5 Tips to Stay in Great Shape While Being a Father

5 Tips to Stay in Great Shape While Being a Father

In recent years the fitness industry has decided to focus a lot of time and money at getting new moms back in shape. There are mom and child workout classes, women’s only gyms that provide free daycare, and books and DVDs catered exclusively to moms. This is no bad thing, but what about dads?

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Trying To Conceive? You May Want To Put Away Your Yoga Mat, Says Study

Trying To Conceive? You May Want To Put Away Your Yoga Mat, Says Study

When you lay down your yoga mat and get ready to perform your sun salutations, you’re likely trying to do something beneficial for your health. But a recent study has discovered that these yoga mats, among other items we use every day, may actually be dangerous — especially for couples who are trying to get pregnant. Read more

Family Runaway – Spending A Day On A San Diego Triathlon

Family Runaway – Spending A Day On A San Diego Triathlon

There’s nothing like a sporting event for modeling positive attitudes towards fitness and seeing diversity in action. The San Diego Triathlon also makes for a great family outing. The atmosphere is friendly and lively, and every family member can be included in the fun. The Triathlon has been running (and swimming, and cycling!) since 2009;… Read more

Try Shorter, Intense Workouts For Great Results

Try Shorter, Intense Workouts For Great Results

Both workouts will get your heart pumping, raise your metabolic rate, use all of your muscle groups, and make you feel great for the rest of the day. While you won’t feel good that you skipped a workout, I can assure you that you will not regret getting a short blast in!

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Getting Prepared for Competitive Bodybuilding: Tips and Takeaways

Getting Prepared for Competitive Bodybuilding: Tips and Takeaways

I was never big into competitive female bodybuilding, despite an obsession with lifting weights and building muscle. Then I lost a little bet to my best friend Lauren involving the Olympics and had to sign up for the fall competition in our home city. She was already signed up but was desperate for someone to… Read more

Classroom bike generators bridge the gap between learning & exercise

Classroom bike generators bridge the gap between learning & exercise

By combining movement, education, and energy production, these pedal generators could be a great green classroom (or playroom) accessory. Adam Boesel, the creator of the Green Microgym, hasn’t been sitting back on his pedal-powered laurels, as he’s been continuing to work on his version of a reliable, affordable, and robust bicycle generator system that can… Read more