Muscle imbalances create three serious problems for active athletes: They are a proven set-up for injury, they can eventually affect your bones, and you may have a serious muscle imbalance without even knowing it.
If boutique gyms like Barry's Bootcamp and Orangetheory are popping up all over your city, you're noticing the explosive trend of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. These fast-and-furious workouts feature short, powerful bursts of exercise as the key to getting the most out of your fitness regimen.
For those times when you aren't interested in a skin-hugging yoga top, Gaiam's Pima Reverse Flow Tee from its new Eco Flow Collection offers a flattering yet functional look that you won't be embarrassed to run errands in.
Workers don't have protections. Companies don't withhold taxes. Regulators don't seem to care. McClatchy reporters spent a year unraveling the scheme, using little-noticed payroll records that show how widespread this practice has become and what it costs us. Find the full series here.
We never see anything quite like it in Milwaukee any other time of the year. Seventeen thousand people streaming down Wisconsin Ave. on a crisp Saturday morning, running - and walking - for a common cause: our kids.
When you think of cold-weather protection, bulky parkas often come to mind. For adventurers who don't want to wear a sleeping bag with arms on their hikes, Sierra Designs' Men's Stretch DriDown Hoody offers the warmth of a down jacket with the light weight and mobility of a hoody.
Do you make up playlists of songs for different occasions, moods or for workouts? To become more fit and athletic, put together a group of tunes that will work to improve your balance. Do this by grouping songs together with very different beats - then walking to the beat, using simple terrain obstacles like parking barriers or low walls to make it more difficult.