Performance Gear / Sports Apparel

The Hologram Bracelet – Fact or Fiction

One of the recent fads that we have seen grow tremendously over the past few years are the power bracelets, balance bracelets, or the product name of Hologram Bracelet. They came to fame via the endorsement of the professional athlete and then gained momentum in the sports markets with demonstration in malls and sporting good Read More …

Weight Loss

Most Common Factors To Consider When Trying to Lose Weight

Ok, you wouldn’t be reading/following twentyfirstcenturyfitness.com unless you were cognizant of your health and fitness and our mission is to provide you with the best information and most recent methods to help you accomplish your objectives. We’ve received some recent feedback from some our followers voicing frustration that they were not losing weight at the Read More …

Sports Travel

Take a “Me Time” Sports Vacation

There are many great activity-based sports vacations you can take these days.  Some of these are real high energy and fast paced trips that keep you moving and going the whole time. But if you are maybe wanting something with a little less outward excitement and maybe a little more looking inward then a yoga-meditation Read More …

Equipment

Kinesiology tape is not just fitness fashion

If you have watched sporting events recently such as Olympic volleyball or basketball you have probably noticed what seems to a new fitness fashion trend.  Colorful strips of tape on various body parts of the athletes well this actually does serve a functional purpose. This is known as Kinesiology tape.  What is Kinesiology tape?  It Read More …

Nutrition & Diet

Don’t Rely on Organic Foods to Be Clean

The war rages on between those who swear by organic foods and those who don’t think there is any added benefit other than perhaps the farmers washing them a little more thoroughly. I for one would like to believe there are substantial benefits to organic foods, particularly when I pay so much more tor them. Read More …

Sports Apparel

Why Copper Is Not The New Black

With spokespersons like Brett Favre copper wearables are becoming the new popular thing in sports and fitness clothing.  Copper is being touted for its anti-inflammatory properties and ability to help muscles to heal. Well not so fast.  Most of the copper wearable products are woven into compression clothing.  Compression ankle, knee, back, elbow wear.  This Read More …

Equipment

Home Gyms – Best Way To Stick to Your NYR

A little while ago we did a post on home gyms vs. health clubs and the pros and cons to each. Now that we’re starting to be able to gauge the early results of our New Year’s resolutions we wanted to re-visit as “get in shape/get healthy” was once again listed as the most popular Read More …

Sports Travel

Take A Hike – Outdoor Travel Companies

More and more people are looking for different and unique experiences while on vacation. So much is now offered from skydiving vacations to scuba-diving excursions. Why not do a little hiking, or a lot, while on your time off. Doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an expert. If you’re in great physical shape or Read More …