The cold and flu season is here. We will address the question of whether or not it's okay to be working out while sick.
Wellness

Working Out While Sick – The Cold and Flu Season Is Here

I’ve only recently realized that there’s more than cold weather and busy schedules working against my exercise regime during this time of year. It’s also the cold and flu season. Although many hardcore exercise enthusiasts will simply work through their illness, is it always the best decision to be working out while sick? When is it […]

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The Importance of Rest and Active Recovery Days

When you’re committed to your training program, taking a rest or active recovery day can be even harder than sticking to your workouts. Figuring that more is better, many of us churn out workout after daily workout, only to be sidelined with an injury or mental fatigue that won’t let us make it off the couch. […]

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How to Feel at Home in a New Gym

Did you ever walk into a new gym and feel like a stranger in a strange land?  That’s what happens to me any time I join a new one.  I look around and feel lost. Where are the free weights located? Is there an area for stretching? What is that newfangled machine over there and […]