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4 Hotel-Friendly Exercises for Summer Travelers

4 Hotel-Friendly Exercises for Summer Travelers

On the road again? It’s summer, so many of us are. Whether you’re off on an island adventure or soaking up the rays as a city sightseer, being away from home—and your gym—can slow down or even stop your exercise routine. But you don’t have to let a l ...
That Time of the Month? Get to the Gym!

That Time of the Month? Get to the Gym!

Bloating, cramps, mood swings, lack of energy, cravings – we all know what that means: it’s that time of the month. Exercise may be the last thing on your mind, and if your body is telling you to slow down, taking a day off probably won’t hurt. But b ...
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 ...
Calories in 6 BBQ Faves & How to Burn Them Off

Calories in 6 BBQ Faves & How to Burn Them Off

Are you excited to flip a few burgers, fry a few wings and face-plant into an ice cream sundae? Summer barbecues are great for gathering friends and family for some quality socializing and time-honored American favorites. Unfortunately, these shindig ...
6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

6 Ways to Rock the Gym When You’re a Newbie

With clanking machines, grunting musclemen and fit bodies everywhere you turn, the gym can be an intimidating place when you’re new to the scene. Combine the bustling environment with feelings of insecurity, and the experience may be so overwhelming ...
4 Ways to Measure Your Body Fat

4 Ways to Measure Your Body Fat

Like dental checkups, vacuuming under the couch or grocery trips after a day at the office, measuring body fat is something many of us dread and dodge. But with that new bathing suit hanging in the closet and beach days being added to the calendar, k ...
Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

It’s plain and simple: active bodies need hydration. But figuring out what to drink, how much to sip (or chug!) and when to gulp it down can be a little…confusing. If water is your go-to beverage during workouts, should you switch to sports drinks? I ...