Strength

How to Master the Hill Sprint

Running sprints at a steep angle can do a lot. "Adding a hill or a grade forces gravity to work more," says

Quick and Dirty: How to Make a Heart Rate Billboard

Want to keep tabs on your training with a big display smack in front of the mill? Or are you an exhibitionist who wants everybody to know how damn hard you’re running? Either way,...

Easy Exercises to Help You Maintain Your Fitness

Some days—hey, some years—life and work make regular training impossible. But skipping maintenance exercise entirely will have you slogging through whatever adventures you can still...

The 7-Minute Workout—Rebooted

It’s a painful truth, but there is no such thing as a sweat-free workout. Big gains take large commitments, which is what made the 7-minute workout so alluring: it promised to...

Functional Exercises

GROUP ONE:Wide-Grip Chin-UpsDumbbell LungesDumbbell PulloversGROUP TWO:With Swiss Ball:Oblique CrunchesOne-Legged Push...

Core Values

Weeks five through eight of The Shape of Your Life focus on functional...

The Effort Equation

Our program will lead you in and out of the above heart-rate zones, based on your maximum heart rate (MHR). These intensities should also correspond to your own perceived exertion.

Wearing the Wrong Footwear

Wearing the wrong shoesWhen you lift, the rubber in your running shoes compresses, throwing off your balance....

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