Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

Let’s Talk Weight-Loss. Thanks to TV informercials, our local gyms and Instagram timelines, we all know a few different fitness methods we could turn to in order to get our blood pumping. For more specific fitness goals, though, it’s best to optimize your workouts to yield the best results for specific objectives; a concept we […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 1)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 1)

Not sure if your go-to moves are making things better or worse? We can help. Between the number of gyms and studios and the number of free online workouts out there, there’s no shortage of places to obtain a workout or full exercise program. People choose what type of workouts they do based on many […]

Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

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Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

Attention all you compulsive weighers and anyone else obsessed with the scale. You can now breathe a sigh of relief. Because you know that number it displays every time you step on? Well, it doesn’t actually hold that much weight. Some of us step on the scale every morning without so much as a single […]

Alternative Facts: Reasons You Should Actually Invest in a Gym Membership

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Alternative Facts: Reasons You Should Actually Invest in a Gym Membership

There are so many workout myths about gym programs out there, mostly believed by people who’ve never enrolled in one themselves. So, it’s time to dispel the rumors… with your help. We asked Hailee Walsh, a fitness trainer at Missouri’s City Gym, what the biggest myths new gym members had about joining one of her […]

Eight Indoor Workouts to Get You Through the Colder Seasons

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Eight Indoor Workouts to Get You Through the Colder Seasons

  You’re not imagining it. It’s getting really freaking cold outside. There’s no daylight when your alarm clock goes off, you’ve logged more miles than you’d like to count on the dreadmill, and — duh — it’s really cold out there. It’s no surprise that any motivation to get outdoors and work up a sweat has […]

Pressed for Time? These Youtube Videos Will Help You Burn Fat in Under 20 Minutes!

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Pressed for Time? These Youtube Videos Will Help You Burn Fat in Under 20 Minutes!

Between work, family, and other obligations, it can be very difficult to squeeze in time to exercise. But it seems that many of life’s little problems can be solved with the internet’s help. We browsed the web and rounded up our favorite workouts that you can do in 20 minutes or less. From body weight […]

Try These Equipment-Free Workout Routines Today!

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Try These Equipment-Free Workout Routines Today!

No Equipment? No problem. You don’t need a gym to get your fitness on — in most cases, all you need is WiFi and a bit of floor space. I used to be one of those people who thought I needed a gym membership to stay in shape. Really, all I needed was Wifi. Want […]

7 Misconceptions about Running Exposed

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7 Misconceptions about Running Exposed

1. There is no correct way to run. There is no perfect way to hit a forehand in tennis, or to drive a golf ball, or to kick a soccer ball, but the degree of divergence from the accepted norm in each of these activities is relatively small.  When you look at runners who have excellent […]

Fall Fitness Essential for 2017

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Fall Fitness Essential for 2017

Between the changing of the leaves, the pumpkin spicing of everything, the Halloween parties and the overeating at Thanksgiving, we seem to love the fall most of all. And for us athletes, the best thing about the season to us is not having to work out in the summer heat anymore! However, just like the […]

Meal Prep 101: 9 Tips To Help You Prep Like a Pro

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Meal Prep 101: 9 Tips To Help You Prep Like a Pro

Meal prep is an essential part of many busy fitness fanatics’ lives. However, the usual grilled chicken and broccoli made on a Sunday and eaten five days in a row can get hideously boring and uninspiring. Thanks to Winnie of Winnie’s Balance, here are 9 meal-prep hacks to take your meals from blah to brilliant. […]

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