Crushing your workouts is awesome (go you!), but it's also important to make time for active recovery. Not sure where to start? Try this 20-minute stretching workout the next time your body needs a little TLC. You might like 14 Must-Try Recovery Tools for When You're Crazy Sore After a Workout This video is all about giving your muscles time to repair and increasing your flexibility and mobility.
Share on Pinterest As New Yorkers power through a crippling heat wave, the last thing on their minds when they finally enter an air-conditioned building is sprinting up a flight of stairs. But, if Bloomberg has any say in the matter, elevators may soon go out of style. In the past 12 years, the NYC mayor has ordered food chains to post calorie counts, banned the use of trans fat in restaurants, banned smoking in many public places, and tried to stop the sale of oversized cups of soda.
This is Week 4 of 5 in Shana Lebowitz's #zensperiment series. Catch up on Week 0 (why she's learning to meditate), Week 1 (meditating in real life), Week 2 (challenges of meditation), and Week 3 (meditating in groups). We hugged, and I felt the softness of her sweater and the strength in her upper arms, smelled the faint odor of shampoo in her curls.
Share on Pinterest Yeah, we didn't think coconut water could get any more refreshing, either. But then we were hit with this creation, and life has been better ever since. On its own, coconut water is like nature's sports drink. Research has shown that because it has tons of electrolytes such as potassium and magnesium, it's just as beneficial as those neon drinks.
Share on Pinterest Photo: ice5nake Want to see serious feats of superhuman strength, stamina, and sweat? On Wednesday, July 24th, the world's best “CrossFitters” will battle it out under the Los Angeles sun for a chance at winning the title of “Fittest on Earth” - and a $275,000 grand prize. We have the scoop on how, who, and what to watch at the championships of one of the world's fastest-growing sports.
Last week, Harvard University's student newspaper unearthed a “scouting report” put together by members of the men's soccer team in 2012 that ranked the incoming players on the women's team. But the men weren't commenting on the women's athletic abilities. The “report” was more of a burn book that ranked the female players by attractiveness and assigned them sexual positions to go along with their positions on the soccer field.