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Why East Africans Dominate Olympic Running Events

The Olympic games is undoubtedly a massive sporting event that brings all nations together. Athletes, sports enthusiasts, celebrities, and common people from different parts of the world seem to catch the Olympics fever every four years. And among the sports or disciplines in the Olympics list, running events have become a favorite to watch by […]

How To Deal With Exercise And Your Spring Allergies

Spring is a great season for outdoor exercises with the warmer weather and the great view around you. However, it can be pretty challenging for those with allergies as spring is synonymous with pollen season. Runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion are some of the allergy symptoms triggered by pollen. But this doesn’t mean […]

Work Out Tips for Plus-Size People

Losing weight is no easy feat. It takes work and discipline to reach the ideal weight you want. But going to the gym can be intimidating for some people especially if they are a little bit on the heavy side. Some plus-size people struggle with self-confidence or feel intimidated seeing others who are physically fit […]

Running vs Cycling: Which is better for weight loss?

Different forms of exercise have been proven to aid weight loss.  Running and cycling are two of the most effective workouts that can help you shed off some pounds. According to Professor Hirofumi Tanaka, director of the Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory at the University of Texas, running and biking are both rhythmic aerobic activities that […]

A How-To Guide to Mindfulness and Running

Over the years, mindfulness has been increasing in popularity. Meditation studios are increasing in number to accommodate the demand to unplug and reconnect with one’s body and surroundings. Mindfulness is all about being in tune with the present, listening to your body and being one with the moment. Running with mindfulness allows you to go […]

Exercise and Anxiety: How to Keep Anxiety at Bay

The beginning of a new year is an opportunity to start anew. A clean slate. A chance at making the new year the best one yet. But for some people, it can be a challenge. Financial stress, winter blues, and the holidays ending can dampen your mood and increase your worries. For some exercise enthusiasts, […]

How Your New Year’s Resolution Can Change Your Life

At the beginning of every year, we make a list of resolutions and changes to achieve. Most people have weight loss and a healthy and more active lifestyle at the top of their New Year’s resolutions list. However, having the best intention for your goals is only the first part of achieving it. You need […]

Fitness Trends to Look Out for in 2017

As we approach the end of another year, it’s time for us to look forward to what 2017 has to offer fitness enthusiasts. Trends are already emerging as to what will be the latest popular fitness routines for next year. Though many of them aren’t new, they are making a comeback and are set to […]

How to Get the Most Out of Indoor Cycling

Fall is starting to sprinkle our world with warm colors amidst the dropping temperatures outside. This change in season can be a challenge for fitness enthusiasts who use the outdoors for their runs and cycling routines. Poor weather conditions pose safety concerns for athletes. As the days are getting shorter and the nights longer, visibility […]

Sleep Your Way to Better Fitness

Athletes often overlook the importance of sleep during training. But did you know that adults need an average of seven to nine hours sleep each night? Sleep plays a huge role in your body’s recovery and performance. In fact, pro athletes get an average of 10 to 12 hours of shut eye to help improve […]