6 Simple Ways to Keep yourself Motivated

Anything that needs to be achieved calls for straightforwardness and determination to reach that goal. Some projects start out well and with speed, but end mid-way or just before reaching the goal. Many factors get in the way when achieving a goal, and to overcome them, your motivation has to be stronger than the objective circumstances or … Continue Reading

Stop Feeling Guilty About Relaxing

The Harvard Business Review did a number of studies of the perceived business of Americans and in each one, the busier someone appeared to be, the higher their perceived social status. It seems that somewhere along the way, being busy took on a new meaning: It’s not that you can’t manage your time well or that you … Continue Reading

Dealing With Cold-Weather Workouts

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in a tropical climate, you’ll most likely find yourself faced with the prospect of exercising in the cold at some point. Maybe you don’t have access to an indoor gym, or you prefer getting your fitness on in the fresh (albeit frosty) air. Either way, there’s no reason to … Continue Reading

To Fish Oil, or Not to Fish Oil?

The nutrition world is awash in fish oil worship. Typically, when the entire scientific community, food industry, and more are all singing the praises of an isolated substance or substances (EPA and DHA in the case of fish oil), you can be pretty sure there are some blind spots. And indeed there are. Omega 3 … Continue Reading

Ways to Maximize a Short Workout

You only have 45 minutes to spare for a workout. By the time you change your clothes, get outside or to the gym, and get moving, it’s really more like half an hour of sweat equity, though. Is it really worth the effort and energy if you can’t invest a full hour? The short answer: … Continue Reading

Get Fit With Biking

Visit any city or town in almost any country in the world and chances are there will be bicycles on the road. Bikes are, in many places, nearly as popular of a form of transportation as cars or trucks. For most, bicycling is a skill learned in childhood that’s never truly forgotten, even if a … Continue Reading

Workouts for Anyone Who Hates Morning Workouts

You’re well-aware of the benefits of morning exercise—it gives your metabolism a boost, helps you stay in a consistent routine and gets your day off to a healthy start. But despite your best efforts, this morning workout thing just isn’t happening. You’re not the type whose feet hit the floor bursting with energy and ready to … Continue Reading