Daily physical activity is more important than weight

Daily physical activity is more important than weight: New study finds it lowers risk of cancer, heart attack, stroke – even in people who are overweight or obese. Walking, jogging, biking, or doing any physical activity every day will reduce the risk of cancer, heart attack, and stroke, no matter what your body mass index Read More

10 Core Exercises that are Better for your Back (and Body) than Crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no. “When most Read More

Single Workout Session can Provide Lasting Heart Protection

A new study has recently shown that even a single workout session can benefit your health and provide lasting heart protection. Many studies have shown that physical activity is beneficial to an individual’s general well-being especially heart health. Moreover, even a single workout session can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke immediately, according Read More

What happens to your body when you skip the gym

Breaks Aren’t All Bad Before we terrify you into heading to the gym right now, know that it’s actually good for you to skip workouts from time to time. In fact, if you train hard, taking a break can actually help improve your strength, muscle development and aerobic fitness, says certified strength and conditioning specialist Read More

Resistance Band Exercises for Your Core From Massy Arias

There’s plenty to be said for fancy gym equipment, but one of the best tools you can keep in your workout arsenal is basically a giant rubber band. Resistance bands are so clutch because they can help you take bodyweight exercises to the next level—and with just a few bands (from the easily stretchable to Read More

7 Reasons Why You Can’t Lose the Weight

Finding the motivation to carry on with a health and fitness routine can be difficult. You start out with every good intention and then, like most of us, you fall by the wayside. If you’re having problems losing weight, here are 7 likely reasons why… Remember those New Year’s resolutions you made with such optimism Read More