10 New Year's Resolutions Trainers Wish You'd Make

The start of a new year brings with it a chance to set goals for the 365 days ahead and improve on attempts from previous years. For example, how many times did you punch the snooze button when you had planned on waking up early to work out? Whatever happened

How to Get the Most From Your Personal Trainer

Finding the right PT can transform your health and fitness efforts. But the real magic happens when you learn how to work as a team. The decision to hire a personal trainer is an empowering one. Putting a dedicated fitness expert in your corner can net you

7 Steps for Choosing and Keeping the Right Personal Trainer

You feel like an octopus on roller skates in the gym, and you're certain everyone's looking at you. Or maybe you know what you're doing but struggle with the follow-through – setting fitness goals with vigor, but never achieving them. When you need help, deciding to hire a personal trainer is only the first step. Actually choosing one and making the relationship work is the hard part.

What Happens to Your Body During a New Workout Routine

When it comes down to it, the human body is a pretty impressive, efficient machine. It adapts quickly to stress (at least, the physical kind), which is why you should mix up your training regularly if your aim is to get leaner, stronger, faster, and heart-healthier

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workout

In search of the perfect body, we’re more likely to be drawn to popularized fitness routines than real work. We want the results without putting in the time. Unfortunately it doesn’t work like that. There are no shortcuts to weight loss and building muscle

7 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Exercise

Maybe you exercise to tone your thighs, build your biceps, or flatten your belly. Or maybe you work out to ward off the big killers like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But how about sweating to improve your mind? "Exercise is the single best thing you can do

Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?

Overweight adults often turn to diet beverages to help them slim down, but this tactic might backfire, new research suggests. Compared to people who drink sweetened beverages, heavy people with a diet-soda habit actually consume more daily calories from food, the study