The Most Effective Stretches to Prepare You for the Trail

Even what seems like the most benign hiking trail can result in a twisted ankle, pulled muscle, or worse if you don’t prepare properly. The most effective method of readying your body for the rigors of the trail is consistent...

How Philly Chef Michael Schulson Lost 35 Pounds in Less Than 3 Months

When COVID-19 forced chef and restaurateur Michael Schulson to halt his always-on-the-move schedule, the 61-year-old had no choice but to find a change of pace. Here’s how he lost 35 pounds in two and a half months. When your entire career...

5 Intense Core Workouts to Sculpt a Summer 6-Pack

If your summer six-pack is still in winter hibernation, you’re certainly not alone. With a global pandemic forcing gyms to close and people to stay indoors, staying motivated to workout has been challenging to say the least. The good news?...

The Best Exercises to Activate Muscles, According to Physical Therapists

Even if work-from-home life has left you with more time on your hands, we all still want our workouts to be effective and efficient. Unfortunately, they might not be either if you don’t activate muscles correctly. “A muscle loses the...

National Heat Safety Month

July is a time for sunshine, swimsuits and serious sweat sessions. It’s also a time to make sure we all stay cool, covered and safe. That’s why MISSION Instant Cooling Gear and their proathlete founders are dedicated to spreading the...

Does Running Shirtless Keep You Cooler on Hot, Humid Days?

On the muggiest, swampiest days of summer, you’ve no doubt questioned if running shirtless is the best way to beat the heat. But before you start thinking about how to kit up or strip down, you should understand what happens to...

High-Protein Snack Strategies to Keep Your Kid Full and Happy All Day Long

Sponsored Content In the olden days—you know, way back when our young ones reliably went off to school and camp—kids complained that there was nothing to eat after a long day of classes or playing with friends, but at least...

The Surfing Injury You Rarely Hear About: Surfer’s Ear

While every surfer has spun a tale or two about surf injuries—a board to the back of the head, a hand sliced on a fin, a dislocated joint after a particularly violent closeout—these injuries are actually rather rare. There is...

Two-Time Olympic Runner Guor Mading Maker on Escaping War-Torn Sudan and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Olympic marathoner Guor Mading Maker thought he was done running when he was granted asylum by the United States in 2001. No one would blame him. He spent most of his childhood running for his life. Mading Maker grew up in...

How to Avoid Injuries Now That Gyms Are Re-Opening

Since May 20, all 50 states have started to ease COVID-19-related shutdown restrictions. The first wave of re-opening included gyms—big box franchises and boutique studios. Understandably, many people are itching to get back into their strength regimens—to throw some weight...
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