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How to get a great workout on the elliptical machine

Get your workout right on the elliptical machine, and this weight-bearing cardiovascular exercise can give you just as good a workout as running on...

Total Body Dumbbell Workout Plan

Going to the gym to use the latest state-of-the-art equipment is pretty awesome. But if you want an intense do-anywhere, do-anytime kind of exercise...

10 Common Running Mistakes to Avoid

Running is one of the most accessible, healthy and natural forms of exercise out there. But that doesn’t mean it's free of pitfalls. It's true....

Workout Nutrition Guide: What to Eat Before, During & After

One of the great truisms of nutrition is that you are what you eat. Everything you eat ultimately becomes part of you or passes...

The Guide to Moderate Intensity Exercise

Moderate-Intensity exercise is a well-documented, science-backed strategy for improving health, increasing fitness, and losing weight.  This article explains moderate-intensity as defined by health professionals. It is based...

Interval Training: Easy Guide

What is it? Interval training alternates periods of more intense exercise with periods of recovery (recovery here means going slower such as jogging, walking,...

Fartlek: What Is It and What Are The Benefits?

Fartlek training, developed in Sweden in the 1930's, is a Swedish term that roughly translates into "speed play", describing a variable pace workout where...

The Simple Guide to Tempo Running

Tempo running is also known as Fast Continuous Running, lactate-threshold or anaerobic threshold training. And as the glut of names suggest, it's a popular...

A Guide to Long Slow Distance (Low-Intensity Cardio)

Long slow distance training (LSD) is the type of exercise most people associate with cardio. It's the bread-and-butter of any running program. As certain...

The Myth of the Fat Burning Zone: What you need to know

Set foot in any gym or on any piece of cardiovascular equipment and you'll find it impossible to miss the charts directing you to...

Best Exercise for Endomorph Body Type

Before we get int the nitty gritty of what's the best exercise for endomorphs, let just start with this. The best exercise is the one you...

How to get through a tough workout

Whether you are a fitness fanatic or a just getting started, there can be times when you find yourself slogging through a tough workout...

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