6 Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Exercise

6 Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Exercise

The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping—so what are you doing still exercising indoors at a gym? This time of year – when it’s not too hot, not too cold – is ideal for outdoor workouts. Taking your routine to the street (or your yard, a park ...
Do These Funky Fitness Tools Really Work?

Do These Funky Fitness Tools Really Work?

Fitness fads are some of the funniest blasts from the pasts. Between Suzanne Sommers’ Thigh Master and the never-dying NordicTrack, there are plenty of spoofs to smile about. Though these classics may now only be found collecting dust in your mom’s a ...
5 Habits of Dedicated Gym-Goers

5 Habits of Dedicated Gym-Goers

Do you ever notice those people in the gym—the ones who are always there, with their seemingly perfect bodies and endless determination? It’s easy to think they must never leave, never eat and keep some highly guarded secrets for looking (and likely ...
Strength Training: Why Meal Timing Matters

Strength Training: Why Meal Timing Matters

What time is it? Meal time! As an athlete, it’s not only crucial to eat the right foods but to eat them at the right time. Feeding your body properly before, during and after your workouts is an essential component to seeing gains in your performance ...
Don’t Go to the Gym — Do This Instead!

Don’t Go to the Gym — Do This Instead!

For half the year you’re confined to four walls for your workouts. Okay, sure, gyms are climate-controlled and have all the equipment you could possibly need. But once the weather is warmer, there’s no excuse not to take your muscle-burning alfresco. ...
5 Tricks to Make Lifting Weights Easier

5 Tricks to Make Lifting Weights Easier

No one said building a strong, sculpted body was going to be easy. But the many benefits of weight training (besides donning svelte arms in sleeveless shirts this summer!) have convinced you to start lifting. With dumbbells in hand and many reps ahea ...
Can Superfoods Aid Athletic Performance?

Can Superfoods Aid Athletic Performance?

You may question the validity of superfoods. As an athlete, it’s your job to think analytically. Besides, what classifies a food as “super,” anyway? Superfoods are considered to be nutritionally dense foods, with a superior combination of vitamins, m ...