• Be a Fitness Role Model-How you can motivate others more than you think.

    There is something to that old saying, “birds of a feather flock together.”  Need proof? Consider this – a study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that people are more likely to become obese if they have a close friend that becomes obese. Researchers used data from more than 12,000 participants to […]

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  • 5 Ways To Increase Your Bone Strength

    Our bones are very important. They make up the skeletal system and help protect the vital organs of the body. If you’ve ever broken a bone before, you are familiar with how painful it can be. Bones contain a large amount of nerves and when the bone breaks, those nerves separate from each other causing […]

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  • Does Exercise lower the risk of kidney stones?

    Worried about kidney stones? Ditch anxiety by taking action. Recent research has found that exercise may reduce your risk. What are kidney stones? Kidney stones impact millions of people each year. If you have ever had a kidney stone or been in the presence of someone that has had one, you know how very painful […]

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  • Plyometric Training

    Fred Wilt, US Olympic long distance runner and track and field coach came up with the term plyometrics. Loosely defined it means measured increases. The primary benefit of plyometric training is the speed with which it leads to increased muscle strength. Quite popular in the 1980’s and 1990’s among athletes concerned with running faster and […]

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  • Powerful Mood Boosters to Get You Through Your Workout

    Does anything taste as good as being thin feels? We don’t know about you, but when it comes to living, feeling and being your happiest, it goes hand in hand with how you feel about yourself, and more specifically, your body. Is your body doing you good, or doing you wrong? Are you doing your […]

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  • Benefits of Small Group Personal Training

    It’s no secret that a personal trainer is great way to get started on becoming the “new you”. If you need help getting started on an exercise program, want to update your current fitness program, or just stay motivated, a personal trainer has the qualifications, certifications, and skills to help you reach your goals. Whether […]

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  • Do You Have Smelly Sweat?

    We all sweat, some less than others, but whether you’re working out in the gym or walking on a hot day, you will likely perspire. However, are you wondering why you seem to smell worse than your neighbor on the treadmill next door? From diet to genes, there are a number of reasons you could […]

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  • Springtime Workouts

    The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The grass is a deep green color after the winter rain has come and gone. So why are you still working out indoors? With springtime here, it’s the perfect opportunity to jump, pedal and even sun salutation your way to good health, and all while enjoying the […]

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  • How Late Is Too Late To Eat?

    You have probably heard the notion that food should not be consumed after a certain time of night. This suggestion is usually followed by a statement that food will “sit” on your stomach throughout the night and make it harder to burn away. Maybe you’ve heard it said that it is very unhealthy to eat […]

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  • Where Does Physical Strength Come From?

    According to the Library of Congress there are different kinds of strength. These are absolute strength or maximum force; dynamic strength, which supports repetitious movement, strength endurance to offset fatigue; and elastic strength, which helps the body to exert force quickly. Every body has some strength in each of these areas. How much you have […]

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