Training for a bike race is hard. Training for a marathon or a 400-meter swim is hard. But training to do all three, back to back? That’s downright intimidating—discouragingly so, one might argue. But taking on a triathlon is also ridiculously fulfilling and pushes your athletic abilities in ways no other race or competition can....
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The health benefits of playing sports include proper weight management, efficient functioning of the heart, controlled diabetes, lower cholesterol levels, improved blood circulation, and lower hypertension and stress levels. It helps in the toning of muscles and strengthening of bones. It also brings positive energy, discipline, and helps in building self-esteem and mutual respect. Health Benefits Of Playing Sports Playing...
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There’s lots of mountain bike advice out there, some of it good, some of it… not so good. Here’s some advice you might well hear, but probably shouldn’t listen to. Most mountain bikers are keen to offer their advice (whether that’s to be helpful or sound like they know what they’re talking about is up...
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A combination of a healthy diet and a well-rounded exercise regimen is key for weight loss. But if you pit the two against each other, one yields more results than the other.  When it comes to dropping pounds, what you put in your body is more important than how you move it, according to...
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When it comes to sports, most parents don’t envision their kids racing at high speeds, flying through the air, or scaling walls without a harness. So how to parents of extreme sports kids cope? Any parent whose children gravitate to daredevil sports hope desperately that nothing will go wrong while trying to grapple with factors...
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Canyoning is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), and swimming. Although hiking down a canyon that is non-technical, (canyon hiking) is often referred to as canyoneering, the terms canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents —...
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Running is inexpensive and one of the easiest workouts you can do when travelling. Kill two birds with one stone and combine it with some exploring and sightseeing while in the Greek capital. So grab a pair of sneakers and workout clothes and follow us as we take you around the best running routes in Athens, Greece....
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For a while there, you were keeping up a pretty impressive fitness routine. You were at the gym a few times a week, and you felt stronger and healthier than you had in years. But then life just got crazy. Or maybe you got injured or sick. Whatever the story, your routine screeched to a...
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When it comes to cardio workouts, cycling is one of the best options. Cycling boosts your cardiovascular fitness without putting stress on your hips and knees the way that running and walking do. Whether you’re joining a spin class at a local gym or hopping onto a bike for some outdoor riding, cycling in the...
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Of all the excuses we use when it comes to finding a good reason to skip a workout, “I’m too tired” is probably the most common. Maybe that’s because it seems the most logical. Exercise requires energy, so of course we don’t want to work out when we’re feeling drained. But what we often forget is that...
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