Fitness articles

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How Your Feelings Affect Your Workout

Six smart ways to reset a wandering mind, so that you can get more out of your workout without actually working harder.

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A Mindful Runner Shares What Drives Her to Train for the First-Ever All-Female Run Across the Serengeti

Rhonda Vetere is a tech industry executive, an athlete, and, this October, a participant in the inaugural Serengeti Girls Run—a 55-mile, multi-day journey that aims to empower the next generation of female leaders.

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What Ayurveda Says About Exercise

Daily movement is a vital part of this ancient practice. Here’s what active people of all kinds can learn from its teachings.

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The Only Way to Achieve Your Fitness Goals in the New Year

Consider this new approach to setting realistic resolutions—in fitness and life—and actually attaining them.

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Fight Back Against Fibromyalgia with Better Posture

While there's no known cure for this chronic condition, there are some simple ways to alleviate pain, starting with improved body alignment.

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How to Sit Smarter

Spend all day at your desk? Here's a simple solution to stay upright rather than painfully slumped over your technology while at work.

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The Simple Solution to End Chronic Pain

Opioids are not the answer. In fact, you might not need any medication at all. Find out how to ease chronic pain symptoms, no prescription needed.

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Why Today’s Teens Are So “Lazy”

New science shows that teens today are no more physically active than adults ages 60 or older. Here's why and how you can help America's youth get moving again.

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A Good Excuse to Take a Breather at Work

Whether or not you step out for lunch, it's important to schedule regular breaks throughout the day. Take five right now to learn why.

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The Case for Going Barefoot More Often

Just because the shoe fits doesn't mean you must wear it. Same goes for your kids. Spending more time discalced can improve balance, strength, and health. Here's how.

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Why Hips Are Hurting Hamstrings

When it comes to sports injuries, the who-done-it-and-how is not always obvious, especially relating to hamstring strains. Here, alignment expert Pete Egoscue solves the mystery behind the pain.

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Want to Let Go of Food Guilt? Try This Simple Trick

Learning to stay present is the perfect antidote to negative thoughts associated with food. Here's how to let go of emotional baggage and stay guilt-free at every meal—all the way through dessert.

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Are You Suffering from Fitness Fatigue?

If your workout routine has got you beat, then maybe it's time to stop obsessing over what you “should” be doing and start thinking about what you want to do, so you can start having fun already.

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A Father’s Freedom to Play

One man shares the important role fitness has played in his life and how reconnecting to movement through Patch Fitness allowed him to continue to do whatever he wanted, especially play with his son.

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