Injury Prevention

Speedy Recovery: 10 Ways to Ease Sore Muscles

After an intense cardio workout or weight-training session, you might feel extreme exhaustion, muscle soreness, and nausea. This hit-by-a-truck feeling that you often wake up with the day after working out is called DOMS, which stands for delayed onse...

Been Skipping Workouts? Here’s the Right Way to Get Back Into It

There are a lot of reasons someone takes a break from the gym. From injury to travel or wanting to take some time away to reset the body, there's no bad answer here. We all need a break. Even professional athletes have an off-season! But if you're ge...

Been Skipping Workouts? Here’s the Right Way to Get Back Into It

There are a lot of reasons someone takes a break from the gym. From injury to travel or wanting to take some time away to reset the body, there's no bad answer here. We all need a break. Even professional athletes have an off-season! But if you're ge...

10 Ways to Spend Your Rest Day to Recover, Renew, and Restore

We love getting into a solid routine and rhythm with our fitness - when you really hit your stride, you feel unstoppable. Plus, when you're noticing increased strength, stamina, and #gainz for days, sometimes you just want to keep going. Just make sur...

Exercising Too Much Will Stall Your Weight Loss and Even Make You Gain Weight – Here’s How

Have you heard of adrenal fatigue? It happens when you work out too much, and it can seriously hinder your physical goals, as well as your health itself. "Exercising at a high intensity for an extended period of time, especially in addition to the str...

Telltale Signs You’re Going Too Hard in Your Workout (and Hurting Your Body)

While we definitely want to encourage you to push your limits, find your edge, and challenge yourself, there's also the other end of that fitness spectrum - and that's going way, way too hard. If you feel like you're going to die every single time you...

Want to Become More Flexible? Do This Yoga Sequence

Don't take your aching, tight back lying down! Fight back with the gentle yet effective power of yoga. Relief could be as simple as increasing flexibility in your spine, and this yoga sequence will help to stretch and elongate the muscles in the torso....

Running and Lifting in the Same Workout? Here Are the Shoes You Need

So, running shoes aren't designed for weightlifting, and training shoes aren't typically supportive enough for running, but what if you're taking a class that incorporates running and weights? Or if you're hitting the gym and you like to do a little mi...

5 Ways to Become More Flexible

Flexibility is an important part of your workout routine, since stretching your muscle fibers helps increase your fitness level, prevent injury, and stay agile and well. These daily must-dos will help you become more flexible, whether you're just tryi...

Give Your Legs a Boost For #LegDay With This Simple Trick

Leg day is my favorite day, but it also kicks my ass (literally and figuratively). My favorite trick to get strong and stable for single-leg deadlifts, pistol squats, and barbell hip bridges? Hip drills! Personal trainer and injury-prevention speciali...

The Major Muscle You’re Not Using (but Really, Really Need To!)

You need to use this muscle during squats, lunges, overhead presses, planks, and more - but chances are, you probably aren't. It's the transverse abdominis - TVA, for short - your deep abs that extend downward from your lower ribs toward your pelvis a...

Ease Tired Muscles With These Products – Because Being Sore Is the Worst

There are a whole host of reasons people experience sore muscles. Maybe you went hard in boot camp recently, either by lifting heavier weights or by engaging smaller muscle groups you usually don't use, or maybe you've been slumping at the office and y...