Alisa Bauman

- Recovery -

The Recovery Zone

Smart athletes know when to back off their hardcore training to rest and recover. Do you? The fitness gains you’re working so hard for can’t happen without some strategic breaks.

Give It a Rest

You’re willing to push yourself, even when it hurts. You know how to tough it out, even when you’re tired. But do you know when to back off — and why? Here’s what all fitness buffs need to know about giving their bodies a break.

Putting Your Fitness to the Test

Nutrition and fitness evaluations abound. But which ones are right for you, and worth your time and money? Find out what some of the top-rated tests can tell you — and what you can do with the results.

Encounters With the Edge

No pain, no gain belongs on the dust heap of fitness mottoes. But if you’re unwilling to experience even a little discomfort, you’re probably leaving a lot of fitness results on the table.

Give It a Rest

You’re willing to push yourself, even when it hurts. You know how to tough it out, even when you’re tired. But do you know when to back off – and why? Here’s what all fitness buffs need to know about giving their body a break.