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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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. […]
Sleep is one of your body’s best defenses and plays an important role in the regenerative process following injury. It is during sleep that your body secretes important hormones that are essential for a strong immune system, increased muscle mass, bone strength, and energy. Missing out on this critical time can lead to muscle atrophy, as well as the loss of ability to efficiently build and repair your muscles.
Suffering from itchy feet? For adventurous runners, there are dozens of epic races and routes around the world to simultaneously treat the running bug and satisfy wanderlust. In admiration, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 running adventures we’d embark on if we were to ever be so lucky.
There are several reasons you might want to “weight” a few minutes before beginning your cardio. When it comes to the ongoing debate between starting your sweat with weights or cardio, some fitness experts contend that starting with strength training first helps build a leaner and stronger body.