Did you know that eating strategically can help reduce muscle soreness. Certain foods can help relieve aches and pains, while others (namely sugar, alcohol, and processed foods) can increase inflammation and prolong muscle tension. Here’s what to eat when you’re feeling the post-workout burn.
Low on energy and not sure why? It makes sense that you’ve started looking for answers. Feeling sluggish can be frustrating, and the root cause isn’t always clear. Oftentimes, though, low energy is a sign that we’re not meeting our needs.
Whether you’re a competitive athlete or just on a new workout kick, muscle soreness, pain, and stiffness can keep you from reaching your full potential. It is, quite literally, a pain to have the motivation to achieve your fitness goals—but be held back by sluggish recovery from your workouts.
Dr. Bindiya Gandhi has a schedule that would make any person’s head spin. She’s a physician, medical director, and busy mom of one (soon to be two!). And yet somehow, she still manages to get her workouts in.
There’s nothing quite like a sweaty gym sesh to release endorphins, reduce stress, and leave you feeling empowered. But all that spinning, lifting, and stretching happens in the same place where thousands of other gym-goers sweat it out.
Calling all tech-savvy fitness fans
We all know the importance of regular exercise to accomplishing your fitness goals, but with our hectic schedules, there isn’t always time to hit the gym. Thanks to online-streaming, squeezing in a convenient and effective session has never been easier.
Wellness experts are seriously buzzing over marijuana (sorry). If you’ve been wondering whether this is yet another passing trend, or if pot is here to stay among athletes, yogis and other wellness influencers, read on: We spoke to experts immersed in the convergence of health and cannabis and got the lowdown.
You have your #fitnessgoals, and no doubt you’re fueling up like a pro and rocking your workout. But what about after you’re done? Whether you sweat it out on the spin bike, at the barre, in the weight room or at yoga, refueling is an important part of any exercise routine.