Archive | April, 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Building Upper Body Strength

Strong legs are everything to runners and cyclists. They are the physical manifestation of their extensive strength training and endurance workout routines.  However, while powerful legs are fundamental to these sports, a toned upper body can help you improve [TWEET THIS!]. As a runner, your arms do more than swing back and forth. They help your […]

Can Diet and Exercise Help You Live Longer?

Great news, America! Life expectancy in the U.S. rose to all-time high of 78.74 years! According to the World Health Organization, majority of the world’s population can safely see themselves living into their 60s. People are living longer than ever before. With medical research and rapid technological development, longevity is within our grasps. However, in […]

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World’s Most Unusual Marathons

Since we’ll be talking about unusual marathons today, how about we kick it off with some trivia? The term marathon takes its name from the famous battle in 490 B.C. when the Athenians triumphed over the Persians. To spread the news of victory, a Greek champion runner and soldier named Pheidippides ran 25 miles from […]

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This Is How You Should Spring Clean Your Workout Gear

After months of long, cold winter days, it is finally time to welcome spring! As the warmer season ushers in, it’s high time to clear out winter apparel from your wardrobe and reevaluate your workout gear, too. Just like your favorite clothes need special attention, so do your exercise apparels [TWEET THIS!]. How you clean your […]