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Andrew Peloquin

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9 Tips for Dealing With and Preventing Chafing

Chafing can be a runner’s worst enemy! When you’re trying to run long distances — 5K, 10K, half-marathon, Ironman, or triathlon — chafing can stop ... Read More »

6 Small Habits You Don't Realize Are Sabotaging Your Health Goals

We’ve all got big plans for our fitness: massive weight loss, packing on the muscle, training for a marathon, or getting in the best ... Read More »

How to Choose the Right Indoor Exercise Bike

Buying an indoor exercise bike isn’t just about going cheap — you need to find the right bike for your fitness level, activity level, and ... Read More »

7 Ways Laughter Benefits Your Body

Doesn’t it feel amazing to laugh? Laughter is one of the most relaxing, mood-enhancing activities on the planet, but it can have all sorts ... Read More »

6 Things You Didn't Know About Physical Therapy

Physical therapy isn’t just for professional athletes and people suffering from serious injuries! It’s a way to improve your mobility, combat aches and ... Read More »

5 Things You Need to Know About Running Ultramarathons

Marathon runs used to be a challenge few dared tackle; now, it seems like more and more people are braving a 26.2-mile run and looking ... Read More »

6 HIIT Workouts You Haven't Tried Yet

HIIT workouts have become hugely popular in the last few years, thanks to the fact that they are highly effective fat-burners, shred your muscles, push ... Read More »

Is it Time to Hire a New Trainer?

Working with a personal trainer is the best way to make real, quantifiable progress at the gym. Not only will they help you to push ... Read More »

5 Things You Should Know Before You Sign up for an Obstacle Course Race

Mud runs and obstacle course races are SO MUCH FUN! They take a good old-fashioned running race and add whole new levels of challenges: mud ... Read More »

How Therapy Improves Your Physical Health

There has been a wealth of evidence linking your psychological state to your physical wellbeing. Scientists agree that your emotions and mood can have a ... Read More »

7 Ways to Use Stairs (Other Than Climbing Them) in Your Workout

Stairs can be one of the most useful items in your home for getting in a great workout! Yes, running up and down the stairs ... Read More »

6 Things That Could Be Causing You to Sweat an Unusual Amount

Sweating is a normal part of exercise, but, yes, there is such a thing as too much sweat! Sure, the heat could be to blame, ... Read More »

Should Walking Figure Into Your Exercise Schedule?

When you think of a “proper” workout, your mind probably flashes to something intense — a killer weightlifting session, a kick-ass run, even a cycling or ... Read More »

Do Whole Body Vibration Machines Do Anything? Here Are the Pros and Cons

People are always looking for new and creative ways to work out and get fit. If those new ways involve less work than running, lifting ... Read More »

5 Workouts That Benefit Your Bones

Most of us worry about strengthening our muscles when we train, so we spend all of our time focusing on those muscle-building movements. But muscles ... Read More »

How to Make Beach Running More Approachable

The beach is definitely one of the most beautiful places you can run! You’ve got the beautiful ocean on one side, the gorgeous sand ... Read More »

The Best Workouts to Do Before Heading to the Office

Getting in a morning workout can be tough, but it can be an amazing way to start your day! Not only does it wake you ... Read More »

Are There Any Cons to Working Out Every Single Day?

Exercise is a vital part of your day, for so many reasons! It activates your metabolism, encourages fat burning, uses up excess stored calories, gives ... Read More »

The Best Gym Work Outs for Introverts

Love working out but not too fond of people? Being an introvert can make it hard to attend fitness classes, Yoga studios, or even a ... Read More »

6 Strength Training Exercises You Haven't Tried Yet

We’ve all done strength training exercises like push-ups, bench presses, squats, lunges, and pull-ups, but now it’s time to mix things up and ... Read More »

Does the Quality of Your Yoga Mat Matter?

The answer, as you probably expected, is yes! Many people walk into any department store or sporting goods stores and choose the yoga mat that ... Read More »

How to Workout Like a World Cup Star

Professional soccer players are some of the fittest athletes on the planet! They have to have amazing endurance to run for a solid 90 plus minutes ... Read More »

The Best Marathons for First-Timers

Marathons can be grueling, and it takes a lot of physical and mental preparation to get ready for your first 26-mile race. Even if you’... Read More »

6 Best Exercises for Increased Upper Body Strength

Getting your upper body fit and strong takes a lot of work! After all, there are so many different muscle groups to work — shoulders, back, ... Read More »

7 Household Items You Can Incorporate Into Your Workout Routine

Just because you don’t have a weight set at home, that doesn’t mean you can’t get in a killer workout! You’d ... Read More »

6 Cardio Workouts That Aren't Running or Jogging

Running/jogging is the classic cardio workout, the go-to for most people who want to push their heart and lungs, get fit, and burn a ... Read More »

5 Tips for Taking Your CrossFit Workout Home With You

Most people think that CrossFit can only be done in your local “box” (the fancy CrossFit name for a gym), but the truth is that ... Read More »

5 Inner Thighs Workouts You Should Be Doing

Working your inner thighs can help to build muscle, strengthen your lower body, enhance hip flexibility, and promote better posture. You’ll also find that ... Read More »

The 5 Best Workouts That Pull Double Duty

Why do an exercise that focuses on just one muscle group when you can perform movements that hit two or more? Why stick with just ... Read More »

5 Exercises That Benefit Your Neck

Did you know that neck pain is one of the most common problems among the modern adult? One study found that more than 20 percent of ... Read More »