Hallway Fights Take Energy

“Hallway Fights Take Energy” is the title of this post, but a more accurate one is “All About Saving Enough Energy to Save the Kid at the End of a Hallway.”

I LOVE great fight stunts and choreography, but, having studied exercise physiology, I can’t help the part of my brain that says “he should be fatigued by this point.” That’s why one of my favorite fight scenes is in Netflix Daredevil’s season one, episode 2 hallway fight. We see our masked hero fight his way down a hallway to rescue a kid, and, by the time he reaches the door at the end of the hall, he is struggling to stay standing and generate the energy to take down the last couple of goons.

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Nerdy Activewear Alert!

NERDY ACTIVEWEAR ALERT: Both Her Universe, Under Armour, and DFTBA Records have released activewear.

Her Universe has partnered with Kohl’s to launch an Avengers inspired line of junior’s activewear. The line has prints and details inspired by Black Widow, Iron Man, and Captain America with a size range that includes plus sizes (WOOHOO!). If your local Kohl’s doesn’t have the full line or a specific size, the entire line is available for purchase at a sale price on the Kohl’s website.

 

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Channel Your Daredevil

It’s the final countdown! Season 2 of Daredevil will be available for marathoning this Friday, March 18th.

I’ve mentioned before that what we’re wearing while we workout can motivate us to push ourselves harder. What I haven’t mentioned is that activewear is made with specific movements and types of training in mind. Obviously, most activewear will use materials that wick sweat away from the skin and facilitate range of motion, but material and fit variety lend some activewear better to some activities than others.

In Daredevil season one we see Matt both hitting up Fogwell’s Gym to work on his boxing moves and taking time to meditate to recover from his encounter with Nobu. I’ve put together gym and yoga looks inspired by both of these exercise modalities we see Matt include in his physical conditioning. So whether we find ourselves lifting weights, doing burpees, heading into a vinyasana, or sitting back in child’s pose, these Daredevil looks will keep up with our bodies as we bring ourselves a little closer to being like the man without fear.

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Daredevil Season 2 Exercise Routine

This week the second season of Netflix and Marvel’s Daredevil will be available for streaming. To commemorate this, I’ve put together a little Daredevil inspired routine that includes elements of boxing, kickboxing, plyometrics, and core training to train the entire body. Feel free to save the .jpg or add it to a Pinterest board for the next time you’re at the gym or are taking a break from marathoning the new season.

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