New Research on Exercise & Pregnancy

Doctors used to counsel women against exercising during pregnancy. But while the physicians’ intentions were laudable—safety first!—it turns out there wasn’t much science to back up the medical advice. Every pregnancy is unique, of course, and it’s true that fitness...

How to Squeeze in a Workout When You Have Kids

Raising young kids can be stressful. Sleep schedules are erratic, arrivals and departures are delayed by tantrums and misplaced mittens. Tasks that once seemed simple suddenly require an afternoon to complete—or never happen. But adding a workout to your schedule to...

Should You Eat Before You Work Out?

Working out takes energy. And the source of energy for the human body is, of course, food. So should you eat something before you work out—and if so what, when, and how much? It’s a common question in the fitness world and a source of much debate. We’re not...

Why AQ Believes in HIIT

Almost every part of the term sounds aggressive, right? High Intensity Interval Training. And we’re not gonna sugarcoat it: HIIT isn’t easy. But if you’re short on time (who isn’t?) and want the biggest return on your suffering (who wouldn’t?), HIIT may be the perfect...

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