What to Wear Running Outside In the Winter

It’s easy to use the cold weather as an excuse to not go out and exercise. I can easily be guilty of this. However, I also know that running in the cold can be extremely rewarding, and almost as good as running in the summer. You simply need to ensure you have clothing that’s appropriate for the weather! Depending the…

How to Stay Fit During the Colder Months

As the weather cools down and we pull out our winter coats again, it becomes less and less appealing to walk to the library or go for a run outdoors. Totally understandable; the chilly air makes me want to curl up with a blanket and a book. However, there are easy ways for you to…

Times to Skip Your Usual Workout

If you’re sleep deprived. It’s not worth it get up at 5:00 AM if all your body needs is rest. This often means turning off your alarm on Sunday morning! It’s important to have a day to relax and recover, plus you can always exercise later in the day if needed. Additionally, when you’re sleep deprived,…

Five Ways to Feel Your Best During Your Workout

Stay hydrated. No, this does not mean chugging a bottle of water right before you take off. Drink water throughout the day, and make sure to drink up afterward as well. Eat right. Typically you want carbohydrates before a workout and protein afterward to recover. Everyone’s different about how much food to eat before a…

Core Workout: 10 Minutes

When it comes to core and abs, I find that a little every day works best. This only takes ten minutes, and all you need is some floor space and a timer! The exercises below can be done in any order. 1 minute front plank (arms bent at elbows, hips low) 1 minute right-side plank…

The Importance of Hydration

Water is crucial for your body’s functioning. It’s often a cure for headaches, joint pains, and fatigue. It also plays an essential role in digestion by helping to remove toxins and absorb and transport nutrients all over our bodies. Common symptoms of dehydration, lack of water, are tiredness, dry mouth, headache, confusion, and/or dry skin. Soda does…

These Are the Best Clothes to Workout In

For any active person, lots of athletic clothes are a must. Finding the right kind of clothes, though, can be underratedly difficult. Often if you love your workout clothes, you’ll love your workouts just as much. I mean, clearly the best part of exercising is looking good doing it! (Ah, that is, like, half true.) That…

5 Ways to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Someone once told me that the hardest part of the gym was getting there. This is true: once you’re there, it’s easier to make the most of it and get a great workout. For those of us who work during the day or are in school, sometimes the only time to workout is late at…

Is There a Best Time to Exercise?

You’d be surprised how much better you feel after you workout. In the summer, I like to go right in the morning, before breakfast, so I can start my day in a positive way. I love feeling accomplished, focused, and alert afterwards. I choose one to two days a week to be my rest days….