3 Reasons to Exercise Outside this Winter

If you feel your motivation to work out diminishing as the temperature drops, you should consider all the ways winter exercise can offer something extra.

Is It Better to Sleep In or Work Out?

If you find yourself deciding between hitting the gym or hitting the snooze button, ask yourself these questions to make the right call for your health.

Walk Your Way to a Younger You

Even if you lead an inactive life, you probably still walk at least a little bit every day. Walking is so commonplace that many of us don’t even think about how beneficial it can...

When It Comes to Sports Safety, the Eyes Have It

While any injury can be a season-ending incident for an athlete, eye injuries are particularly impactful, since eyes do not heal like the rest of the body.

Weird Ways Exercise Can Affect Your Body

There are some strange effects that exercise can have on your body, and may cause you to wonder if you're on the right track with your workout.

Jumping on the Exercise App Gaming Craze

Over Pokémon Go? To enjoy the same fitness benefits of smartphone-motivated exercise without catching 'em all, try out these apps to help you stay fit.

Olympic Inspired Workouts

It's hard not to feel inspired to kick-up your workout when Olympic coverage overtakes your TV. Refresh your gym routine with these Olympic fitness tips...

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Your Cool Down

Finding an exercise routine that works can take some time and tinkering, because there is an abundance of conflicting guidelines on the best ways to work out. The necessity of a cool down is...

Fitness Trend: Streaming Workouts from Home

With the availability and affordability of streaming workout programs, all you need is 30 minutes a day and internet to get the exercise your body needs...

Why Do Your Muscles Feel Sore the Day After Your Workout?

You got an intense workout in at the gym and you're feeling great! That is until you wake up the next morning barely able to move. What's the deal? Find out in this week's Body Odd piece...

Define Your Workout with the Right Music

Humans are highly receptive to music, so your gym playlist really can have a substantial and measurable influence on how much you get out of your workout.

March Madness: Ways to Work Out While Watching the Game

If your eyes are glued to the screen and your butt is glued to the couch this March Madness season, get up and get moving with these easy fitness tips...

Do you actually need to see a doctor before starting a new exercise program?

"Always consult a physician before beginning any exercise program." You’ve likely seen this disclaimer before – but do you really need to follow this advice?

Why BMI Is Not an Accurate Measure of Your Health

One key figure that doctors examine to determine a patient’s health is their BMI, but recent research has indicated that this is not a smart strategy...

2016’s Fitness Fads

If your New Year’s resolution revolves around fitness, you might look into some of the following trends that will be big in 2016.

Get Inspired for Fit Travel in the New Year

Wellness vacations have become much more common around the world, so it's not hard to plan a fun and fitness-friendly trip no matter where you want to go!

Exercise Equivalents for Thanksgiving Dinner

On the high end of estimates, Thanksgiving dinner can total about 4,500 calories! In exercise terms that can mean a whole lot of burpees and crunches...

Frightening Fitness – Overcoming Common Workout Fears

Take a closer look at a few common fitness fears and the strategies you can use to ban them from your workout routine.

Street Safe Tips for Fall Fitness

Stats show a pedestrian dies in a traffic crash every 2 hours. Avoid injuries on the road by keeping these safety tips in mind when working out outside.

Post-Workout Dos and Don’ts

Exercise is essential, but it’s not enough to simply put in your time at the gym. Here are some critical dos and don’ts that can make or break your workout.