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9 Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

“I can’t make it to the gym” is no longer a good excuse for getting out of exercising. These 9 workouts can be done anywhere—in your living room, in a hotel room, in a park, in a box with a fox… You get the idea! Put on some comfy clothes, grab your sneakers, and get moving…

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30 Day High Intensity Interval Training Challenge

If you are new to the fitness world, or have taken a prolonged break, things have changed a bit. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP) made popular by CrossFit have become the “it” workouts. These types of workouts are a combination of both strength and cardiovascular training. Each workout…

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The Healthy Habit Index: The Top (And Bottom) 10 Healthiest States

As we power into summer, energy levels spike, layers come off and fresh fruit hits the supermarket shelves. It’s the perfect time to recommit ourselves to the habits that keep us healthy. And just what are those habits? Who is the best at sticking to them? We collaborated with our partners at MapMyFitness to take…

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The Simple Key to Fitness Gains

  They say that good things come to those who wait, but when it comes to health and fitness, some hard work needs to be done in the meantime. While many reality shows feature dramatic weight loss over short periods of time, that’s not realistic for most of us. If you’re looking to lose weight…

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The (Unofficial) Official Guide to Activity Trackers

Activity trackers have never been hotter. Between 2014 and 2018, sales of wearables, including trackers, are expected to grow from 29 million to 172 million globally, according to CCS Insight. More telling? A PwC US survey revealed that 20 percent of Americans use a wearable. But can activity trackers really help you get healthier, even…

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How to Take Control of Your Health

Having more control over your health is easier that you think! Check out these articles to see how you can start doing more for yourself today.   4 Ways Tracking Your Workouts Keeps You on Track  You’re always hearing how we benefit more by tracking our health and fitness, but have you ever wondered why,…

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How To Set Exercise Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

Sometimes even the most active and healthy people can occasionally have slip ups or struggle through periods where they lose sight of their exercise motivation. Whether it’s due to an injury, life becomes too busy, or a variety of other reasons, losing your drive can be extremely frustrating. To get back on track you should…

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How to Pick the Best Running & Walking Shoes for You

Understanding the components that make up a shoe from the ground up can help you find the best footwear for your feet. As barefoot running and the special barely-there footwear rose to prominence in recent years, the trend sparked many conversations about what we should and shouldn’t put on our feet. Along with challenging age-old…

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3 Accidental Ways You’re Hurting Your Health Goals

I recently met a man at a gym where I consult wearing an Apple watch and a Basis watch, two heavy-duty trackers. He also tracked his food with MyFitnessPal, his sleep, his weight with a wifi scale, and a bunch of other things, too, all on disparate platforms. And after a year with all that data,…

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30 Day Plank Challenge

If you’ve never had a strong core, you might not realize just how much it can impact your daily life. A strong torso helps shield against injury, can improve back (and possibly even knee) pain, improves posture, and promotes more efficient movement overall. If you’re new to exercise and/or have limited time to work out,…