Sneaky Ways to Work Out When You’re Short on Time

There are tons of different ways to engage your muscles and increase your heart rate, and many of them can be incorporated into activities you do already...

Finding Your Mid-Year Motivation

The year is half over—how are you doing on those New Year’s resolutions? If the answer's "not so great" there’s still hope for meeting your goals. Follow these tips to get back on track...

This Exercise Has the Greatest Impact on Mental Health

Exercise in any form can have a positive impact on your mental health. But some types of exercise can give you more bang for your buck than others, better helping to boost your mental wellness...

Here’s Why You Should Kick e-Scooters to the Curb

E-scooters are easy to ride while maintaining similar efficiency for short commutes. However, you might see much better benefits—and fewer safety risks—by picking up a manual scooter instead...

Doing This for Just 10 Minutes a Week Could Make You Live Longer

A recent study found that just 10 minutes of exercise a week can have a positive impact on a person’s lifespan, but can such an insignificant amount of time really make a difference?

Is Foam Rolling Good for You?

One of the biggest current workout trends isn’t actually a workout at all—it’s a technique that is touted to warm up your muscles more effectively, relieve post-workout pain, and assist in building muscle mass....

Is All Exercise Created Equal?

If your schedule is already packed, the last thing you want to waste time on is a workout that isn’t getting you results. So is there an exercise that will give you the most bang for your buck?

2019 Fitness Trends

2019 is an interesting year for fitness trends, because it is trendy just to be fit. There’s a growing pattern of inclusion and accessibility in popular exercise activities, meaning that it’s the time for anyone and everyone to participate.

Stair Master? This One-Minute Test Could Predict Your Risk of Dying

Even if you hit the gym every day, a quick stair climb might leave you feeling winded. So, it’s not too surprising that stair climbing has proven to be a reliable test for your risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Is it Okay to Take Painkillers for Sore Muscles?

Feeling the burn from that killer workout? Your first thought may be to reach for Ibuprofen or another over-the-counter painkiller, but here’s why that may not be the best solution…

Why should you care about your resting heart rate?

While blood pressure, cholesterol, and A1C are all important numbers, your resting heart rate (RHR) isn’t one that should be left out, since it can tell you more than you might realize...

Want to Learn Something New? Sleep on It (Or Sweat on It)

When you want to learn a new skill or study for a test, you probably rely on the old methodology of practice makes perfect. But, while practice doesn’t hurt, you need to think about...

4 Ways to Make Your Gym Visits Less Gross

While most Instagram accounts would have you believe that the gym is a haven for attractive people and sweat-free workouts, it’s actually a frightening place for your immune system if you’re not careful and cautious. Here’s how to make the gym more of your Instagram fantasy and less of a bacterial wasteland...

How to cope with extreme post-workout soreness

It’s normal to be a little sore after a good workout. However, sometimes the soreness might ebb into more extreme territory and have you feeling like it’s hard to get up and move around at all. These four tips might help ease your misery...

What Physical Activity Does for Your Cognitive Health

Need another reason to motivate yourself to hit the gym? Exercise is one of the best ways to prevent cognitive decline later in life, and it can also boost your brain power in your prime years...

12 Sneaky Ways to Spend More Time Outdoors

Trick yourself into spending more time outside with these tips designed to motivate you to go outside and get moving at a moment's notice...

3 Rules to Follow When Exercising as a Couple

Getting your sweat on with your sweetie sounds fun—but many couples run into problems working out as a pair. Avoid pitfalls by following these rules for working out together...

Brave the Cold—You’ll Burn More Calories

When it's cold out all you want to do is curl up in a blanket, but by doing the exact opposite and braving the cold for a workout, you can burn way more calories than you would in more temperate weather.

Stress-Busting Workouts

Exercise can make you feel good in a variety of ways (we're looking at you endorphins!) and can be a great stress-buster. These three workouts will help you combat even the most stressful day...

Where Does Fat Go When We Lose It?

We talk about burning off fat, but where do those pounds actually go when when we lose them? The answer may surprise you...