Physical Fitness Articles

Return to main Physical Fitness page

Why Playing Tag Is an Awesome Way for Youth Athletes to Build Speed, Agility and Awareness

Developing speed and agility in young athletes doesn't have to be complicated. While there are enormous amounts of drills and exercises designed to...

New Study Finds 'Fast Walkers' Live Longer

Rejoice, my fellow fast walkers. New research from the University of Sydney suggests our habit may help us live substantially longer than our slow-...

How LeBron James Takes Care of His Ailing Back

Here's a sight you don't see often. LeBron James, arguably the greatest physical specimen in NBA history, lying on the ground near the baseline wi...

Confirmed: Matt Damon Will Be Bourne Again

After an extended game of will-he-or-won't-he? that has played out in the media for several years, Matt Damon has finally confirmed that he will repri...

Watch the U. S. Marines Train the UConn Women's Basketball Team

Last week, University of Connecticut women's basketball junior point guard Moriah Jefferson woke up for 6 a.m. practice. It was not a typical pre-se...

Why You Should Be Training Instead of Exercising

The purpose of this article is to shed light on some proven, though relatively obscure, ideas about exercising and working out, also, training used by...

How to Train for a Firefighter Academy: Cardiovascular Endurance

Fire suppression places a high amount of mental and physical stress on firefighters. Since the demands are so high, fire recruits entering a train...

Learn the Murph CrossFit Workout

The author is a seven-year active member of the Florida Army National Guard. Many CrossFit workouts were created in memory of fallen soldiers, ...

Study Shows Correlation Between Vitamins, Iron and Teen Fitness

A recent study conducted at the University of Zaragoza, in Spain, examined the correlation between levels of vitamins and iron in the bloodstreams o...

2012 Reebok CrossFit Games Highlight Video

STACK was on hand to witness the search for the "Fittest on Earth" at last weekend's 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games in Carson, Calif. This was the sixth a...

1
2