Featured on Wall Street Journal: Five Exercises to Boost Speed and Agility

You don’t have to play lacrosse to learn from it. I recently collaborated with Jen Murphy of the Wall Street Journal on an article about how to increase your speed and agility, using lacrosse workouts. Every sport has specific benefits that can help increase your fitness in different ways. My personal favorite sport is lacrosse,Continue reading “Featured on Wall Street Journal: Five Exercises to Boost Speed and Agility”

Five Indoor Cardio Exercises to Prepare You for the Gym

Do you feel the need to get in shape before you hit the gym? When it comes to the gym, many people have mixed feelings. The gym has long been thought of as a place where only in-shape, physically fit people go, to get more in-shape and physically fit. This actually goes against the wholeContinue reading “Five Indoor Cardio Exercises to Prepare You for the Gym”

What is Muscle Memory?

Muscle memory is your muscle’s ability to snap back into shape. Coming off the tail end of a pandemic, muscle memory is something we should all be thankful for. Have you ever gone through a time in your life (for instance, in the past year) where your fitness just fell completely off the wagon? Then,Continue reading “What is Muscle Memory?”

Summer is Over. How to Maintain Your Fitness This Winter

Your fitness must be maintained, regardless of the season. Summer has unfortunately come to a close. That doesn’t mean we can forget about our fitness however! The lockdown has undoubtedly caused us to adopt a more sedentary lifestyle, so chances are we may not have really reached our fitness goals this summer. Things are openingContinue reading “Summer is Over. How to Maintain Your Fitness This Winter”

How to Safely Get the Most Out of the End of Summer

Cold weather is coming, so enjoy the heat while it lasts. Summer 2020 was hijacked by a global pandemic. Many of us had plans to take long trips, or try out new outdoor hobbies, or be seen in the bathing suits we worked hard to fit into. However, Covid-19 took all that from us, andContinue reading “How to Safely Get the Most Out of the End of Summer”

Four Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

The struggle for motivation is real. In these trying times, with gyms across the country temporarily closed, it can be very difficult to muster up the motivation to work out. Add on top of that the excuse that nobody else is really working out, so we shouldn’t either, and you have the perfect storm forContinue reading “Four Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out”

NYE Resolutions: How to Secure Your Fad Workouts in 2020

Is it even possible to actually keep your resolutions? Every year seems to start out the same way. All you have to do is hit the gym in January to see how packed it is. Then go again in February, and notice how many people don’t honor their resolutions, even a month later. The reasonContinue reading “NYE Resolutions: How to Secure Your Fad Workouts in 2020”

Are You Washing Your Gym Clothes Often Enough?

How often you wash your workout gear is dependent on a lot of factors. When it comes to washing our workout gear, I think we have all been guilty of waiting too long some times. If you live a fit lifestyle, chances are you burn through your workout clothes often. Sometimes you might have aContinue reading “Are You Washing Your Gym Clothes Often Enough?”

7 Ways to Speed Up Recovery After a Hard Workout

Rest and recovery are just as important as any workout. In terms of working out, there are two very important components to consider; the exercise itself, and the rest and recovery period that comes after. Strenuous workouts improve your body because they cause small injuries in your muscle. These tears in the muscle tissue useContinue reading “7 Ways to Speed Up Recovery After a Hard Workout”

Five Motivations to Keep You Fit Through the End of Summer

Summer is almost over, but your fitness shouldn’t be. It’s getting to that special time of the year where summer is winding down, and we aren’t as concerned with keeping our bodies in tip-top shape. We are still going on the vacations, but maybe we are spending a little less time at the hotel gym,Continue reading “Five Motivations to Keep You Fit Through the End of Summer”