Why The Rowing Machine Is The Most Underrated Fitness Tool

Why The Rowing Machine Is The Most Underrated Fitness Tool Posted on April 21, 2017 at 10:24 am. Written by Horizon Fitness You’ve seen it in your gym, but just haven’t had the guts to hop on it and give it a shot. Maybe you’re intimidated by the freakishly fit people that regularly use it, or perhaps you’re frightened by …

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by using a foam roller.   These seven foam roller exercises  only take 10 to 15 minutes—do them after a workout, during your favorite sitcom, or right before bed. Roll over each spot 5 to 10 times. Calves Sit on the floor with your legs straight out, hands on the floor …

15 Pro Hacks to Help Anyone Start Working Out in the Morning

It’s not impossible — you really can get up and get moving in the morning. We know, not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an amazing way to start your day. While the best time to exercise depends on …

11 Struggles Every New Runner Understands

From sore muscles to boredom you’re not alone with your running woes.     I’ve never been one of those people. You know the kind, the ones who wake up in the morning or lace up in the evening and “go for a run.” I’ve always been envious of my roommates, who can sneak in a jog with ease and …

How Many Rest Days Do I Really Need?

With the exception of people named Bruce Banner, muscles need a certain amount of rest in order to strengthen and grow. But while some sources suggest muscles need 48 hours or more to recover from exercise, there might not be a one-size-fits-all timeline. All Pain, No Gain: Why It Matters Whether they’re in it for health, happiness, or an upcoming …

3 Simple Tricks to Improve Running Form (And Have the Best Run Ever)

  Do a quick Internet search for “proper running form” and you’ll get lost in scientific jargon: swing phase, stance time, loading rate, stretch reflex. But if you’re like me, you don’t need (or want) to know the nitty gritty science behind good form. You just want to know how to do it! Instead of focusing on the overwhelming (not to mention …