The 5 Worst Pieces of Fitness Advice

Go outside and ride your bike. There has always been a misconception that weightlifting and resistance training will make you big and bulky. (Image: BJI / Blue Jean Images/blue jean images/Getty Images) That’s what my mom would say when I...

How to Not Look Fat in a Tank Top

The heat of the summer is a time to shed heavy winter sweaters and wear more skin-revealing clothing such as tank tops. However, if you are insecure about your weight or body shape, this can cause unnecessary anxiety. Choosing the right...

Snowboarding Tips for Sore Muscles

Snowboarding, an exciting, fast-paced extreme snow sport, demands a lot from your body. You must simultaneously know how to balance and propel yourself while keeping your body in position to prevent injury. Sore muscles can be a common...

Shore Fishing Tips on Oahu

For Hawaiians, to fish is to breathe. Long before Captain Cook arrived, Hawaiians harvested this important food source using canoes, surfboards, nets, spears and lines. Hawaiian shore fishing methods were particularly effective. That...

Activities for Children About Equality

A song from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific” reminds parents that children are not born prejudiced: “You've got to be taught to hate and fear. You've got to be taught from year to year. It's got to be...

Car Games for Long Drives With Teenagers

Road trips can be fun at first, but long car rides can get boring, especially for teenagers. Taking a road trip with teens requires a little creativity to keep them entertained in the car. Unlike smaller kids who are content with playing I...

The Shoulder Press and a Dumbbell Alternative

With a pair of dumbbells, you can effectively develop strength and tone in the muscles involved in the shoulder press. The shoulder press exercise can cause pain and discomfort in the shoulders due to the susceptible position that your...

How to Convert MPH & RPM When Cycling

The relationship between miles per hour (MPH) and revolutions per minute (RPM) is useful for learning how to pace when cycling. Many stationary bikes and outdoor bikes have technology that provides metrics. However, you may find it...

How Much Should I Front Squat?

The front squat is a variation of the back squat but with the barbell placed in front of the chest instead of resting on the upper back. This shifts your body weight forward and requires you to use your upper-back muscles to keep the bar...

Examples of Non-Contact Sports

Sports can be a great way to get and stay fit, let off steam or provide an outlet for your competitive spirit. Whatever your height, weight or build, there is probably a sport for you. Some sports, such as football and rugby, involve...