Year: 2020

Conor McGregor steps in to keep Irish gym from closing

Philip Mulpeter posted bad news Friday on Instagram. The gym he owns, SBG Portarlington in County Laois, Ireland, would have to close its doors due to financial concerns brought upon by COVID-19 lockdowns in the country. “We’ve had three lockdowns now, and I think after each lockdown it’s hard to get the same numbers back […]

9 gifts under $50 for your favorite workout buddy

No workout is complete without proper footwear and apparel. For the person who doesn’t think further than that, this gift guide is for them. Ahead, we listed some of our favorite fitness accessories, from travel essentials to cold-weather gear. For those on a budget, they’re also under $50. All of these items are guaranteed on-time […]

2020: A Year in Fitness Like No Other

This year, the novel coronavirus crept into and transformed every aspect of our lives, including our fitness. In countless ways — some surprising, and a few beneficial and potentially lasting — it altered how, why and what we need from exercise. At the start of the year, few of us expected a virus to upend […]

Elderly are highly recommended to exercise after COVID-19 recovery

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Amarillo gyms might be seeing an increase in elderly people with the life-saving impact exercise could have after recovering from COVID-19. “Frailty is a risk factor for death. That’s what the biggest issue in elderly patients has been, once they’ve lost that muscle mass during COVID, it’s brutal, it’s very hard […]

Best rowers and rowing machines of 2020 for your home gym

With temperatures dropping and gyms re-closing across the country, Americans are investing more in at-home gyms, among them cardio machines. Unsurprisingly, at-home fitness equipment purchases have grown about 170 percent since the initial Covid-19 lockdowns and so fitness brands and retailers have scrambled to keep up. Shoppers are shelling out for treadmills and stationary bikes — and we’re seeing an increasing demand for […]

Just the Facts: Fitness and Our Health

Think about the last time you exercised (hopefully it’s not a too distant memory). What was your motivation? Perhaps you were taking part in a team sport? Wanted to burn some dinner calories? Or simply had to take your dog for a walk? While there are a bunch of totally valid incentives to exercise, the […]

Health and fitness apps to download to stay fit and healthy

Here are some apps that can help with your overall health even at home. A healthy lifestyle is now within reach by just downloading apps in our smartphones. Because of technology, people can now easily maintain a workout routine and a balanced diet even at home. With the right app, an individual can focus on his/her overall […]