• Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

     Just like anything else in life, reaching your health and fitness goals takes dedication, focus, and hard work. The question is, how far can you get on your own? If you’re not a stranger to skipping on the occasional workout, or hitting the couch instead of the weight room, we get it. But, we also […]

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  • How to Stop Arm Jiggle

        Just like the belly or upper thighs, the underarm for women is a major trouble spot. As you age, you’ll notice the underside of your arm ‘jiggle’. Don’t want it to? Then tighten and tone it by focusing on the following, triceps focused exercises. In no time at all, you’ll go from underarm […]

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  • Top 5 fitness excuses you’re making and why they’re wrong

     If you have had a hard time making exercise a habit, take heart. You aren’t alone. Although activity levels are up across the country many of us still aren’t active enough, if at all. We know we should, but excuses just keep getting in the way. Use these excuse busters the next time you feel […]

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  • Ways to get a cardio workout without running

    Running is a great way to get your heart rate up and torch calories. Still as great as running is, there are other ways to get in some cardio. Here are a few to try.   Hop on the elliptical – The elliptical is one of the most popular pieces of cardio equipment at the […]

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  • How important stretching is before and after your workout

    There are vocal advocates on both sides of the stretching fence. Some swear by it, others insist stretching does more harm than good. So, to stretch or not to stretch? Here’s what you need to know. Fans of stretching offer a list of benefits including: Improved flexibility Improved balance Reduced risk of injury Improved blood […]

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  • How to get rid of winter weight

    It’s happened again. All the holiday eating and cold winter nights on the couch have caught up with you…and it doesn’t look pretty. Take heart. You’re in good company and where there’s a will to get rid of winter weight, there is a way. Get a journal Use your journal to record beginning and weekly […]

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  • Benefits of an Early Morning Workout

    When it comes to achieving your fitness and/or weight loss goals, timing just may be everything. Have you ever wondered why it’s so difficult for you to get to the gym once your day gets going, or why you can’t seem to stay on track with a healthy diet? Starting your day off with a […]

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  • Smart workout snacks before and after the gym

    Think of food before exercise as fuel for fitness. Food after exercise should replenish energy, boost recovery and jumpstart muscle repair. Here are a few good choices that support your health goals without busting your calorie and fat budget.   Smart workout snacks before the gym Forget whatever you’ve heard about working out on an […]

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  • Want a Healthier life- Here’s your to-do list to get started

    If you want a healthier life there are several small steps you can take that will add up to a big difference. Making meaningful changes to improve health and fitness outcomes isn’t about buying fancy equipment or making huge promises. It is about setting yourself up for success by caring for your body a little […]

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  • Reasons You Should Do Bridges Every Day

    Need the what, how and why of bridges? Read on, we’ve got you covered.   What are bridges? Bridges are an example of a chain exercise. They are a closed chain exercise because the arms and legs remain in place during the exercise. Bridges show up in all sorts of fitness settings. They have benefits […]

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