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Work Out

Heal Yourself: Holistic/Alternative Approaches to Injury

With all-natural and organic products taking over the grocery shelves and even the beauty and cleaning sections, it's no surprise the "my-body-is-a-temple" way of thinking is bleeding into treatments for injuries from exercise. Why pop another pill if your knee is tweaking when a more natural approach is available? Here are... Read more

The Best Recovery Techniques and Gear for Traveling

With ever-shrinking space for carry-on luggage, it can be hard to find enough room for athletic shoes and workout clothes, let alone additional gear. But it's worth it to make room for certain items that can help your body recover from a tough workout. Here are six items worth squeezing in... Read more

How to Get Motivated for a Workout When You Just Want to Chill

Between the post-holiday slump and plunging temperatures outside, snuggling under a blanket with a cup of tea might sound better than working out. But there are plenty of interesting ways to vary your routines so the cool temps don't dampen your commitment to fitness. Here are eight strategies to try when the couch... Read more

5 Apps to Help You Exercise Outdoors While Traveling

Running and cycling enthusiasts used to be challenged to integrate their favorite outdoor activities into regular business travels. Today, thanks to a host of applications and websites run by enthusiasts who have explored nearly every inch of America's great outdoors, it's much easier to find the perfect spot to get... Read more

5 Wild Fusion Workouts to Keep Your Exercise Routine Fresh

Even for the most dedicated and disciplined, a regular workout routine can get stale over time, regardless of how often you switch things up and try different forms of exercise. Some inventive trainers and instructors have found an antidote to this fitness fatigue: fuse elements of various activities together to... Read more

5 Plank Variations to Energize Your Workout

The plank is one of the best exercise choices for a quick workout anywhere from the hotel gym to the airport lounge. But the classic plank — in which you support your body on forearms, or hands, and toes — may not seem as challenging after a while. With core... Read more

3 Reasons You Need an Online Personal Trainer

If your hectic travel schedule makes it hard to commit to twice-weekly, in-person workouts with a fitness professional, you may need to rethink your approach. While you may want someone to hold you accountable and tell you exactly what to do with those dumbbells, do you require the trainer to actually... Read more

Will an Evening Workout Disrupt Sleep?

Research says go ahead and exercise, no matter what the time. Late-night exercisers can forget the old-school advice about avoiding workouts during the four hours leading up to bedtime. New research suggests that, while exercise does have some stimulant effects similar to caffeine, evening workouts often have no negative effects on... Read more

Avoid Midrun Pit Stops

You’re not alone if you worry about potty breaks while running. In a recent poll of runners, 59 percent cited needing to take care of business in the bathroom as the biggest prerace stressor. And with good reason: During hard effort, your system prioritizes blood flow toward your muscles and... Read more

No-Worry Guide to Missing Workouts

Can’t keep up your usual fitness schedule while on the road? Don’t worry. Just grab the little opportunities that come up until you can get back on track. Do the minimum. Even with a packed schedule, squeeze in some activity. One easy move: high-knee drills. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.... Read more