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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 […]

Open Sweat Co-Hosts Mental Health Awareness Event

Last weekend, Open Sweat joined actress Kate Mansi and Genevieve Fish of The Know Collective to co-host our second #sweattostopstigma event, benefitting BringChange2Mind. The inspiring event, which aimed to increase awareness of mental health amongst women, was held in the beautiful Hyperslow studio on Fairfax, where guests took part in a 45-minute yoga class, led […]

How To Set And Achieve Fitness Goals

According to SELF Magazine, there are a handful of best practices that can make all of the difference when thinking about the fitness milestones you want to reach. These tried and true tactics are rolled into the SMART Method, a goal-setting guide that trainers and professional athletes swear by. The SMART Method says that each […]

How To Energize Your Morning With Meditation

For many of us, getting up in the morning is a struggle, and it can take hours to actually feel awake and engaged. So surely the last thing you would want to do in the morning is meditate? Not so, we discovered last week, when we dragged ourselves out of bed to head to a […]

Open Sweat Co-Hosts #SweatToStopStigma Event

This past Saturday, during National Mental Health Awareness Week,  the Open Sweat team joined actress Kate Mansi to co-host a #SweatToStopStigma workout at YAS Fitness in Silverlake, CA. Kate has opted to ‘give up’ her last few birthdays to raise awareness and funds for a cause that resonates with her. This year, she chose to host an […]

Stand To Work If You Like, But Don’t Brag About The Benefits

    I’ve been itching to get a standing desk. After all, America’s sitting itself into an early grave. Sitting is the new smoking. Clearly, a standing desk would stop me from sitting, and standing is just so much better for you than sitting, right? Contrary to popular belief, science does not say so. Too […]