We know that exercise releases those feel-good endorphins, but sometimes even the promise of a better mood isn't enough to motivate us off the couch. Luckily, this year we learned that short is good and recovery is sweet. Read on for three headlines about fitness we loved this year!
- Boost metabolism in seven minutes: Need some justification that any exercise is better than nothing? Earlier this year, the American Council on Exercise released the perfect high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that, when done at almost your max intensity, helps increase your endurance, boost metabolism, and benefit your health - all at seven minutes at a time. Sounds like just what you need? Get the entire seven-minute HIIT workout here!
- Become a morning exerciser in a week: Studies have found that those who work out first thing in the morning tend to burn more calories than those who exercise later in the day, and getting