Some of the Best High-Fiber Foods You Can Eat AND Some Recipes to go Along with Them

Fiber is one of those macronutrients that is rather neglected by many. It certainly is not one that is commonly mentioned during normal everyday conversations regarding health, dieting, exercise, and/or cooking even. But yet it is so important to a healthy diet and provides numerous benefits that cannot be ignored. Quick Primer on Benefits of Fiber Before we dive into the good stuff let’s first do some educational stuff first. Allow me to show you why this article and this

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Hybrid Bikes Training Plan – The Beginner’s Blueprint of the Year 2017

So what exactly is a “Hybrid Bike” you ask. Well, easy…it’s a bike that combines various features of a road bike and a mountain bike as well. This nifty little thing was invented to be more of a ‘commuter-friendly’ vehicle built to be able to handle both environments well enough to accommodate most riders. Of course it should go without saying that obviously a road bike will ride faster than a hybrid bike on pavement/asphalt, and that a mountain bike

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A List of Bike Workouts to Prepare Yourself For Mountain Biking

Many of us have had or currently have a mountain bike. In fact, pretty much everyone who can ride a bike probably already has ridden a mountain bike before. That’s how popular those things are, and for good reason too. They are strong, sturdy, and stable, but they are also relatively fast, provide a smooth ride, and pretty versatile and well-suited for many various environments. Certainly, they are not anything like a road bike where you can really only ride

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The Best Outdoor Road Bike Workouts You’ll Ever Need

Road bikes are great things. They are fast, efficient, smooth, speedy, and offer a rush and sense of excitement that can only be experienced by pedaling as fast as you can and feeling the wind rush by your face. It’s no wonder that they are considered the ‘staple’ of all bikes in competitive cycling. You can check these recommended road bikes if you are planning to buy one. But that kind of experience must be attained, and it must be

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Here’s How the Recumbent Bike is Different from a ‘Normal’ Bike

Biking and cycling is oftentimes one of the more popular physical activities for many of us. I’m sure plenty of you have driven by or seen the scores of bikers on weekends throughout your neighborhoods or the guys riding their bikes to commute from and to work everyday. And for good reason too, there’s nothing quite like blazing through the air and wind on a hot and sunny day feeling the rush of speed that you get from moving by

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The Best and ONLY Pull-up Training Regime That You will EVER Need in Your Entire Life

Look, believe it or not, the above title actually is true…no seriously, like really. I’m not playing with you here. Because this is a military training program, and it’s are also the program that the United States Marine Corps OFFICIALLY recommends for ALL MARINES (and everyone else for that matter) to increase their pull-up count. And if you really think about it, it makes perfect sense, because pull-ups are a bodyweight exercise! With a bodyweight exercise you don’t need to

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The Best List of the 3 Hardest Bike Races in the World

So we all know about the Tour de France and Lance Armstrong (and that whole thing…) and how it’s the number one bike race in the world. But here’s the thing…it’s not necessarily the hardest one in terms of testing and challenging a biker’s physical prowess. This may be hard to comprehend, but the truth is that there are, indeed, other bike races (and really other type of races in general) who specifically seek to be more physically grueling than

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The Physiology of Rowing – A Perfect Form of Cardiovascular Exercise

So rowing is one of the alternative forms of cardiovascular exercise that many people prefer, and for good reason too. It has little to no impact on the body, is not a ‘contact’ sport, has minor risk of injuries such as sprains or twists due to the ‘linear’ and relatively ‘narrow’ range of motions a rower performs, and it’s practically a full body workout with more emphasis on muscular strength/mass/size/endurance than say…running. But with that being said, let’s take a

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Best Bike Trainers – Our Top Picks for Indoor Bike Trainers of 2017

A bicycle trainer is a piece of equipment that lets you work-out indoors, converting your outdoor bike into a stationary one. It helps you stay fit during the long winter months or any other time the weather does not permit riding outside. But that’s not all. Bike trainers can be a great way to get an effective workout within a short period of time, which is great for those among us who struggle to ride often due to other commitments.

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