How to Soothe Sore Muscles With Food and Drink

This was posted on October 2, 2015 in category Fitness

If you’ve exercised with any type of intensity during your lifetime, you’ve likely experienced muscle soreness. For exercisers, sore muscles come with the territory. Sometimes mild, sometimes severe, the feeling is at best annoying and at worst debilitating. Contrary to what others claim, ice baths and ibuprofen aren’t the only ways to soothe sore muscles. […]

Why Adding Squats to a Workout Routine Is Vital to Overall Health

This was posted on September 8, 2015 in category Fitness

A common misperception is that squat exercises are only good for competitive athletes. Although the squat is a staple in many strength-training programs, when performed properly, the exercise can benefit anyone, no matter their age, occupation, or physical capability. Think about it: Even if you work a desk job, you still get up and down […]

Are You Reaping the Benefits of Squats?

This was posted on September 4, 2015 in category Fitness

You’ve seen this guy at the gym. He’s parading around in a cut-off shirt, showing off his huge arms, neck, and chest. But he has pitifully skinny legs. That’s because he — like a lot of men — spends too much time working out his upper body to the detriment of his lower half. In […]

Perfect Your Pull-Up With These Effective Tips

This was posted on August 12, 2015 in category Fitness

Despite marketing to the contrary, many fitness machines are not necessary for an efficient and comprehensive workout. Although equipment has its place, many “standard” exercises — push-ups, squats, sit-ups, lunges — have stood the test of time because for a reason: They work! They build muscle, they burn fat, and they target the major muscle […]