Fitness Equipment

6 Camping Essentials for a More Comfy Experience

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Want to go camping but not ready to really, really rough it? Or want more of the "glamping" experience, minus the huge price tag? Ladies, today we've got you covered with six must-haves for any camping trip. We can't promise these camping essentials will make you feel like you're at a five-star …
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Waterproof Activity Trackers for You (and Your Little Dog, Too!)

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My freshman year of college at Michigan State, I had a number of early classes ... all on the other side of campus. I hadn't figured out the bus system yet, so I hoofed it. And in the winter, that often meant trudging through snow and slush that had not yet been cleared or salted. So, you know, that …
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Need a Little Sore Muscle Relief? 3 Ways to ‘Ahhhh…’

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When you've got sore muscles, you want relief. Sometimes that relief comes in the form of a little active recovery to warm up your stiff limbs. If you're lucky, it comes in the form of an awesome massage. But one of the most accessible forms of sore muscle relief comes in the form of DIY-self …
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6 Online Fitness Tools We Love

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This post about a few of our favorite online fitness tools originally appeared on April 10, 2009. We're republishing it today because we still get asked this question all the time and just had to share it again! We have a long and growing list of our favorite online fitness tools. Lucky for you, …
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3 Flexibility Tools to Boost Your Post-Workout Recovery

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Could your flexibility use a boost? Want to recover faster from workouts? Looking to soothe tired or sore muscles with something other than a foam roller? Then this post is for you! We recently tried three flexibility tools that can help you do all that. Yes, they may hurt a little, but it's the …
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Take Your Data to the Next Level: Polar RC3 GPS Multisport Watch Review

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Some people don't like to run with a watch. (Some people also don't like to eat Mexican food or snuggle with puppies, so, you know, to each his own.) I, however, get itchy just thinking about going for a run and leaving my watch at home. Give me data or give me death! Or cake. (Can I have data …
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Superstar Gym’s Fitwalker Off-Grid Treadmill Class

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Back in September a brand-new gym called Superstar Gym arrived in New York City’s super trendy Tribeca area. This sleek  new gym was launched by some incredibly fit Italians who wanted to bring a European sensibility to the American fitness scene. Co-founder Joe DiAngelo is a former swim champion …
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Review: Trying SparkPeople’s New SPARK Activity Tracker

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We know, we know. There are a lot of activity trackers on the market these days. We've already reviewed a ton --- and we still have lots more to try (reviews coming up, y'all!). That said, when we heard that one of our fave sites (full disclosure: Erin and I have both written for them) was coming …
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Want to Go Running in the Snow? These Two Products Make It Possible (Without You Biting It)

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A week or so ago, one of my good friends sent me this funny clip via Twitter. And it cracked me up. Yes, running in the snow and ice does kind of make you a bad ass. I mean, talk about nothing stopping you from getting your workout on! But. Well, dude, that's not very safe! Bad-ass or not, you're …
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