In 2014, the hottest trends in fitness will be directly under the sun. Why go outside? Research indicates that moderate exposure to sunlight can increase your mood, boost your Vitamin D intake and propel your sweat count. Plus, a healthy dose of fresh air is invigorating for all involved. My advice – put on your sunscreen, strap on some Ray-Bans, and prepare to perspire with these great new outdoor fitness trends!
I recently read an article on Forbes.com about why companies should hire athletes. It explained our drive for success, our inclination to take the lead, our desire to work hard and our ability to balance multiple projects. What it didn't explain was where a lot of us got those skills from. The factor that really makes me and my peers such strong job candidates goes back to our ability to handle the student-athlete challenge early in life. From my experience, if you can discover the power to balance and stay afloat during your educational years, you can accomplish anything. Below are some of the best student-athlete strategies I learned along the way.
The holidays are here. Grandma made a beautiful pie and an extra helping of mashed potatoes couldn’t hurt, right? Wrong. Extending holiday cheer doesn’t have to come with an extended waistline.
At Life Fitness, we champion running outdoors – few workouts are more exhilarating than traversing the open roads with the sun on your face and the wind at your back.
How intense is your everyday exercise? Even if you diligently go to the gym five times per week, you can still improve your output and results by changing the pace of your workouts. The secret to amping it up? Learning how to HIIT.
The World Cup is fast approaching, and what better way to mix up your training regimen than to engage in a thematically-appropriate soccer workout? No, you don’t have to be an expert. All you need is a soccer ball, a wall and a towel – you’re going to sweat!
Airport inconveniences just got healthier. If you’re a frequent traveler, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the annoyance of a layover – a surefire aggravation that begets a loss of time and comfort, all in a foreign city. But before you throw in the towel and head to that airport bar for fried food and beer – I’ve got a better idea. Why not use your time as a castaway to get a great workout in?
When the office clock hits 5:00 pm, it can be tough to hit the gym. Your mind is numb from all the calls and computers, your back is stiff from that dubious swivel chair, and any viable energy was siphoned out long after the last 60-minute meeting. Don’t worry, we’re here to help!
Do you ever think your work schedule can’t afford you the time to hit the gym? Well, what if I said you can’t afford to NOT workout in order to maintain a successful life and career? An article in Forbes suggested the success of come CEOs can be attributed to their active lifestyle.
For those of us not fortunate enough to live in a tropical paradise, we’re forced to brave the winter cold each time we step outside. For some, this conflicts with our fitness goals.