Monthly Archives: October 2013

5 Tips For Successful Fall And Winter Workouts

Instead of cuddling up with a blanket and a book, try one of these five methods to keep on track. Dress for the Cold The main concerns with working out in the cold are hypothermia and frostbite . For those of us who arent ready to part ways with outdoor workouts though, dressing up for the cold can be a solution. Wearing the right clothes from head to food will keep your body insulated and prevent heat loss.
Source: http://caloriecount.about.com/5-tips-successful-fall-winter-workouts-b615203

Louisville guard Kevin Ware cleared to begin basketball workouts

It isn’t violent; instead, it’s an outlet — a release — that combines traditional yoga poses, dancing and, yes, some yelling. Yoga teacher Hemalaaya developed this therapeutic kind of yoga as the next step in her fusion-focused classes. And, as she puts it, throwing a little tantrum works to relieve her own frustrations. She encourages her students to release stress by yelling, chest-pounding and laughing.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/30/interesting-workouts_n_3997898.html

Benefits of Short Workouts

And on Friday head coach Rick Pitino stated during a press conference that Wares been cleared to begin basketball workouts , marking the latest step taken in Wares comeback. He has a clean bill of health, coach Rick Pitino said Friday. He can play all-out at the end of the month. Pitino said Ware has been cleared to begin basketball workouts immediately, but while he may be physically ready to return to the court, Pitino cautioned he may still need to get past his injury mentally. As Pitino noted theres a mental barrier Ware may need to overcome, and thats something many elite athletes who suffer serious injuries need to address in order to complete their comeback. The question now is whether or not Ware will miss any games due to the injury.
Source: http://collegebasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/10/04/louisville-guard-kevin-ware-cleared-to-begin-basketball-workouts/

Popular CrossFit workouts linked to Max workout review disturbingly high rates of rhabdomyolysis, muscle cell ‘explosion’

Aside from reducing stress and boosting your mood , getting your blood flowing also gives you energy, can prevent depression and relieve headaches, can help you sleep better, and clears your mind. It doesn’t take much time for those endorphins to start flowing, and even a miniworkout will have you feeling better. Plus, studies show that 15 minutes a day can add three years to your life . It keeps you on the right path: I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “One healthy choice leads to another.” When you get in the habit of exercising every single day, no matter how much time you can devote, you’re more likely to stick with it and do longer workouts when you do have the time.
Source: http://www.fitsugar.com/Benefits-Short-Workouts-31989137

The Most Interesting Workouts In The Country

While performing their workouts in the high-heat, high-humidity environment of “the box” — this is the name commonly attributed to the workout room of a typical CrossFit facility — some athletes burn out their muscles so badly that muscle tissue actually degenerates and enters the bloodstream. Myoglobin, one of the most common byproducts of these stray muscle fibers, ends up clogging the kidneys and causing serious damage, the evidence of which can be seen in the form of brown urine. “Rhabdomyolysis isn’t a common condition, yet it’s so commonly encountered in CrossFit that they have a cartoon about it, nonchalantly casting humor on something that should never happen,” writes Eric Robertson, an assistant professor of physical therapy at Regis University, for The Huffington Post. “Under extreme conditions your muscle cells explode.
Source: http://www.naturalnews.com/042360_CrossFit_workout_rhabdomyolysis_muscle_cell_explosion.html

Musclepharm(r) Scores 17 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards Nominations

By Tracy Miller / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 10:55 AM Comment kval.com Mike Huard (l.) and Felton Campbel, both in their 60s, show off their muscles at the Oregon Ironman bodybuilding competition. Related Stories Robert Pattinson moves on from Kristen Stewart with Sean Penns model daughter Dylan Penn: reports These are two grandpas you don’t want to mess with. Felton Campbell, 61, and Mike Huard, 62, wowed crowds at the Oregon Ironman bodybuilding competition Saturday, showing off their toned physiques against men half their age. kval.com Campbell, 61, didn’t start bodybuilding until his 50s. The two friends, both grandfathers, were the oldest of nearly 250 competitors at the event, and agreed age is no roadblock to getting in shape. Campbell, a personal trainer, started bodybuilding in his 50s.
Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/bodybuilding-grandpas-old-show-muscle-article-1.1351444

Nominations are based on sales among the 9,900+ products carried by the site. In the past four years, MusclePharm has won 14 Bodybuilding.com Awards, including 2012 Brand of the Year. “It’s an honor to have MusclePharm products and the brand recognized again this year by Bodybuilding.com,” said Brad Pyatt, founder and CEO, MusclePharm. “As athletes, scientists and fitness enthusiasts, we’re committed to delivering the best products to consumers and proud to receive this seal of approval from our customers and fans.” “Being nominated for a Bodybuilding.com Supplement Award is quite an accomplishment,” explains Bodybuilding.com CEO, Ryan DeLuca. “Nominees are the most popular brands and products on our site and the public chooses the final winners. A Bodybuilding.com Supplement Award is really the ultimate consumer vote of confidence as it means that the supplement users have deemed that brand or product the most trustworthy and effective of its kind.” MusclePharm has been nominated for the following 2013 Bodybuilding.com Awards: — Brand Of the Year – MusclePharm — Pre-Workout Supplement of the Year — Assault — Recovery Supplement of the Year — AMINO1 — Amino Supplement of the Year – AMINO1 — Multi-Vitamin Supplement of the Year – Armor-V — Supplement of the Year – Assault — Men’s Support Supplement of the Year – Battle Fuel XT — Best Overall Protein Powder of the Year – Combat Powder — Supplement of the Year – Combat Powder — Best Packaging of the Year – MP — Casein Supplement of the Year – MP CASEIN — Creatine Supplement of the Year – MP Creatine — Glutamine Supplement of the Year – MP Glutamine — RTD Supplement of the Year – MuscleGel Shot — Clothing Brand of The Year – MusclePharm Sportswear — Breakout Supplement of the Year – Z-Core — Fat-Loss Supplement of the Year — Shred Matrix Winners will be determined via an online voting system that will live on Bodybuilding.com July 15, 2013 — August 12, 2013. Results will be announced live on the Olympia Main Stage as part of Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 26-29, 2013.
Source: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130715-903407.html

It was the ninth year for the prestigious awards which are hosted annually by the Worlds #1 Online Supplement Store. We are very proud to be recognized once again as Brand of the Year, said Jay Jacobsen, Brand Advocacy Manager for ON. And we consider it a testament to our companys uncompromising quality commitment that Gold Standard 100% Whey was once again named Supplement of the Year along with Protein Powder of the Year. That makes it nine consecutive years for both honors. In addition to these high-profile awards, ONs Gold Standard 100% Casein was presented with Casein Supplement of the Year, Serious Mass received Weight Gainer of the Year recognition, the Opti-Men super multi was named Multi-Vitamin Supplement of the Year, and Opti-Women was named Womens Product of the Year. Optimum Nutrition was founded in 1986 with a mission to set the highest standards for consistent quality. One of the few sports nutrition manufacturers to offer products in every category, the company owns and operates four GMP certified production facilities, all of which are located in the United States.
Source: http://www.watchlistnews.com/2013/10/02/on-wins-7-bodybuilding-com-supplement-awards-in-2013/

Mr. Olympia 2013: Top Contenders for Bodybuilding Championship

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Cutler finished second at Mr. Olympia 2011 but missed the event in 2012 after undergoing surgery for a torn left bicep. One year later, Cutler has a chance to join rare company by winning his fifth career Mr. Olympia title. Cutler is the comeback kid in 2013, and that makes him the ultimate wild card. Phil Heath Phil Heath is a 33-year-old bodybuilder from Seattle, Wash.
Source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1789157-mr-olympia-2013-top-contenders-for-bodybuilding-championship