Fitness & Wellness

Whether it’s muscle aches, stress or a lack of energy, top trainers and wellness gurus recommend soaking in Epsom salt to help you improve sleep, feel better.

The Top 3 Ways to Rest and Recover After Workouts

Co-founder of Après – a plant-based protein drink – Darby Jackson talks about self-care, Epsom salt baths and post-workout nutrition The on-demand fitness trend makes it easier than ever to complete an at-home workout, but many people forget about the importance of post-workout recovery, such as soaking in Epsom salt baths, says health and wellness […]

5 Tips for Adjusting to Warm Weather Workouts

As summer draws near, people exercising outdoors – from newcomers to top athletes – should make adjustments or their workouts could suffer, says Marni Sumbal, a prominent exercise physiologist and board-certified sports dietitian.

Growing Use of Float Tanks – From Spas to Locker Rooms to Laboratories

The number of flotation centers has surged nationwide, a spike fueled by spa-goers, sports superstars and medical researchers exploring the health benefits of flotation therapy and magnesium sulfate. An industry report shows that 149 centers have opened since 2011, and 222 more businesses plan to open in the next two years. By comparison, of all […]

Surprising Tips From Experts For Hitting New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

As Americans make New Years resolutions to get in better shape, experts who train celebrities and top-ranked athletes offer some surprising tips for improving your health. Their advice includes exercising before getting out of bed, working out at your kitchen counter and soaking in Epsom salt.

A Training Tip from Several Previous DWTS Contestants

Experts have long said that Epsom salt can help muscles recover. Now with several races scheduled for the fall, it might be useful to know that Epsom salt can help you recover from a grueling training session. DWTS contestants who have used Epsom salt include: Aaron Carter Brooke Burke Buzz Aldrin Cheryl Burke Elizabeth Berkley […]

How Top Athletes Beat the Heat

Summer can be especially exhausting for athletes. Recovery is often more difficult, because hot workouts cause more fluid and electrolyte loss, as well as an increase in core temperature, said Ben Greenfield, one of the nation’s top fitness, triathlon, and nutrition experts. Greenfield was voted in 2008 as the Personal Trainer of the Year by […]

Let’s Move Together: Epsom Salt Council to Co-Sponsor 2010 Boston Arthritis Walk

Goal is to Get People Moving Every Day, Experts Say Soaking in Epsom Salt Helps Sore Muscles Recover, Keeps You Moving To encourage people to move every day—helping prevent osteoarthritis or treat any type of arthritis—the Epsom Salt Council will co-sponsor the 2010 Boston Arthritis Walk on Sept. 19. Years ago, people with arthritis were […]