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What Does the Future of Health and Fitness Look Like?

Few forces characterize the commercial world today quite like personalization. From purses to iPods, T-shirts to trainers, digital and physical devices alike, we live in a world where companies big and small understand the most effective marketing plans are often...

Five Benefits of Regular Exercise

You’ve been told that regular exercise is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure a longer, healthier lifestyle. You’ve been told that it can help you lose weight, gain happiness, and any number of different things. You’ve been told that it will be a...

What Is Physiotherapy?

Few things can be harder to face than the reality of physical pain paired with uncertainty in how to treat and alleviate it. There is nothing more immediate than pain, and precious few escapes from it, either. One of the few respites of hope you have is that a doctor...

Why You Should Start Weight Training

For those who love it, weight training is a way of life. For those outside the weightlifting world, however, it can seem like a curiosity at best and an inscrutable and inaccessible oddity at worst.  That’s a shame, because weight training has the capacity to be a...

How to Utilize a Fitness Tracker

It is fair to say that apps and social media are two of the most powerful and pervasive forces of our time. Whether you’re a casual user or a social media maven, there’s no denying the influence these technologies can and do have on our lives. That influence can...

How to Get Your Metabolism Up

One of the great truisms is that for as fast and fit as you may be, nobody outruns Father Time forever. We all get older and slower, and when we do, our metabolism can slow down as well. There are other factors that can affect your metabolic rate as well, of course....

Are 10,000 Steps per Day Necessary?

In an age where Fitbits and other activity-tracking devices and apps and social media sharing of exercise and healthy living habits are all the rage, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the “10,000 steps per day” recommendation has gained steam. 10,000 is a nice,...

How to Make Healthy Habits Stick

It is one thing to know what’s good for you – it’s quite another to actually make those healthy habits stick. Far too often, we have an abstract idea of following some healthy habits, only to them abandon them a few days or weeks after starting. What’s worse, it...

Why Playing a Sport Is the Best Way to Stay Fit

Whether you revel in the artistry of ice skating and gymnastics at the Olympics or get excited about any number of athletic contests, the chances are good that there’s at least one or two sports which excite you. But how often does that excitement turn into actual...

Three Tips to Help You Get Back Into a Workout Routine

The tradition of breaking one’s New Year’s Resolutions is nearly as universal as setting them in the first place. As one year ends and a new one begins, we feel a sense that we suddenly have a “clean slate” and “a whole year in front of us” to accomplish whatever we...