Workout with a friend!

By AFPA Fitness | Aug 20, 2013 12:22:00 PM

Workout with a friend, reach your fitness goals faster!

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013, 14:59 IST | Agency: health.india.com Pavitra Sampath

Want to fit into that sexy black dress? Or sport six pack abs like Hrithik Roshan? Here is your quick fix solution – work out with a buddy.

If research is

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A Quick and Easy Guide to Indoor Rowing Machines

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:47:38 AM

By: John Phung

Did you know that rowing is one of the best exercises for developing aerobic fitness? Not only does working out with rowing machines or rowing ergometers allow people to develop their cardiovascular system, but they also place considerable demands on your muscular system as well!

Unlike cardio machines such

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Muscle Recovery from Extreme Endurance Events

By Gerardo | Apr 10, 2013 11:46:00 PM

MUSCLE RECOVERY FROM EXTREME ENDURANCE EVENTS: THE ‘AWFUL AFTERS’ COUNTING THE COST OF A 140-MILE TRANS-SAHARA FOOTRACE

By: Dr. Bill Misner Ph.D.
Eavesdropping…Ultra heroes and heroines of the 15th Marathon de Sables murmured without shame, “What have I done to myself”…,”It is totally fricken’ loony out there…,” “I couldn’t breathe, you have to live to race another day, it’s not worth dying over”…, or as one summarized it

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Secrets of Russian Sprint Training

By Gerardo | Apr 10, 2013 4:42:31 PM

By: Mark J. Occhipinti, M.S.

Almost every coach is constantly looking for ways to increase the speed of their athletes whether it be for track and field events or organized team sports (Football, basketball, baseball, ice hockey, etc.). Many different methods of speed training are available today, with many of the

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Heart Rate Variations Explained

By Gerardo | Apr 10, 2013 4:28:44 PM

By: Dr. Bill Misner Ph.D.

INTRODUCTION

One common question from endurance athletes is why is my heart rate so high, so low, or varying in such-and-such a manner. Even experienced Cardiologists are not always able to define heart rate variations. When a heart rate is slowed, speeds up, or varies inexplicably, there

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A New Way To Understand and Use Abdominal Muscles

By Gerardo | Apr 10, 2013 1:03:11 PM

Dr. Jolie Bookspan

You’ve heard that developing your abdominal muscles will help your lifting, posture and your back pain.
So why isn’t it working?

What Do Abs Do?

Many people have heard the old myth that using your abs means “sucking them in,” “tightening them,” or “pressing your navel to your

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