8 Fitness Apps That Pay You To Exercise

You made the New Year's resolution to hit the gym. You've gone there once. You're already having a hard time staying motivated to keep working out. It would be a lot easier if you could get paid to exercise, wouldn't it? You're in luck!

We Could All Use More Fitness And Less "Sitness"

I've been hearing and reading a lot lately about the dangers of sitting too much. A 2016 study reported that the average American sits for nine to 13 hours per day. Not only can a sedentary lifestyle lead to chronic back pain, but also an increased risk of cardiovascular problems and even cancer. The bottom…

Top 10 Annoying Gym Habits

As a longtime member of the YMCA, I have mixed feelings about all of the "New Year's Resolutionaries" who join the gym every January. On one hand, it's great to see so many new members supporting the Y. On the other hand, parking and finding a treadmill become a challenge this time of year. On…

Need A Cardio Workout? Hit The Sauna!

Given the choice of jogging on a treadmill, swimming laps, or sitting in a sauna, which do you think offers the better cardio workout? As it turns out, there's no wrong answer. You really can "sit and be fit!" Leave it to the Finns to find evidence that relaxing in a sauna, which they do…

Running: We're Doing It Wrong

I'm seriously considering signing up for the Egg Nog Jog. It's a 5K run through the famous Speedway Christmas Lightshow at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, November 18th. It might actually be more fun than driving through it. The only problem is that I've been slack about my fitness lately and I haven't run a…