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Jump Rope: Not Just for Grade School Anymore

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Most guys, when you mention a jump rope, will envision two things: the little girls doing double-Dutch in grade school…and the scene in Rocky, where Rocky is jump-roping like mad, his visage steely-eyed and his body rock-hard. For the sake of exercise, let’s think more Rocky and less double-Dutch. The jump rope, long relegated to recess by the majority of…


Trampoline vs. Elliptical Machine: Which Workout Wins?

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For years, the elliptical machine has been a gym favorite of many men (and women) for a stationary cardio workout, offering more advantages than using many other kinds of machines. However, over the last several years, the trampoline has been gaining more visibility as an exercise method, not just a fun time for energetic kids. Personal trampolines are now fixtures…


Comprehensive Guide to Nordic Ski Boots

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Nordic skiing is a very popular snow sport, both in Canada and other countries, since it doesn’t need to be done in a specialized ski area. No lift ticket, waiting in line, or hoping that the ski resort is open and has snow early or late in the ski season required—just the right equipment, snow, open space, and the desire…


Common Diet and Workout Supplement Ingredients

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If you’re a fitness-minded man, you are not just concerned with exercising, you’re also interested in putting the right “stuff” in your body. This means you watch what you eat, and many men take supplements to help build lean muscle mass, lose weight, lose fat, and more. Supplements can be a valuable addition to your workout and diet in terms…