Play Soccer for Your Heart

Next time you watch a Sounders match, you might want to take notes for your workout. Sprinting, jogging, and walking—not necessarily in that order—can make your heart healthier. The most popular sport in the world is also among the best medicine against lifestyle disease, according to...

Jump Rope to Exercise Your Body and Mind

If you’re looking for something new to add to your exercise routine, how about adding rope jumping? It’s a simple workout that packs a big punch. Jumping rope for 10 minutes a day can provide the same cardiovascular benefits as 30 minutes of jogging, according to...

Working Out After Injury or Illness

Nikki Staab knows how challenging it can be to put an active lifestyle on hold while recovering from an injury or illness. The certified personal trainer had surgery from a plantar plate tear and spent months in a cast and boot. The process isn’t new to...

Bringing The Gym To Your Living Room

While some gyms have reopened from COVID-19 closures, capacity is limited and entry can feel risky. A safe bet for keeping your fitness routine--or getting back into it-- is a home workout. A virtual fitness class can deliver a sense of community and motivation that...