4 Reasons to Take Fitness Outside

Now that it’s finally warm enough to be outside (even up North), you should definitely take your workout outside with you. Fitness in a natural, outdoor environment is one of the foundational backbones of the “Indigenizing fitness” movement. Heading from the gym to the ground will benefit you in more ways than meet the eye. Here’s why: … Read more

Yoga vs. Gym: Which Workout is Better?

Is your favorite workout the best workout? That’s a question asked frequently by anyone who wants to get fit. Which exercise yields the best results? A new study put two popular fitness routines to the test, yoga classes and gym workouts. Researchers from the University of Texas’ Health Science Center in San Antonio asked volunteers … Read more

Scientists Say ‘Runner’s High’ is Like a Marijuana High

That happy, invincible feeling you get when you’re floating through the air at the peak of a workout? You’ve probably heard that it’s something called endorphins that your body produced during prolonged exercise. That idea, which has been around since the ’80s, is based on the theory that these chemicals interact with receptors in the … Read more