Small Steps, Big Accomplishments is a series of encouraging stories about everyday exercisers doing big things. This installment is told by Pat Murphy, a Boston resident, and average runner, who decided to take on the Boston Marathon.
Fun Side of Fitness
Staying fit isn't just about exercise output – it shares an equal relation to caloric and nutritional input, and how the chemical reaction of each ingredient can influence the body. You know the basics: easy on the pizza. Hands off the cookie dough. Unfortunately, while many fitness-seekers know what not to eat, they haven't figured out which foods to gravitate toward. Discover three foods that can serve as assets, accelerants, fuels and replinishers.
Movies are a cultural touchstone in today’s society – creating artistic avenues that entertain and educate. But sometimes we use those on-screen adventures to get pumped up and out of our seats, and nothing motivates like a music-fueled, sweat-drenched, cliché-packed training montage. In honor of the upcoming Academy Awards, I decided to find the best fitness montages (along with their workouts) in movie history. My Mount Rushmore picks are below.