Do you run? Whether you like to take lackadaisical jogs around the block or you're a marathoner training for your next race, here is something you need to know: if you run for your body's greater good, you can take running to a whole new stratosphere of fitness.
Every year, the Fourth of July is free fishing day in North Carolina. From 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., everyone in North Carolina can fish in any public body of water without purchasing a fishing license or additional trout fishing license.
There was once a time when people merely exercised. They didn't wear watches. They didn't wear heart-rate monitors. They didn't record every move. Phones were for conversations and tended to stay attached to a wall at home.
If you're active outdoors or a competitive outdoor athlete, you know what that can mean for your vehicle's interior - and upholstery. Plain and simple, things get messy. Mud and dirt falls from shoes and gear. Bibs and pieces of paper get tossed onto the back seat floor and forgotten. If you have a dog or two, fur gets shed everywhere, along with any weed detritus caught in the fur.
Swimming may very well be one of the best workouts there is. Not only does the fluidity of movement provide a total-body workout, but hitting the pool also helps boost mobility. A 2011 study found that adults with hip and knee arthritis received similar boosts in mobility, function and other health outcomes as they did from land-based rehabilitation. Added bonus? It rarely makes you sore.
When it comes to the eating habits, there's always room for improvement. To help us get a handle on what to eat and what not to eat, we consulted Alexandra Samit, Be Well health coach at Dr. Frank Lipman's famed Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, for the most common diet mistakes people make, without realizing it.
Plenty of outdoor speakers tout their ability to resist splashes, but how many can actually float in water? Scosche's boomBOTTLE H2O Bluetooth Wireless Speaker is housed in a rugged IP67 waterproof casing that can handle an accidental dip in the pool (up to 1 meter for 30 minutes) and float until you're able to grab it.
Whether you're looking to amp the pace at your next 5K or just looking to become more comfortable with running in general, speedwork might just for you. By incorporating some of these faster drills into your workouts weekly, you'll activate your type 2 muscle fibers, meaning you'll move faster when you exercise these more often.