Categories for Fitness

Garmin Launches Fitness Tracker with GPS for More Accuracy

May 16, 2016 9:41 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 4706
Garmin International, Inc., the Switzerland-headquartered technology company, has introduced a new GPS-equipped device to its existing lineup of wearable activity trackers and watches. The vívosmart HR+, an upgrade of the vívosmart HR, is designed to monitor users’ heart rates with wrist-based technology while tracking actual movement using GPS. This functionality makes everything from counting steps to… View Article

Why You Are Constantly Hungry

July 9, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 7 | Views: 3523
It’s one thing to notice an uptick in appetite if you’ve been training hard at the gym, or if you’re pregnant or PMS-ing. But when you always feel like a bottomless pit for no obvious reason, then something’s definitely up. “Hunger is the physiological need for calories, water, and salt, and it’s driven by a… View Article

9 Things No One Tells You About Losing Weight

June 30, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2263
Losing weight does more than give you an excuse to buy new clothes. Dropping just 5% to 10% of your body weight can improve your overall health and reduce your risk for heart disease and diabetes. But shedding unwanted pounds can also have less-obvious effects, and not always for the better, says Dr. Adam Tsai,… View Article
Vibrating Smart Shoes

These Vibrating Smart Shoes Tell You Where To Turn

October 3, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1870
To be honest, we already thought shoes were pretty smart. They protect your feet from the elements, they keep you from stepping on sharp and disturbingly squishy things and they help you get where you need to go. But technology never settles, guys. Now shoes are getting even smarter. An Indian company called Lechal has… View Article

Treadmill Washing Machine Is A Human Hamster Wheel

July 2, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2042
Calling all runners! Have you ever gotten geared for a quick jog only to realize that all of your socks or athletic shorts are dirty? It’s happened to me, I’m sure it’s happened to you, and I’m guessing it must have happened to Si Hyeong Ryu, the designer of a treadmill/washing machine combo dubbed “The… View Article

Walk To Age Well

June 18, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1677
Regular exercise, including walking, significantly reduces the chance that a frail older person will become physically disabled, according to one of the largest and longest-running studies of its kind to date. The results, published on Tuesday in the journal JAMA, reinforce the necessity of frequent physical activity for our aging parents, grandparents and, of course, ourselves…. View Article

Eating breakfast may not matter for weight loss

June 16, 2014 7:28 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2175
“Eat breakfast!” nutrition experts have been telling us for decades. It revs your metabolism! It keeps you from overindulging at lunch! It helps you lose weight! But a new study suggests breakfast, the “most important meal of the day”, may not be so important – at least for adults trying to lose weight. Published Wednesday… View Article
The New Rules For Getting Ripped

The New Rules For Getting Ripped

April 30, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1153
As easy as the models and athletes make being lean and ripped look, we’ve got to be honest: it couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s hard, it takes time, and it demands an unwavering degree of discipline. In our ongoing efforts to assist you in sculpting the body you’ve always wanted, we’ve laid out… View Article

Shape Up: 5 Apps to Get Your Health In Check

September 20, 2013 10:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2420
You want to get in shape but can’t find time or money. Personal trainers and gym memberships can burn a hole in your pocket. Kick the extra expenses by turning to your iPhone for all of your nutrition and exercise plans. We’ve curated our top 5 Health and Excersise apps to keep track of diet… View Article