4 flat stomach myths exposed

A flat stomach. You want it and it’s easy to see why. There is nothing better than going to the beach in a bikini and making everyone’s head turn. And with winter nearly upon us, you have time to get that dream body before your Spring Break or summer excursions to the beach. Unfortunately, there […]

Don’t forget these three muscles

You probably know all the major muscle groups and work them out when you are at the gym. But, while that’s a good start, there is more to lifting weights than just working out the big muscles that will look good when you check yourself out in the mirror. There are smaller, lesser-known areas of […]

Mental attitudes to adopt for a fit life

Physical fitness starts with mental fitness. Half the battle of adapting to a fit lifestyle starts with the right mental attitudes. And these days, we’re overloaded with so much information, much of it conflicting, that it can be difficult to know which diet or fitness routine is best for you, let alone how to successfully […]

What to do after running a 5k

You’ve crossed the finish line and reached your goal of completing a 5k run – congratulations. This is an achievement to be proud of. However, don’t think all your efforts stop here. You need to have a post-race game plan that matches your pre-race preparation to get the most out of your exercise, especially if […]

Tips to choose the best running shoes

When it comes to any type of exercise program, running shoes can be a versatile choice to protect your feet and reduce the possible risk of injury. But selecting a pair of running shoes that best suits your unique foot shape is not as simple as it seems, and you could end up injuring yourself […]

The consequences of a Halloween candy binge

As autumn leaves begin to fall from the trees, the nights grow colder, and the endless stream of horror movies start to cycle on TV, we know that Halloween is nearly upon us. While some prepare for the change of season by bringing their exercise routine indoors, and frequenting the gym more often, there is […]

How to exercise after giving birth

New moms face a million and one challenges when transitioning to a life of motherhood, including finding time to get back in shape after pregnancy. With a new baby, you’ve so many responsibilities to worry about, not to mention requests for time from friends and family, that squeezing in a workout can seem impossible and […]

Tips to best recover from a serious injury

Broken bones, muscles tears, and concussions happen. And if you live at the gym, fiercely compete in sports on a regular basis, or otherwise take your fitness routine seriously, there’s a good chance you may one day be faced with a serious injury. If it does happen, it can have a devastating effect on both […]

Bridges are more beneficial than you think

At one point or another, you’ve likely done the tried-and-true bridge exercise. And while it’s easy to scoff and claim that the bridge hardly qualifies as an exercise, this is simply untrue. Performing bridges on a regular basis offers a wide array of fitness benefits that can make your body stronger, improve athleticism, and give […]

5 tips to help you start exercising

Getting an effective exercise routine started may be one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself – but it could also be one of the hardest things you ever do, too. With our busy schedules and hectic lives, squeezing in a workout session can often be difficult. Many people simply give up after […]