How to Train Like an Athlete

How to Train Like an Athlete

Sure, Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world and you may never even touch the dust from his heels, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying. There’s an athlete in you (yes, you!), and it’s itching to make a debut. No, you don’t need to take an onl ...
10 Ways to Treat & Prevent Blisters

10 Ways to Treat & Prevent Blisters

Just when everything seems to be going smoothly—bam! A blister shows up. Whether you’re breaking in a new pair of sneakers, running your first (or 15th) marathon or just going about your normal routine, these painful, annoying bumps happen. Even the ...
3 HIIT Workouts to Beat Cardio Boredom

3 HIIT Workouts to Beat Cardio Boredom

Cardio…boring? Yeah, it can be. But you know it’s an essential part of your weight training program, for a number of reasons. Cardio combats fat and keeps those numbers on the scale where you want them to be. It increases endurance, gives you energy, ...
A Clean-Eating, Muscle-Building Meal Plan

A Clean-Eating, Muscle-Building Meal Plan

When you’re trying to build a better body, your actions outside the gym matter just as much as the all the clanging, heaving and pumping that goes on in the weight room. What you do in the kitchen, in particular, plays a huge part in your progress. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Do-Anywhere Hard-Core Workout

Do-Anywhere Hard-Core Workout

Whether you’re away on vacation, just not in the mood to fight the after-work gym crowd or refuse to miss the “House of Cards” season finale, you can still squeeze in a work out. This six-step, do-anywhere routine requires zero exer ...