5 Tips to Improve Your Focus During Workouts

5 Tips to Improve Your Focus During Workouts

Exercise can be fun, but unless you’re mountain climbing or white-water rafting, it isn’t always the most thrilling activity in your day. Minutes can feel like hours when you’re on the treadmill, and doing the same weight-training sets over and over ...
Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Cool Down

Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Cool Down

Typically, working out in the heat is fine. But things can quickly become not fine if you aren’t conscientious of cooling down. Just as you need to warm up for a few minutes before exercising, abruptly walking away when your time’s up – especially on ...
2 Refreshing Protein Smoothies for Summer

2 Refreshing Protein Smoothies for Summer

Summer is here, and you know what that means: fresh fruit is everywhere! Supermarkets, farmers’ markets, roadside stands—they’re all teeming with ripe berries, plump melons and fleshy stone fruits that bring a wealth of nutrition and flavor to your d ...
5 Multitasking Exercises to Maximize Workouts

5 Multitasking Exercises to Maximize Workouts

From a hectic work schedule to a calendar packed with kids’ activities, there are plenty of (good) reasons you may not have time to get to the gym every day. When you do manage to squeeze in a workout, you may hit other obstacles, like a big crowd ke ...
How to Prevent & Care for Blisters (Ouch!)

How to Prevent & Care for Blisters (Ouch!)

New shoes? Sign me up. The blisters that come when you break them in? No thanks! These pesky little (or sometimes big) bumps that bubble up on your heels, ankles and sides of your feet are caused by outer layers of skin rubbing together, thanks to a ...
3 Tips for Taming Stubborn Belly Fat

3 Tips for Taming Stubborn Belly Fat

Crop tops, bathing suits, sundresses and…belly fat? Something does not belong here! Extra padding around your mid-section isn’t pleasant any time of year, but it’s particularly bothersome come summer, when you want to feel and look your best in light ...
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 ...