Category: Fitness Tips

  • 5 Winter Workouts To Stay Active in the Snow

    5 Winter Workouts To Stay Active in the Snow

    If the winter temps where you live regularly register below freezing and you’re buried in snow for months at a time, it can be tempting to stay inside and push pause on training—but that may not be the best for your health. Weeks of inactivity will leave you deconditioned, making it harder to enjoy your…

  • Fun Cardio: Make Heart-Healthy Workouts Enjoyable

    Fun Cardio: Make Heart-Healthy Workouts Enjoyable

    It’s no secret cardio workouts offer tons of benefits: They strengthen your heart, reduce your risk of chronic conditions (like heart disease), boost your mood, increase your stamina—the list goes on. But what do you do when you know you should to do a cardio session, but it also bores you to tears because it’s…

  • Best Exercise for Longevity: Why Racquet Sports Rule

    Best Exercise for Longevity: Why Racquet Sports Rule

    From the legendary Holy Grail and the philosopher’s stone—both of which were said to grant eternal life—to Silicon Valley tech bros paying $8,000 for blood transfusions from young, healthy donors, the quest to cheat death (or at least live longer lives) has preoccupied the human psyche for as long as we’ve been on this earth.…

  • The Benefits of Water Aerobics

    The Benefits of Water Aerobics

    As a former competitive swimmer who also played water polo and competed in aquathlons, it’s fair to say I’m pretty experienced when it comes to water activities. But as far as water aerobics goes, I like many, had the misconception that it was an easy, relaxing activity primarily for older adults. And boy, was I…

  • 5 Strength Exercises for Golf To Improve Your Game

    5 Strength Exercises for Golf To Improve Your Game

    Whether you’re trying to make it to the Masters—or simply trying to master miniature golf—adding strength training to your fitness routine can be a huge plus for your golf game. Golf isn’t just for business bros; it’s a sport that requires strength, mobility, and stability. And all of those skills can be honed the proper…

  • Morning Pilates: Benefits Plus a Workout

    Morning Pilates: Benefits Plus a Workout

    If you’re the type of person who wakes up, puts on their sneakers, and heads to a HIIT workout class, keep doing your thing. But if you prefer to go from lying in your bed to lying on your mat, morning Pilates might be the best way to start your day. Just ask Brian Spencer,…

  • The Joy of Cross-Country Skiing With Your Partner

    The Joy of Cross-Country Skiing With Your Partner

    This would take no time at all on downhill skis. I could barely hear my thoughts above the loud grind of my cross-country skis that I held stiffly in pizza mode (meaning, I was pointing my skis together into a wedge shape rather than having them protrude straight out into vertical lines). I did this…

  • 10 Winter Hiking Mistakes To Avoid, Per Outdoor Pros

    10 Winter Hiking Mistakes To Avoid, Per Outdoor Pros

    If there’s one misconception I’ve long held about hiking in the winter, it’s that, well, you shouldn’t do it. To me, hiking has always been a fair-weather thing—something for a balmy spring day, or a brisk fall one, or even a breezy summer one (provided it’s not sweltering). But winter? To me, the blustery conditions…

  • Cobra Pose Yoga: Benefits, Variations, and Tips

    Cobra Pose Yoga: Benefits, Variations, and Tips

    Get ready to slither into the world of cobra pose, also known as bhujangasana in yoga. This isn’t just another yoga pose: It’s your ticket to a stronger, more flexible body, and a heart that’s bursting with joy. Cobra pose is a distinctively heart-opening yoga pose, meaning it stretches and expands the chest area. In…

  • Hip Thrust Muscles Worked: Igniting Glute Activation

    Hip Thrust Muscles Worked: Igniting Glute Activation

    If you’re looking to build a bigger, stronger butt, barbell hip thrusts are the move your workout routine just might be missing. This exercise is one of the best ways to grow your backside and injury-proof your lower body. Below, we share everything you need to know about this exercise, including hip thrust muscles worked,…