• Benefits of Group Personal Training

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    It’s ok to admit it: working out isn’t all bells and whistles. Sometimes, it feels as though you’re all alone—lifting, squatting and lunging—your way to toned arms and a tight tush!—without much knowledge or experience on how to do it right.  That’s what this post is all about—doing it right with success (and having motivation […]

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  • Is a glass of red wine really equal to a workout?

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    Are the claims that a glass of red wine is equal to a workout true? As much as we’d like to hope so, the answer is unfortunately, no. It is true that a glass of red wine contains resveratrol, but not enough. Resveratrol certainly offers benefits for good health such as boosts to physical performance, […]

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  • Do kettle bells live up to their hype?

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    You may have seen these strange looking orbs with handles at the gym. Maybe you’ve even thought about picking one up but shied away because you weren’t sure what to do with it. Here’s some advice. Give kettle bells a second look. They are worth the hype. Why you should be using kettle bells According […]

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  • What is a Foam Roller, and How Do I Use It?

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    Whether you have aching muscles you need to sooth, or your workout needs something new thrown in the mix, there’s nothing like a foam roller to save the day. Keep reading to learn all about the amazing foam roller, and its many uses in the gym—and outside of it! The Miracle Roller (Aka: Foam Roller) […]

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  • Wearable Technology That Gets You Results!

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    When it comes to staying on track with your health, fitness and weight loss goals, it all comes down to the device. The better fitness tracker you have, the faster you can reach your goals (and have a visual reminder of how far you’ve come—which is the motivation you need to keep it coming!) We […]

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  • Why It’s Important to Clean Equipment After Every Use

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    There’s nothing like an intense workout to make you feel like you’re king (or queen) of the world. After you’ve pushed yourself past an extra set of shoulder presses, or struggled to endure some weighted decline crunches, there’s nothing that can stop you from feeling amazing and invincible. Make the next guy in line to […]

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  • How to get rid of back fat

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    Back fat, or bra bulge, can change the way you look in your favorite sweater. Get rid of it with exercise and targeted moves that slim your silhouette. Start with cardio Reduce back fat with cardio exercise that burns calories and helps you lose weight overall. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is the best way […]

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  • Why You Aren’t Losing Weight—4 Ways to Trouble Shoot the Weight Loss Pitfalls

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    It’s frustrating to put so much effort into losing weight, and see less than impressive results. If you run every morning, lift weights and eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and grains, you should lose weight, right? Not so fast, because as you develop healthy habits, there are many weight loss pitfalls you can fall into. […]

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  • Is chocolate milk good to drink post workout?

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    There are lots of things you could reach for after a workout. Among these, chocolate milk is one of the best choices. That’s because the drink you loved as a kid has lots of benefits for you as an adult. That old slogan is true – milk really does do a body good. Here’s how. […]

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  • Top Exercises for Thinner Thighs for Women

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    Are you green with envy for those women who have perfectly slim and trim thighs, and want to know their secret? As it turns out, you don’t need to skip the lattes and dessert (ok, maybe cut back a little) and reduce your caloric intact by 50 percent. All you need is to incorporate some […]

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