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A Guide to the Best Running Routes in Berlin

photo: Vismante Ruzgaite.  Whether you are just getting into running or are already a regular runner, Berlin is the right place for you. The city has one of the largest and most dedicated running communities in the world. Berlin is the only city in Europe besides London to be part of the World Marathon Majors, the world’s most prestigious running events. Some of the most popular running groups were born in Berlin and then spread around the world. Nowadays, running goes beyond sports, it’s a li...
Tags: Wellness, Fitness, Running, Sports, Tiergarten, Treptower Park, Urban Art, Urban Nation

Play peekaboo with Mount Rainier as you cruise down this lesser-known bike trail in South Seattle

Sketched May 9, 2019 Halfway through my bike ride on the Chief Sealth Trail, Mount Rainier appeared again, glorious as ever in the distance. “Do you realize how beautiful it is up here? Look at that view!” said a neighbor walking by with a bag of groceries. The scenic location is one of many along […]
Tags: Outdoors, News, Fitness, Life, Lifestyle, Mount Rainier, South Seattle

5 Fun Alternative Night Activities Other Than Clubbing

photos: Vismante Ruzgaite.  Have you had these approaching Friday nights, that you didn’t want to spend clubbing – again – but had no better idea what to do? You feel indecisive, yet sure it should be something fun and unusual this weekend. To give you an idea of how to change things up and encourage your friends to try something new, we did all the research for you! In the end, we came up with some pretty cool evening activities with a nightlife vibe, to make new Berlin memories. Enjoy! ...
Tags: Fashion, Fitness, Berlin, Events, Drawing, Workshop, Spinning, Cocktail, Liquidrom, Artnight, Pole Dance, Shakenight, Enjoy Electronic Beats Under Water, Drehmomente

Podcast #508: Break Out of Your Cage and Stop Being a Human Zoo Animal

The human body is capable of doing a wide variety of movements, in a variety of environments. But my guest today argues that most modern people only do a few movements each day, commonly find themselves stuck in sterile surroundings, and that these confinements are sapping our physical and psychological health. His name is Erwan Le Corre and he’s the founder of the MovNat physical fitness system and the author of the book The Practice of Natural Movement: Reclaim Power, Health, and Freedom. T...
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Hot tubs, saunas and seaweed soaks on Ireland’s west coast

Sea swimming has become a big thing on Ireland’s wild Atlantic coast, as have fun and creative methods of warming up after a bracing dipIreland has some extraordinarily beautiful beaches: Derrynane in Kerry and Connemara’s Glassilaun easily hold their own against Caribbean counterparts. Unfortunately, the country’s weather can rarely do the same, often making a trip to the coast a damp proposition. However, rather than escaping the harshness of the climate with a visit to warmer climes, a new ge...
Tags: Travel, Fitness, Life and style, Atlantic, Ireland, Dublin, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Kerry, Swimming, Caribbean, Swimming Holidays, Spa Breaks, Rest And Relaxation, Galway, Europe Holidays

A unique twist for Taco Tuesday: Turn your taco inside out for a nostalgic update on the hard-shell classic

Make hard shell tacos healthier but retain the satisfying salty crunch with this hack involving lettuce cups and pieces of tortilla chips.
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This Seattle woman started an adventure group to create community for LGBTQ+ youth in the outdoors

Elyse Rylander founded OUT There Adventures for LGBTQ+ youth to address the need for community, inclusiveness, and representation in the outdoors and conservation industries.
Tags: Wellness, Outdoors, News, Fitness, Life, Lifestyle, Seattle, Elyse Rylander

A cold-water cure? My weekend with the ‘Ice Man’

Wim Hof claims cold-water immersion can help fight modern diseases. As outdoor swimming becomes ever more popular in the UK, photojournalist Jonny Weeks joined him for a weekend to experience it firsthand“Look at this beautiful tree. An oak, Quercus robur. It’s yelling at us, ‘Helloooo!’” says Wim Hof, the doyen of cold endurance stunts, as we head across Hampstead Heath, north London, for a swim in one of the ponds.Soon he’s catapulting himself into a gaping hole in its trunk, peeping out excit...
Tags: Psychology, UK, Science, London, Fitness, Life and style, UK News, World news, Health & wellbeing, Swimming, Hampstead Heath, Wim Hof, Jonny Weeks

Want to empower girls? Help Rat City relocate

Every time Rat City Roller Derby gets close to a long-term lease on a new facility, the league has been outbid by a developer.
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3 Reasons To Add Fitness To Your Spring To-Do List

Everyone knows that to look their best, they need to be able to dress well, coordinate their outfits, and probably figure out the intricacies of hair and makeup, too. But everyone also knows, on some level, that to really look their best they need to spend some time working out and getting fit. When you are eating according to a good nutrition plan, and are exercisingon a regular basis, you are likely to look better in all situations, while also feeling far more energetic and positiv...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Fitness, Exercise, Spring, Exercises, Health & Fitness, Spring Fitness

How to Build a Home Gym on the Cheap

Let me replay you the typical situation you find yourself in every time you go to your commercial gym. You wake up or get home from the office, change into your workout clothes, pack all of the stuff you need (supplements, shoes, protein shaker, etc.) into your gym bag and head out the door. You jump into your car, and, like many living in a crowded urban environment, hit traffic a couple minutes into your commute. You sit, waiting for cars to dissipate so you can accomplish the grand goal you’...
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Why Active Iron is Important For Women’s Health

I have always had heavy periods. Prior to having my baby, I swapped to using a menstrual cup, which helped me to measure my blood loss. Every month I was loosing about 80-110 ml in blood. I learned that while this is an unhealthy amount of blood to loose, many women do loose this much blood. I would get so exhausted and light headed for several days during the menstrual period of my cycle. I needed a solution to boost my iron. How Active Iron Works I take my iron every day...
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Thigh burn while hiking? What to do with used tampons? These pros have handy tips for women who love the outdoors

An ultramarathoner, the founder of Out There Adventures and a Washington Trails Association spokesperson offer frank advice for women who hike, camp, run, kayak, ski and more.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Fitness, Life, Lifestyle, Washington Trails Association

Get a Great Workout at Home With This Discounted Air Rower

Rowing is one of the best workouts you can perform at home, so if you’ve got the space for it, you can save about $80 on a highly-rated machine. Read more...
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The Fitness Inspiration

Everyone I know around me is on the fitness bandwagon.And why not. As societies and humans evolve and you rise up the Maslow's pyramid, you look at things that you could do to make life better and simpler and more fulfilling. And to be able to able to do that, you ought to be in the prime of your health. Health is an enabler if nothing else.I have been unwell past few days and the impact and the effect that it has had on how I work and on my productivity has been visible. Not just to me. But to ...
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Giving up on dieting could be good for your health

Though we often associate going on a diet with improved wellness, the reality is more complicated, and initiatives like Health at Every Size are introducing a new paradigm — one that separates health from weight.
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How Diet & Exercise Can Help Prevent Mental Health Issues and More

While struggling with mental health issues or trying to avoid substance abuse, your emotions are like a roller coaster and they can vary from time to time. This rhythm, when not well handled, can make your situation worse. For people with drug or alcohol addictions, there is a high likelihood of developing mental health issues too. You can control this by managing what you eat and how you work out. Below are ways on how to use your diet and exercise to prevent substance abuse or mental hea...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Florida, Fitness, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Exercise, Jacksonville, Self Esteem, Health & Fitness, Treatment Center, Mental Fitness, Mental Wellness

Slow and steady may lose the race

Less may be more: A new review studying the effects of exercise on fat loss suggests that people can benefit from moderate training and interval workouts of all types. And those quickie exercises? They often burned more fat.
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How To Invest In Your Health And Wellbeing

There is nothing more important than taking care of your health and wellbeing. Without it, you will not be able to do or focus on anything throughout your day to day life. The solution, then, is to invest in your wellbeing no matter how busy your life gets! If you want to be able to pursue your dream job and even maintain a good relationship with your friends and family, you will have to look after yourself. What do you do? You must treat yourself well and engage in activities that m...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Fitness, Exercise, Health Tips, Wellbeing, Self Care, Health & Fitness

Getting fit in middle age as beneficial as starting early – study

Increasing activity in 40s and 50s lowers risk of early death just like staying fit from teensGetting active in midlife could be as good for you as starting young when it comes to reducing the risk of an early death, researchers have suggested.But experts say the study, which looked at people’s patterns of exercise as they aged and their subsequent death records, also shows it does not do to rest on your laurels: the benefits fade once exercise declines. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Science, Fitness, Life and style, Society, Medical Research, Health & wellbeing

Experts explain how to ‘spring forward’ without hurting yourself

This weekend, we’ll “spring forward,” turning our clocks an hour ahead to observe daylight saving time. Losing an hour can feel harsh, but there are a couple of things you can do — starting Thursday night — to mitigate the negative effects of this man-made jet-lag, according to sleep and depression experts. For starters, you […]
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Should You Lift Weights Before Doing Cardio? Or Do Cardio Before Weights?

You’re a busy man. So when you work out, you aim to get in both strength training and cardio exercise in a single session. But should you do weights or cardio first? To help me answer that question, I talked to my barbell coach, Matt Reynolds . His answer? For most people, it’s best to lift weights before doing cardio. For why, read on. Why You Should Lift Weights Before Doing Cardio To get stronger, you want to lift the most weight possible during a workout. But when you do ...
Tags: Fitness, Life, Weightlifting, Cardio, Matt, Matt Reynolds, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Health & Sports

Podcast #483: What Really Works for Exercise Recovery?

In the past few years, sports recovery has become a big business. Elite athletes and weekend warriors alike are spending lots of time and money on things like cryotherapy, float tanks, foam rolling, and supplements in order to feel better, push themselves harder, and gain an edge over the competition. But does any of this stuff actually do anything?  My guest today spent a year investigating the science of exercise recovery. Her name is Christie Aschwanden and she’s the author of Good to G...
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4 Pregnancy Fitness Tips for the Mom to Be

Exercising during pregnancy has a number of benefits. Studies have shown that women who exercise during pregnancy have shorter labors and easier births. They also have an easier time returning to their pre-pregnancy weight. However, there are several things that moms-to-be will need to do to get the most out of their pregnancy fitness routines.  Commit to Moving At Least 15 Minutes a Day One of the symptoms that is common in pregnancy is exhaustion. Many women have reported fee...
Tags: Fashion, Fitness, Pregnancy, Health & Fitness, Maternity Clothes, Fitness Tips, Fit Mom, Fit Pregnancy, Mom To Be, Pregnancy Fitness, Pregnancy Safe

Six of the best wild trail runs in the UK

‘Going for a run’ is exhilarating when forests and mountains are the backdrop. Two trail runners pick six stunning routes for beginners from their new bookThere’s no doubt that running as a pastime is booming; big city marathons report record numbers of entries – London received over 250,000 applications for its 40,000 places in 2018 – and Parkrun interest has soared, from 13 runners in 2004 to over three million globally today. But the focus has always been parks and pavements, with off-road ru...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Fitness, Life and style, Running, Adventure Travel, Scotland Holidays, Running Holidays, England Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Wales Holidays, Parkrun

20 of the best activity holidays in the UK and Europe

Lying by the pool not your thing? We’ve got everything from horse riding to multi-activity beach breaks to get your endorphins going Inntravel has a new three-centre, self-guided walking holiday to Senja, an island sometimes called Norway in miniature, north of the Lofotens. The trip starts with two nights on the smaller island of Sommarøy in the “Arctic Caribbean”, so-called because of its white beaches and azure sea. The next stop is the fishing village of Mefjordvær, for coastal walks and an ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Fitness, Life and style, Norway, Triathlon, Surfing Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Europe Holidays, Health And Fitness Holidays, Canoeing And Kayaking Holidays, Inntravel, Senja, Sommarøy, Mefjordvær

Podcast #475: How to Lose Weight, and Keep It Off Forever

If you’re like a lot of men listening to this podcast, you’ve likely made it a goal to lose some weight this year. But if you’re also like a lot of men listening to this podcast, you’ve made that goal before, maybe even succeeded with it, but have had to make it again because you gained all the weight back. My guest today argues that losing weight is actually pretty easy. The real trick is keeping it off. His name is Layne Norton. He’s a professional bodybuilder, powerlifter, and doctor of nu...
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Mind may trump DNA in exercise and eating habits

A new study finds that if you tell people that they have a genetic predisposition to certain health characteristics, their bodies start to respond accordingly — even if their DNA does not actually contain the gene variants in question.
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The Strongest Beauty Trend of 2019 Is Workout-Inspired Makeup

Fitness-inspired beauty is proving to be one of 2019's biggest beauty trends, as brands are rolling out products that are high-impact with tremendous staying power and endurance. Take CoverGirl, for example. The brand has recently launched its Active line, which includes foundation, mascara, a cooling mist, and a liquid liner that is meant to last through your most intense, sweat-inducing workouts - a loaded claim, for sure, but it's one we've found to be especially true with its eyeliner. Wet ...
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A vegan yoga retreat in Dracula’s back yard, Romania

In countryside not far from the castle of Vlad the Impaler, an idyllic break offers a gentle route to wellness with five days of yoga and meditation • Away with words: a fiction-writing retreat in DevonIt’s early morning in Transylvania and the sun’s shining on a group of yogis making shapes on the wooden veranda at Akasha Wellness Retreat. With pine and beech-covered hills rolling to the horizon, snow-capped mountain peaks and a soundtrack of cow bells and cockerels, it’s an idyllic spot to sal...
Tags: Travel, Fitness, Life and style, Yoga, Health & wellbeing, Romania, Vegan food and drink, Learning Holidays, Rest And Relaxation, Yoga Holidays, Europe Holidays, Romania Holidays, Health And Fitness Holidays, Dracula, Vlad, Transylvania

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