Thanks to social media, there seems to be an increased focus on building your backside. With that goal comes the quest for better, more creative glutes exercises because sometimes you need a break from squats. Not that squats don’t train your glutes, it’s just that they don’t fully isolate them, and unless you have excellent hamstring flexibility, many times squats end up being more of a quad and back exercise.
For the last few weeks, it seems as if everyone has been glued to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Even for non-soccer fans, it’s hard not to be impressed by the athleticism of the players and how they are able to perform on the field.
I’ve spent most of my life doing sporty, athletic-type stuff. I’m a Marine Corps veteran, have a black belt in Kenpo Karate, and love obstacle course races and running really long distances on trails. But out of everything I do, yoga is by far the most challenging of all of them.
With the arrival of summer and fall comes racing season. Marathons (half and full), triathlons, obstacle course races (Spartan, ToughMudder, Rugged Maniac) abound, and if you’re planning to race in one of these, you need to make sure your cardio and your legs are strong enough to get you to the finish line.
In honor of the Navy SEALs and all of our military heroes, we're dedicating this month's workout to the brave men and women who have served and continue to serve our country. It's meant to prepare your lungs and muscles for the Memorial Day weekend challenge of completing the "Murph" challenge.
Feel the burn with this month's Full Body Fat Blaster workout. This fat-incinerating routine targets your upper body, lower body, and core — so pretty much your entire body — much more effectively than continuous moderate activity to improve cardio, respiratory, and mechanical functions. The real magic is the resulting boost to your metabolism, which means that you'll continue to burn fat long after you've left the gym.