Some days in the gym are harder than others. Whether you're coming from a tough day at work or you're running on no sleep, it can be difficult to find motivation. One way to get the blood pumping (and hopefully the iron pumping, too) is to march to the beat of your personal workout soundtrack. And since nobody wants to hear music from your phone's speaker, you'll want a pair of headphones with great sound, the right tech, and a comfortable fit. There are a lot of options out there but we're here to lend you a spot.
The clocks have sprung forward and spring is apparently here. And while the weather forecast may indicate differently, bathing suit season is just around the corner. If you’ve spent the better part of winter bundled up inside, with great TV and hearty meals, there may be some dieting on the menu in next few months.Whether you’re experienced with the seasonality of the bulk/cut cycle, or it’s your first foray into shedding those winter layers, spring is a common time to slim down. But your goal shouldn't be to simply lose numbers on the scale. Instead, spring dieters should be focused on reducing their body fat percentage.
Finding time for exercise can be challenging. We get it, so we sat down with someone who knows this struggle all too well. Christie Honor is an Ivy-League varsity athlete who doubles as a Biology major, studying for med-school applications. She's a graduating senior at Dartmouth College and the starting goalie on their Women's Ice Hockey team. She’s been featured on ESPN, holds an NCAA record, and is Dartmouth's all-time leader for the number of in saves in a single season (no big deal).
Step into a gym and look around. Chances are you’ll see just about everyone with a phone out. Sometimes it looks like there’s more texting than there is training going on in there. And while some of these ‘athletes’ are taking up precious space on the leg press machine, scrolling through Instagram, others are using their device to their advantage. There are thousands of apps out there to help you take your fitness to the next level, but sorting the game changers from the screen wasters can be quite tedious. To simplify things, we’re here with the best fitness apps on the market. You’ve probably got your phone with you anyways, so you might as well put it to use. ...
Step into a gym and look around. The weight room is disproportionately crowded with dudes, usually making noise and taking up space. Head over to the cardio section and you’ll notice the opposite on the treadmills. For women, lifting weights is intimidating, and there’s a lot of misinformation out there to scare you off. If you’ve always struggled with getting in shape, or if you want to take your fitness to the next level, chances are cardio alone won’t get you there. While there are definitely still stereotypes that exist, more and more women are reaching for the weights in the gym. Here are 9 reasons why you should too.