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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 ...
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 ...
Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

You just had a baby. Your tummy’s seen flatter days, and after months of seeing that number on the scale go up, up, up, you probably can’t wait to see it go down, down, down… But how are you supposed to exercise when you’ve got an infant in your care ...
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 ...
Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

As most people head into the gym, their minds are focused on the day’s workout””not on MRSA, norovirus, influenza and other scary germs that may be floating around or lurking on the equipment. While disinfectant sprays and hand sanitizers ...