When I ask myself is , I picture the scene from “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that… well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
The rumor: A bout of sexual activity can burn between 100 and 300 calories
We hear all the time that sex is a great workout, but what are the hard facts?
Sticking to a gym plan is hard. Like, really hard.
But if you’re looking for a little bit of inspiration (or a healthy dose of shaming) check out the story of Edna Shepherd.
The 94-year-old woman from Hume, Australia, who pumps iron a staggering ten times a week. Even on her one day off, she’s still getting the muscles moving with a weekly ballroom dancing class. If she can do it, so can you, right?
Everyone knows fitness is important, but it can be hard to measure exactly what role it plays in health. According to one new study, exercise may be as powerful an influence on disease risk as genetic predisposition at least when it comes to dementia.
The study found that older adults who reported being sedentary most of the time were just as likely to develop dementia as people who are genetically predisposed to cognitive problems.
We all want to have tight abs and flat stomach. Who doesn’t? Perhaps you’ve tried some exercises or perhaps you haven’t yet. Well, we’re giving you the 10 best off-balance core moves that not only tighten your belly but improves your overall fitness as well. Read on.
I don’t like to work out in the morning. I’m not a morning person. The aroma of coffee isn’t something that wakes me with a smile. The light shining through the blinds at the crack of dawn is something I avoid as much as possible. The heaviest thing I want to be lifting in the morning before work is my pillow. As I said, I’m not a morning person. But wait, we’re supposed to work out in the morning, right? Actually, no. You don’t have to. In fact, there are a bunch of reasons you should train at night. I do and it changed my life from the first time I tried it.
Are you a night owl? When do you feel most active and productive? What does your day start with? We think that if you begin your routine with some physical activity, the rest of the day will be much more productive. So here are some fitness tips for you. We are sure that night owls will just love the following five exercises:
Your glutes exist for better reasons than just looking good in those apple-bottom jeans. The major muscle group (made up of your gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus) is a key player in explosive movements like jumping and sprinting. A strong butt can also help relieve low-back pain and make everyday movements—like standing and climbing stairs—that much easier.