These three apps use different strategies to help encourage more walking and running. Read on to find one that fits your needs.
Ankle and wrist weights are popular as shortcuts to fitness training, but what do you need to know for optimum safety and effectiveness?
A speed workout you can perform on the treadmill to increase your running speed and improve your fitness.
Quality men's running shoes don't have to be expensive. Here's a quick and easy guide to the top five pairs of affordable running shoes for men, scored on design, features, and durability.
Using a portable doorway pull-up bar to exercise can be an excellent way to stay fit and healthy, especially in a place where space is limited. Read on for my recommendations for the best choices.
Christmas is fast approaching! Here's a great selection of festive fitness gift ideas and stocking fillers for women who love the gym.
Kettlebells and the TRX suspension trainer are both excellent and effective pieces of equipment. But does one provide a better value than the other? See this comparison to find out.
Learn how to care for and clean your weights and dumbbell sets properly, how to remove rubber smell to new rubber weights, and how to remove rust from metal barbells and weights.
Common problems with the Misfit Shine include syncing, pairing, screen lighting, and a missing clock. Use troubleshooting to resolve these issues and get back on track.
Match your iPhone to a wristband that tracks your steps per day, your time spent walking, your hours of sleep, and your pulse, and you have a motivator staring you in the face.
Entire empires can be built from elliptical machines, hence there is no sense in paddling away with a tortured expression while watching the seconds slowly click along. Here are five easy ways to get a TON of work done on an elliptical while also getting a great workout.
We need a guide to remind us how great of a fitness tool Swiss balance ball is. Having a chart or poster can motivate us to perform the exercises on a routine basis.
Having problems adjusting your Fitbit Flex wristband? Can't get that clasp to close properly? Don't get discouraged. Proper use of the Fitbit Flex is very important and actually pretty easy.
Want to get some good, quick cardio in while enjoying the outdoors? But can't, or don't like to run or bike? We have got the workout for you...
In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, a lot of products offer consumers the opportunity to accomplish their fitness goals. From a user perspective, how does the Fitbit stack up?
Though he doesn’t spend much time in the spotlight outside of bodybuilding competitions, his big win as the 2013 Mr. Korea has put Park Ki Seok (박기석) at center stage in the Korean bodybuilding world.
Many times we end up making some buying decisions that are not in our best interest and I have seen a lot of people making mistakes while buying for elliptical trainers.
A kettlebell is made up of a cast-iron cannonball with a handle on top. They come in various weights. Many great exercises can be done using this weight.
If your shoes don't have certain features, they can hurt your feet due to an improper fit. Learn how to avoid this problem when buying your next pair!
Use these exercises to fill out the top portion of your chest for more balanced, broader pectoral muscles.
By learning to balance proper nutrition and exercise I’ve lost over 20lbs with the free Noom Weight Loss App for Android. There is no quick cure for permanent, healthy, weight loss.
The Wahoo TICKR is one of many heart rate monitors currently on the market; this article dives into why you may want to consider it over its competitors, featuring the device's technical specifications as well as a personal user review.
Tried to build your own fitness weights with no success? Well, read on to learn about the best way to make homemade dumbbells. You only need cement, bottles and metal rod to make this gym equipment.
Fractional weights are great for doing small increases in weight, especially when attempting a PR or when using dumbbells. However, fractional weights are much more expensive per pound, and even more expensive to ship. DIY Fractional weights on the cheap will elevate your routine.
Whether you are looking for athletic shoes for fashion or a team or individual sport, choosing the correct one will help you to avoid pain and injury as well as look good!
Being fit and healthy should be on all our agendas, but how to keep on top of it all in a busy life? I just got a Fitbit Surge to help me track my life and this is my first week wearing it.
When it comes to choosing the best home treadmill for your basement or spare room, the choices can be overwhelming if you have never bought or used one before. There are 5 features that you should consider when choosing your home exercise equipment.
Does the vibration plate really work? This is my experience of using a vibration plate to build up strength, tone muscles, and improve circulation.
Have you had it with tired and sore feet? Need relief from bunions, hammertoes, or plantar fascitis? See if yoga toes can help.
Buying an exercise or stationary bike can be fun. Know what features to look for when buying a bicycle as there are many, as well as the benefits of cardiovascular fitness.
What a body composition scale is, why they have become so popular in the fitness industry, and what they can do for your health.
A review of the OMM Kaleika Race Smock II lightweight running jacket including it's crossover for running and multisports
The Couch to 5K challenge (C25K) NHS (National Health Service) app is designed to get anyone of any ability and age to run five kilometres in 30 minutes. This article reviews the programme and offers tips for getting the most out of the experience
The Misfit Shine is a great fitness and sleep tracker, but it's easily lost. Here's how to locate your lost or misplaced Misfit Shine.
Learn how to choose the best set of adjustable or fixed dumbbells for training in your home gym or apartment.
Once you have invested in a new treadmill, it's imperative that you use proper treadmill maintenance techniques to make it last a long time.
Should you get a TRX suspension trainer or a pull-up bar? This article compares the two and offers some great sample exercises.
A review of the Century BOB XL with Base Unit, freestanding heavy bag. Is this really better than a traditional punching bag and is it worth the money?
A great 10-minute high-intensity treadmill workout to help you get faster results in less time. Fun and intense, just the way any workout should be! Read on and give it a try!
Both Android and Apple have apps to assist us with our fitness, health, and wellness. Using an app is a convenient way to follow along, add information, and look at stats, no matter where you are.
This article will provide readers with five key components that will help them continue to grow and see success when it comes to weightlifting. Based on research and my opinion, this is a must-read!
Pilates does work! It's possibly the best strength training for women, because it creates a smooth toned body. But it has to be the RIGHT Pilates, not just floor exercises! What is "real" Pilates?
Are you planning to buy an elliptical trainer for your home? Do not fall for the compelling ads all over internet, we help you to select the best at home elliptical machine under $1000 through this...
This article explains the dangers of wearing an MMA training mask. These masks are not only dangerous to your health, they also lower athletic performance rather than increase it.
The Leaf by BellaBeat is one of the best health and fitness trackers available for women. It tracks not only steps and activity, but also stress levels, meditation, and menstrual cycle data to help women take control of their overall health and well-being. The Leaf is the best tracker I've used.
This article contains pictures and videos that show the benefits of gravity inversion with the aerial yoga swing—a must-have tool that can help you get as fit as a child.
Trying to figure out a weight loss plan can be mystifying sometimes. If you find yourself pressed for time or motivation, even the thought of working out can be tough. I know this from experience. There is a manageable option though. Many of us...
Going to the gym is very useful for bulking up your body or losing some weight. But what can you do if you don't have a gym in your area? You can train at home! Home gyms are a very good alternative to traditional ones. Here's what you need to work out at home.
Top Alexa, Amazon Echo, and Fitbit features that will help you lose weight. How to turn your Echo devices into your very own personal trainer for free.
Review of My Fitness Pal online or app program for losing weight. My 16 year old daughter and I are using My Fitness Pal to lose weight and are reporting our experience online.
A very cheap and easy maintenance that will greatly extend the life of your treadmill. However, it is not included in many treadmill manuals.
This review covers wearable activity trackers and the most important features one should look in for. A comparison table makes it easy to pick the best tracker for each taste.
It is recommended when using the cross trainer machine that your feet stay flat on the pedals, but it is very natural for the heel to come up a bit. This is fine. Follow this routine for results.