What Is The Best Type Of Bench Press

Incline vs decline vs flat bench press. Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to More »

Why I can’t Stand The Upright Barbell Row

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the More »

Understanding V02 Max and Your Fitness Level

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the More »

Running and Sudden Cardiac Death

  Is Long Distance Running Bad For Your Heart? Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, More »

Temecula Super Spartan Obstacle Race Review

  Temecula Super Spartan Obstacle Race Burpees, hills, tires, sand bags, water, dirt, and mud – all the things that make up a Spartan Race plus more. I frequently get asked what More »

Why You Should Not Do Sit Ups

  Why Crunches Are A Horrible Stomach Exercise Sit ups or abdominal crunches – whatever you decide to call them they’re one of the worst exercises for your stomach. This month’s Workout More »

What Are The Different Types Of Stretching?

What Are The Different Types Of Stretching? The benefits of stretching are many. Yet, in my opinion, stretching is one of the least focused and least done movements when people exercise. Here More »

 

2014-2015 Flu Vaccine Information

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The kids are back in school and where you live it still might feel like summer but the 2014-2015 flu shot vaccine is making it’s first appearances across the country. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2014-2015 flu shot vaccine.

The Best and Worst Health and Fitness News From The Week

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Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: the week’s best health and fitness deals, the recipe of the week featuring slow cooker chicken chili and bacon bolognese spaghetti squash, how antibiotic resistance came to be, how your body can benefit from the different types of stretching, how many steps you need to take to curb the effects of drinking one soda, and how potassium can help prevent strokes. All that and much much more!

Rhabdomyolysis: A Personal Rhabdo Story From Crossfit

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“They thew me in an ambulance and took me to the hospital.” A personal experience about experiencing rhabdomyolysis from Crossfit. This story is from a fellow fitness enthusiast, Karla. Karla was nice enough to share her personal experience about rhabdomyolysis – what it was like and the aftermath that ensued. Some reader stories contain general advice about health and personal development. Others can be examples of how a YLB reader achieved success or failure. Want to submit your own reader story? Send us an email

The Best and Worst Health and Fitness News This Week

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Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: the week’s best health and fitness deals, the recipe of the week featuring easy homemade beef jerky and carob ganach mini tortes, how e-cigarettes are more toxic with heavy metals, how double mastectomies don’t reduce the risk for death from breast cancer, six simple yoga poses to reduce pain from sciatica, and what the food tax police are suggesting now. All that and much much more!

What Is The Best Biceps Exercise?

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Workout Of The Month: The Best Biceps Exercise

It’s about that time again for the workout of the month. Each month we take a look at a different exercise and break it down by movement, how to do it, and discuss some of the positive vs. negative impact that it can have to you and your level of fitness. Some workout’s of the month breakdown how to do a common exercise, other’s feature a more detailed look on how movements can affect our bodies. For this month’s workout, we’ll be taking a look at a recent study comparing different biceps exercises in an effort to determine the best biceps exercise.