The Triple S Workout

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Sand is truly a magical asset to any workout that unfortunately is rarely used.  It is a much more intense workout than just running on concrete and helps you burn more calories. There are numerous more benefits of running in the sand as well as a few negative aspects so I’ve made a chart to better prove my point.

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Flabs or Abs?

Now let’s be real for just a minute.

Unlike every other blog that advertises with “10 minute abs!” I’m going to be straight and stay that it is going to take a lot more than doing 100 crunches to go a real abs. You are more than welcome to believe those bloggers though, but instead your 6-pack will look like this:

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Music, Friend or Foe?

Nearly all runners exercise with their headphones, engulfed in music which they believe assists them have a more intense workout. The big question is, are they correct in assuming that their booming tunes have a positive impact on their performance? Many find running with headphones annoying and may not see a vast improvement in their performance, but are they false to exclude this potential useful tool from their routine?

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Foam Roll the Pain Away

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            Foam rollers help prevent common injuries that come will repetitive exercise that result in tense muscles.  Many runners, for example, become painfully well acquainted with their IT band if they don’t carefully massage that band of tissue.  For those of you that don’t know, your IT band is Continue reading “Foam Roll the Pain Away”

Stop Complaining and Start Running

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Being active is key to maintaining a healthy life style and is truly quite simple to do.  Even though it may be tough for us to take 30 minutes to an hour out of our busy day to work out, there is always a way to make time.  Unfortunately, for most of us this free time won’t just magically appear, we have to work hard to arrange for a free slot in our day to exercise, but it is up to US to make it happen; putting it off until tomorrow or complaining we’re too busy to workout isn’t helping us at all.  In order to remain fit, we don’t need any fancy equipment or any special gear, just an optimistic attitude and a pair of sneakers will get the job done.

Here are some quick and simple workout suggestions that should easily fit into your tight schedule

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Four Reasons to get off the Couch

The Benefits of Being Active

Why be active? Many people have various motives for working out. Some people want to lose weight, others wish to free their mind, and the majority of people who are regularly active do it for pure pleasure.

If you are struggling to discover a reason to get up and exercise, here are a few of the countless benefits of living an active life.

Improves mood:

Yes, there is such a thing as a “runners high” as a result from shifting into high intensity mode and including sprint bursts through interval training. After a hard workout, your body will feel more relaxed and happier due to various brain chemicals.

Enhances learning:

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