Simple, Quick Meditations to Get Stronger and Faster

Volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings, basketball star Kobe Bryant and Ironman champion Chrissie Wellington all have one thing in common — beyond dominating their respective sports. They make training their brains a priority, just like their bodies. And their go-to methods: meditation and visualization. By now you’ve probably read 10 times over about the stress-relieving, productivity-boosting benefits of […]

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5 Coffee Hacks to Feel More Awake Than Ever

Coffee, thanks to its caffeine jolt and hot health benefits, remains the beverage of choice for millions of Americans every morning. And the energizer isn’t losing its steam anytime soon. In fact, the number of coffee consumers continues to rise, according to a survey conducted by the National Coffee Association USA. Evidence shows that java improves alertness and contains a […]

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Hope or Hype: The Truth About Weight Loss Pills

We’ve all seen the ads: Supplements promising to help you lose weight, build lean muscle, rev your metabolism and turn you into a fat-burning machine. We admit — the idea of popping a pill to lose weight sounds pretty enticing. After all, it’s so much easier than cleaning up your diet and regularly sweating it out at the gym. Despite the […]

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The Inner Thigh Workout You Can Do with Gliders

Forget the thigh gap or even worrying about the size and shape of your legs. It’s strengthening your thighs that really matters. Strong inner thighs — or adductors — help improve core control (they do help make up the five muscles that attach to the pelvis, after all!) and assist in injury prevention. Thanks to their ability to counterbalance external rotation […]

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The Truth About How to Lose Belly Fat

You’ve tried them all in your pursuit of flat abs: crunches, reverse crunches, planks, bicycles and even the ab roller. After all, it seems logical. To increase muscular definition and lose fat, you should workout your stomach muscles more. But will that really lead to a trim belly?   “You can do 50,000 crunches a day, but […]

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The Best Workouts for Reducing Body Fat

When it comes to people’s top goals for improving body composition, fat loss often takes the cake. But we can’t talk about how to lower body fat percentage without touching on how to drop pounds in general. That’s because you can’t necessarily target fat loss in one specific area — say, just your arms or belly. You have to […]

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