Ah, the ice bath. Just hearing those two words together can send a chill through your body – literally! An increasingly popular recovery method among athletes, an ice bath is exactly what it sounds like: sitting in a tub of cold water and ice. But why would anyone willingly subject themselves to such frigid temperatures? […]
What is Zumba and why is it so popular?
Originating in Colombia in the 1990s, Zumba is a high-energy, dance fitness program that has become incredibly popular all around the world. With millions of people taking Zumba classes each week, it’s a great way to get active, increase your energy levels, and just have some fun. You don’t need any special skills or experience […]
Should you take a martial arts class?
Martial arts may look super cool on the big screen but is it worth trying out at your local fitness studio? Martial art classes are not only great fun but they are an epic full body workout that will have you sweating! In this guide, we’ve broken down popular styles of martial arts that you […]
How to Start a Workout Routine
Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your physical and mental health. A planned workout routine can structure your workouts to keep you motivated and help you achieve your fitness goals. But how do you build one? Read on to find out how to start your new workout routine. How to […]
Hatha Yoga vs. Vinyasa Yoga: The Key Differences
It can seem like there are hundreds of different types of yoga to choose from, everything from puppy yoga to aerial yoga to Broga, yoga for bros (I’ve done them all and recommend all three). But the two most common types of yoga you’ll come across are Hatha yoga and Vinyasa yoga. And while there’s […]
Yoga vs. Stretching: What is the Difference?
With fitness, consistency and dedication are key. It takes several months to develop noticeable muscle tone, train for a half marathon, or squat your goal weight. But finding new flexibility is a little different. It does take months of consistency to take you from stiff and rigid muscles to a fluid and lithe body. But […]