Have you ever suffered from exertional heat stroke? This condition is caused by intense activity in the heat and is one of the top three killers of athletes and soldiers in training. Douglas J. Casa explains heat stroke’s tremendous effects on the human body and details an action plan in case it ever happens to someone you know.
There was cardio, and there was strength. In the gym, the two have long been separate entities, in separate sections, often with separate audiences. If you wanted both, you hit the weights first and then jumped into an aerobics or spinning class, or vice versa. But that's changing.
My box, CrossFit Ignite, did the Jackie benchmark WOD yesterday: 1000m row 50 thrusters @ 45lbs 20 pull ups Honestly, I was coming off of a race on Sunday and hadn't been doing much CrossFit for the past month, ...
This total-body exercise can transform any fitness routine into a special kind of workout hell (but in a good way). Ever wonder how the Burpee came to be? Allow us to introduce you to Dr. Royal H. Burpee.
0. Will Indoor Rowing Bulk Up My Shoulders. The latest trend to hit the boutique fitness scene is the crop of indoor rowing studios that will have your heart pounding in only a few strokes. Just like indoor cycling (aka Spinning), ...
Half of Americans start their day with coffee. Exercising after downing a cup of coffee may offer a weight-loss advantage.
If you've always thought of coffee as a vice -- one you're simply not willing to give up -- you'll be happy to know that it's actually a secret superfood. And if you exercise, caffeine can offer even more functional benefits for your workouts.
Here are five more reasons to enjoy it as part of an active lifestyle, along with five "rules" for getting your fix healthfully.
British Rowing, the national governing body for rowing in England, has chosen UVD as its long-term technology partner for indoor rowing...
This is great news for indoor rowers. RowActiv was a cool idea that had stalled, now it looks like it's going to get a very nice update that will make it customizable and social. Can't wait to see more!
Indoor rowing is hotter than ever! Awesome, but where do you begin if you’re just getting started with the sport? And what about if you’re ready to ramp it up? We asked Natalie Dell O’Brien for her thoughts.
National Post Short, intense bursts of exercise may benefit seniors' health, fend off loss ... National Post Medication, lifestyle, injuries, illness and health related concerns determine the starting place and progression of exercise.