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Five Rules To Follow If You Want To Be Strong

Originally appeared on Women’s Health.  Strength training isn’t just the foundation of a good workout, allowing you to work out faster, harder, and more efficiently. It also makes performing everyday activities—running to catch the bus or a cab, carrying groceries, scooping up your kids for a hug, opening jars, picking up something you drop—way easier. […]

5 Things To Know Before Your First Pilates Class

Originally appeared on Self.com The first time you take any new fitness class can be a little intimidating. But for some reason, Pilates classes have an extra air of “avoid this if you don’t know what you’re doing.” Maybe it’s the reformer, with its straps and springs. Maybe it’s the exercise names that you’ve never […]

Why A Bigger Breakfast Is Better For You

EATING MORE IN THE MORNING HELPS WEIGHT LOSS Originally appeared on Muscle and Fitness.  Research found that front-loading your calories may help with weight loss. Keeping your calorie count down at night may pay off if you’re looking to lose weight, according to a study presented at the Obesity Society Annual Meeting. Researchers found that […]

5 Morning Rituals to Make Every Day Your Healthiest Day

Originally appeared on Fitnessmagazine.com  You’ve probably seen, heard, or even tried them before: tips about what do first thing in the morning to feel better and be better all day. There are 10 things to do to wake up metabolism, and 10 things to increase productivity, and 10 more things to ensure smart food choices […]

The Truth About Foam Rolling

Article originally appeared on Men’s Health.  How Foam Rolling Works by Michael Easter Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise discovered that rolling after […]

17 Ways To Be More Fit in 2017

Originally posted on PureWow. This is your year. The year you go to the gym every day, only eat monounsaturated fat and have a stomach so flat, people will openly weep when they see you in a bathing suit. OK, probably not. But here are 17 little things to do in 2017 for a fitter […]

Taking Your First Spin Class?

If you have never taken a spin class, the prospect can seem a little daunting. But we promise, you will never regret that first time you hop on the bike. To quell any fears, our amazing studio partner YAS Fitness, put together this great guide for first timers. And when you are ready to take […]

5 Benefits Of High Intensity Interval Training

Article originally appeared on Well + Good.  By Lisa Elaine Held Jordan Metzl, MD, is serious about high-intensity interval training. So much so that HIIT is becoming his go-to Rx. The New York City physician has been trying to build bridges between fitness and medicine for a while now, and with his new book, Dr. Jordan Metzl’s Workout Prescription, out […]