Fitness

"Rage Yoga" Involves Lots of Hard Rock, Swearing and Alcohol

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Why It's Dangerous to Hold Your Phone While Running

If you’re the type of person who holds their phone while out for a jog, an expert claims you should stop it. The decision may make sense, but facts prove it may be a bad idea. Metro UK spoke with a running expert who warned people that this might lead to a shoulder or hip injury. UK Athletics...
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I Took The US Army's OPAT Test and Here's What Happened

I recently met up with Sgt. Cook and Lt. Hayes of the U.S. Army to learn more about the OPAT (Operational Phyical Assessment Test), which is a test all recruits must pass before moving on to basic training. The OPAT consists of four exercises, each meant to fulfill a specific component of physical...
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I Went To The Gym and Now My Everything Hurts

This may come as a surprise to some of you, but I am not a world-class athlete. A few weeks ago during the annual blood drive, I made a bet with Tony, our digital content guy, over who can donate a pint of blood faster. If I won, I would get to shave that brillo pad he calls a beard off his face...
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Professional Bodybuilder Uses Bad Wolves' "Zombie" at Mr. Olympia Competition

Every year Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance competition is one of the biggest bodybuilding competitions in the world where athletes gather to achieve the title of "Mr. Olympia." Bodybuilders spend months of training, dieting and preparation before they have to nail their routine for...
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Guitarist Competes on 'American Ninja Warrior'

To work as a touring musician, you have to stay fit and active to put on a 2-hour show. Some rockers like to lift weights, run, and do yoga to keep themselves in shape. But then there are a select few that will go above and beyond their physical limits. Like Ryan Philips, co-founder/guitarist of...
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Nita Strauss Launches "Body Shred" Fitness Challenge for Musicians and Fans

Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss is renowned for being one of the greatest guitar shredders around. Now she is sharing her passion for exercise with the release of her fitness challenge, "Body Shred." Body Shred is a 3 month fitness challenge that promotes physical and mental health where...
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26 Songs For Mistress Carrie's Marathon Playlist as Suggested By Listeners

As you all know by now, Mistress Carrie will be running in the Boston Marathon in support of the Home Base Program, which provides assistance to veterans and their families. And because she is going to be running all 26.2 miles, she's going to need some songs to add to her playlist to keep her...
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8 Rockers You Didn't Know Were Also Marathoners

When you see any band live, they are working up a sweat running and jumping around onstage. That requires lots of stamina, hard work, and sometimes very little clothing. It just so happens that those are the same qualities it takes to run a complete marathon. With the 2019 Boston Marathon less than...
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I Love People: Gym Nuts

In case you haven't heard by now, I love people. And as someone who played professional hockey back in the day, I love athletes and gym nuts. Even though I'm past all of that, I love how everyday people take care of themselves to be the most shredded versions of themselves that they can. We even...
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