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This Week We Return to the Fighter Pilot Workout

We began this month’s fitness challenge—revisiting classic home workouts—with the scientific seven-minute workout. This week we go back a bit further in history to the Canadian institution 5BX, originally invented for military pilots stationed in places without a gym or much space to exercise. I bet a lot of us can…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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5 Binge-Worthy TV Shows You Can Make Workout Games Out Of

Social distancing is affecting our bodies just as much as our minds. Without the ability to hit the gym or go to an exercise class, our physical routines have been upended. You might be substituting extra sessions of your favorite shows, or trying something new. Why not try a little workout while you watch?Read more… […]

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Ring Fit Adventure Is A Sweaty Ray Of Hope During Self-Isolation

Like most people, I haven’t been moving around much these days. Aside from a daily walk, I only use my body to move around the tight circuit of my house: desk, sofa, microwave, bed. My fingers see the most action. I type emails to friends I haven’t spoken to in years and wash my hands […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on an Empty Stomach

If you’ve ever tried to hit the gym after a heavy meal, you probably know that it doesn’t feel great and you probably wish you’d just skipped the pre-workout snack. But that doesn’t mean you should workout on a totally empty stomach. Here’s why you’re probably better off fueling up before you go for a […]

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