Fitness News & Advice

Staying active will help you look and feel better. Here you’ll find the latest news on fitness trends, exercise and sports along with professional advice and tips from Activebeat’s own set of fitness experts.

12 Strength-Building Exercises for Women Over 50

It’s no secret that staying lean and physically fit can become a much tougher challenge with age. ...

12 Health Benefits of Swimming

So, you’re not really into running — maybe you have a lower-body injury or perhaps you just don’t enjoy doing ...

14 Funniest Fitness Fads of all Time

We’ve all seen those late-night (or daytime) infomercials for the newest fitness gadget or routine that’s supposed to make you ...

12 Ways Spinning Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

It’s no secret that spinning has taken the fitness world by storm in recent years, and for good reason: unlike ...

14 Natural Ways to Stay Alert

When you feel a bit foggy during the day, chances are your first solution is to reach for a strong ...

12 Tips to Sidestep Fitness Injuries

No matter how hard you train, not doing it properly is likely going to give you more problems than benefits. ...

14 Big Exercise Myths Busted

Exercise is something we hear a lot about from medical professionals and the media, but how much of it is ...

12 Core Reasons to Strengthen Your Core Muscles

You often hear a lot about people training to strengthen their core, but what does this actually mean? Working the ...

12 Health Benefits of Pilates

It’s the workout routine that’s taken the world by storm in recent years: pilates. ...

Go The Distance With These 12 Tips for Running Your First Marathon

So you’ve decided you want to run a marathon – perhaps some of your friends have done it, or you ...

12 Ways to Make Exercise Stick While You’re Sick

If you’re feeling under the weather, the default teaching is that you should stay at home, rest, and take it ...

Working Out 12 Facts About Overtraining Syndrome

When it comes to hitting the gym, we’re told it’s a good idea – but how often? There’s a healthy ...

12 Workouts to Slow the Effects of Aging

In a perfect world, we could all just dip ourselves in the fountain of youth, and we’d take 20-years off ...

7 Effective Exercises You’re Probably Already Doing Regularly

When we think of exercise and fitness, we often take a structured view of it: hitting the gym 3-times a ...

6 Extracurricular Activities for Kids that Boost Mind and Body

Kids are generally energetic by nature – and they want to burn off that energy, whether it’s chasing their siblings ...