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You’re already running late but you want to get in a workout before you head home. Probably no big deal to skip the warm-up and jump right into your workout, right?     Not a good idea. Warming up might not be the most fun part of your workout, but it’s absolutely necessary. Think of your body like one of those older cars in winter. You need to start the car up and let it run for a few minutes before you can drive to your destination. Well, your body works the same way. You wouldn’t want to jump into...

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For a long time, long-distance running has been the primary way people use to improve their endurance. Unfortunately, the problem with this is that frequent long-distance running can lead to serious injuries such as stress fractures or shin splints. And, it doesn’t really do much to help strengthen your legs or make you more durable (injury-proof). In the rest of this article, we’re going to explore a more long term, hybrid approach to building endurance, while also strengthening your legs and reducing the risk of injuries in the process. We’ll do so by using an approach that utilizes both running AND rucking....

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Working out from home is a great way to crush a workout when you can’t make it to the gym, or if you simply don’t want to pay for a gym membership. However, one downside to creating a home gym can be the cost, and some home gyms can cost in the thousands. This doesn’t always have to be the case! You can still get some great equipment and build a basic home gym setup all while staying within a budget. To get you started, in this article I'll cover 12 items that you can get for under $100 each and how to get...

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Guys, let's face it, climbing up mountains is hard work. Honestly, the best way to train your legs for climbing a mountain is to well.... go out and spend time climbing a mountain. This is all well and good, but often brings up the question “How do I train my legs for mountains if I live somewhere flat?” Don't worry we've got you covered. If you want to get your legs in shape for climbing mountains, you’re going to want to hone in a few specific exercises. In this article, we cover three great leg exercises that will build up your...

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The push-up is an excellent bodyweight strength builder. However, you may get to a point (or already be there) where the regular push-up just isn’t as challenging as it once was.  When that happens what can you do? To ramp up this exercise and keep challenging yourself we have 5 simple changes that you can make that will help you make the regular ole push-up a heck of a lot harder! Alright, let’s dive right in. #1.Change your hand placement The simplest way to make your push-ups harder is by changing the position of your hands. By switching up your hand...

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