Fitness Archive

Fun With Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

Over the past several years, the health and fitness world has become increasingly interested in high-intensity workouts. And these come in all sorts off different styles. Sometimes, the entire workout routine is performed at this higher, more demanding level. Occasionally, high-intensity portions are sprinkled in as a way to mix things up. ...Read More

What You Should Know About HOKA Shoes

Despite the huge array of wearable tech and other fitness accessories available to runners these days, shoes continue to be the major focus. Which makes sense. After all, shoes are a runner’s primary tool and best friend. But runners–and other athletes–have tons of decisions to make when selecting the best footwear for ...Read More

What You Need To Know About Resting Metabolic Rate

As much as I might try to fight it, fitness has a pretty big mathematical component. Athletes will often use formulas to predict their progress and calculate what weight they should be working with or how many miles they should be clocking on a given week. More frequently, though, health-minded individuals will ...Read More

What Is The Best Time Of Day To Work Out?

When people think of hardcore athletes, the standard mental image is that of a lone figure rising before sunrise to crank out their workout. There’s just something about the early morning exercise session that feels right. And, for whatever reason, many people hold on to the idea that this is the best ...Read More

Three Habits That Slow Down Your Metabolism

Whether your interest in fitness revolves around weight loss or athletic performance, you’ve likely given a considerable amount of thought to the function of your metabolism. After all, this complex system controls exactly how your body uses the energy derived from your food – which includes the amount of fat and muscle ...Read More

SweatCoin: The Latest App That Pays You to Get Fit

As the novelty of New Year’s resolutions winds down and the year stampedes along, many of us find ourselves in the same situation that 80% of Americans struggle with, asking ourselves: “Which resolutions to keep or not to keep?” So how do we make it out of the rut and continue pushing ...Read More

The Three Most Important Fitness Findings of 2017

People are often surprised at the highly dynamic nature of the health and fitness world. Thanks to advancing technology and an ever-growing understanding of human physiology, the fitness community is always learning and changing. Which can be a little frustrating. Keeping up with all of these findings – and applying them to ...Read More

It’s Time To Stop Blaming Lactic Acid

For many people, lactic acid is seen as a villain – a troublesome substance that actively works against their fitness goals. You’ve likely been told for most of your life in the health and fitness world that the acid is the thing slowing you down, making you weak, and leaving you sore. ...Read More

Managing Your Diet Through The Holidays

Thanksgiving has just passed but the holiday season in the U.S. is by no means over. There’s still a pretty long way to go. And, somewhat famously, this can be a difficult time for athletes, dieters, and fitness-minded individuals alike. Apart from the traditional foods – generally rich in fats and sugars ...Read More

How Your Gut Microbiome Can Influence Your Stress Levels

Although it was largely unknown and underappreciated for a very long time, the humble gut microbiome has quickly become the hot topic in health and fitness. New research is constantly published to suggest more ways in which the bacteria that inhabit the human digestive tract can influence our overall health and well-being. ...Read More