Tired of the same old gym workouts? Summer’s a great time to freshen up your exercise plan. Get inspired by all the healthy benefits of these out-of-the-gym activities!
There are some people who just live to exercise. Others of us, not so much. If you fall into the latter camp but really want more steady activity in your life, there are a few things to keep in mind before starting your new regimen. We spoke with Jenny Christensen, […]
We all know the benefits of exercise: stress relief, weight loss, more energy. But some days, you need some extra motivation to keep moving. We’ve got you covered. Make it fun! Find something you enjoy doing. Dancing, swimming, walking—it doesn’t have to be the latest workout craze. What’s important is […]
It’s been almost four weeks since we’ve made resolutions for better health in 2015. But so often our lofty health aspirations set us up for failure; this year, let’s make the resolution to be easier on ourselves and more accepting of our limitations. Instead of a whole life-overhaul—strict juice cleanses, […]
Congratulations! You’ve joined a gym or started a new fitness program. But did you know that what you do after your workout—especially in the first two hours—is almost as important as the exercise itself? Try these techniques to help your body recover more quickly and maximize the impact of your […]
If you really want to improve your life, maintain muscle tone and bodyweight, keep your bones strong, lift your mood, protect your brain and reduce your risk for diabetes, heart disease and cancer—look no further than your workout clothes and walking shoes. That’s right: Exercise has been shown to do […]
Ready for a new workout routine? Tai chi combines the benefits of meditation, yoga, strength training and more. Tai chi has been used for centuries as a physical practice meant to center your focus and move energy (or “chi”) through the body. Its modern-day application offers a wealth of benefits—it […]
By Allen Gardner Truth is, there really are no excuses. Exercise is simply about activating muscle—and you don’t have to be in a gym to do that. It can be as simple as taking a walk on your lunch break and incorporating simple exercises like lunges, squats, etc., finding a […]