Fitness

Fitness is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or training goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete fitness sessions in addition to playing their sport. Fitness refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Maximize your fitness with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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How Often Should You Ride A Bike When You're Starting Out?

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By: Chris Thornham

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Latest Videos in Fitness

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Turns Over Healthy New Leaf

Earnhardt returns to racing at Sunday’s Daytona 500. Ahead of the race, Earnhardt told STACK about the changes he has made, how his dad stayed in shape, and whether those banana-mayonnaise sandwiches are still being made in his house.

How a Fitness-Focused Business Owner Balances Work and Training

NOOMA organic electrolyte drink co-founder Jarred Smith shares his story of athletics. Smith explains how he built his career around fitness and how he incorporates exercise into his busy entrepreneurial schedule.

3 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Whether you're training for a 5k or a marathon, strength training is an essential element to develop an efficient stride, stay healthy and improve your running times. Here are three exercises that will give your running a boost.

How a CrossFit Box Owner Uses Running to Improve Overall Fitness

CrossFit Sixth City owner Adam Daugherty talks about why he uses running to supplement his daily training routines.

Quick and Effective High-Intensity Workout for At Home or on the Road

CTown CrossFit Coach Mitch Lowry demonstrates a no-equipment 2-exercise workout to easily perform at home or on-the-go. Lowry's "Shorter Quarters" workout incorporates Burpees and Air Squats for a quick bodyweight high-intensity challenge.