Archives for March 2009


Jump into the Water

by Joe Lawrence March 31st, 2009| Cardio, Eating Tips, Sports, Strength Training
"If you want to learn to swim, jump into the water." - Bruce Lee.

These wise words are so very true for those training for a certain sport or physical challenge.  Bruce was explaining that no matter how much we prepare or train to do something, it is fruitless unless we

Are You a Green Runner?

by MPK March 26th, 2009| Running
When you think about when you contemplate entering a race?

My guesses would be:

  • The distance of the race

  • The location of the race

  • The date of the race

  • Improving your time

However, do you consider whether the race is eco-friendly?  Our sister site, Be Green Info, has some great information on making running a "green"


by Joe Lawrence March 24th, 2009| Cardio, Eating Tips, Exercise Equipment, Exercises, Strength Training
The movie 300 has redefined fitness in the minds of many.  The incredible fitness levels of the cast motivated the hordes to learn how they got that cut.  Numerous people have created workout plans focused around it.  Today, I will share my favorite with you.

First off, I am a fan

The HappyHR

by B Kenney March 17th, 2009| Cardio
It's tough to calculate how many calories are burned through a normal daily routine, or even how many are burned while most of us sleep in bed. Some students from Georgia Tech, however, have made it much easier.

Through the invention of a device called the HappyHR, users easily can take

Reach Your Fitness Goals One Step at a Time

by Joe Lawrence March 10th, 2009| Eating Tips, Exercises, Sports, Strength Training
Many of us look at ourselves in the mirror and don't see something we like.  We wish we were thinner or more muscular or whatever.  Eventually, it will get to the point where we are ready to take action.  Even those in shape go through the same cycle.  They want to

Do I Really Need to Stretch?

by Louise March 3rd, 2009| Exercises
When fitting exercise into a tight schedule, making room for stretching before and after workouts often can be a hassle that ends up getting skipped or simply avoided: "I'm setting time aside to get active and burn some calories; stretching seems like wasting precious minutes... Is it really necessary?" The answer

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