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Workout Trade Offs

According to the American Heart Association, the average adult should be getting in just over two hours of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week. At 150 minutes total, that breaks down to roughly five 30-minute workout sessions each week. According to the most recent information from the CDC, less than 52 percent of Americans met those… Read More

Standard Definition of Female

In case you haven’t heard – though it’s very likely you have – strong is the new skinny. Gym and nutrition guides have replaced strict fad diets, and “fitspo” has replaced “thinspo” (for better or worse). But before the gym became sacred ground, some countries were known to idealize thinness to the point of sickness…. Read More

Fitness Fads

The number of Americans enrolled in fitness centers and gyms has increased by more than 50 percent since 2000, though the memberships aren’t getting any cheaper. Research has shown that gym-goers (particularly millennials) are ditching traditional $35-a-month memberships for expensive, boutique-style fitness programs with both customized workouts and elevated costs. Still, it turns out a… Read More

Body Part Attractiveness

Working out three to six days a week with the goal of looking like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson or Ronda Rousey might be an unrealistic goal, but developing a fit physique is usually obtainable for those willing to put in the necessary reps. While it might be the driving force behind that 5 a.m. wake-up… Read More

Witness to Fitness

What gym equipment do you gravitate toward when you feel the urge to work out? Are you a StairMaster guy or a treadmill gal? A dumbbell lover or a bicycle enthusiast? The rowing machine king or pulley queen? If you’re a man and prefer dumbbells, you’re in the majority. If you’re a woman and love… Read More

Examining Gym Cleanliness

You go to the gym to burn calories, increase your strength, and get fit – but if you’re not careful, you may come home with more than you bargained for. Though many public places can harbor various types of bacteria, fitness facilities in particular can be hotspots for germs. Every time you pick up a… Read More