In many ways, your smartphone has become the ideal companion to take with you on your morning runs. Not only do they provide an easy way to listen to your favorite music and help get you pumped up, but they can also gather important information to give you a clearer picture of your overall performance.
It seems like everyone is getting in shape these days (or at least trying to improve their fitness), and as a result, there's an endless supply of fitness trackers and smartwatches hitting the market. This is all very wonderful, unless of course, you're broke and can barely afford a decent pair of running shoes.
As a long-distance runner off and on for the past, I absolutely detests hills. While there are many apps that can measure elevation and slope for certain routes, understanding spatial data on a line graph or even an elevation map can be difficult.
Adidas' new app All Day isn't going to be your average fitness app. Oh no, the company had the "versatile athlete" in mind when it came to creating the well-rounded program that not only encompasses fitness, but also provides nutrition plans, encourages a balanced mindset, and makes sure you get an adequate amount of rest.
With the high rate of obesity in the United States, it's fantastic to see the massive wave of fitness tools available, even if it's just a trend. And with the companionship of your Apple Watch, keeping track of your progress or fitness goals has never been easier. As my LA Fitness intercom repeatedly announces, "What gets measured gets improved." (Corny, but very true.)
We recently showed you the Misfit Shine, a no-charge, app-oriented fitness tracker that you can grab for a hundred bucks. Sony has also decided to get in on the action with their Smartband SWR10—but this thing is so much more than a fitness tracker...the Smartband wants to "log your day, every day".
If you're like me, you are a non-stop, sweating, never-give-up workout fiend. Okay, not really, but like a significant amount of people, I would love to live a healthier lifestyle. The Misfit Shine makes fitness a lot easier.
Former professional athlete and fitness expert takes you through a full body fitness workout!
Apparently, Amazon's new year's resolution is to bulk up its fitness fashion sales by pumping up its augmented reality muscles.
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While it may seem to some like investors are just throwing their money at augmented reality companies simply because the tech is heavily hyped, these money managers do actually want to see a return on their investments.
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When people work out, they want to get the absolute most out of their routine. Going on a run is great exercise, but finding an optimal route that works best for you can be difficult. Luckily, Apple's ARKit has the capability to make it much easier to get the most out of your workout.
It can be really hard and intimidating to start a fitness program, especially if you've never worked out on a consistent basis before. But if your goal is to lose anywhere from 30 to 50 pounds then you really can't get away with not exercising.
In this video, we learn how to do a pole dance fitness routine with Jennifer DiDonato. This exercise is becoming more popular for women, it's not only a great exercise but can be very sexy and fun! The first move you will do is a basic walk around the pole, while playing with your hair and swaying your hips. Next, turn towards the pole, grab on with your hands and lift your knees into the air while spinning around. Your next move will be to do this again, just leave your legs in the air, but ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to perform polymetric fitness exercises. Before you begin doing these exercises, make sure you are conditioned properly and have stretched out thoroughly. First, you want to jump up and down controlling your movement and not bouncing around a lot. Next, practice jumping onto a step without having to stop at the top or the bottom. Your next exercise is to jump on this step again, except doing a lunge this time at 90 degree angle, and not stopping at all. Now, on ...
In this video, we get tips on how to get into shape and add fitness into our lives. One alternative to get fit is to just add fitness into your everyday routine instead of having to add in a specific work out regimen. Something you can do is take the stairs instead of the elevator and park further away from the store. You can also place things to keep active at your desk including weights and doing leg exercises. While on breaks, you can also do exercises with co-workers. All of this exercise...
In this video, we learn how to kick start a new fitness routine with Kung Fu. This exercise is a workout that you will not get bored of. You are always doing something new with Kung Fu and it burns a ton of calories. These workouts are rigorous and combine strength training, endurance training, and really work out your body. The classes start out with yoga, then they start getting your heart rate up by working out hard. If you can't get to a class, you can do this at home by doing loose kicks...
Need help drumming up clients for your Pilates class? This clip offers some advice. Whether you're considering the possibility of starting your own Pilates studio or already have one and just need a little help tackling a particular pedagogical problem, you're sure to be well served by this free video lesson from the folks at Balanced Body Pilates. For more information, including a comprehensive overview, watch this video guide.
Training with functional movements helps people to avoid injury when exercising. Learn about proper exercise techniques in functional training from a fitness trainer in this free functional training video series.
Get a flat stomach with the exercise routine. You will have a six pack in no time with this fitness ball workout from Diet.com
Natalli Reznik of "So You Think You Can Dance" fame goes through her warm up routine and shows you, step-by-step, how to turn professional dance moves into a great workout that'll focus on your abs, legs, and other muscles. The sweat will flow and the inches will burn as long as you're consistent with it!
This is a great video clip series that shows you 26 different possible exercises you can do with a fitness disc that attack unused muscles in parts of your body you don't even realize have them.
In this series of life-changing videos, you will learn how to perform some of the basic movements for Nia. Learn more about the history as you watch these expert video clips.
Learn about the history and the benefits of Indian club training in this series of expert videos. Get tips on proper training techniques that will maximize your fitness with the use of Indian clubs. Watch as our expert demonstrates the basic moves, snatch, and squatted snatch of this technique. See different and more complicated maneuvers such as the full pendulum, forearm swing circles, stirring and the clean and press. Challenge yourself with these moves and other moves including forearm sw...
In this lesson we take a look at health and exercise in the English language. Do you think Misterduncan is fit?
Has anyone actually used the Kinect for fitness purposes? If so, which games are the best?
This site is a comprehensive resource for boxing training and fitness exercises that's fun and easy to follow! Effectively lose weight and get into shape fast!
The point of any workout is to stress your body and initiate an adaptive training response. Period. What are appropriate levels of stress necessary to achieve the adaptive response? In terms of the cardiovascular system, studies have shown that it usually takes about two minutes to get the heart rate into the training zone. Once there, the heart shows an adaptive response after five more minutes of training in the zone. Total minutes needed to get an adaptive response from your heart? Seven.
Work it without breaking the bank—with a couple of household items and a little ingenuity, you can transform your old junk into effective gym equipment for both cardiovascular workouts and strength training within the comforts of your own home.
Learn how to warm up in the water in this free exercise video on swimming pool workouts and aqua fitness. Warm up in the water with aqua fitness - Part 1 of 15.
Got problem areas? If you do, are you willing to work hard to get rid of them? If the answer is yes, then check out this fitness video for a workout pose that will banish saddle bags and love handles within a few weeks...though we will admit it's a killer.
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do the Miley Cyrus Hoedown Throwdown dance. This dance is from the Hannah Montana movie from 2009 where Miley Cyrus performs the Hoedown Throwdown in Tennessee.
We don't know about you, but we're wondering how the hell Katy Perry even has time to work out these days with the countless number of promotional appearances, hostess jobs, planning a wedding, and singing gigs she's doing on a daily basis. But, after looking at a few recent pictures of the singer's fit and curvy body, she must be doing something to keep all that in shape.
Get rid of man boobs by lowering body fat percentage and avoiding the flat bend press exercise.
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to power outages. And no electricity means no electric heat.
Too lazy to even stand up to exercise today? No problemo, because you can complete an entire circuit of exercises without ever leaving your chair!
What you eat before and after you work up a sweat is actually just as important as the workout itself. The main thing to keep in mind is that you can't eat so much that you still have a bunch of stuff bumping around in your stomach when you're jumping or running.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get perky pecs and get rid of "side boobs". This video lists several exercises for viewers to do. Users will need a pair of dumbbells for some of these exercises. The exercises in this are: chest fly, dumbbell press and a variation of push-ups (narrow, wide, knees). Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions for each of these exercises. This video also provides 2 isometric exercises. The first exercises to press the hands together. The second exercises is the sid...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tone and build the back muscles. Expanding the size of the back will help increase the size of the chest. The exercise shown in this video is the lat pull-down. The first part of the movement is to drop the shoulder down and the second is to pull to the chin. All the finger should be one the same side of the bar. Keep your head and chest up. Do not yank or jerk the weight. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in health and fitne...
This is a great instructional video on how to do a frog squat. This exercise involves a pose that is similar to a frog squat. First you have to spread your feet beyond shoulder width apart. Now place your hands in front of your body and inhale while you go down and exhale when you go up. The important point you should note is that you have to push hips back with out bending your knees and folding them towards your toes. You can do this exercise for about 10 to 15 minutes. This is very good fo...