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.
If you’d asked me 10 years ago, I probably couldn’t tell you what gluten was. Today, it’s one of the most common dietary restrictions. Menus, snacks, and even entire grocery store aisles are full of gluten-free selections - it seems to be the best thing since sliced bread... Despite its popularity, there are still a lot of questions and misconceptions about the diet. Some people are quick to call it a fad, while others praise it for its health and weight loss benefits. Though the scientific jury is still out on gluten, there are a few things you should know.
There was a point in time where boxing was the most popular sport in North America. It produced celebrities like Mohamed Ali, Jack Dempsey, and Mike Tyson. And though it went through a bit of a decline in the 1990s, it’s back in a big, and accessible way. The gloves and punching bags are no longer reserved for dingy basements and Boston sports movies. Boxing is more accessible than ever. Studios like Big Hit and Studio KO are popping up in cities across the country, and their audience expands far beyond the Marc Wahlberg-type. People of all backgrounds are using boxing to stay in shape, just like bootcamps or spin class. And for good reason – boxing is one of the best...
Spring is just around the corner, and soon people will be flocking to the streets, with their lycra-spandex running tights and reflective jackets. People love to run, and it’s long been the go-to activity for getting back into shape. But in spite of its popularity, running may not be as good for you as you think.