Check Out The Florida Grid League At The CT Power Fit Expo

Here at Fit Nation we push to be ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest and greatest in the world of fitness. That’s why, when we heard about the sport of GRID, we knew we had to get our readers involved. GRID is a brand new team sport that incorporates classic movements from […]

5 Exercises To Loosen Up Tight Hips and Backs

If a quick post-workout stretch isn’t cutting it, try these exercises to loosen up tight hips and glutes. I hear about low back and hip flexor issues all the time in my work with athletes. They come to me complaining of lower back pain but the problem is often with hip flexors, glutes and hamstrings, which can wreak havoc […]

The Most Scenic Triathlons of 2016

These scenic triathlons are as easy on the eyes as they are hard on your body. If you’re going to commit yourself to the hours of sweating, planning, and traveling that a triathlon entails, you need to make sure that the backdrop is ideal. Our favorite scenic triathlons around the country are comprised of inspiring […]

A Yoga Sequence That’s As Effective As Lifting Weights

Skip the weight room and try this strength-building yoga sequence instead. “There’s a myth out there that the practice of yoga is only good for stretching,” says Nick Potenzieri, an instructor at the cult hot yoga studio Y7. “There is also this myth that lifting weights is the only way to build strength. The truth is, it’s […]

3 WODs With Varying Intensity For Maximum Impact

Stay in balance and train better with three WODs that go from high power to low power output. To keep our bodies in tip-top shape we need heart-pumping, muscle-building training and low-impact cardio. but staying with WODs that stress only one or the either can lead to fatigue, muscle tears, muscle burn and hormonal changes. It also […]

Meet The Badass Women of Obstacle Course Racing

  It takes a special kind of woman to find her passion in scaling walls and paddling through muck, and we’re beyond impressed by the powerful women of OCR who are redefining what it means to act like a lady. To put it mildly, obstacle course racing is not what your grandmother would call “ladylike.” […]

Plus-Sized Athletes: Your Favorite New Role Models.

Why plus-sized athletes have it better than you. Sumo wrestlers. Linebackers. Olympic power lifters. Men can be large in stature but still considered athletes. But can you think of a sport where a woman is large and legitimized as an athlete? An athlete, says society, should look a certain way. And if you look (heaven […]

7 Reasons To Sign Up For The 2016 Crossfit Open

If you’re looking for a good reason to sign up for the CrossFit Open this year, we’ve got 7.   The CrossFit Open is upon us!  In this annual worldwide (online) event,  thousands of athletes of every skill level come together to compete  in 5 weekly workouts that test your fitness and your limits. Registration is […]

Why Do We Do It? The Real Purpose Of Training.

While the details of how we do it vary tremendously, the essential purpose of training is universal. Chances are that if you are reading this article you are already an avid fitness junkie. Now I’m not here to judge you, in fact I have been accused of the very same crime myself. Unfortunately it is quite […]

Get Toned With This Flexible Bodyweight Workout

No equipment required for this bodyweight workout. It’s the New Year, which means the gyms are insanely crowded. Add in the fact that it’s flu season, and we get why you might want to avoid your regular fitness routines. The good news is that you can keep your resolution to get fit and toned without […]