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Five Rules To Follow If You Want To Be Strong

Originally appeared on Women’s Health.  Strength training isn’t just the foundation of a good workout, allowing you to work out faster, harder, and more efficiently. It also makes performing everyday activities—running to catch the bus or a cab, carrying groceries, scooping up your kids for a hug, opening jars, picking up something you drop—way easier. […]

Get Fit in 27 Minutes With PLATEFIT

Staying in shape is hard for most of us. It takes a daily choice to get up and move, sweat and burn extra calories. To feed your body with nutritious, clean and healthy food. Less in, more out. We all know the drill. So any workout that claims to burn more calories, in less time, […]

The Truth About Foam Rolling

Article originally appeared on Men’s Health.  How Foam Rolling Works by Michael Easter Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise discovered that rolling after […]

What The Tuck?

Originally posted on Barre Boss. Images courtesy of The Bar Method. People who “do barre” typically know that all barre classes are not created equally and understand the subtle, but important differences between the various programs. However, even if you’ve been taking The Bar Method or another barre fitness program for several months or years, […]

Ask Well: 20 Seconds to Better Fitness?

Is there a specific amount of time at which to keep your heart rate up during interval training to get the most benefit? The answer probably depends on your capacity for suffering, according to scientists who study high-intensity interval training, which is designed to briefly strain your body to its limits. Studies show that these […]