Ask Amy: Are Pools Good for Cross-Training?

Do you have a question for Amy? Click here to email her and she might answer it in an upcoming issue! If you’re looking for a cardiovascular workout, swimming laps can be a great option. But it shouldn’t be your primary source of cardio exercise, says Michael Velsmid, DPT, MS and owner of Boston SportsMore »

The Workout: Rachel Van Buskirk

Om at home: Three days a week, Van Buskirk spends about 20 minutes waking up with yoga. “I build muscle easily,” she says, “so I like to balance it out by stretching and lengthening.” She moves through sun salutations and warrior poses to get her heart rate up but pauses when her body needs aMore »