Outsmarting the Ouch

Sports doctors treat common athletic injuries with top-notch technologies. Today, similar solutions are within reach of the average fitness enthusiast.

- Hormones -

Fitness For 2

You want to stay fit, and you want your baby to be healthy. Here's what's known (and not yet known) about the potential risks and rewards of staying seriously active — and even competing — while you're expecting.

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.

Find Your Focus

Zoning out on the treadmill? Fretting while you lift? That lack of focus could be undermining your workouts. Take some advice from the pros on how to tame your wandering mind.

Flex Time

Had it with your sedentary job? Don't just sit there! Reduce stress and keep your muscles on task with some simple workday workouts.    

Just Your Type

Adopting a fitness routine suited to your athletic body type can make the difference in whether your workouts are frustrating or fulfilling.         

Buddy System

Every athlete can benefit from training with a partner or group. Here's how to be sure you're getting the most out of your time together.

Don’t Wimp Out

The gym is one place you can cheat and never get caught, but where cheating will cost you every time. Learn how to avoid these common exercise slack-offs and make your workouts righteous!

- Recovery -

Joint Venture

Degenerative joint disease can cause debilitating pain, loss of mobility, and function, even severe disability. But what if you're just starting to suffer from a little wear and tear? Here's how to work with your joints — not against them.