If you want to reap the benefits of your training, you’ve got to get serious about active rest and recovery. While your recovery started the minute your last workout stopped and will end when you initiate your next intense workout, sometimes that lay-over is not enough.
Does the thought of stealing some peace and quiet for a mid-afternoon nap seem like an indulgence you really can't justify?
Why put off until the New Year what you can start today, especially when it comes to your health and wellness? There’s nothing about starting a new commitment on January 1st that makes it more likely you’ll stick to your plan. In fact, wintry weather, flu season and other post-New Year obstacles can stymie your efforts to meet a wellness goal.
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.
Cold rainy weather doesn’t have to drown your outdoor workout plans. Investing in a handful of waterproof must-haves can keep your training on track when fall weather turns foul. Before you head out into the rain, assess what you typically carry when you exercise outside. You’ll want to choose gear that fits you and your accessories.
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?
Old habits (or in this case, old ways of thinking), die hard. Science and health developments have made leaps and bounds in just the past few years! Some of the info we’ve been taught may not line up with what modern scientists have proven to be true. Let’s get a little update.
Are you ready for a refreshing food reset? Take a look at Whole30.
If you haven't used a jump rope since elementary school, then you may be missing out on a super effective and fun training tool. Popular within CrossFit, boxing, wrestling, and other sports, jumping rope offers a huge range of benefits that even the everyday athlete can enjoy.
The standard plank exercise is an exceptional way to build core strength while supporting spinal health. But if you're looking for a way to jazz up your typical plank day routine, give the following three variations a try. These twists on a classic will target your abs, obliques, and core in new and super challenging ways.