Amazon Holiday Gift Guide: For the Athlete in Your Life

Unsure of what to get for the athlete in your life? For most Americans, Christmas looks a little different this year. Brick and mortar stores are experiencing less traffic than normal. Family members are prioritizing health over travel and deciding to stay home. Athletes are cooped up in their homes, unable to take part inContinue reading “Amazon Holiday Gift Guide: For the Athlete in Your Life”

How to Boost Your Metabolism This Winter

There has never been a better time to boost your metabolism. Winter is here. A pandemic is in full swing. Those two things create the perfect storm for a sedentary lifestyle. The weather keeps us from going outside, and the pandemic gives us the perfect excuse to let ourselves go. Before we know it, springContinue reading “How to Boost Your Metabolism This Winter”

Five Important Considerations for Winter Workouts

Winter fitness comes with its own set of rules. Working out during the Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenge for everyone. During the summer however, it was easy to go outside and get exercise. During the winter, the most difficult exercise we want to do is raising a mug of cocoa to our lips, whileContinue reading “Five Important Considerations for Winter Workouts”

How to Keep Your Kids Physically Active During Covid-19

Regardless of the pandemic, our children need exercise. All over the country, schools are closing down. This really isn’t surprising given the fact that kids are basically germ-spreading machines. And even though we were blessed with months of indoor bonding time with our kids, chances are, we were all a little relieved when school startedContinue reading “How to Keep Your Kids Physically Active During Covid-19”

Three Socially Distanced Sports to Try Out

As the world changes, so too must our sports. 2020 has been a year of change. I could probably say that about any year, but 2020 specifically has created a lot of different challenges and obstacles. In terms of sports, we have not only missed out on our favorite teams and events because of cancellations,Continue reading “Three Socially Distanced Sports to Try Out”

Five Ways to Be a Good Sport

Good sportsmanship is always something we should strive for. Right now we are in the middle of a heated, tense election. The election happened Tuesday, but we are still waiting on the results. Anyone who has ever participated in a sport, and waited for the referee to make a tough call, can relate. This gotContinue reading “Five Ways to Be a Good Sport”

Five Mental Health Benefits of Running

Exercise is heavily tethered to mental health. Have you ever noticed that when you stick to a regular exercise regimen, your mental health improves? Taking care of the body and the mind go hand in hand. Your overall health is comprised of both physical and mental health, and you need both to be truly healthy.Continue reading “Five Mental Health Benefits of Running”

Three Ways to Participate in the TCS New York VIRTUAL Marathon

The New York Marathon is happening virtually this year. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected industries and institutions all over the country. Many events, from concerts to marathons have been cancelled for the sake of public health. While I can totally understand the necessity of taking such precautions, I always find it interesting when people findContinue reading “Three Ways to Participate in the TCS New York VIRTUAL Marathon”

How to Wash Your Workout Shoes

There is a right way, and a wrong way, to wash your sneakers. Remember when we were kids, and our moms just threw our dirty, muddy sneakers into the washer and dryer, where they would bump around, disrupting the whole house? Then, they would come out misshapen, but clean. Believe it or not, putting sneakersContinue reading “How to Wash Your Workout Shoes”

Five Safety Precautions for Returning to the Gym

Returning to the gym should not be taken lightly during a pandemic. As businesses all around the country start to open up, regular gym-goers are probably either breathing heavily in excitement, or dreading going back after months and months of muscle atrophy and ice cream baths. Going to the gym is something some people enjoy,Continue reading “Five Safety Precautions for Returning to the Gym”