September 16, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
One medicine ball. Five moves. 22 minutes. That’s the equation for a killer total body workout that will leave you sweaty, satisfied, and a good kind of sore.
September 09, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Dive in, dunk under or take a dip! However you want to call it, swimming is a great way to get a good workout, especially if you have arthritis or bad joints. Water places upward force on a person – better known as “buoyancy” – which means you can be unweighted by 90 percent in the water up to neck level. Thus, this phenomenon makes pool time the perfect low-impact activity for those who suffer pain during land-based exercises.
September 04, 2014 // Category: Innovation
Wearables are all the rage these days, and their ripple of influence is evolving the fitness world. Boosted by technological advances in accelerometers, which are sensors that detect motion, speed and direction, these fitness-tracking devices have become catalysts for understanding how we expend energy, and how we communicate that understanding with other technology.
Here are three ways wearables are changing the fitness world as we know it.