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Best Muscle Building Supplements

Anyone looking to build muscle can quickly become overwhelmed by the breadth of products on the market that claim they'll hasten the process. However, there are certain key supplements that have been proven to help build muscle: protein, creatine, glutamine, and multivitamins.

Barefoot Running - Is it For You?

In an age of high priced athletic shoes and broken glass on streets, barefoot running is a rare sight. But, more coaches and trainers are turning to barefoot training for their runners and now recreational athletes, tired of expensive shoes and lower extremities injuries, are picking up on this new trend.

Last Minute Exercise Plan for Getting a Spring Break Body

Spring break is rapidly approaching and gyms all over the country are starting to get packed with people hoping to get a few last minute workouts in. If you're one of those, you need to realize that you can't completely change your body in one or two months. You can however make a difference that is big enough for people to notice.

Bicycle Safety for Adults

Riding a bicycle is a fun and an exciting hobby and is a big source of exercise. In many countries, it is encouraged as an alternative to motor vehicle travel. In the United States, approximately 900 bicycle connected deaths and half a million bicycle-related injuries are treated in hospitals every year. It is a shared responsibility between bicyclists and other larger forms of transportation in a complex traffic atmosphere. Bicyclists of any age should not join in traffic until they attain a confidence about their bicycle and the traffic rules.

An Exercise Routine You Can Do at The Office

Ok, so your one of those people who just has the worst kind of schedule known to mankind. You get up at 5am so you can get to the office by 7am to start your day. You have to go to a parent-teachers meeting at your kid's school right after work, then you have to take your kid to soccer practice after that. You seem to have days like this almost all the time. You never seem to have much time for yourself between all of the things you have to do every day, so how can you possibly find the time to incorporate exercise into your day? Exercise takes time, and time is one luxury you just don't have.

Free Weights vs Machines. Which is Best?

The battle of free weights vs machines has been going on for many years. Both sides are passionate about their preference, they also believe theirs is the only right way to go. Its time to cut the bull and analyze the facts so you can make up your own mind.

Gym Etiquette 101

Let's face it, with the cold weather upon us getting our butts to the gym can be a daunting task. Once we finally show up, being exposed to rude gym behavior can be a huge de-motivator. So in the spirit of making the experience as pleasurable as possible, we've complied a list of our favorite gym-etiquette tips. Observe and spread good workout karma. Fellow members will appreciate the effort.


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