Popular Myths About Running

Popular Myths About Running

Running is bad for you. It wrecks your knees, hurts your joints, and everyone knows that taking a five-mile run only feels good if you’re twenty years old and at your peak performance ability. What’s the point of taking it up? You would be better off...
Pros and Cons: A.M. and P.M Workouts

Pros and Cons: A.M. and P.M Workouts

People who work out regularly tend to fall into two very separate camps: those who hit the gym before sunrise, and those who don’t dream of climbing onto a treadmill until sunset. Debate over whether early-morning workouts are better or more effective than...
Pros and Cons of Crossfit

Pros and Cons of Crossfit

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or on your couch with a bag of potato chips, you’ve probably heard of Crossfit. It’s a fitness fad with a kick; an exercise program with a culture and community of all its own. Crossfit gyms stitch together an...
The Value of Yoga

The Value of Yoga

You probably have a friend who does yoga. Odds are, they’ve probably subjected you to hour-long rants on how wonderful the classes are and how great they feel after contorting themselves into a pretzel But you’re not so sure. After all, isn’t yoga...
Warning Signs: How to Tell When You’ve Pushed a Workout Too Far

Warning Signs: How to Tell When You’ve Pushed a Workout Too Far

How many times have you struggled to work through just one more mile on the track or make just a few more reps at the gym? Working out requires a constant self reassessment of your capabilities and boundaries, and it can sometimes be difficult to see where the line...