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A group of people playing a game of pickleball.

No more empty storefronts: Pickleball is (probably) coming to a mall near you

If you've never thought about going to the mall to play pickleball, we'll tell you why that's about to change.
Stationary exercising Bicycles.

Are stationary bikes or spin bikes better for reaching your goals?

Stationary bikes and spin bikes are both popular cardio equipment, but which is a better workout? Find out here as we examine spin bikes vs. stationary bikes.
box jump exercise.

9 benefits of doing plyometrics workouts no matter how fit you are

There are many fitness benefits of plyometrics. Find out why you should start plyometric training today.
Man using a jump rope.

These are the best HIIT workouts for beginners

Wanting to try HIIT? Check out these three effective workouts for beginners
Group playing pickleball.

These are the weirdest and least understood pickleball rules and regulations

Pickleball seem easy, but it’s in the specific details that things get muddy. Let's review the unusual and lesser-known pickleball rules and regulations.
A man using a massager on his leg on a yoga mat in the living room.

The best fitness gear to maximize your post-workout recovery

Whatever your fitness goals are, you need the best gear for post-workout recovery to ensure that your body gets the rest and recuperation it needs.
man looking at hair loss

13 foods for hair growth: Eat your way to more enviable locks

Though our hair naturally gets thinner as we age, a healthy diet can help prevent hair loss. Learn what to chow down on in this list of foods for hair growth.
man doing cable exercise.

5 effective cable workouts to help you get those boulder shoulders

Want to switch up your shoulder routine? Try these effective cable exercises!
Jake Lott performing pallof press using a resistance band in a gym.

Expert reveals the best way to build muscle with resistance bands

A personal trainer explains how to build muscle with resistance bands.
A man in helmet riding a bike on a road with railings with a view of a mountain and forest in the background.

How much weight can you lose riding a bike?

Cycling can be an affordable and efficient way to exercise and lose weight. Learn how to reach your fitness goals through bicycling with this guide.
Birch vihta hanging in a Finnish sauna.

This is why Finns beat themselves with birch in the sauna

This traditional practice, known as “sauna vihta” involves clipping a bundle of fresh branches off of a birch tree and beating themselves with it in the sauna.
Three flavors of Buchi

Buchi review: Should this brand be your go-to kombucha?

Learn about Buchi in this review to see if it should be your go-to kombucha brand!
Seafood that is high in vitamin B12.

Need an energy boost? Try these 11 foods high in vitamin B12

Foods high in vitamin B12 provide essential energy-producing nutrients.
Orange sliced in half by knife on cutting board.

The TikTok trend of eating oranges in the shower sounds dumb, but you should do it anyway

While there are TikTok trends that have come and gone for being silly or unnecessary, it feels like this one about oranges just makes sense.
man doing fat-burning workout.

4 effective fat-burning workouts to help you lose weight

The best fat-burning workouts help you shed fat, build muscle, and get more shredded. Find the best fat-burning workouts for men here.
Fresh blueberries.

7 incredible reasons to load up on blueberries this summer

Discover why blueberries are a superfood and the different ways you can enjoy them!
A man lathering some shampoo on his head in the shower, suds building up on the back of his neck.

Why taking a cold shower is beneficial, according to studies

Starting your day with a cold shower has tons of mental benefits, thanks to a decade's worth of neuroscience research.
home sauna benefits

7 fantastic benefits of adding a home sauna to your wellness routine

Do you struggle to find time for relaxation? If so, a home sauna might just be the perfect addition to your wellness routine.
Man eating before a workout

The best pre-workout meals — everything you need to know

If you're prepping for a big workout, what you eat matters. Try these pre-workout meals before your next workout.
A man sitting on the bleachers holding a water bottle while wiping his brow with a white towel.

Rest days are essential: 6 excellent ways to up your recovery game

Regularly implementing rest and recovery practices, such as meditation and foam rolling, can help your body experience relaxation both mentally and physically.
Man doing dumbbell overhead press.

Worried about a rotator cuff injury? The exercises to avoid (and what you should do instead)

Worried about rotator cuff stability? Try these four alternative exercises instead!
Man doing lat pull-downs.

7 cable exercises you need to get a bigger, more muscular back

Include these 7 cable exercises in your back day routine to see gains!
Salt with a wooden spoon

The FDA is changing its stance on salt substitutes — here’s what a dietitian says you should know

The FDA has just made a pretty major shift from simply permitting salt substitutes, to actually recommending them.
Side view of a man doing up-down planks at a beach.

5 plank variations you should add to your abs routine

Planks are beloved exercises because they strengthen the entire core. Learn how to perform five different plank exercises here.
baked bread sliced on a white table

Why nutrition experts say you (probably) don’t need that gluten-free diet

It's 2023, and it's time to clear up these myths about gluten-free diets and foods. Nutrition experts weighed in on pros, cons, facts and fiction.

New to CrossFit? Check out our beginner’s guide to CrossFit and its workouts

Working out can be dull and boring. CrossFit can help you break away from the mundane and make you the fittest version of yourself.
A man's strong legs from rowing.

These incredible leg workouts don’t include any squats or lunges

Squats and lunges aren't for everyone. Try these seven exercises instead to get stronger legs.
Foam rolling legs.

6 benefits of foam rolling and why it hurts so good

Learn about the different types of foam rollers and why you should use one!
Pair of dumbbells and a resistance band with handles.

Resistance bands vs. dumbbells: Which are better?

Jillian Michaels, a world-renowned personal trainer, explains the benefits of dumbbells and resistance bands and if one is better than the other.
Black man doing alternating forward lunges in front of a laptop at home.

8 best at-home HIIT exercises to help you get ripped

Kick into shape and/or get ripped with these eight easy-to-do, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) exercises.
Man doing battle ropes workout.

What is the best workout schedule for me?

There's no simple answer to how often you should work out, as it depends on your fitness goals, age, health, and even the exercises you plan to do.
A man bending down on one knee in the middle of a workout.

The benefits of creatine supplements for HIIT workouts (and how to take them)

Creatine supplements can improve power, speed, strength, and athletic performance. Here's how.
Man performing a TRX chest press.

The 6 best TRX workouts for total body strength and conditioning

All these best TRX workouts will last just over 20 minutes, leaving you huffing and puffing to the point that the neighbors will start to worry.
A bowl of kale on blue table.

7 great reasons to make kale a regular part of your diet

Eating a few servings of kale a week can lower your LDL cholesterol levels, help with inflammation, provide your body with numerous nutrients, and more!
punching bag.

The 3 best punching bag workouts to transform your fitness routine

These are the best punching bag workouts to help you improve your boxing technique and boost your fitness.
A man stretching his leg on a mat in a room.

Should you exercise before bed to improve sleep?

The key to working out before bed is to be mindful of the exact timing and the specific type of exercise that you want to do.
A group of people hiking outside.

How to train for hiking: The 10 best exercises you can do

Training for hiking involves strengthening your legs and core. Here are only some great workouts for hikers to try.
Man standing on a body fat scale.

Is your body fat calculator accurate? Are BMI measurements even reliable?

We've all heard that BMI isn't necessarily a good indicator of health, but it's still a useful metric. Can you trust your body fat calculator, though?
Strong man doing pull-ups.

7 essential exercises you need to include in your calisthenics routine

Looking to create a calisthenics workout? Try these seven exercises!
An overhead shot of grilled chicken with rice and vegetables beside a metal fork and a glass of wine on a table.

5 ways a high-protein diet benefits your health

While eating a high-protein diet may be different from what you are used to, it can help with muscle growth, a higher metabolism, and more!
Person showing their elbow

What is golfer’s elbow?

Golfers can get random, weird injuries, too! Here's everything you need to know about golfer's elbow, including how to treat it at home.
The FitRx SmartBell Adjustable Dumbbell placed on a shelf.

Forget Bowflex: this adjustable dumbbell is discounted to $99

The Fitrx Adjustable Dumbbell is a great alternative to needing to buy plenty of individual dumbbells. It's on sale now at Walmart.
Flybird Fitness weight bench and dumbbells.

Flybird Fitness review: How does this weight bench set measure up to Bowflex?

Compare Flybird's and Bowflex's adjustable benches and dumbbells!
Man listening to music while working out.

The 10 best podcasts to listen to while working out

The best fitness podcasts to listen to at the gym will distract your mind and get you motivated for each and every workout.
A person hitting a shot on the golf course.

How to get in ‘golf shape’ in 30 days (or less!)

You might be out of "golf shape" from sitting around all winter. We're here to get you back into the swing of things (pun intended) quickly!
A man bending down on one knee in the middle of a workout.

The secret to at-home workouts: Everything you need to do to get buff

Exercises to do at home with no weights and no need for the gym.
TB12 foam roller

TB12 vibrating pliability roller review: Is this upgraded roller worth the money?

Looking for a foam roller to boost recovery? See if the TB12 is right for you!
A man using a kettlebell to exercise in the living room.

10 killer 10-minute workouts to transform your fitness routine

Here are some of the best quick workouts for those days when you're super busy but still want to sweat.
echelon sport s smart bike april 2023 exercise

Get fit at home: This Echelon smart exercise bike is $400 off

Hurry! Echelon's Sport-s Smart Bike is 40% off for a limited time.
Man riding stationary bike and man running on a treadmill

Does the stationary bike or treadmill provide a better workout?

Is a stationary bike or treadmill better for your home gym? Let's find out!