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Clothing fitness trends 2016

women1A number of great workouts hit the fitness scene in 2016. If you are looking to spice up your normal exercise routine, check these out. HIIT or high-intensity interval training is awesome because you’ll be able to shorten the overall amount of time you spend exercising. But here’s the thing, in order to reap the benefits of this workout, you have to put 100 percent into each burst of activity to get the cardio/toning benefits. The amazing part about this workout is that the crazy intervals are followed by a chance to rest. So you do get to catch your breath at one point after the extrusion. Fans love this because it’s so versatile. You can do this workout anywhere so you aren’t locked into the confines of your favorite gym unless you want to be. Read More

Wardrobe essentials you should have in your closet

unisex-t-shirt-heather-gray-runner-profileTrends in clothing tend to come and go, but the good news is that certain pieces remain constant staples for every woman. Here are the top casual wear pieces ladies should have in their closet:

A black blazer-Black is a color that looks great on everyone. Its slimming, and a great way to tie a look together. If you get one, be sure to take it to a tailor and have it altered. A blazer is a super versatile piece, it looks great with jeans and a tee-shirt. Hot look alert-Try pairing jeans, this Born To Run Apparel tee shirt and a black blazer together.

Next consider picking up a patterned scarf. A scarf is highly versatile. There are a ton of ways to wear it. It looks great, feels great and adds a little bit of sass to any tee-shirt you might wear. If you’re looking for a scarf, leopard/animal print scarves are red hot right now. Read More

Cardio Workouts for summer

Now that warmer weather is upon us, it’s a great opportunity to add some different cardio workouts into your weekly game plan. Before starting any type of cardio training be sure you are healthy and have spoken with a doctor to ensure you can train safely.

btr-ABOUTDo you like cycling? Cycling is a great way to burn calories and rev up your cardio. Start your workout with a 10 minute warm-up on the bike. Spend 8 minutes cycling hard then complete 6 minutes of strength conditioning sets. So in other words, plan on cycling hard for 8 minutes, give yourself 2 minutes rest break for each set. Repeat this sequence four times then move into the strength conditioning portion of the workout. Put your bike on gear that has more resistance, cycle for 6 minutes giving yourself 2 minutes rest. Repeat this four times. Another cycling workout to help your cardio is cycling on hills. Bike on hills at least 2 days a week. Over time regularly cycling hills will improve your endurance and make your legs stronger. Read More

Eco-friendly everyday clothing

These days more and more people are opting for environmentally friendly made clothing. This trend has also crossed over into the athletic wear world as well.

eco friendly clothing by born to run apparelThe question is why are more and more people are turning to eco friendly clothing? More people are concerned about the environment. People are becoming more aware of their carbon footprint and the impact their actions have on keeping our environment healthy and thriving for generations to come. In addition to that, consumers are becoming more knowledgeable about products, how they are made and what effects different chemicals have on the body. Read More