Is Rollerblading A Good Workout? Benefits + 8 Helpful Tips

There are so many physical activities and types of exercise to choose from. From common sports like running, cycling, or playing tennis to the most niche and esoteric like Nordic walking and skateboarding. Another activity that has enjoyed a recent resurgence in popularity is rollerblading, which is also called in-line skating. Rollerblading can be thought … Read more

Can You Work Out After Getting A Tattoo? Here’s How Long To Wait

It can be really exciting to get new ink on your body. Many people think long and hard about getting a tattoo, and when they finally take the plunge, the placement and design are deeply meaningful or symbolic of something important in their life. However, the process of getting a tattoo doesn’t just begin with … Read more

What Is Muscular Endurance? Definition, Benefits + How To Build It

If you’re a marathon runner or distance cyclist, you might not be next in line to win a Strongman competition, but you probably have pretty impressive muscular endurance. Though brawny, strong, powerful muscles tend to steal the glory and turn heads, muscular endurance can be equally important, if not more so, depending on the demands … Read more

Does Working Out Increase Your Sex Drive? 6 Ways It Can!

The benefits of exercise are numerous, ranging from improving cardiovascular health by strengthening the heart and lungs and burning calories to facilitate weight loss to decreasing stress and the risk of many lifestyle diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and certain types of cancers. Often missing in the frequently discussed benefits … Read more

Exercise Adherence: 14 Tips On How To Stick To Your Training Plan

One of the biggest challenges that people face after they start an exercise plan is sticking to it. There is any number of reasons that might make it hard to keep up your workout routine.  Sometimes, we do too much too soon and become disenfranchised with how sore we feel or how challenging the workouts are, … Read more

Functional Range Conditioning: What Is FRC Training? + 6 Benefits

Functional Range Conditioning, or FRC for short, is an approach to improving the function of the body, rehabilitating injuries, and preventing future injuries.  Whether you have a current injury or have dealt with injuries in the past, or just want to optimize how your body feels and performs, keep reading to learn about Functional Range … Read more

The Benefits of Calisthenics + 58 Exercises To Try

Even if you have never stepped foot in a gym, or it’s been so many years that you can’t remember any of the exercises you used to do, there’s a good chance that you’ve done calisthenics at some point in your life. Although calisthenics certainly has a fancy, complicated-sounding name, if you transport yourself back … Read more

The 13 Valuable Benefits of Pilates

Pilates often gets lumped together with yoga, particularly by people who are newer to fitness and haven’t spent much time doing either type of exercise.  Both Pilates and yoga share some commonalities in that they are types of exercise that can promote core strength and body awareness and often involve performing bodyweight exercises on the … Read more

Recumbent Bike Benefits + 4 Workouts To Try Out

While any type of exercise bike can provide a low-impact cardio workout that primarily targets the muscles of the legs, each type of exercise bike can offer some unique benefits and may or may not be more appropriate for your needs and fitness goals. Of all of the four primary types of exercise bikes, recumbent … Read more

10 Great Exercises For Seniors To Combat Aging

Plenty of people assume that as you get older, you automatically have to pare back your exercise routine and choose only very gentle forms of movement if you exercise at all. However, exercise for seniors is just as important as it is for younger adults. Therefore, even if you are well past the age of retirement, … Read more