Joe Hashey, CSCS. Are you sick of waiting for machines at your local commercial gym? Perhaps you just want to spend more time at home and are looking for a workout solution. Eating for Your Best Workout Today’s post is courtesy of a special guest writer, Alyse Levine, MS, RD, who is a LIVESTRONG.COM nutrition advisor and founder of NutritionBite LLC. Whether you’re hitting the gym for 30 minutes or are training for a triathlon, what you eat can greatly impact your performance. The base of any active person’s diet should consist of unprocessed, wholesome foods and incorporate a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. What to Eat for Workouts Eat your carbs.

Agility Exercises for Quickness & Co-Ordination These agility exercises can be used to develop speed and quickness in all kinds of sports. Along side a speed program they will help to improve your agility, speed of tought and co-ordination. They differ from traditional speed training in that they incorporate a lot more lateral movement. Most team sports and individual sports like tennis and badminton call for higg levels of agility. Agility exercises should be perfromed at the start of a session (but following a thorough warm up).

Twelve Minute Magic & Play Hard Abs Workout Break Down Set your interval timer to 16 minutes. 30 Seconds Work / 10 Second Rest minute rest in between rounds. 1. Push-Ups 2. 5 High Knees , Half Burpee It’s easier and more fun than you think to eliminate waste from your cooking Last summer, I went to work for an urban farm in Portland, Ore. I’d wake at six to harvest Easter egg radishes and bike home in the sherbet-pink sunset, too damn tired to care that I was wearing my helmet over my sun hat. Everything was beautiful and hard and I was always hungry. Balancing my Olympian-athlete-in-training appetite with a tiny budget wasn’t easy and so I had to learn not to waste a thing.

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