PUMA Running News Archive

hot topics

May 2012

  • Spreading Fitness as a Lifestyle

    Spreading Fitness as a Lifestyle

    May 29, 2012

    We’re going to tell you a secret, but you have to promise to tell everyone. There’s more to working out than earning extra brownie points and prepping for bikini season. Those kinds of fitness goals fuel surreptitious workouts done in solitude; they make us focus on just numbers—on the scale and on the packages. These goals make us celebrate only when we’re disappearing, when what we should be doing is marking a loud presence on the world.

  • Fitness Facts: Kettlebell

    Fitness Facts: Kettlebell

    May 14, 2012

    Want to be smarter than a dumbbell? Swing a kettlebell. Kettlebell exercises combine ballistic movements and strength training to build total-body strength and endurance, making these cast-iron pods the Ivy League of the fitness academy.

    Here’s why kettlebells help you get an A+ in fitness.

  • Zumba. It's the New Aerobics, with a Twist!

    Zumba. It's the New Aerobics, with a Twist!

    May 04, 2012

    Literally. This Latin-dance inspired exercise will have you cha-chaing yourself into shape. Each hour-long Zumba routine is a high-energy mixture of salsa, hip-hop, bellydancing, martial arts, garnished with a few lunges and squats for some spice. We put together answers to a few things you might want to know before you sign up for your first class

April 2012

  • Looking to Take Your Training to the Next Level? There's an App for That!

    Looking to Take Your Training to the Next Level? There's an App for That!

    April 30, 2012

    Let’s face it, from making new photos look old, to slinging disgruntled birds across your screen,there’s an app for just about everything! So it should be no surprise that when it comes to your health and fitness, there’s an app for that too! Check out these awesome free apps to help you manage your fitness and health goals!

  • Stretching Your Yoga Knowledge

    Stretching Your Yoga Knowledge

    April 26, 2012

    Think you aren’t flexible enough for Yoga? Worried about getting stuck half way into the Lotus position? Set aside your apprehension because Yoga is for anyone, and there are many reasons this non-impact exercise is good for you.

  • Getting Keen on Quinoa

    Getting Keen on Quinoa

    April 23, 2012

    For a fast-paced fitness lifestyle, finding the right food is crucial!

January 2012

  • Tasty Quick Bite Suggestions That Won't Weigh You Down On An Early Morning Workout

    Tasty Quick Bite Suggestions That Won't Weigh You Down On An Early Morning Workout

    January 17, 2012

    Are you that busy person who squeezes her workout in the wee early hours? The one who has woken up starving but unsure what to eat afraid of working out on a full stomach?

  • Which Exercises Can I Do to Tone?

    Which Exercises Can I Do to Tone?

    January 13, 2012

    Question: My friends have told me that it's important to incorporate strength training into my daily cardio routine for the best results. What exercises should I do that will tone as opposed to bulk? 

    Your friends are absolutely right. Doing a combination of cardio and weight training will yield the best results for weight lose. As for exercises that will help you tone rather than bulk, try these.

  • Do you have tips on finding the perfect gym for me?

    Do you have tips on finding the perfect gym for me?

    January 05, 2012

    Question: One of my New Year's Resolutions this year is to lose 10 lbs before my 5 year college reunion. To show my commitment, I am ready to join a gym and commit the financial burden. What tips do you have to help me find the perfect gym for me? 

    So, you’ve made a resolution to get that gym membership and kick start a more active lifestyle. That’s great news.