The Little Engine That Could tells the story of a small engine pulling a train over a big mountain, chanting to itself: “I think I can, I think I can,” even when the odds are stacked against it. While it’s a nice children’s tale about perseverance and overcoming obstacles, the mantra has proven to actually make a real, physical difference […]
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If you can’t seem to make your workout happen, try this strategy instead: Take three 10-minute walks each day.
Here in the Northeast, late summer/early autumn is often an ideal time for outdoor exercise, but unpredictable temperatures should remind you to properly care for your shoes. Though keeping sneakers in the car is a convenient way to be prepared for a spontaneous workout, beware of extreme weather: Both hot and cold weather can wear down the rubber in your […]
Our friends at FitSugar.com suggest that there are plenty of reasons to workout to music: it motivates, helps beat boredom, sets the pace, and can lead to longer workouts.
After a sweaty workout you may feel good, but all that perspiration can leave your clothes smelling stinky. Follow these quick laundry tips to cure the stench.
I spend a lot of time in my work-out attire, even on non-working out days. My yoga pants are almost never put away because they are either being washed or being worn. This should be a major indicator to invest in a new pair, right? Our friends over at Refinery29 have put together a gallery of 10 “not-so-basic” yoga pants. […]
I am always searching for new fitness ideas, especially quick ones that tone the lower half. Recently, I stumbled across this video from our friends at PopSugar.com. Now, I will first to admit that I usually have a hard time getting excited about workout videos, but this one is easy to follow, works your buns, and is only 10-minutes! For […]
Our colleagues over at InStyle.com have pulled together a list of the best gymwear for every body type. I don’t know about you, but gym clothes are the very last thing that I tend to buy. I may or may not still own a few ratty t-shirts from college that are my go-to’s for working out. Obviously, it’s time to […]
Have you heard of Wello.co? If you can’t afford a personal trainer at your local gym (or can’t seem to find the time to get out of the house to meet with one), this cool, new fitness site can connect you to one—live—through your computer. All the instructing, correcting and motivating happens through your webcam. The rates are cheaper than […]