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27 Sep 2013 

Controversy Surrounds Crossfit Workouts








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Fabi said they travel through the bodyinto the kidneys where they can result inkidney failure. It can be fatal, absolutely, said Dr. Fabi. Dr. Fabi said he has seen several patients who suffered from the condition followinghigh intensity workouts, and at least one of them came from CrossFit.
Source: http://fox5sandiego.com/2013/09/26/crossfit-controversy/








Here, check out some of the best pregnancy workouts you can do now. 1. Prenatal yoga Yoga achieves the trifecta of prenatal fitness standards because it helps during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period. Yoga puts an emphasis on deep, diaphragmatic breathing--the same type of breathing that is effective during labor and delivery. If youre practicing yoga regularly throughout pregnancy, youre going to have a much easier time for labor and delivery and the recovery period, according to Desi Bartlett, creator of "Prenatal Yoga" and "Yoga for Beginners." Be sure to avoid lying on your stomach, deep twisting, quick movements, crunches, holding your breath and lying on your back after 20 weeks.
Source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/09/22/5-great-pregnancy-workouts/














Rock 360 Revolutionizes Ab Workouts with Customized Mobile App Developed by Engage Mobile




The Fitwall looks like a server rack or an over-sized, heavy-duty, metal magazine rack. It's 8 feet tall and weighs 500 pounds. When you walk into the Fitwall studio, you'll see http://www.maxworkoutsreviews.com/ 16 of them and next to each one is an iPad (read CNET's deeper dive on the tech, here ). Finally, at the end of the workout, participants are rewarded with a lavender and mint-infused towel and a shot of coconut water. Skeptics may think that sounds like a lot of style over substance, but Fitwall is being used by serious athletes, from professional football players to aspiring Olympians.
Source: http://news.cnet.com/8301-9373_3-57604611-55/fitwall-creates-customized-workouts-using-tech/







5 great pregnancy workouts




Engage Mobiles flexibility in working with his small start-up budget made getting this cutting-edge technology that much sweeter. They helped me work with a small budget and build my app in steps, Saunders says. And they delivered on what they promised within budget, within the timeframe, and getting a product that worked. At Engage Mobile we work with companies ranging in size from start-ups, like Rock 360, to multi-billion dollar companies, says founder and CEO Darrin Clawson.
Source: http://business.itbusinessnet.com/article/Rock-360-Revolutionizes-Ab-Workouts-with-Customized-Mobile-App-Developed-by-Engage-Mobile-2829013







Fitwall creates custom workouts using tech




In an interview with Bleacher Report, Zach Boren the converted fullback turned middle linebacker for last year's Buckeyessaid that Lichter's workouts were very hard, but Marotti changed everything. "It's just things like intensity. We would go in every day with his strength program not knowing what to expect. Coach Mick didn't want guys getting into a rhythm. He always wanted us to be on our toes.
Source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1787239-meet-mickey-marotti-urban-meyers-secret-weapon



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10 Sep 2013 

Why I Workout After The Kids Go To Bed









For South Floridians, the options are endless. Take a look at the 5 workouts I strongly feel you should try out this month. The 5 listed are: Skateboarding Golf Swimming It is very possible you could come across one you haven't tried that accommodates and is suitable for both your interests and lifestyle! Enjoy...and get moving!
Source: http://www.examiner.com/list/5-workouts-to-try-this-month








"We'd go down there to lend a hand," Coburn said. "It was just a lot of cleanup. With water damage, you've got to throw a lot of stuff out. It's just ugly." When he wasn't helping with the cleanup effort, Coburn was skating. The floods did not affect the rink at which the 28-year-old trains in the offseason. Coburn had plenty of energy after missing the last 15 games of the regular season last year with a separated left shoulder.
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nhl/flyers/2013/09/05/braydon-coburn-flyers-calgary-flood-cleanup/2772023/







5 Dance Workouts for People Who Can't Dance




Tabata sets are done at super-high intensity for 20 seconds followed by 10-second intervals of complete rest. "You can do a number of exercises with Tabata training, including jump squats, push ups, sprints, cycling, elliptical you name it!" said Greenfield. "The key is to exercise as hard as you can possibly exercise during the 20 seconds on and then recover quite briefly for the 10 seconds off." Intensity is the secret behind Tabata's amazing results. Jogging for 45 minutes at a consistent middling pace won't challenge the body as much as shorter high-intensity interval training.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/fitness-expert-ben-greenfield-says-tabata-workouts-torch-fat-fast








Throw clothes in dryer. Have conference call with new consulting client. With a schedule like this, I find that it's honestly just too tiring to consider doing ONE MORE THING at the end of the day -- unless I make it feel like a reward. upwave: 3 ways to check stress at the door For a while, I really resented the whole idea of having to stick to a nighttime fitness routine. Wait, now my "special thing" is exercising? Since when is that "fun"?
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/10/health/workout-kids-parenting-upwave/index.html







The Checkup: 18 Fun Running Workouts That?ll Make You Love Running Again




But nowadays, dance fitness programs (Zumba being the most popular) are trying to convince us that, yes, we can dance and we can burn 600-1000 calories doing simple moves that are accessible to all types of fitness enthusiasts, even if we don't know what a chasse is and, truthfully, don't even want to know. So here's the level you're looking for: you can handle more than doing grapevines back and forth, but if there are body rolls involved, they'll probably look a little bit like those shoulder circles you do after a long day hunched over your laptop. Anything with the words "strip" or "sizzling" may require more sass than you can muster when you're tripping over yourself, but bonus points if the music is infectious and it doesn't even feel like you're working out until you pass out that night and wake up sore the next day. Here are five dance workouts in L.A. for people who are more likely to make others laugh, rather than impress, with their moves.
Source: http://blogs.laweekly.com/arts/2013/09/dance_workout_fitness_exercise.php







Fitness expert Ben Greenfield says Tabata workouts torch fat fast (Video)




We were doing shoulder presses, and his testosterone-fueled urging to do one more, Marc one more! struck me as the only similarity to gyms back home. In gregarious Italy, health clubs are as boisterous as bars, and in the locker room full frontal was not only the norm but the expectation. When in Rome, I thought later as, tired of the funny looks, I threw my Anglo-Saxon modesty aside and whipped off my towel.
Source: http://www.boston.com/travel/destinations/2013/09/07/workouts-without-borders/uqcs28qOFYYBkhpbY1EbRL/story.html







5 Dorm Room Workouts




Chair dips give you a great tricep workout, and they're a little easier than regular dips. Plus, all you need is a chair, bench or low table to do them. A proper dip starts with your hands gripping a chair behind you, your arms straight and your legs out in front of you. Lower yourself until your elbows are at a 90-degree angle and then push yourself up.
Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/2013/09/09/5-dorm-room-workouts







Workouts without borders




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Source: http://blogs.phillymag.com/bewellphilly/2013/09/10/checkup-18-running-workouts-love-running/



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10 Sep 2013 

Fitness Tips-how To Channel Frustration Into Results









FLY Fitness 2,000-square-foot space looks out over Hurkamp Park and includes hardwood floors and ample natural light.FLY offers a variety of fitness classes, including spinning,yoga, pilates and TRX suspension training. Customers can pay for single classes or bundle together multiple ones. There are 25 cycles in the spinning room at FLY Fitness. Local resident Catesby Payne owns FLY Fitness. A wall was added to separate the cycling room from the larger space for other classes. Payne plans to add showers to the two bathrooms.She also plans to offer massage therapy in an adjacent room and offer some refreshments, perhaps to include a juice and coffee bar. The fitness studio has a separate entrance on the Prince Edward Street side of the building.
Source: http://news.fredericksburg.com/businessbrowser/2013/09/09/fitness-studio-opens-in-fredericksburg/







12 fitness-friendly hotel chains




In most cases I have found that for lasting change to begin a client must first be so fed up and angry about what theyve allowed to transpire that they are furious and ready to give their all. Step fourFind help. There is no shortage of information regarding diet and exercise on the internet, but this isnt the kind of help that I am referring to. Avoid falling into the knowledge trapknowing what to do does not mean that you are going to do it. Instead, find a coach or a friend (ideally not a spouse) to play the role of your accountability partner. Having an accountability partner makes getting started and sticking with a program much more successful.
Source: http://www.wickedlocal.com/westwood/news/opinions/x914321083/Fitness-Tips-How-to-channel-frustration-into-results







Fitness Marketing Insider Eliminates Stress with Tips on How to Start a Fitness Boot Camp Business




And if you have to order room service, Sheraton's Color Your Plate program features meals generally under 500 calories with a minimum of three colors from fruits and veggies, whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats. Sheraton Hotels and Resorts Fullscreen Westin Hotels and Resorts: Few hotels are as serious about fitness as Westin. For starters, you can book a signature WestinWORKOUT room (expect a slight upcharge), which comes with a treadmill or stationary bike, dumbbells, fitness DVDs, resistance bands and stability balls. Feel like exercising with others? Check out the RunWESTIN running program where a running concierge leads guests on scenic runs, usually past the city's iconic landmarks. Or if you want to hit the pavement on your own, you can ask for three-mile and five-mile walking/running routes from the hotel. If you forgot to pack your running shoes or apparel, cough up $5, and you can borrow New Balance running shoes external link (with disposable insoles) and a variety of New Balance apparel for men and women. And for those who have signed up for a Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Westin offers VIP marathon packages. Westin Hotels and Resorts Fullscreen Hyatt Hotels and Resorts: It's all about staying fit -- literally -- when you head to a Hyatt.
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/hotels/2013/09/04/hotel-fitness-workout-rooms-bike-rental/2758823/









ThinkFit and Presto Services Launch Smart Fitness System




Create a marketing plan for your new fitness boot camp business. A good marketing plan will outline the key marketing elements of your fitness business and maps out objectives, strategies, and tactics for to follow. Almost like a business plan, a marketing plan focuses on what you need to do to increase awareness around your business and includes the right strategies to help you get there. 4. Figure out how much you can invest in marketing.
Source: http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-fitness-marketing-insider-eliminates-stress-with-tips-how-/2013/09/09/7395010.htm








No trainer required. Now there's an App and connected service for thatcombined with a unique exercise device based on the principles of how our bodies move naturally in everyday life. ThinkFit, Inc., and Presto Services Inc., today announced their collaboration on SmartBells Genius, a new system built on ThinkFit's revolutionary SmartBells exercise device that has been proven to develop core strength, balance, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. It combines ThinkFit's patented hand-held, strength building devices with an exercise App and service by Presto that integrates 1) easy-to-follow video training, 2) real-time motion tracking and feedback during exercise, and 3) post-workout reporting delivered via the user's own iPhone or iPod Touch. "The problem with most fitness products is that people don't know how to use them, and tire of watching the same workout DVD over and over," said David Grove, CEO of ThinkFit. "Although there are a proliferation of exercise apps that are at least more portable, they don't solve the core problem they aren't Integrated, convenient and don't enhance the exercise experience." Enter SmartBells Genius. Just secure your own iPhone/iPod Touch on the device and let videos coach as you perform Yoga, Pilates, spinning, core stability, interval training, balance work or strength training.
Source: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwfitness/article/ThinkFit-and-Presto-Services-Launch-Smart-Fitness-System-20130909



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24 Aug 2013 

Strength, physique wins prize at bodybuilding competition









"People involved in bodybuilding have told me it changed their lives tremendously," Stoney said. "They live a cleaner lifestyle. Bodybuilding competition teaches how to eat properly, how to work out and get results from what you are doing. It's not only about getting up on the stage, it's about changing your lifestyle. It creates a whole new dynamic in the person." Bodybuilders follow strict diets and work out up to five days a week, training for competition and spending long hours in the gym each day.
Source: http://www.luke.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123360878







MusclePharm Scores 17 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards Nominations




Starting today, fans can go online to Bodybuilding.com, the Internet's most-visited bodybuilding and fitness site and the largest online retailer of nutritional supplements, to vote for their favorite MusclePharm products. Cast your votes now at www.Bodybuilding.com/Awards and receive 10% off your next purchase at Bodybuilding.com! The Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards recognize superior products and brands in the fitness and supplement industry. Nominations are based on sales among the 9,900+ products carried by the site. In the past four years, MusclePharm has won 14 Bodybuilding.com Awards, including 2012 Brand of the Year. "It's an honor to have MusclePharm products and the brand recognized again this year by Bodybuilding.com," said Brad Pyatt, founder and CEO, MusclePharm. "As athletes, scientists and fitness enthusiasts, we're committed to delivering the best products to consumers and proud to receive this seal of approval from our customers and fans." "Being nominated for a Bodybuilding.com Supplement Award is quite an accomplishment," explains Bodybuilding.com CEO, Ryan DeLuca.
Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/musclepharm-scores-17-bodybuildingcom-supplement-awards-nominations-2013-07-15














Bodybuilding Forum Freaks The Heck Out Over Random Dude's Love Life




kval.com Campbell, 61, didn't start bodybuilding until his 50s. The two friends, both grandfathers, were the oldest of nearly 250 competitors at the event, and agreed age is no roadblock to getting in shape. Campbell, a personal trainer, started bodybuilding in his 50s. "You're never too old," he told Oregon's KVAL-13 . "Bodybuilding keeps me healthy." kval.com Campbell and Huard take a break from flexing to engage in some friendly banter backstage. Heres where [age] works to our advantage - its because were mature, weve been through all the testosterone spurts, were having fun and its keeping us really healthy, said Huard, a supplement store owner.
Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/bodybuilding-grandpas-old-show-muscle-article-1.1351444







Bodybuilding: Why competing is not the desire for all




Many people, especially competitive bodybuilders will tell you that if you love this lifestyle, you should at least compete, just once. However, a bodybuilder can enjoy building and sculpting muscles without literally putting themselves in an unhealthy state to have a great body. Non-competitive bodybuilders usually enjoy the act of training to build and sculpt muscles, as well as recreate their bodies. Non-competitive bodybuilders also do not need to deprive themselves of water and carbs and can choose to eat a little more liberally due to there being no pressure to seek a first place win. For non-competitive bodybuilders, the competition is with self, challenging self to be better than before.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/bodybuilding-why-competing-is-not-the-desire-for-all







Bodybuilding grandpas prove you?re never too old to show off your muscles




To be clear: I think that's all hogwash; I'm just repeating what some people believe when it comes to love. It's relevant when looking at this bodybuilding forum that cannot fathom how it's possible for a guy to have the sort of love life that his Facebook page suggests he has. Most of these judgements are based completely on the way the guy looks versus how attractive the girls he is involved with are, running with the assumption that a guy that looks this nerdy should never be able to get a girl. Here's the http://issuu.com/maxworkoutspdf/docs/free-max-workouts-pdf-download first and second post (both by the same person, OptimusPrim3 ) in the thread titled "MISC I am baffled, wot is this"and to be clear, these are quoting Facebook posts the guy has made public: There I was just minding my business looking at babes on FB that I have mutual friends with and this pic comes up S
Source: http://kotaku.com/bodybuilding-forum-freaks-the-heck-out-over-dudes-love-1185678305



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21 Aug 2013 

CSC cross country workouts begin









Catchy! Much to my embarrassment, the incessant humming progressed, and, as if my iPhone had been briefly operated by someone else's hands, "We Can't Stop" somehow ended up on my running playlist. During my third morning run to this newly-improved (questionable) playlist, I came to the realization that as much as I was trying not to love this song, it was resonating with me -- and not for a bad reason: I'm drawn to empowering and motivating lyrics when I run , and when I'm running, I actually can't and won't stop. That Miley, she was onto something!
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-klein/huffpost-workouts-cant-stop_b_3733385.html








Nearly half of them are freshmen while the others were on the team last year, when CSC revived its cross country program after a 27-year hiatus. This years team will be much better, said Baily. Our numbers are up and we have some really good kids. Its incredible how hard most of them have worked, both the ones who are back and those we recruited. Six men ran at least 15 miles on the country road north of Chadron on Sunday morning to put the training regime into high gear, Baily said. The other team members also had stringent workouts, he added.
Source: http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/communities/chadron/sports/csc-cross-country-workouts-begin/article_12cc85b0-09c0-11e3-a128-0019bb2963f4.html







What?s all this about 4- and 7-minute workouts?




Position Stance slightly wider than shoulder, hold the dumbbell in each hand with arms hanging down at your side. Squat down and raise the dumbbell up until shoulder level and, elbow extended but soft and palm facing the floor. Then come up and bring the dumbbell back to the starting position. You can do 2-3 sets, each can be 10 to 15 reps. Similarly we can work on: *Squat with shoulder overhead press.
Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/fitness/Leg-workouts-Squat-with-lateral-raises/articleshow/21911010.cms







8 Weird New Workouts




I know that 150 is the weekly number recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine, and more is better especially if it includes strength training and flexibility training and intervals and blah blah blah. Admittedly, I get in my share of exercise, some more days than others, some more piddling then others. But Im always on the lookout for these nifty workouts that take mere minutes. My son (who hates when I call him buff, although he is) no doubt owes part of that to a three-minute no-crunch abs workout he found online. I have a small collection of these, too.
Source: http://healthblog.dallasnews.com/2013/08/whats-all-this-about-4-and-7-minute-workouts.html/







What to Eat Before & After Workouts




In history, we would throw rocks as far as possible or hold a big stick and try to hit another guy off of a horse. Now it's glow-stick Zumba on surfboards with dogs. OK, not quite -- but we do continue to find new, fun, creative ways to move our bodies. At the IDEA World Fitness Convention this past weekend, we saw and tried the most inventive, Maxworkout coolest workouts around. Here are eight of our favorites.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/14/weird-new-workouts_n_3757359.html














Andre Drummond rounding up rookies for summer workouts




This meal is so important because after your workout the glycogen stores in your muscles are depleted. If the glycogen is not restored by eating food within 30 minutes to 1 hour after your workout, then the muscle fibers will start to break down. Your post-workout meal should also consist of complex carbohydrates, and a moderate amount of protein. You will want to eat more protein if your goal is to build muscle.
Source: http://northhills.patch.com/groups/club-julian-today/p/what-to-eat-before--after-workouts







Leg workouts: Squat with lateral raises




Just because you made it to the league, dont think you can come back when all the veterans come back. So expect to see plenty of guards Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Peyton Siva and big man Tony Mitchell at the Palace before training camp begins in six weeks. Siva apparently felt winded after his first workout. And I told him, Its only going to get worse. As soon as training camp comes, its running times 10, Drummond said.
Source: http://www.freep.com/article/20130821/SPORTS03/308210049/detroit-pistons-andre-drummond-rounding-up-rookies



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