POUND: The Rockstar Workout You Haven’t Tried (Yet) – Fitness Article

POUND: The Rockstar Workout You Haven’t Tried (Yet) I’ll admit it. I’m a skeptic. Workout fads are nothing new (Thigh Master. The Gazelle. Piloxing… just to name a few) and I’m kind of a workout snob. If I’m going to get to the gym, change, and then have to drive allllll the way home (le sigh), I’d better get my time’s worth in calorie-burning, sweat-inducing results. So when VENT Fitness Guilderland General Manager and Group Fitness Manager Gina LaViolette mentioned…

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International Pole Camp 2019 – Powered by X-POLE – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

International Pole Camp 2019 – Powered by X-POLE Now in its seventh year, the International Pole Camp has grown year on year to become one of the landmark events in the pole and aerial events calendar. At X-POLE, we love to support and nurture amazing events like this and we continue to provide the best equipment to the organisers of the International Pole Camp for the 2019 edition. As in previous years, the camp will have multiple attendance options: Camp…

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Time to go? – Running Fitness Article

Time to go? Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. When I was a freshman in high school, I started out running track during the winter just to stay in shape for soccer. I was decent, OK. I won some stuff, but they were small races. Then we had our very first big outdoor track meet, with lots of fast schools and faster runners. We were going to get our asses kicked. Except I didn’t know that. I didn’t…

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Runderwear launches bra in the widest size range ever – Running Fitness Article

Runderwear launches bra in the widest size range ever Runderwear has just launched its Easy-On Support Runderbra; a game changer in supportive sports bras for women of all shapes and sizes. Available in over 70 sizes (28D-40H), the Runderbra range is poised to make a major impact on the running bra market with inclusivity and diversity at the heart of its creation. The Easy-On Support Runderbra features moulded cups, controlling movement across the three planes of the body (up and…

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X-POLE Aerial Mounts for Home and Studio – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

X-POLE Aerial Mounts for Home and Studio Thank you for all your feedback and comments regarding the X-POLE Home and Studio mounts. Firstly these are two very different products and we agree these should not have been mixed together in our marketing! The X-POLE Aerial Home mount has been specifically made for low level, non-dynamic aerial yoga/hammock. We designed this product as we had seen many home users and non-home users using surface welded U-Plates from various on-line stores and…

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Badger CrossFit | Seasonal Affective Disorder: What it is and What to do About it? – Crossfit Fitness Article

Badger CrossFit | Seasonal Affective Disorder: What it is and What to do About it? It’s that time of year again—a time of cool breezes, colored leaves and holiday preparation. Fall and winter are exciting times… Unless you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). If you struggle with winter depression, this time of year is not filled with joy and anticipation. Instead, you probably feel like hiding under the covers until spring arrives in several months… What is Seasonal Affective…

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PAINLESS MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS – Fitness Article

PAINLESS MEAL PREP FOR BEGINNERS A Beginner’s Guide to a Painless Meal-Prep The Story: Too often I find myself spending $15-20 on fast-food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner during my workday. Working two jobs on the daily and being a terrible cook – I am simply too tired (and lazy) to grocery shop, cook, or even pack a granola bar in my bag the night before.   A few weeks ago, after complaining about the poor (and very few) food…

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Sept. 23-29 – Running Fitness Article

Sept. 23-29 I’ve decided to start “blogging” again, but I also decided I’m not going to spend too much time on it. Sorry/not sorry. I already write the weekly newsletter and record the podcast if you really want triathlon news, and I post on Instagram fairly regularly. (I’m not as much on the other socials right now, because it started to feel like I should get paid for the amount of time and energy people were demanding. And I’m really…

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The (Not So) Secret Diary of A Pole and Aerial Hoop Beginner – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The (Not So) Secret Diary of A Pole and Aerial Hoop Beginner I visit a lot of studios, competitions and showcases for my job here at X-POLE. After initially meeting people, the inevitable question comes up every single time: “So do you do pole or aerial?” My answer for over three years has always been the same; “No, but if I wasn’t so busy, I’d love to give it a try!” Another comment is usually something along the lines of:…

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5 Tips to Help you Eat Healthy this Holiday Season – Fitness Article

5 Tips to Help you Eat Healthy this Holiday Season Where there’s a will, there’s a way! Apple cider donuts, pumpkin pie and homemade whipped cream…sticking to your diet can be quite a challenge once the holidays roll back around. Check out 5 tips from Julia Christopher, a VENT Niskayuna personal trainer and VENT Studio instructor, that can help you stay on track this holiday season. “So it’s that time of year again when holiday parties are in season, portions…

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Badger CrossFit | October Committed Club (2019) – Crossfit Fitness Article

Badger CrossFit | October Committed Club (2019) Things are continuing to heat up as we move into Fall and finish up for the 2020 CrossFit Open and Affiliate Cup! Congratulations to a huge group of members for their dedication to training, wellbeing, and health! Being a part of the committed club is an honor and a testament to fitness performance gains. The more you’re at Badger CrossFit, the closer you are to your goals! Many came, but didn’t RSVP and Check-in…

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YouBeauty: How Pole Dancing Can Benefit Your Physical and Mental Health – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

YouBeauty: How Pole Dancing Can Benefit Your Physical and Mental Health If the movie Hustlers hasn’t inspired you enough to try out pole dancing, maybe this article will. Pole dancing has become a prevalent form of exercise and is anything but easy. J-Lo had to go through intense pole dancing training for her role on Hustlers (which makes sense that her body is incredible) and said that the exercise was extremely challenging on both her mind and body. So, what…

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Nike Vaporfly Shoes Claim 31 out of 36 Podiums in 2019 World Marathon Majors – Running Fitness Article

Nike Vaporfly Shoes Claim 31 out of 36 Podiums in 2019 World Marathon Majors We have been keeping track of what shoes placed on the podiums of the Abbot Wold Marathon Majors in 2019.Since the launch of their revolutionary Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%, Nike has slowly but surely started dominating the Marathon competitive landscape.In 2018, Nike Running Shoes accounted for 25 of the 36 available podium placements in the World Marathon Majors and took 8 winning places out of 12…

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Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 – Running Fitness Article

Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 This week ended up being a bit of a surprise rest week. In that, *surprise*, I swapped the 4-5 easy days planned for next week to this week. It was actually probably a good choice, since I can still get in another 9-10 days of work from here and then call it. And all indicators are that I needed the slight rest from Monday-Thursday or so. But it also always feels harder to break after…

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Des Linden is First American at the NYC Marathon – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

Des Linden is First American at the NYC Marathon – Women’s Running The 2018 Boston Marathon champion took command in the early miles of the 26.2-mile race, with Kellyn Taylor hot on her heels.Desiree Linden feels liberated to take more chances in the final stages of her professional running career and she showed no fear on Sunday at the 2019 New York City Marathon, pressing ahead of the pre-race favorites for much of the first half of the race. Linden,…

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Jepkosgei Wins the 2019 New York City Marathon – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

Jepkosgei Wins the 2019 New York City Marathon – Women’s Running On a nearly perfect Sunday to run through the five boroughs, Joyciline Jepkosgei, 26, of Kenya, won the 2019 New York City Marathon in 2:22:38, a record time for a debut at 26.2 miles on the course. Mary Keitany of Kenya who has won the New York City Marathon four times, was second in 2:23:32, and Ruti Aga of Ethiopia was third in 2:25:51. PHOTO: Jen AtorJoyciline Jepkosgei and…

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100 ways to be #FITAF – Fitness Article

100 ways to be #FITAF 100 ways to be #FITAF – VENT Fitness Skip to content There’s more than 1 way to be FITAF! It’s that time of year again where the world overuses the #NewYearNewMe reference. Well this year we’ve got a new attitude. In light of our #VENT100 celebration that took place last week,(you know, the one where we gave away #100FREEMemberships, #100FREETrainingSessions, stayed open for #100HoursStraight, and gave everyone #100NewReasonsToLoveVENT?), we’ve decided to keep the momentum going…

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An Inside Look at The Game Changers – Fitness Article

An OPEX Take on The Game Changers Documentary Can an athlete reach their full potential on a vegan diet?  This is the question that The Game Changers, a new Netflix documentary, set out to answer.  The Game Changers is a documentary about athletes using plant-based eating (veganism) to achieve their goals. The movie follows James Wilks, a former UFC Fighter, as he recovers from injury using a plant-based approach while interviewing famous athletes and doctors on the benefits of a…

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The November issue of Women’s Running is now on sale! – Running Fitness Article

PICK UP YOUR COPY OF WOMEN’S RUNNING TODAY! You can find your copy in Sainsbury’s, WHSmiths, Tesco, Asda, Morrison’s, Marks & Spencer’s, Waitrose, Eason’s, McColls and independent newsagents. Find your nearest stockist here. INSIDE THIS ISSUE: READER AWARDS RESULTS: We asked you who your favourite brands, people and races were, and you answered in your thousands! In this issue, we present the winners, as voted by you. RUN YOUR WAY: We follow the journeys of our intrepid team of eight runners, and…

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Olympian Kikkan Randall is Set to Run NYC Marathon – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

“> Kikkan Randall, who was diagnosed with breast cancer soon after winning cross-country skiing gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, is set to run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 3. Last February was a shining, defining moment for cross country skier Kikkan Randall. With a beaming smile and tears in her eyes, Randall stood on top of the podium at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang with her teammate Jessie Diggins. The pair had not only captured gold…

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Percussive therapy can help boost your running and improve your PB – Running Fitness Article

Here Ben McNamara, Theragun’s UK lead shares his top tips on how you can use percussive therapy to fast track your way to faster times  So first of all, what is percussive therapy?  Percussive therapy combines the science of frequency, torque, and amplitude to provide deep muscle relief, reducing tension, alleviating pain and enhancing overall fitness, health and wellbeing. The Theragun’s 40 percussions per second encourage the Gate Control Theory of pain – which blocks pain signals from reaching the brain. How…

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Williams attempts John O’Groats to Land’s End attempt – Running Fitness Article

Williams attempts John O’Groats to Land’s End attempt We spoke to Williams ahead of his epic attempt On 25th May 2019, Saucony ambassador and ultra-runner James Williams will start an attempt to break a world record, running from the bottom of the UK to the top – Land’s End to John o’Groats. In this test of human endurance, he’ll need to run around 100 miles a day, sleep for around four hours per night and complete the challenge within nine…

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You May Want to Read This – Fitness Article

Catch up on the latest news from OPEX Fitness in this May mini-update. The 5 Program Design Mistakes Coaches Make Common Program Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them   Join OPEX Coaches Carl Hardwick and Georgia Smith as they cover one of the most important qualities of any coach, the ability to design an effective program The goal of this 30-minute video is to show coaches 5 common program design mistakes and a detailed explanation of how each can…

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Walmsley breaks 50-mile world record in Hoka One One Carbon X shoe – Running Fitness Article

Walmsley breaks 50-mile world record in Hoka One One Carbon X shoe   Hoka One One ultrarunner Jim Walmsley has broken the unofficial 50-mile World Record, clocking a time of 4:50:08. At an average of 5.48 per mile, that’s a mightily impressive (near) two marathons back-to-back in 2hrs 32mins. Competing as part of the HOKA Project Carbon X race in Sacramento, California, Walmsley sped across the fast and flat course to beat distance-running legend Bruce Fordyce’s 35-year record time of…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at VIDA Fitness – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

In and out of the gym, women have been killing it in the fitness industry for years. At VIDA, we have our own share of women who contribute so much time and skill to what they do on a regular basis…from leading fitness classes to training clients on the weight floor. Our VIDA community is made up of so many women who make our clubs what they are, as they continue to slay the game relentlessly. International Women’s Day is…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at VIDA Fitness – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

In and out of the gym, women have been killing it in the fitness industry for years. At VIDA, we have our own share of women who contribute so much time and skill to what they do on a regular basis…from leading fitness classes to training clients on the weight floor. Our VIDA community is made up of so many women who make our clubs what they are, as they continue to slay the game relentlessly. International Women’s Day is…

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How To Set Smart Strength Training Goals – VIDA Fitness – Fitness Article

How To Set Smart Strength Training Goals – VIDA Fitness By Mekita Rivas, VIDA editor/member  Lisa Lipscomb It’s a new year, and you’ve got goals! Strength training goals, to be exact. But what does that actually mean? As with many fitness-related goals, it depends on the person. Some may wish to build upon the foundation they already have, while others may be starting off with a totally fresh plate. No matter where you are in your fitness journey, strength training…

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5 ways to SAVE Money – Fitness Article

Because everyone wants to! Why is it so ingrained in our brains to choose the generic brand at the grocery store instead of the name brand? Why do we avoid buying that $500 handbag (or pair of sneakers) and go for the $50 one instead? Why is it so ingrained for adults to try and save every dollar they possibly can? Throughout my high school and college career I lived by the motto – “I’m here for a good time,…

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5 Reasons you are ENOUGH – Fitness Article

Because sometimes… We’ve got to be reminded!   The Scoop: While Valentine’s Day may be over and done with, that yearn for that “someone special” may still exist! We understand that winter may be “cuffing season,” and because Valentine’s day is over, you may think that your chance at finding true love is over too.…BUT the truth is, you are ENOUGH! While not having that special someone may leave a void in your heart, we’ve got 5 ways to help…

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Fitness Model Photoshopped Her Own Picture? – – Gym Fitness Article

Fitness Model Photoshopped Her Own Picture? – It is completely fine not to have abs and look lean because fitness is something u can’t photoshop. Fitness star nowadays post photos on social media which are the pure work of photoshop. Recently, Shruti kerni, a professional sponsored athlete and a fitness model, posted a photo on instagram faking her abs. which is later on exposed by Exposing Fitness named account. just have the look:   Later on, when caught, shruti kerni posted a…

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