Get your 2013 new season weight loss off to a great start by cycling!

Road bike cycling is the best way of losing weight in my opinion. Here are 6 great reasons why you will lose weight cycling. 1) Cycling to lose weight is a natural and fast method – it’s like cycling losing weight was a match made in heaven! You burn most of your calories not when you exercise but in…

Give Yourself the Advantage: What You Need to Train for and Compete in the Popular Three Sport Contest

What Makes Up a Triathlon? There are three main types of triathlons that are traditionally done, the sprint triathlon, the standard or Olympic triathlon, and the ultra distance or Ironman triathlon. A sprint triathlon includes a 750m (.47 mile) swim, 20k (12 mile)bike ride, and a 5k (3.1 mile) run. A standard or Olympic triathlon…



Compression Socks: Are They the Next Big Thing to Enhance Running Performance?

What are compression socks anyway? They are specially designed socks that are tightest at the ankles and become less and less constrictive as they move up the leg toward the knees and thighs. Compression socks were traditionally created and are often used medically to help with venous disorders or to help prevent disorders that can…

Yoga for Weight Loss

You might be surprised at just how effective yoga can be for weight loss, so it will be important to make sure that you take enough time to consider doing this if you are trying to shed some extra pounds. Those who start doing yoga will quickly begin to realize that there are many different…

How to Avoid the Setback of Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome

Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome is a very common overuse injury among cyclists and runners, and those performing numerous squat exercises. The IT band is band of tissue that runs along the outside of leg from the iliac crest of the pelvis and connecting to the top of the tibia or shin bone. Its purpose is…

How’s That Shoulder Holding Up?

Tennis and baseball are understandably to blame for more shoulder injuries and conditions resulting from strain and overuse than any other sports. Traumatic shoulder injuries are very common however in contact sports like football and hockey. Let’s take a look at the overuse, stress and strain that results in rotator cuff issues down the line.…

Getting your kids into sport at an early age

After the sporting exploits we all had the pleasure of watching over the summer, one of the biggest questions on everyone’s lips is just how we maintain the momentum generated by the Olympics and how to shape a lasting legacy. The most obvious and perhaps the most important thing we need to do as a…

How to get yourself in tip-top shape for winter sports

With the summer well, whatever passed for a summer well and truly out of the way, you could be forgiven for wanting to simply shut yourself away for the next few months until such time as the sun comes back out. However, there are still plenty of ways in which you can stay active over…

7 Tips On Training For Your First Bike Race

Participating in a bike race is a fun experience. People usually participate in bike races for the price and glory. But most people do it just for fun. No matter what your purpose is for joining a bike race, it is very important that you prepare for it. Here are some tips for you on…

Best Options For Home Gym Equipment

Home gym equipment makes it easy to remain in shape from the comfort of your home and saves the time and effort of visiting a gym. This option even provides user to plan their work out at any time during the day, at their leisure. In the long run, it also helps to save money…

Structuring Your Training For That Competitive Edge

Running is more than just going out for the daily jog. If you want to be a competitive distance runner, you must structure your training the proper way by following a basic program structure. Am I a Distance Runner? What type of runner you are is classified by the racing distance. So, because this program…

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