Category Archive: exercise routines

What (Really) is Healthy?

{By Taylor Cartee} I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’m constantly bombarded by different exercise programs and diets and cleanses, and it can be difficult to sort out what is… Continue reading

How to Run Well on Vacation

{By Samantha Roose} Mix up your running routine with some strength training for a challenging vacation workout. Whenever I go on a trip anywhere: vacation, business, resort, city, neighborhood – inevitably, one of… Continue reading

5 Best Summer Running Workouts

{By Taylor Cartee} Whether you have a summer full of 5K and 10K races or you’re trying to cultivate healthy habits, summer is the perfect time to take your workouts outdoors. Here are… Continue reading

5 Workout Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

{By Taylor Cartee} As a physical therapy aide, one of my primary tasks is to ensure that patients perform their strengthening exercises correctly. You can imagine my chagrin when I go to the… Continue reading

3 Holiday Workouts Under 20 Minutes

{By Taylor Cartee} It always seems that the five or six weeks between Thanksgiving and the New Year are the busiest, most dessert-filled weeks of the year. Whether you’re traveling or hosting, it… Continue reading

Why Strengthening Your Shoulders Matters (And How to Do it)

{By Taylor Cartee} The four muscles of the rotator cuff are arguably the most important muscles in your shoulder, yet they’re frequently overlooked in strength training programs. The rotator cuff is comprised of… Continue reading

Running Shoes 101

{By Taylor Cartee} Running is one of the simplest ways to get great cardio, but if you know any number of  runners, you’ve probably noticed that injuries seem to be a part of… Continue reading

7 Ways to Beat Wasting Your Time in the Gym

{Taylor Eckel} In college, one of my professors was known to do yard work in his work clothes because he didn’t want to waste time changing. I can’t help but think that wielding… Continue reading

How Running Through the Seasons Changed My Perspective

{By Samantha Roose} One of my favorite things about exercising outside is watching the seasons change before my eyes.  Yesterday, I ran through a giant’s tiara as crystal branches defied their lifeless state.… Continue reading

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out

  {By Ellery Sadler} Stop whining about your first world problems and get out there and workout. PERIOD. Ok, that would be a really short article. And not that helpful. So here are 5… Continue reading