Fitness

Fitness

The “Sweet Spot” of Interval Training

It seems pretty obvious to us by this point that high intensity interval training is great exercise. Sure, we’ve been pushing that for a long time, but there is enough evidence that we think it’s pretty hard to deny by this point. But when it comes to the intervals, how[…]

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You Are Stronger in Old Age Than You Think

A lot of articles we write here are about getting fit while you’re younger, and many of us like to focus on that because we assume that once we get older we’re not going to have much strength or gas left in the tank. We do lose muscle mass every[…]

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Walking the dog = not a bad workout

Can a dog actually help your fitness? According to a couple new studies, the answer is yes, but not nearly as enthusiastically as man’s best friend was probably hoping. First of all, here is a terrible statistic: Barely over 60 percent of dog owners actually walk their dogs. That is[…]

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Should You Gamify Your Workout?

Working out can be fun, but it’s not a guarantee. So a new study was conducted to find out if turning exercise into a game would improve performance and results. And the answer seems to be yes, if the game is fun. The researchers designed a social game called MapTrek.[…]

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The Secret of a Good Group Workout

A lot of us want to work out. We really do. But one thing some of us don’t want is to workout with other people. We have our reasons. But what if there was a way to actually do a group workout and enjoy it? This article tries to convince[…]

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