Daily Activity

8 Crazy-Simple Ways Parents Can Slip Fitness into Their Day

If you’ve got school-aged kids (or younger!) at home, gym time might be a luxury you just can’t afford on a daily basis. That’s why many moms and dads find workarounds for workouts, fitting them in whenever possible during the week. Others turn into weekend warriors and sign up for local running and cycling races. If you’re still trying to...

Meet Your New Cycling Coach Jens Voigt

Hi, I’m Jens. I’d like for us to be on a first-name basis, because I’m going to be your new cycling coach. I’m a former professional cyclist, and have been a member of several racing teams, including Trek Factory Racing—I’m currently a team consultant for Trek. I built my career around smart, aggressive riding, but I still manage to...

What to Wear for a Fall Half Marathon

Picking what to wear for a run in the fall is often a game-time decision—you just never know what the weather will be until you’re ready to walk out the door. But no matter how last minute, sometimes those apparel choices come back to haunt you during your workout—an extra hoodie can be annoying if the sun pops out, and unforeseen wind gusts...

3 Activities to Keep Your Heart Healthy

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It’s common to have a narrow view when it comes to health and fitness. For many people, that means obsessing over the numbers on a scale or rigorously counting calories at mealtimes. But when it comes to heart health, there’s more to it, says Tara Narula, M.D., a board-certified cardiologist and a volunteer spokesperson for the...

Stay Fit—Even On Your Busiest Days

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Between holiday preparations, like shopping and cookie-baking, family time, and bad weather, there are so many excuses not to workout this season. In fact, anonymized Fitbit user data shows December is the least active month of the year! Unfortunately, this is also a time of year when folks tend to overindulge in the sweets and eggnog...