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 ...
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 ...
Multivitamins for Muscle: Should You Take One?

Multivitamins for Muscle: Should You Take One?

You’ve got the basics covered, right? Whey protein at breakfast and before the gym, a pre-workout with creatine and caffeine, BCAAs while you train, glutamine when you’re done and a casein protein shake at bedtime. Sports nutrition supple ...