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Add Two Inches To Your Height With Yoga

Add Two Inches To Your Height With Yoga

    New York-based yoga instructor Alex von Bidder can help you get taller   Supine twist (x10) Balances spine, releases back tension “Lying on your back, tuck in your chin,” says yoga instructor Alex von Bidder. “Breathe in, bringing your knees to your chest. On the exhale, lower your legs to one side. Hold and breathe deeply in the […]

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Tabata Interval Training aka The Worlds Fastest Workout! (Video)

Tabata Interval Training aka The Worlds Fastest Workout! (Video)

    The Tabata protocol is a high-intensity training regimen that produces remarkable results. A Tabata workout (also called a Tabata sequence) is an interval training cycle of 20 seconds of maximum intensity exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated without pause 8 times for a total of four minutes. In a group context, you can keep score by […]

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The Complete Guide to Interval Training [Infographic]

The Complete Guide to Interval Training [Infographic]

  HIIT taxes and maximizes both aerobic and anaerobic fitness, while cardio addresses aerobic only. Aerobic respiration requires oxygen to generate energy in the form of ATP, while anaerobic respiration does not. HIIT affects muscle tissue at the cellular level, actually changing mitochondrial activity in the muscles themselves. Studies indicate as little as 27 minutes of HIIT three times per […]

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Increase Endurance for Running

Increase Endurance for Running

  A great way to increase speed and endurance is to do short distances at a fast pace, with only a brief “break” of slow running in the middle. For example, I used to run 20 quarter miles on a track, with a 200 meter slow jog between each one. It is important not to actually stop running or your […]

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Benefits Of Stretching

Benefits Of Stretching

  The body is flexible. It is supposed to be flexible. You must be able to bend and reach that something you dropped on the floor. You must be able to zip the back of your favorite dress on your own. You must be able to reach that book you need to read at the top shelf. These are simple […]

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Doing A Proper Hang Clean

Doing A Proper Hang Clean

    Trainer Marc Megna demonstrates the hang clean, a variation on the power clean, which is great for any sport that requires explosiveness.      

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The Benefits of The Rowing Machine

The Benefits of The Rowing Machine

    Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and works all muscles in a single bound… look! It’s a rowing machine and it offers a comprehensive workout by strengthening most major muscles groups while simultaneously providing a cardio kick. Also called a rower, indoor rower, ergometer, erg, and Santa’s Fitness Sleigh, it’s a useful tool for […]

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Sprintacular Workout (Video)

Sprintacular Workout (Video)

    Full Body Conditioning Workout by Steve Pfiester: 25-50 meter Power Sprint 10 Push Ups 10 Sit Ups 10 Burpees Walk/Jog back to start line and repeat for a total of 10 rounds.    

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Kettlebell Swing (Video)

Kettlebell Swing (Video)

    Kettlebell swing is a simple exercise that simultaneously torches fat, builds strength, and improves cardiovascular fitness. The downside? Many guys do it wrong. Our solution: This video on how to do the kettlebell swing with perfect form. Give it a try—you might just find it’s the best exercise you aren’t doing.        

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