Fast Fitness

Fast Fitness: Shawn Mendes' Workout Routine

Most celebrity news is measured in its entertainment value. After all, most of us aren't going to go buy a $50 million mansion, or hop on a private jet for a dinner date with Bon Jovi. However, every so often, we get to spotlight the fitness philosophy of a Magic artist, which in most cases…

Fast Fitness: Netflix and Sweat

No, that isn't a typo. You don't need to check out a fitness blog to Netflix and chill. But did you know Netflix has a bunch of really inspiring fitness documentaries that might just motivate you to get up off the couch? Here are just a handful, courtesy of Shape: Conquer the rock climbing gym. Valley…

Fast Fitness: How to Choose a Fitness Tracker

Everywhere you turn, it seems there are endless choices for fitness trackers, right? Here are a few considerations as you try to determine the one for you, courtesy of Popular Science: Where do you want to put it? Most are designed to be worn on your wrist, but some take the form of discs and other…

Fast Fitness: The State of the Workout in 2018

If there are two things that have changed the way we work out over the past decade, it has been less time and more technology. It shouldn't come as a surprise then that 65 percent of 1,000 Americans surveyed by Schwinn Fitness indicated they prefer to work out at home. Here are some other findings…

Fast Fitness: Choosing the Right Gym

Choosing the right gym can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. With Congress considering making gym memberships and fitness classes tax-deductible, it might even save you money, too. Here are some considerations from Shape: Determine your needs. Some gyms are more focused on circuit machines, while some have more free weights, classes or cardio…

Fast Fitness: Safely Working Out in the Heat

It's summer (woot woot), which means everything is great: the food, the weather, the pool, the drinks, the friend time outside. Your workout should be too then, right? Yes - but this is also the time of year where we hear about high school football players being rushed to the hospital from practice for heat-induced…

Fast Fitness: Three Portion Control Strategies

Weight management is only partially what you eat - it is also how much. Here are three strategies to help with the portion control aspect, courtesy of Cooking Light: Pre-portion your treats. Studies have shown those who eat straight out of the main container eat a lot more. Portioning out what you should have on your plate will…

Fast Fitness: The Art of the Cheat Meal

If you've shared with friends and colleagues that you're dieting, chances are someone has mentioned having "cheat" meals. Well, it turns out this is more than just preventing driving yourself insane eating grilled chicken and steamed broccoli 24/7/365 - it actually stimulates your metabolism just when it is slowing down from all of the lean…

Fast Fitness: Making Bland Food Bold

One of the common complaints about clean eating, or just eating healthy in general, is bland taste. Plain steamed broccoli, anyone? Here are four ingredients to try with your healthy foods next time to spice them up, courtesy of Shape: Pickle juice. If you already like pickles, you'll totally get this. Pomegranate molasses. Now to something you…