Category Archive for: Training & Fitness

Increase Muscle Stamina With Touch-Downs

This exercise is one of my all time favorites! Not only will it give you a great burn deep inside of your bum, it also raises your heart rate for an extra calorie burn.This exercise is awesome for building up your cycling and running lactate acid threshold. Not to mention you’ll have a great looking…

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Heavy Rope Training for Weight Loss and Triathlon

Try this great rope training exercise for weight loss and triathlon training. This exercise targets your mid section as well as your upper body. Start off with 30 second rounds working your way up to 1 minute rounds. Beginner: 2 rounds 30 seconds Intermediate: 3 rounds 30 seconds Advanced: 4 rounds 1 minute

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5 Fun and Sometimes Daring Activities to Get Fit

5 Fun and Sometimes Daring Activities to Get Fit  Skydiving. Jumping from a height that requires deploying a parachute and navigating a safe landing. Tennis. a sport usually played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a racket that is strung to strike a hollow rubber…

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5 Activities to Get Fit Like An Olympic Athlete

5 Activities to Get Fit Like An Olympic Athlete  Rowing. Racing through water by rowing watercraft, either individually or as a team. Skiing. Using skis to traverse through snow, usually either downhill or cross-country. Swimming. Using arms and legs to propel oneself through water. Snowboarding. Riding a snowboard down snow-covered slopes. Snowshoeing. Using snowshoes to…

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5 Ways to Get Fit With Nature

5 Ways to Get Fit With Nature  Mountaineering. Traversing and climbing mountains on foot. Orienteering. Using a map and compass to navigate to a particular point in unfamiliar terrain. Rappelling. Using a rope to descend down a cliff or other steep structure. Road bike. A bike race that takes place in a designated road course.…

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5 Ways to Burn Calories You Might Not Have Thought Of

5 Ways to Burn Calories You Might Not Have Thought Of  Golfing. is a precision club and ball sport, in which competing players use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a golf course using the fewest number of strokes. Hiking. Walking on trails, usually in hilly or rough…

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5 Adventures Ways to Become Active Without Working Out

5 Adventures Ways to Become Active Without Working Out  Caving or spelunking. Exploring cave systems as a recreational sport. Cyclocross. Racing bikes on an obstacle-filled course, where the rider must dismount, carry the bike around the obstacle, and remount. Usually takes place in fall and winter. Dogsled racing (or sled dog racing). Directing a team…

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5 Fun Activities You Should Try

5 Fun Activities You Should Try  5K run. A foot race of 3.2 miles or five kilometers. May be indoors or outdoors. Remember you don’t always have to run, start off walking the event and build up to running. 10K run. A foot race of 6.4 miles or ten kilometers. Adventure race. A relatively long-term…

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The Busy Girl’s Guide to Finding Time to Train

The Busy Girls Guide to Finding Time to Train 20 ways to balance your training, your life and your sanity.  Make a training appointment with yourself. You schedule rest of your life, pencil in your training. Bike, or run while your child is at ball practice or ballet. (stroller, bike trailer for the younger kids) Get…

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