Top 8 2017 Fitness Events to Attend This Summer

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is celebrating its 20th year as the marathon series that combines live music with running, to provide a super fun experience. Bands play throughout the course, and in concert afterwards, as runners conquer half-marathons and marathons throughout the world. This summer, there are Rock ‘n’ Roll running events in Chicago, IL Dublin, Ireland, and Virginia Beach, with Montreal towards the end of September. Running (or walking) in one of these energy-fil  [read more]

Top 4th of July BBQ Foods

Here are the top three foods to look for at your next 4th of July barbecue that are not going to break your health regimen. These foods will keep you on the straight and narrow so you don't fall off the wagon.

1. Grilled Asparagus

No barbecue is truly complete without grilled asparagus. The benefits of grilled asparagus come down to something known as asparagine, a powerful diuretic. Diuretics flush out excess water, inflammation, and edema that can make you look better for a pool party.  [read more]

5 Reasons the HYLETE verge II short is Great for Summer

Summer is here and it’s time to go out and have fun. Whether it’s a hike, run, outdoor workout, CrossFit, obstacle course race, or a straight up bodybuilding workout, HYLETE has the right pair of shorts to provide maximum comfort and durability. I’m a personal trainer and obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete and I’ve seen fellow OCR athletes wearing HYLETE apparel dating back to when I started the sport in 2014. In fact, I wore a pair of HYLETE vertex shorts last year at the Citi Field Sparta  [read more]

3 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Three Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

By Al Kavadlo

No time for the gym? You can still get a quick, effective workout wherever you are. The following three exercises will work your whole body without any equipment but the ground beneath your feet.


Squats work every muscle in your legs as well as your abs and lower back.

To perform a squat, stand up straight with your feet approximately shoulder width apart. Reach your arms forward and bend from your hips, knees and ankles, loweri  [read more]

Fitness Destinations: Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

Fitness Destinations: Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

By Al Kavadlo

Going on vacation doesn’t mean you have to leave your fitness routine behind. Many of the world’s most exciting cities offer fitness destinations where you can see the sights and get a great workout at the same time. Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia is one of the very best examples.

Not only is Bondi one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, it’s also a haven for fitness fanatics of all kinds. If you love surfing or joggin  [read more]

Energy Boosting Summer Drink

Summer is here and it’s time get outside and get moving. In order to start boosting your energy, here is a drink recipe you can have 3-4 times per week to avoid adrenal fatigue.          


            10 ounces of unsweetened coconut water

            ¼ cup unsweetened cranberries

            ¼ teaspoon of Himalayan pink salt

            ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

            ½ teaspoon Maca

Step 1      

The first thing to add is 10 ounces of unsweetened coconut water.   [read more]

Smoothie Recipe to Help Maintain Blood Sugar Levels

Here's a simple, five ingredient smoothie using ginger and turmeric, to help maintain your blood sugar, insulin levels, and digestion.


2 cups frozen strawberries

1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk

1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon ginger

5 – 6 pumps liquid turmeric

First ingredient

Two cups of frozen strawberries. Why frozen over fresh? Believe it or not, frozen strawberries actually retain their mineral and nutrient value significantly better because they're flash froz  [read more]

5 Night Shift Sleep Tips

It’s no joke that night-shift work and graveyard’s long crazy hours are unhealthy. Short-term, it affects your anxiety levels, depression, food cravings, and hormones. In the long term, the effects are really negative. Long-term bouts of anxiety, depression, chronic gastrointestinal issues, and controlling your overall metabolism.

Here are five quick night shift sleep tips to implement into your life that are going to help your hormones recycle better, so that you can perform your best, at w  [read more]

3 Intra-workout Foods to Boost Your Performance

Forget pre-workout nutrition. Forget post-workout nutrition. Let's live in the moment with the intra, the during workout nutrition. I'm going to break down the three foods that I recommend you consume to boost your workout.

1. Rice Cakes

Rice cakes are effective intra workout because they don't put much strain on your digestive system. Rice usually has starch molecules that are all bound together really tight, but through the puffing process, air is injected into the rice. This allows th  [read more]

How to Find Your Focus Zone | HYLETE CEO, Ron Wilson

In this week’s BarbellBusiness episode, Ron Wilson will discuss how he has built a multi-dimensional business with apparel, fitness accessories, and training apps. His vision is set on doing even more, but what made him successful is the fact he started with a singular focus, what he calls his Focus Zone. Watch the video below, and to see more videos like this, visit, barbellbusiness.com


The Jungle Gym Workout

When the weather is nice, it feels good to train outside!

Cardio exercises like jogging may seem to be the obvious choice for an outdoor workout, but you can also get a serious strength training session without hitting the weights.

Since calisthenics workouts require very little equipment, they're easy to do at a local park or playground. You might get a funny look or two, but you'll also get a fun, full-body workout without needing to shell out for a gym membership.

Pull-ups and Hanging  [read more]

Naval Surface Force: Military Spotlight

Every week HYLETE shines the spotlight on certified trainer, gym owner, or service league member. We do this to show our appreciation for leaders in the HYLETE nation and the functional fitness community.


Why you joined the military: "I decided to join the Navy to create a better life for myself. When I was 18-years-old, I was 6'5" and 350 pounds. I was sedentary and morbidly obese. When I decided to join the Navy after graduating from high school  [read more]

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