Is Your Heart Healthy? Hit the Nearest Stairwell to Find Out!

The "Stairs Test" is simple and requires only a stairwell and a stopwatch, making it easy to check in on your cardiovascular health!

Getting Creative with At-Home Workouts

You don’t need a gym membership to stay in shape. With a little creativity you can facilitate a wide range of activities and exercises right at home.

Is It Still Safe to Exercise Outdoors During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

The good news is that currently, it’s still generally safe to exercise outdoors. However, you might need to take some extra precautions while doing so...

3 Ways Exercise Can Boost Your Mental Health

Both aerobic and muscle building exercise can have profound benefits for your mental wellness in addition to your physical health.

How Quickly Should My Heart Rate Recover After Exercise?

There are many ways to measure your strength and stamina, allowing you to track gains in your exercise routine. However, perhaps the most important measurement of all is the performance of just...

Quick Tips for Cleaning Your Fitness Equipment

While you might always make a point to wipe down shared equipment at a public gym, you may not think much about cleaning your fitness equipment at home. Follow these tips to keep things clean...

The Season of Giving: How to Give Back While Getting Fit

Here are just a few ideas to explore if you're looking to give back while you get the exercise you need to stay healthy this holiday season...

The Strange Reason You Get Itchy Legs When Working Out

Itchy legs? Itchy arms? If you’ve ever had to stop yourself mid-workout to address your itchy skin, you aren’t alone. Here's what's happening...

3 Signs You’re Exercising Too Much

For a small percentage of people, it’s hard to stop working out or to even skip a day at the gym, but coul you be getting too much of a good thing?

Here’s Why it’s Better to Workout in the Morning

Instead of breaking promises to fit in a workout in the evening, here's why it's more beneficial to your body and your brain to start your day with fitness...

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…