What Are the Best Accessories for Stretching?

January 27th, 2014

What Are the Best Accessories for Stretching?

A proper stretching routine is essential to avoiding injury and getting the most out of your fitness routine, no matter what kind of training you’re doing or what athletic level you’re at. As fitn

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

August 8th, 2013

You’re Never Too Old to Get Fit

Think you’re too old to start a worthwhile fitness regimen? Think again. Research shows that men and women aged 48 and up who make an effort to get fit can significantly reduce their risk of heart

Why Posture is Important

July 10th, 2013

Why Posture is Important

Elliptical machines have become celebrated exercise machines for building muscle, losing weight and cardio training. But to get the best out of an elliptical trainer, correct posture is essential. Put

Top 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Lose Weight

June 21st, 2013

Top 3 Reasons Why You Don’t Lose Weight

Sometimes the scale won’t budge, no matter how hard you try. According to Fitness and Dr. Pamela Smith, your body weight can fluctuate by as much as 5 lbs. in a single day, “so the amount you shed

‘Precooling’ to Beat the Heat

June 17th, 2013

‘Precooling’ to Beat the Heat

Today’s trend toward shorter, more intense workout sessions can be tough in the hazy heat of summer—especially outdoors. That’s why recent research into ‘precooling’—reducing your core tem

Treadmill Tips: Using the Incline Feature

May 25th, 2013

Treadmill Tips: Using the Incline Feature

Want to ramp up your fitness routine? Changing the incline on your treadmill can help. A study published by the University of Colorado in January, 2012, found that walking at a 9% incline activates th

Why Your BMI Matters

May 24th, 2013

Why Your BMI Matters

As a key indicator of fat as a percentage of your overall weight, your Body Mass Index (BMI) is an invaluable tool for health and wellness. The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has guidelin

Make Your Smartphone Pull its Weight

May 23rd, 2013

Make Your Smartphone Pull its Weight

Want a smarter workout tool? Try your smartphone! A slew of free, effective apps is available on Android and iOS mobile devices—you just need to know where to look. One of the most popular apps is N

Exercise Improves Relationships

May 6th, 2013

Exercise Improves Relationships

What we’ve suspected all along has been proven by science: Not only is fitness more fun with friends—it builds friendships, as well. Plus, when you exercise with people you enjoy, you’re even mo

Swimmer

May 1st, 2013

Training Tips for Beginner Triathletes

More than a million non-professional athletes compete in triathlons in the US every year, an increase of more than 40 percent in less than a decade. And according to statistics, released by USA Triath

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

April 13th, 2013

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

According to studies recently published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, pre-exercise stretching is unnecessary and

What’s New on the Fitness Market

April 13th, 2013

What’s New on the Fitness Market

By Norm Morrison I’ve always been impressed by SPRI. Although this noted pioneer of effective toning and strength training equipment (like their trailblazing line of training balls, exercise mats, r

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