Technology & Textiles the changing world of fitness wear

Technology & Textiles the changing world of fitness wear

By Joey Lee Not to give away my age, but when I started running, there weren’t many options for fitness apparel; actually, there were ZERO options. You ran in gym shorts and a cotton t-shirt. If it was cold, you ran in bulky sweats and a windbreaker. The cotton wasn’t too bad if you didn’t know any better. But it could cause some pretty bad chaffing (it was enough to start a Read more »
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March 07, 2016
Keep the Ball Rolling

Keep the Ball Rolling

No toy is more universally synonymous with childhood than a simple ball. Throughout the ages, kids young and old have found ways to fashion balls from all kinds of materials, even some not so pleasant sounding like pig bladders. But as long as it rolls, bounces, can be thrown, kicked, hit with a stick or butted with a head, we have maintained our love affair with the world’s simplest toy. In Read more »
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March 07, 2016
Functional Fitness Get Fit for Life

Functional Fitness Get Fit for Life

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. Regular exercise is among the most important things you can do to promote and maintain good health. Health benefits aside, many people exercise to lose or maintain weight, improve their fitness level, or enhance their physique. But exercise has practical benefits beyond burning calories increasing strength, endurance, and flexibility. It turns out that fitness can be functional, too. You may not have heard much about it Read more »
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January 06, 2016
Winter Fitness Survival Kit

Winter Fitness Survival Kit

Even in the Deep South, winter can pose a challenge to the serious fitness aficionado. Invigorating can quickly turn to miserable, when you lack the gear you need. Whether you are training for an event or just keeping fit, as the thermometer drops and the damp winter weather moves in, it’s more important than ever to be prepared when you are exercising outdoors. Well-Being talked to some fitness buffs, including our Read more »
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January 06, 2016
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