How to Prevent and Treat ACL Injuries

How to Prevent and Treat ACL Injuries

Mention an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury to any professional athlete, and he or she is likely to shudder. Athletes with such injuries often spend months on the bench and in the physical therapy room. Tom Brady suffered a torn ACL during the first game of the...
Top Ways Fit People Injure Themselves at the Gym

Top Ways Fit People Injure Themselves at the Gym

Even if you’re relatively fit and accustomed to working out at the gym, a few missteps here and there can raise your risk of injury. To stay as healthy as possible, watch out for these common workout mistakes that even frequent gym-goers make. Luckily, they’re...
How to Have Productive Rest Days

How to Have Productive Rest Days

Rest days are critical for fitness success. Working out causes microscopic tears in your muscle fibers and rest days allow those muscles to heal, which, in turn, allows them to grow. Yet, making time for rest can be hard—whether you’re feeling extra motivated to stay...