Stoked for getting your sweat on outdoors after a long winter cooped up inside the gym? We hear ya: Moving your workout outside is just way more enjoyable than toiling away on a treadmill between four walls. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading Finally Exercising Outdoors Again? Bring These 10 Pieces of Gear.
Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, and the treadmill vs. outdoor running. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts. Of course, the absolute best time to … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Working Out in the Morning
INSTAGRAM@REBECCAFITNESS_EATS Going to the gym can be daunting, no matter who you are — man or woman, teenager or someone getting up there in years. So it’s quite normal for beginners looking to get in shape to focus on something … Continue reading Fitness Instagrammer Shows It’s Worth It to Ditch Cardio for Weights
Starting at age 14, Katherine Bice used to wear three sports bras when exercising because it was the only way she felt comfortable. Her breasts bounced around a lot, and after just a few minutes, she was in pain. As … Continue reading Breast Pain Keeps Women From Exercise: Can The Right Bra Help?
You expect to be a sweaty mess when you’re working out, but what about when you’re sitting in an all-staff meeting? Or simply strolling from your office to your buddy’s down the hall? Regular sweating—say, you’re in the middle of … Continue reading Excessive Sweating Signs – What Is Hyperhidrosis?
You’ve heard the saying: Performance is 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical. You can be in peak physical shape, but if your mind isn’t in the right place, your training is going to take a hit. These difficulties usually … Continue reading 7 Workout Motivation Tips – How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise
Still pounding sports drinks after a tough workout? You’re behind the science times, according to a small new study. Milk and milk alternatives—thanks to their natural balance of sodium, carbohydrate and protein—help the body retain fluid, researchers report in the … Continue reading Milk Is More Hydrating Than Powerade after a Workout, Study Says
When we exercise, far-flung parts of our bodies apparently communicate with one another, thanks to tiny, particle-filled balloons that move purposefully through the bloodstream from one cell to another, carrying pressing biochemical messages, according to an important new study of … Continue reading The Mysterious Interior World of Exercise
It may only be January, but there’s already a fan-favorite sneaker taking over the fitness world. According to data from e-commerce site ShopSpring.com, the adidas Alphabounce 1 (available on shopspring.com or zappos.com) is winning the shoe game right now. RELATED: 10 Sneakers You Can Get Away With … Continue reading This Is the Most Popular Sneaker of 2018 (So Far)
The old adage, “If you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated!” is actually still up for debate among experts, but one thing is certain: Thirst is far from being your only signal that you need to hydrate, stat. Dehydration occurs when your … Continue reading Dehydration Symptoms That Show You Need to Drink More Water
Protein powder is considered the building block supplement for most nutrition and training programs. Read on for some great protein finding tips! Proteins are the building blocks required to repair and grow muscle tissue when participating in any type of … Continue reading The 5 Ways To Pick A Good Protein Powder
A fitness tracker is the perfect way to monitor your activity and health effortlessly and with unmatched accuracy. Think of it as an electronic finger on the pulse, constantly measuring your vitals, quality of sleep and step count. Today’s fitness … Continue reading Best fitness tracker 2018: the top 10 activity bands on the planet
You don’t need super heavy weights to torch calories. In fact, according to research from the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, your own four limbs—plus a willingness to push your body to the brink—can burn more … Continue reading The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running
Some things are just harder to embrace than others. A shift in leadership at work. Your brother’s new slightly awkward girlfriend. When your gym starts stocking a less-than-stellar protein powder. Hitting the pavement for your morning miles when the mercury … Continue reading 4 Reasons You Should Embrace a Cold-Weather Workout This Season
You’re putting in the work—but you’re not putting the muscle on. You’ve stopped growing, and your motivation to keep showing up to the gym is shot. Hitting the gym on the regular isn’t the only thing you need to do … Continue reading Workout Mistakes That Hold You Back From Building Muscle