Fitness

Fitness

Plan Your Next Workout To Stay In Shape

Want to keep your body fit and toned when you’re not out being active? Let us help you with your home fitness routine.

Here at Active Weekender, we’ve created some resources to help you stay fit in between hitting the trails and the couch. 

Below you’ll find tips on staying fit based on our contributors’ experiences with home and gym workouts. You’ll also find guides and reviews on fitness gear that will help you meet the goals you’ve set for your body.

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Getting Started With Resistance Bands

For the average person who works a forty-hour week, commutes, and endeavors to maintain some sort of social and family life, finding time to exercise can often feel like a challenge. Resistance bands are a great way to put exercise back into your schedule without the need for bulkier, more expensive equipment or a gym

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How Can I Strengthen My Legs For Cycling?

Whether you’re new to cycling or looking to boost your performance and speed, getting stronger legs is a great way for an overall better experience out on your bike. Strength workouts focused on your legs is the perfect way to build up those leg muscles. In addition to normal strength training, you’ll also want to

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How To Prevent And Treat Butt Chafing While Hiking (Or Running)

It doesn’t matter what you call it – monkey butt, swamp ass, butt cheek chafing – one thing is certain, getting your bum too sweaty from hiking or running can result a very uncomfortable feeling. If you’ve experienced this painful side effect of being active, then you know what I’m talking about. And if you

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Why Does Swimming Make You So Hungry?

Swimming, much like all other water activities, is a fun and refreshing pursuit—an activity enjoyed by millions of people the world over. Swimming is also a competitive sport that boasts some of the leanest and greatest athletes of our time. A great aerobic activity, swimming is a great way to get some much-needed exercise and

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How To Train For Uphill Cycling

If you intend to cycle, whether recreationally or competitively, there will come a time when you need to tackle a hill or two during the course of your ride. Unlike cycling on flat or downhill roads, uphill cycling requires incredible stamina and drive. Because of this, it is absolutely crucial that you train extra hard

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Is Biking Better Than Running For Fitness?

Exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for your health—both physically and mentally. Exercising helps you burn fat, improve muscle and bone strength, sleep better, and feel happier. However, it’s important to make sure you’re getting your exercise the right way. While all forms of exercise are healthy to some degree,

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