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Do You Actually Need Weightlifting Shoes?

If you’ve ever been to a CrossFit class or a gym where olympic lifting is taught, you’ve probably seen weightlifting shoes before. They’re colloquially known as Oly shoes, and to the unfamiliar eye, they look like weird platform wedge sneakers. In reality, they’re...

How To (Safely) Get Your Aging Parents To Move More

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But it may be especially important for older generations. New research finds that the active men and women over age 65 are 50 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. “Physical activity is extremely important...

AARP Quick And Simple Hotel Workout

Exercising might be last on your list of to-dos as you prep for your vacation. But if you’ll be away a week or more, go ahead and pack your workout clothes. Keeping up with at least a sliver of your regular exercise routine will help maintain your cardiovascular...

6 Ways To Get A Killer Workout During Any Hike

6 Ways To Get A Killer Workout During Any Hike Your weekend workout options: Hiking along a trail in the great outdoors while catching up with your BFF or slogging along on a creaky treadmill for yet another run at the gym. You know what to do here. But, if you’ve...

10 Kettlebell Workouts To Build Your Glutes

With kettlebells, basically every move is all about the hips, so it’s no shocker that they’re a great tool for boosting the glutes. “Due to the versatility of the handle and how the weight is distributed, kettlebells add another dimension to weight lifting: the need...

10 Moves For A Perkier Butt After 40

[Original article is posted here.] It’s not uncommon to feel like as you age, you gain a gut and lose your butt. As the years wear on, muscle tone—especially in the butt, which is the largest muscle group of the body—diminishes if you don’t work to stop it. “Many of...