How long will it take me to walk 5 miles?

You find a gorgeous trail near your home. You set aside Saturday for a trek. But how long will the walk actually take you?  Are you keen to try a new walking route but you’re not sure how long it will take? Worried that you’ll head out in the early evening only to find the sun setting before you finish […]

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Why you need a certain type of SPF for exercising outside

Why you need an active SPF for outdoor workouts.  SPF stops our skin from becoming damaged or burnt. That’s why you slap on the cream before you head to the beach, for a picnic or any other extended periods of time in the sun. But you’ll be fine without it for that 30-minute run in the sunshine, right? Not so […]

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Why do I go so red when I exercise?

Are you sick of looking like a sweaty tomato post-run? Wish you could find a way to dull the blush? Here’s why experts say it’s actually a sign of good health.  The world is divided in two: those who go bright red whenever they dare to run, cycle or walk at speed, and everyone else. No matter how fit you […]

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3 beginner-friendly yoga poses to get you started with the practice

Yoga can feel intimidating if you’ve never done it before, but you don’t have to bend over backwards to reap the benefits of stretching.  The word ’yoga’ can illicit visions of women upside down and in twists so complicated it can put off those who have never practiced before. But you don’t have to squeeze in a 90-minute classes every week […]

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The Copenhagen Plank Will Upgrade Your Ab Workout

How often have you dismissed the plank? Sure, it’s a simple movement that doesn’t stir much excitement when you see someone holding the position in a corner of the gym—but if you level up to one of the toughest variations of the exercise around, the Copenhagen plank, you won’t be so quick to snub your nose. Underrated and underused (and […]

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