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.

Travel-Friendly Workout Tips to Take with You

While it may not be practical to go all out with your exercise routine as you travel, you can stay in shape with a few simple tips for working out anywhere.

The Best Pre- and Post-Workout Foods

The effectiveness of your workout depends heavily on what you eat—especially when it comes to what you eat just before and just after you exercise.

A Practical Workout Guide for Your Dad

In honor of Men's Health Month, encourage all the important men in your life to get active this summer with these helpful tips for exercising amidst midlife changes.

How Bicycles Can Save Your Life

Not only is bicycling a source of fun and entertainment, riding a bike can be a great way to remain active and improve your overall health and fitness.

Pool Games that Burn Calories

Looking for some fun and creative ways to stay active this summer? Consider these calorie-burning swimming pool games that definitely aren’t just for kids.