6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

With clanking machines, grunting musclemen and fit bodies everywhere you turn, the gym can be an intimidating place when you’re new to the scene. Combine the bustling environment with feelings of insecurity, and the experience may be so overwhelming ...
5 Steps to Clean Running Shoes

5 Steps to Clean Running Shoes

Your feet stink. Don’t get me wrong. Those trendy sneakers look great on you. But once you kick off your kicks, there’s nothing fresh about them. Unfortunately, that’s not reason enough to splurge on a brand new pair. All they really need is a little ...
4 Ways to Measure Your Body Fat

4 Ways to Measure Your Body Fat

Like dental checkups, vacuuming under the couch or grocery trips after a day at the office, measuring body fat is something many of us dread and dodge. But with that new bathing suit hanging in the closet and beach days being added to the calendar, k ...
6 Skin Snafus to Avoid While Exercising Outside

6 Skin Snafus to Avoid While Exercising Outside

Whether you’re playing beach volleyball in the heat of the day or set your alarm for a pre-dawn summer run, your skin is at risk for a major suffer-fest. And when your body’s largest organ is in anguish, your brain isn’t far behind. To stay motivated ...
Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

You may be counting down the minutes remaining in your two-mile run or the speed at which you’re curling that dumbbell, but I bet the last thing on your mind when you’re working out is whether you’re breathing properly. Big mistake. If you’re not pay ...