6 Exercises That Burn Calories In Overdrive (And Are Not Burpees)

If your health, fitness, or body composition goals involve fat-burning or losing weight, after working on your nutrition, you’re going to want to focus on fitness routines tailored to those goals. In most cases this means regular workouts that involve exercises that burn calories and build muscle. Most people immediately associate cardio with calorie-burning, and[…]

You Asked: Should I Use a Foam Roller?

Markham Heid Feb 01, 2017 After spending decades on the fitness fringes, foam rolling has arrived at center stage. Whole classes are now devoted to the practice of slowly rolling different parts of the body over a tube; it’s thought to improve athletic performance and flexibility, reduce workout-related soreness, slash recovery time and knock out[…]

How to Get Out of a Workout Rut

December 30, 2016 by LETA SHY Don’t panic at the thought of getting back into a workout routine if you’ve been slacking off for a while. Start anew with these trainer tips for getting back into a healthy routine. It’s common sense: The thing about living healthfully is that a lot of it is just common sense, says celebrity[…]

Which Fitness Tracker Is Best?

We set out to find the fitness trackers that were the simplest to use, the most comfortable to wear, and that offered the most useful data. (Even the most expensive device won’t do you much good if you don’t actually use it.) After putting nine of the top models through three trials of four different[…]

7 Beginner Kettlebell Exercises To Work Your Entire Body

Beginner kettlebell exercises are an excellent way to add variety to your workout routine, whether you’re new to strength training or you’re just faithful to your trusty 15-pound dumbbells. Using different equipment offers up new ways to work your muscles, which is key to seeing results, and there are endless ways to burn out your entire body[…]

Upper-Body Foam Rolling

Foam rolling your upper body muscles can be tricky. These tips will help you make the right moves.  Most muscles in your upper body can benefit from foam rolling, but they’re harder to reach and a little trickier to release than the muscles in your lower back, glutes, and legs. Done right, though, you can safely[…]

WHY SPORTS NUTRITION NEEDS TO LOOK BEYOND PROTEINS

If you go to the gym a couple of times a week and eat healthy, you can’t help but hear the word ”protein” whenever someone talks about their diet. Of course, we all know that protein is required to build and repair muscle, but many have gone a bit overboard with the amount of protein[…]

6 Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Life

Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years. While its popularity in the west just increased within the past few decades, Yogis from India have already been practicing yoga in caves for a long time as a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline.  Considering the age of this practice, it’s natural to believe that it[…]

The Effects of Exercise On Appetite

The effects of exercise on appetite have been a topic of intense debate over many decades. Interest in this area has increased since the turn of the century, with the discovery in 1999 of the appetite-stimulating (“hunger hormone”) ghrelin. This area has obvious implications for the role of exercise in maintaining a healthy weight and[…]