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Beatactive Offers Full 30-Minute Workouts Synced With Great, Upbeat Music

Android/iOS: If you’re a music lover, particularly of the electronic music variety, Beatactive could be a sweet workout companion. Beatactive syncs up upbeat tunes, bodyweight exercises and a DJ who guides you through each workout.

Stop Working Out So Much On Your 'Rest Days'

Workout days in your exercise program are simple to follow: you just do the workout. Then, on your “rest days”, you feel like a lost duckling. Do you run on the treadmill? Or maybe do lighter weights? A bike ride on a unicycle up a mountain sounds nice. How about this: try actually letting your body rest.

'You Limit Yourself By Having Low Expectations'

Perhaps you know someone in your gym who seems really, really strong because he or she can move a ton of weight. You tell yourself that you want to be just as strong, but according to Greg Nuckols, that will hold you back. When you cast a narrow gaze, you limit how strong you can become.

My New Favourite Sports Bra Is A $55 Piece Of Elastic

I didn’t believe it at first, either. When I first heard about the Būband, I googled up review after review looking for someone who could verify that it was a ridiculous garbage gimmick. But most of what I read was positive, so I told you guys all about it. I even bought one for myself, and now? I’m a believer.

The Ideal Sitting Posture And Workspace Setup For Healthy Desk Workers

By now, everyone knows that sitting all day is damaging your body, so it’s important to move around and stay active. But how you sit between those breaks is just as important. Physiotherapist Joanne Gough has a quick video outlining the ideal sitting posture and how to set up your workspace accordingly.

Improve Bad Posture In Minutes With These Three Exercises

Sitting in front of a screen all day can wreak havoc on the spine. Our posture changes, and that can cause some serious long-term damage. Dr. Eric Goodman, creator of the Foundation Training program, offers these three no-equipment exercises to help.

More Reasons You Need To Wash Your Hands After Working Out At The Gym

Skin infections like MRSA and other illnesses can easily spread in gym and locker room settings. You probably already know to wash up after hitting the gym, but pay special attention to washing your hands. It’s no fun to come down with something avoidable during your pursuit of health.

Try These Advanced Push-Up Variations For A More Challenging Workout

Push-ups are great, but when you can bang out 25 or more perfectly, it’s time to jazz them up. Try adding resistance bands or other heavy objects, or doing any of these advanced variations to keep push-ups fun and challenging.

Running On Grass Offers Big Strength And Balance Benefits

If you mostly run on roads, you’re missing out: Soft and uneven surfaces help to build strength and balance by working some lesser-used muscles in your feet and legs. Even if there’s no picturesque trail or beach in your neighbourhood, you still have an option: Run on grass.

Super-Short Workouts Shouldn't Be Your Only Exercise

Who doesn’t love a short workout? There’s the seven minute workout, the four minute workout and finally this week scientists announced a one minute workout. (We’ve come a long way from the days of the 11-minute workout.) These routines give impressive results, but they aren’t a complete fitness solution.

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