Have you ever caught yourself openly weeping about much money you’ve spent on running, an activity you can literally do for free? Between race costs, training fees and expensive running shoes, the cost of getting sweaty on the sidewalk can really add up.
Yoga has a bit of a reputation. Because it’s a huge money-making industry, raking in $16 billion this year in the U.S. alone, yoga is often considered an exercise only for the elite. Many popular yoga brands advertise leggings and mats for $100 a pop, and let’s not even talk about how much you could spend on a yoga retreat — or the expensive veggie juice you seem to see every yogi clutching on her way to class.
Listen closely, and there's a chance you'll hear it: a stifled cough, a steady sniffle, a room-shaking sneeze. Yes, cold and flu season is in full force, and no matter where you spend your days, you're probably within close proximity of at least a few cold-ridden co-workers.
Back in the day, "activewear" meant an old T-shirt and a pair of Soffe gym shorts. Now, it's more common to see someone headed to the gym in a strappy bra framed by an open-back tank and a pair of matching leggings that are nicer than my nicest jeans.
Just when you thought you couldn't stand another second of election coverage, the 2016 Summer Olympics swooped in to save the day. With more than two straight weeks filled with superhuman feats of strength, endurance and athletic skill, the Olympics have been capturing the hearts, minds and TV sets of the world since they were first televised in 1936.
Running was my go-to workout until an old injury reared its ugly head. "No high impact workouts," my doctor instructed. I must have looked stricken. "Maybe try spinning," he suggested. Ugh.
One of the best unintended side effects of the popularity of Pokémon Go is that players are walking more than usual as they explore their neighborhoods and communities. Here's how you can earn some extra cash with all those extra steps – and get paid to hunt Pokémon. Yes, really!
With Spring comes running season, and many would-be runners will be looking for a new pair of running shoes. And let's face it, the good ones aren't exactly cheap! Whether you're a hardcore marathoner or just heading our for a leisurely jog around your neighborhood, getting the best deal on running shoes isn't just about saving money - it's also about finding the right pair for you.
I'll admit, from November through the first week of March I'm mostly a casual college hoops fan.