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If you’re focused on getting really strong, then you probably have tossed cardio to the curb

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If you’re focused on getting really strong, then you probably have tossed cardio to the curb

Or, if you do cardio, then it’s a short, intense HIIT (high-intensity interval training). After all, too much cardio will take pounds off of your lifts and turn you into a sinewy heap of useless, weak muscle tissue, right? Wrong. When timed correctly, jogging is not bad for strength. Low intensity, steady-state cardio (LISS) — often described as the opposite of HIIT — can have advantages over sprint training and metabolic conditioning  (also known as “metcons“). If you have strength goals, whether they be a bigger squat or a stronger deadlift, a jogging habit can help improve joint stability and not tax...

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The Best Yoga Mat Bags for Men That Won’t Weigh You Down

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The Best Yoga Mat Bags for Men That Won’t Weigh You Down

Decreasing stress, relieving anxiety and improving your overall well being are just a handful of the potential benefits you may experience from practicing yoga. It’s these positives along with other elements like improved strength and flexibility, which has seen the popularity of the calmness-inducing activity soar in recent years. Whether you’re thinking about dipping your toes in or are already a fully fledged yogi, one of the key tools for a successful practice is a yoga mat. As mats form the literal base on which you perform your workout, ensuring you have the right size and shape is an important...

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Britney Spears Says She Broke Usain Bolt’s 100M Record

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Britney Spears Says She Broke Usain Bolt’s 100M Record

Britney Spears is a fitness queen. She seems to constantly be in her home gym or doing backyard yoga. Her six pack and ever-impeccable choreo speak for itself, but she's apparently way fitter than we ever realized. Today she posted a new personal record for the 100 meter dash time on Instagram that's more than four seconds faster than the current world record holder, Usain Bolt. Related | Meet Mimi Zhu, The Socialist Who Convinced Britney to Join the Cause "Ran my first 5 !!!! Getting over your fear of pushing it in the beginning is key," she wrote."Once I...

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These Treadmills Let You Get in Your Run at Home But Won’t Wake Your Roommates

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These Treadmills Let You Get in Your Run at Home But Won’t Wake Your Roommates

Treadmills are a great way to get your daily dose of aerobic exercise without having to leave the comfort of your own home. For many, this is a godsend. The process allows most people to go about their daily lives knowing it’s possible to get a workout done at a time that’s most convenient for them.  However, if you live with a family, flatmates or have neighbors in close proximity, the noise of a treadmill can be a little more antisocial than optimal. This is especially true if you’re an early morning or late evening exerciser. Should the noise of...

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Britney Spears Says She Broke Usain Bolt’s 100M Record

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Britney Spears Says She Broke Usain Bolt’s 100M Record

Britney Spears is a fitness queen. She seems to constantly be in her home gym or doing backyard yoga. Her six pack and ever-impeccable choreo speak for itself, but she's apparently way fitter than we ever realized. Today she posted a new personal record for the 100 meter dash time on Instagram that's more than four seconds faster than the current world record holder, Usain Bolt. Related | Meet Mimi Zhu, The Socialist Who Convinced Britney to Join the Cause "Ran my first 5 !!!! Getting over your fear of pushing it in the beginning is key," she wrote."Once I...

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