At HealthSPORT, we're celebrating Pilates Day this coming May 5th. We'd love for everyone to discover the amazing health benefits of this unique and challenging activity—the perfect blend of simple yet super effective!
Bestselling author and speaker Tim Ferriss is known for saying, "Win the morning, win the day." These five tips will help you win your morning by motivating you to exercise—one of the most consistently evidence-based ways to jump-start your day.
Ideally, if you're trying to shed some weight, then you're eating enough food to support your activity level and help you lose body fat...which means if you're feeling super hungry in between meals, go ahead and eat something!
The pistol (aka one-legged) squat is one of the more advanced movements available to use at the gym, or anywhere really (that's actually one of the reasons we love it). But if the thought of doing one sounds a little on the iffy-side, we're sharing plenty of ways to practice them safely—but not before explaining why they're worth it.
HotWorx is a specific type of workout performed in a hot, infrared sauna (upwards of 122 degrees). But does HotWorx actually help you burn more calories compared to traditional yoga, as many practitioners will say? Most sources tend to say yes...sometimes.
How do I lose weight? Let me count the ways:
Days since my last "cheat" meal. Hours spent in the gym. Minutes spent on the treadmill. Grams of macros consumed. Inches melted away. Calories burned. Pounds lost...
Box jumps are a fantastic plyometric exercise that help build strength, stamina, agility, balance, and coordination. But as "simple" as they are to do, there's something a little...intimidating about them, and they're actually a bit more complex than what meets the eye.
Does the thought of stealing some peace and quiet for a mid-afternoon nap seem like an indulgence you really can't justify?
Self-myofascial release is a valuable way to reduce pain, improve mobility, facilitate tissue healing, avoid injury, and maximize physical performance. We recommend it for just about anyone who is active, healthy, and looking to stay that way.
Working with a personal trainer can seem like a big commitment of money, time, and energy. But for a lot of people, it's definitely worth the investment. Wondering if you could be one of those people?