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Andrew Peloquin

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The Best Shoes for Every Workout Style

Wondering what sort of shoes you need to match your workouts? You might not realize it, but not all shoes are made equal. A pair ... Read More »

8 Workouts That'll Help You Survive the Post-Apocalypse

There are many apocalyptic scenarios that could spell the end of the world as we know it: alien invasion, natural disaster, zombie infestation, solar flares, ... Read More »

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

We've all heard the buzzphrase "sitting is the new smoking". It's become highly trendy in the last few years, which is why standing desks, Walkstations, ... Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Working Out at Night

Most people get their workout in first thing in the morning (6-8 a.m.), on their lunch break (2-4 p.m.), or in the late ... Read More »

6 Exercises You Can Do Right Now for Better Abs

Want to get ripped abs but don't have the time or space to work out at the office? Or maybe you don't want to get ... Read More »

6 of the All-Time Cringiest Fitness Fads

Have you ever looked up the definition of the word "fad?" It's defined as "an intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that ... Read More »

11 Tiny Apartment Home Workouts

It's wonderful to be able to work out from home, especially if you're too busy (or broke) to hit the gym every day. But what ... Read More »

Want a Better Butt? Ditch the Treadmill

Have you ever noticed how runners tend to have flatter butts than people who engage in a lot of resistance training? It's such an odd ... Read More »

6 Exercises That Make Pooping Easier

The older we get, the harder it becomes to move our bowels. The muscles in our intestines grow weaker as we age, so our bodies ... Read More »

On a Budget? 5 Alternatives to Getting a Trainer

If you're anything like me, you know how hard it can be to keep up with a weekly workout. We struggle to find motivation to ... Read More »

6 of the Best Exercises for More Toned Arms

Our arms are the "glamor muscles," the ones people see anytime we're in a halter top, T-shirt, tank top, polo, or even a button-down shirt. ... Read More »

7 Ways You and Your Dog Can Workout Together

Being a dog owner means you have the joy of sharing your life with your pet. You can eat together, sleep together (if your spouse ... Read More »

8 Simple Exercises You Can Do Right Now

Finding it tough to get in your workout every day? Struggling to make it to the gym or push yourself through your home workout? Being ... Read More »

8 Fitness-Friendly Ways to Spend Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is the most romantic holiday of the year, but that doesn't mean you automatically have to opt for (non-diet-friendly) chocolates, candies, and alcohol. ... Read More »

You've Broken Your New Year's Resolution — Now What?

New Year's Resolutions are a flawed concept, at best. Don't get me wrong: it's awesome to make goals and strive to reach them. But waiting ... Read More »

6 Exercises You've Been Doing All Wrong

No matter how long you've been working out, there's always room for improvement. There will always be ways to streamline your workouts — be it by ... Read More »

7 Cardio Exercises That Won't Destroy Your Knees

One reason so many people hate cardio is that it takes a long time, uses up a lot of energy, and can be exhausting for ... Read More »

The Best Equipment-less Workouts

Resistance training isn't always about lifting the heaviest possible weights or doing as many different exercises as possible. In fact, resistance training is most effective ... Read More »

What Not to Wear to the Gym

"You are what you wear." This may sound like a shallow expression but think about it. If you never share a word with others, the ... Read More »

7 of the Biggest Fitness Myths Debunked

There are a lot of misunderstandings about fitness, health, weight loss, dieting, and fat burning. Fitness myths crop up all the time, and they can ... Read More »

10 Practical Workouts to Do at Home

Going to the gym can be a very time-consuming activity! Between the commute, waiting for people to finish with the machines, and spending time changing ... Read More »

Functional Training 101: What Is It and How to Do It Right

When you work out at the gym, how do you train? Are you training for strength, size, endurance, or a combination of all three? Do ... Read More »

Continuous Interval Training: The New Way to Get Crazy Fit

Since the creation of High Intensity Interval Training/Tabata Training in the late 1990s, interval training has become one of the most popular workouts in ... Read More »

9 Ways to Work on Your Fitness at Work

Just because you're at work, that doesn't mean you can't get fit! Your workout doesn't have to be restricted only to your gym time. There ... Read More »

DDP Yoga: Do the Results Match the Hype?

Yoga has become one of the most popular forms of exercise in the Western world. More and more studios are offering Yoga classes, with many ... Read More »

9 Fun Exercises You Can Do With Kids

Just because you're on kid duty, that doesn't mean you can't get in a workout! Kids love to feel like they're doing "adult stuff" so ... Read More »

The 5 Best Exercises You're Not Doing

If you've been sticking with a regular resistance training routine, chances are you're doing the same workouts on a weekly basis. While consistency is the ... Read More »

Standing Desks: Do the Health and Fitness Pros Outweigh the Cons?

Standing desks are all the rage among people who want to increase their fitness at work. The desks provide a sturdy surface to work on, ... Read More »

The 7 Best Workouts to Start Your Day

There's nothing quite as wonderful as starting your day with a workout! It's marvelous to roll out of bed and hit the gym or the ... Read More »

The Best Way to Strength Train for Men Over 40

We’ve all heard of the "middle age spread." The growing of our bellies and thighs once we reach the age of 35 or 40. The male ... Read More »