Born in Finland and spread throughout Germany, Nordic walking is the latest variation of walking your way toward better health. A hybrid of jogging and hiking, Nordic walking involves a quirky combination of running shoes and hiking poles. The Origin of Nordic Walking Nordic walking came from Scandinavia after cross-country
By Danielle Holland-Ingram Many of us struggle to have an amazing body. We spend countless hours in the gym, try new diets and crazy fads, and sometimes, even resort to medical methods that promise to “burn the fat.” We’ve dealt with tofu tasting, green detoxing, headaches from fasting, corsets for
With a new year can come a series of new goals and plans, and they can take many shapes and forms. Maybe you want to finish up that degree you’ve been working on, or there might be a certain book event happening in the fall that you just have to
Any training has to be justified by everyday activities. Let me ask you a question – how often do you use your beloved crunches, planks or hanging leg raises in real life? That’s a hard one, right? Let’s think about it together. Crunches require concentrated work of your abs’ muscles.