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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, ...
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 ...
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 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 ...