Athletes, coaches and personal trainers use a variety of equipment, some of which you may have never seen or used before. And while some of it may seem strange, each serves a unique purpose.
People who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick to their fitness routines and reach their goals than those who work out later in the day. But being jolted out of sleep by an alarm can make anyone feel bitter about waking up to work out.
Exercising in hot weather can be stressful on your body. But there is also some research to suggest that working out in the heat and humidity can improve performance for athletes.
The start of summer means we’re halfway through the year. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like most Americans who make New Year’s resolutions each year, you may have started off the year strong, but then allowed your health and fitness goals to fall by the wayside as the months passed.
Baseball is all about precision, speed and explosive power. The game comes down to the accuracy of a pitch, the power of a swing or the speed of a player coming down the line to home plate.
Do you tend to forgo stretching after a workout when you’re short on time? Although studies on the benefits of stretching show mixed results, taking five to ten minutes to stretch after your workout may improve athletic performance and help prevent injury.