The Sticky Truth About Athletic Tape

The Sticky Truth About Athletic Tape

It makes runners and weightlifters look so sporty, so professional. Plus, with all the fun fashion prints to choose from, you’ll never find an outfit it doesn’t match. But is that colorful, carefully placed athletic tape just a flashy acc ...
Calories in 6 BBQ Faves & How to Burn Them Off

Calories in 6 BBQ Faves & How to Burn Them Off

Are you excited to flip a few burgers, fry a few wings and face-plant into an ice cream sundae? Summer barbecues are great for gathering friends and family for some quality socializing and time-honored American favorites. Unfortunately, these shindig ...
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 ...
Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

It’s plain and simple: active bodies need hydration. But figuring out what to drink, how much to sip (or chug!) and when to gulp it down can be a little…confusing. If water is your go-to beverage during workouts, should you switch to sports drinks? I ...
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 ...