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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 ...
What Time of Day is Best for Exercise?

What Time of Day is Best for Exercise?

A friend recently posted a question on Facebook: What time of day do you like to work out? Answers varied, but most chose morning as their favorite time to exercise. For many people, getting to the gym bright and early is an ideal start to the day. B ...
Tips for Picking the Best Workout Shoes

Tips for Picking the Best Workout Shoes

So you’re due for a new pair of workout shoes. If it’s been awhile since you last stepped foot a sporting goods store, be prepared to be overwhelmed. You’ll be facing row upon row of different styles, colors and features, with littl ...