OK, we knew this sedentary thing was a bit prevalent, but did we know how prevalent? I for one did not - until I read a sobering study from Ball State University. Turns out that during waking hours, Americans are sitting or reclining - yes, reclining, while they're awake - 64 percent of the time.
Crunch - the satisfying sound of biting into a potato chip - and the workout move to ensure said chip doesn't go straight to your waistline. The end goal of a crunch is simple: six-pack abs (or, at the very least, something that less resembles a muffin top). But what if we told you there are exercises out there that are more effective than a crunch?
The U. S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is holding a series of competitions called the 'Grand Prix' that range from big air to slopestyle and halfpipe. Watching elite skiers and snowboarders on a superpipe with 22-foot-high walls was an awesome experience at the Grand Prix in Park City, Utah.
Using a sub-par protective case for your iPhone never ends well, particularly for those with an active lifestyle. Ballastic's Tough Jacket for the Apple iPhone does the job right, with specially designed corners that reduce the likelihood of a cracked screen from those infamous corner drops. The six-sided corners are reinforced with silicone bumpers to resist shock from sudden impact, and the case is guaranteed to protect against a 6-foot drop.
It's a familiar sound in Minnesota: ice hockey sticks click-clacking as two players face off in pursuit of the puck. But in this game, the players don't skate on blades. They glide around on a single wheel.
Everyone with the discipline to maintain a regular training program knows the positive ways it changes their body. They lose fat, they get stronger, with more energy, and muscles get attractively bigger and more toned. But what about the negatives? How do you know when you're overdoing it?