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 ...
6 Tips for a Better Bike Workout

6 Tips for a Better Bike Workout

Looking for a great 30-minute workout that can burn 400 calories, work multiple muscle groups and let you get some fresh air? Roll that bike out of the garage. Not only is riding good cardio exercise, it works leg and core muscles and saves you from ...
Not All Sports Injuries Are Created Equal

Not All Sports Injuries Are Created Equal

When it comes to twisting an ankle shooting hoops or bruising a shoulder in a cycling accident, most people are familiar with the R.I.C.E. method of treatment. Even if you don’t know that R.I.C.E. stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation, you ...
Why Gloves Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Why Gloves Are a Girl’s Best Friend

It doesn’t matter if you’re bench-pressing 240 lbs. or curling a couple five-pounders. The gym is full of metal, and your hands are all over it. Though men might think it’s an amateur move, wearing gloves in the weight room is not o ...