Set an exercise example for your kids
January 16, 2015 |
A family trip to the movies, ballgame or local attraction can easily approach $100.00. Such outings are nice, but are there other ways to have fun, make memories and bond as a family? You bet! Try exercise. Whether you break out the bikes or play ball, take a hike or climb a rock wall, you’ve […]Read More
Treadmill tips for better running form
January 14, 2015 |
Treadmills often get a bad rap, but the truth is they can be an important part of your fitness routine. That’s because not running outside can actually be an advantage during inclement weather or when you are in unsafe environments. So how can you make the most of your time on the treadmill? Consider your […]Read More
2015 Fitness trends…Should I?
January 13, 2015 |
It seems the fitness world has no shortage of ideas about the best way to work out. The trouble is, those ideas often change from year to year. Remember step class and Zumba? Turns out those once highly popular fitness trends have faded and a new set is in. With so many fitness fads coming […]Read More
Are more expensive hiking boots worth it?
January 12, 2015 |
Especially when you are excited about trying a new sport or hobby the tendency to overspend on gear can be a trap. Avoid it. You can get quality and comfort without exorbitant cost for your equipment, including hiking boots. Here are some tips for buying boots that keep you comfortable on your hike without breaking […]Read More
Health trackers…should I?
January 11, 2015 |
Health trackers are turning up everywhere. Some devices are even wearable and look like jewelry, some are computer based and still others pair your phone with another tool to track diet, activity and sleep patterns. Should you use one? In a word, yes. Even if you track the old fashioned way with pen and paper, […]Read More
Newest exercise equipment
January 10, 2015 |
Here are four new must try equipment offerings to shake up your fitness routine. Plyo boxes – These boxes are used in plyometric or jump training exercise. Dynamic resistance moves used in the training build muscular power. If you ski, play tennis, basketball or football, plyometric exercise can improve your game. There are benefits for […]Read More
Do You Want a Strong, Flat Tummy?
January 8, 2015 |
Oh, the battle of the bulge – the tummy-beer-or-belly-muffin-top-it’s-never-going-away bulge. Believe it or not, those supermodels with flat stomachs have issues with their tummies too – but the difference is, they have a fulltime staff solving their stomach issues for them. You, on the other hand, have to figure out the solution to your own […]Read More
Proteins Vs. Carbs – What You Need to Know Before Chowing Down
January 7, 2015 |
There’s many myths surrounding the protein vs. carbs debate. How much protein do you need to consume daily? Do you have to avoid all carbs—at all costs? When it comes to food, don’t play into the madness and deprivation game. Instead, use our guide to create a healthy relationship with food again (and have carbs […]Read More
Got a Setback? We’ll Show You How to Turn It Into Success!
January 5, 2015 |
Encountering a setback can be the pits, but the true battle you need to overcome is a bad attitude. Since there is no time like the present, we think you should think of your setback in another light – as a comeback instead! It’s time to think of whatever you’re currently facing as the tool […]Read More
Don’t make these healthy eating mistakes
January 2, 2015 |
So you’re trying to eat more healthfully. Good for you. Nutrient dense foods help curb hunger so you reach for junk food less often. These foods also help rid the body of free radicals and other waste products, promoting better health. With so many choices and so much advice it can be tough to tell […]Read More