“Keep up and you will be kept up!” Let’s face it. Even the fittest among us has been there… stuck in that uncomfortable neverland of missed workouts, where resuming a weight training routine grows increasingly daunting with every missed day. For some, even a visit to the dentist holds more appeal than starting back at [...]
YOU DON’T KNOW SQUAT: An old-school move holds the key to unlocking your power—if only you can do it right.
It seemed like a joke. I spend most of my time experimenting with cutting-edge fitness routines and new training technology. Yet here I was, challenged to do a single, textbook repetition of a classic exercise, one I’d long ago relegated to beefy defensive linemen and World Cup skiers. What was one squat supposed to do [...]
We’ve entered 2013, and yet most of us think of exercise like it’s 1991. Let’s toss out the old and welcome the new. The old: long sessions of jogging, or marathon sessions on the elliptical machine or treadmill, or working every bodypart individually on a dozen different weight machines and dumbbell stations, doing circuits in [...]
Year after year, one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthy and lose weight. But as resolutions and health regimens are about to be in full swing, many might find that instead of feeling good they are feeling worse. And the reason might be due to the one thing that should [...]
Your best friend loved yoga and swore it changed her life. So you tried a beginners’ class at the gym — but after 10 minutes of Downward Dog, you found yourself bored, uncomfortable, and constantly glancing around the room to see if someone else was doing the poses better than you were. On to spinning [...]
Dear Fellow Gym Members: Funny thing about the gym locker room: It’s not your private bathroom and/or dressing room. Less funny thing about the gym locker room: You treat it as such, and, for the life of me, I cannot understand why. Perhaps you are new to our little gym community. If so, allow me [...]