What Time of Day is Best for Exercise?

What Time of Day is Best for Exercise?

A friend recently posted a question on Facebook: What time of day do you like to work out? Answers varied, but most chose morning as their favorite time to exercise. For many people, getting to the gym bright and early is an ideal start to the day. B ...
Tips for Picking the Best Workout Shoes

Tips for Picking the Best Workout Shoes

So you’re due for a new pair of workout shoes. If it’s been awhile since you last stepped foot a sporting goods store, be prepared to be overwhelmed. You’ll be facing row upon row of different styles, colors and features, with littl ...
Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

As most people head into the gym, their minds are focused on the day’s workout””not on MRSA, norovirus, influenza and other scary germs that may be floating around or lurking on the equipment. While disinfectant sprays and hand sanitizers ...
6 Post-Workout Recovery Tips for Women

6 Post-Workout Recovery Tips for Women

What exactly does it mean to recover after a workout?   Whether you’re strength training, running, spinning or dancing, your body needs time to repair and re-energize after exercise. During strenuous physical activity, muscle tissue breaks down ...
What Does it Mean to “Eat Clean”?

What Does it Mean to “Eat Clean”?

Q. What is a “clean” diet? Fitness expert and competitive figure model Melissa Transou responds:   A “clean” diet isn’t a quick-fix diet–it’s a lifestyle diet. Unlike most diets, a clean diet doesn’t i ...