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Do These Funky Fitness Tools Really Work?

Do These Funky Fitness Tools Really Work?

Fitness fads are some of the funniest blasts from the pasts. Between Suzanne Sommers’ Thigh Master and the never-dying NordicTrack, there are plenty of spoofs to smile about. Though these classics may now only be found collecting dust in your mom’s a ...
5 Signs You’re Not Fully Recovered

5 Signs You’re Not Fully Recovered

Do you have a recovery plan? I didn’t think so. Regardless of whether you’re a weekend warrior or training for the Boston Marathon, recovery is an important component of any training program. Without rest, you risk getting injured, falling ill, becom ...
When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

You’re automatically exempt from exercise if you’re seriously injured or contagiously ill. That’s a no-brainer. But then there are days when you aren’t at your best or motivation has gone MIA. You have to ask yourself: is it okay to skip the gym just ...
Have You Found the Perfect Protein?

Have You Found the Perfect Protein?

Protein is not married to muscle heads or extreme athletes. Every loving, single body requires protein to perform basic functions. In fact, the older we get the more we need it. The good news is protein powders and supplements are one of the easiest ...
Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

It’s like termites gnawing away at your house’s foundation. From the inside out, stress breaks you down. Whether it surfaces severely as panic attacks or as gradual weight gain, stress is your fit body’s worst enemy. Though exercising helps relieve s ...
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 ...