I'm sure everybody has their COVID story during the pandemic since early 2020 by now. To some, it may all be a hoax, or not very serious. Or as former U.S. President Donald Trump liked to say, it's "fake news." You can believe what you want. You can take the...
Some of your biggest muscles can be found in your legs. Doing exercises that target your legs, especially your thighs and glutes, has a number of benefits, including improved athletic performance and lowered risk of heart disease and diabetes. Having a more sculpted and lifted butt is also one goal many people report having when going to the gym. We asked sports performance and fitness specialist Denise Cervantes and fitness trainer Samantha Parker how to use glute isolation exercises to grow your booty and get a stronger lower body.
Let’s start this one with the basics. What’s a four-seamer, and what’s a sinker? At their core, they’re both fastballs; the main difference between the two is in the grip. Place the seams perpendicular to your index and middle fingers? That’s a four-seamer – each finger crosses two seams. Place the seams parallel to the fingers? It’s a two-seamer or sinker – one seam per finger.
Worldwide, back pain is the single greatest cause of disability. In severe cases, it can severely impact a person’s quality of life, preventing them from working as well as enjoying simple, day-to-day activities. About 31 million Americans experience episodes of lower back pain, and it’s a leading cause of...
When it comes to full-body workout moves, the push-up is a classic. As Bridget O'Carroll, founder of Studio Qila puts it in an email to Well+Good, "Push-ups are one of the most efficient exercises you can do." The problem? People tend to think that the full-body workout move involves arm strength and arm strength alone. And this misconception may be what's keeping you from adding this killer move to your strength training rotation.
Jon Van Wagoner, pictured with his wife, Lenzi, and his four children while leaving St. Luke's Magic Valley. Van Wagoner was hospitalized for six weeks fighting COVID-19 and was inspired to talk about the realities of what he faced (photo courtesy Jon Van Wagoner). Jon Van Wagoner has always been...
Jim Carrey has shared a bizarre video on Twitter as he celebrates his sixtieth birthday…. Jim Carrey is known as one of Hollywood’s funniest men…. And his latest video has reaffirmed that. Scroll on to watch it yourself…. Carrey first rose to fame in gross-out comedy movies such as...
The holidays are a stressful time, sure, but Easter can be one of the most stressful events of the year—and it’s sneaky in the way it stresses out. From planning the Easter egg hunt, making sure your children are behaving at church, boiling dozens of eggs, and preparing an enormous meal for the in-laws, this holiday can make anyone’s anxiety skyrocket.
These satisfying hip opening exercises will have you feeling your most flexible when you’re done. They are great stretches for tight or slightly painful hips. It is not uncommon to feel a certain stiffness around your hips, especially if you tend to spend a lot of time sitting down. While the hips are intended to be incredibly mobile, spending too much time in one position can make them feel tight.
John Schumm and Sue Lesch have been fast friends for over 30 years, united by many shared beliefs and commitment. Among them, their Catholic faith, the dedication to the mission of Catholic education and love for the city of Norwalk, its people and history. Now their individual experiences with COVID19 unites them again. They share their stories to inform people of how severe this disease is, in the hope that others will take steps to avoid it.
Keeping on top of lawn maintenance has never been easier, thanks to the rise in powered trimmers and edgers. In addition to a mower, they can help trim the hard-to-reach spots and clean up areas around paths and patios with much more precision. This is helpful when you want the lawn to grow a little longer – great for wildlife – but don’t want it to encroach on your paving slabs. No more getting down on your hands and knees with shears. Let a new strimmer/trimmer take the strain.
If you spend a lot of time working on your hands and knees, rolling knee pads can help alleviate the ache in your knees and back. With these knee pads with wheels, you’ll be able to move around more easily and get the work done more quickly. How Rolling...
I used to be an assistant manager in a nightclub. I mostly managed the bookings, hostesses, table packages, etc. One night, one of my girls accidentally smashed a glass while clearing a table, so I ran over with a dustpan and brush to clear it as quickly as possible while she continued clearing the table. It’s obviously quite hard to see in a dark nightclub with lights flashing around, and I was on my hands and knees trying to sweep up as much of the glass I could find.
Gunnar Sterne earned a front-row starting position in Sunday’s World Championship and Matt Goede grabbed an impressive Pro Champ victory in a thrilling Friday Night Thunder racing program at the Eagle River World Championship Snowmobile Derby on Friday night… and Saturday morning, as racing went very late. For...
For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, sign up for Outside+. Triathlon can be an exercise in contradictions: You need to be strong in three sports that only go in one direction (forward, right?), but it can’t be at the ultimate price of functional, multidirectional strength and flexibility. To be a good swimmer, biker, and runner, you need to do those things (a lot), but that can’t be it.
HVAC training isn’t challenging. If you have mechanical, electrical, customer service, as well as interest to detail dispositions, it can be very easy . The tough part is in the execution. If you’re thinking about residential/commercial/industrial solution, it gets physically harsh. Dragging tools, components, and tools through stomach crawls (crawl spaces as well tight for hands and knees), carrying the very same via 150 ° F+ attic rooms, and also the very same once more up and down 32 ′ extension ladders for 8– 16+ hours daily, 5– 7 days per week actually endures a body.
When we talk about different yoga postures we can discuss them from the perspective of strength, flexibility, balance and skill. When we talk about health we can discuss our mental health, physical health, and emotional health. We can also discuss our muscles, connective tissue, and joints. As a yoga therapist...
The Cradock and George Peak hike is one of the most stunning yet grueling trails out there. The views from the top of Cradocks peak, some 1579 meters up, are absolutely amazing and well worth the journey. But bear in mind that said journey is not for the faint-hearted. How...