Top 5 Steps When Exercising in the Cold

1. Dress Properly. The first thing to remember when exercising in the winter is to dress properly, especially if you’ll be doing activity outdoors. Your extremities (hands, feet, nose, ears) can get cold quickly and in extreme cases even cause frostbite. Make sure to wear a hat (ski mask for

Exercising in the Cold

Winter exercise is a totally different experience than exercising in the warmer, summer months. As temperatures drop and the amount of daylight decreases, you become less and less motivated to be active while at the same time eating more warm, comfort foods. This combination can wreak havoc on your body.

Top 5 Ways to Prevent Muscle Soreness

1. Flexibility. The most overlooked aspect of exercise is flexibility. You should be engaging in a flexibility routine almost every day of the week. A good routine will include at least one stretch per muscle group. Apart from decreasing muscle soreness, stretching can also lower the risk of injury and

Three Parts to a Successful Workout

There is more to exercise than jumping on a treadmill, lifting weights or playing basketball. To avoid injury and maximize gains, a warm up, stimulus (or conditioning) and cool down must be included in your routine. Warm Up Warm ups are needed to move your body from a resting to