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  • Recovering from a plateau
    Recovering from plateaus
    You've been eating healthy and exercising for a few months now and you're seeing great results. But soon your weight loss slows to a trickle, and then to a full stop.You've plateaued. Or have you?The widely held assumption is that the...
  • overtraining- when is it too much?
    At what point does over training occur?
    There is much debate when it comes to the idea of over training, and all sides have a good argument. While some say you can work out six to seven days a week, others swear that the body needs at least two solid days to recover. So at what point...
  • Hiking can help people stay fit and healthy.
    3 reasons why hiking is good for you
    Hiking is an immensely popular activity all around the world yet Americans have a special affinity to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in...
  • Many species of spiders live in the woods.
    3 insects to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an immensely popular activity all across the globe. Americans are especially partial to hiking since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in...
  • Chipmunks are frequently seen in the woods.
    3 animals to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an extremely popular activity that Americans are particularly partial to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in the Spring and...
  • Hiking is a very healthy--and fun--thing to do.
    3 things to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an extremely popular activity in most countries. Americans are particularly partial to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Hiking can be done all year long however it is most popular in the...
  • Halloween Haunt at Valleyscare
    Halloween Haunt at Valleyscare
    It was a beautiful fall night, temperatures wereinto the 60s into the early evening, the ghosts, and ghouls were out. It was my first time visiting Valleyscare at Valleyfair in Shakopee, MN. Many kids were off from school due to MEA Meetings. The...
  • Exercise is a practical step to improve mental wellbeing
    Pratical Steps For Enhancing Your Mental Health
    While many of us focus on losing weight and/or enhancing our physical fitness – both important factors for improving your overall health – not enough focus is put on how we can improve our mental health. There are practical steps you...
  • Fountain of youth: 5 important benefits of exercise that prevent aging
    Fountain of youth: 5 important benefits of exercise that prevent aging
    While many people are exercising to increase lean muscle mass, strength, and to lose body fat and weight, they do not realize the internal biological processes that are occurring simultaneously that lead to the natural fountain of youth. While an...
  • Want high performing sperm? Make sure you're getting enough exercise.
    Exercise isn't just good for a man's heart, it also produces better semen
    A study by the University of Cordoba found that men who engage in moderate physical activity have higher quality semen that is better for reproduction, compared to those who don't exercise at all.Published in theEuropean Journal of Applied...
  • Army push-ups
    Army-strong workouts: 10 minute arms
    The main arm workout in the Army is the push-up. Push-ups not only build strength in the arms, shoulders, back, and core, but can also build endurance. Even those who have never been able to do push-ups can increase their fitness in 10 easy...
  • Training Excuses
    Time has come to exorcise excuses about lack of time for exercise
    In the interest of time, let’s get to the point.Americans spend about two hours and 45 minutes daily watching television but less than 20 minutes – 18 to be exact – exercising, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor...
  • Downtown Los Angeles winter sports training
    Sport Chalet hosts free 6-week winter training program in downtown Los Angeles
    Starting today, specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chaletis offering a free 6-week Mountain Athletics Training Program(sponsored by The North Face) at Sport Chalet's downtown Los Angeles location (735 South Figueroa Street, 90017).Over 12...
  • Fitness
    How fit are you?
    Everyone has an idea of how fit they are. You can guess and say that I’m in excellent shape, or I’m not in very decent shape. When you do this, you are making a subjective guess as to how your overall fitness is. If you want to know...
  • Hidden Valley Has Ducks
    Hiking Hanford
    Jogging and getting in shape does not require a long drive. In most cities you can find amazing opportunities for jogging and also staying in shape. One such city is Hanford. Hanford is an amazing city. You can start you jogging adventure at...