• Beginner’s Guide: What To Do on Your First Day of Working Out

    If you’ve never stepped foot inside a gym before (or even if you have, but it’s been years), your first day of working out can be intense, and intimidating. But, when you follow the advice our pros have laid out for you (keep reading to get all the details!), you can easily bypass insecurity or […]

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  • 5 ways to get your full workout in a packed gym

    Kudos to the countless who crowd the gyms each new year with fresh hopes of getting fit. The good news is January is a great time to reboot fitness goals. The bad news is with so many of us heading to the gym, it can get pretty packed. Don’t let the extra bodies and the […]

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  • TV Gyms Are No Substitute for the Real Thing

    Yes, something is better than nothing but, in the quest to get and stay fit the truth is not all exercise is equal. A study published by the Sociology of Sport Journal found that when you are ready to get moving it may be best to skip the DVD’s and head for the gym. Here’s […]

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  • The Best Ways to Bundle Up and Stay Warm For Winter Workouts

    When it comes to staying warm during your winter workouts, the most important thing to remember is that one size does not fit all. Meaning, some days you’ll face the rain, while other days you’ll have to deal with wind and feels-like-freezing temperatures. In order to exercise during the winter months properly, you’ll need to […]

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  • Exercises to Flatten the Belly

    Looking for ways to flatten your belly without spending endless hours on the mat or at the gym. Try these five exercises just three times each week. You will begin to notice a difference in time for swimsuit season. In fact, this may just be the year you dare to wear that bikini you’ve been […]

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  • Top 5 Tips on Nailing Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

    It’s the middle of January—do you know where your motivation went? If you’re like the majority of people who made some serious resolutions on New Year’s, but failed to keep the motivation going, you’re not alone. In fact, according to a recent study, only 8 percent successfully keep their resolutions…8 percent! Because of that, we’ve […]

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  • Incorporating Strategic Rest Periods to Help You Hit that PR

    It may seem counterintuitive, but rest is actually just as important as training for improving performance. Exercising everyday can lead to muscle exhaustion and form deterioration – prime causes of injury. Scheduling rest days gives your muscles a critical opportunity for rest, repair and rebuilding. A good way to think about this is to imagine […]

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  • Core Priorities

    Why Starting With Your Core is the Foundation For Any Healthy Fitness Routine 2016 has begun, which means that many fitness fanatics are well under way with their new year’s resolution to have a healthy and happier body. The biggest body goal of the year?  A toned, flat and fit mid-section. Forget the shortcuts and […]

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  • Wedding Workout: Exercises All Brides Love!

    You met. You fell in love. He proposed, and pretty soon you’ll be saying “I do.” Now, one of the most exciting moments of the wedding process…getting in shape, looking amazing and feeling sexier than you’ve ever felt before! And with the start of the new year, Spring – and therefore, High Wedding Season – […]

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  • Breaking up the Heptathlon Events for a Fun 7-Day Workout Marathon

    Put some extra fun in your weekly workout by challenging yourself to a 7 day modified heptathlon. Take one event a day to keep boredom at bay, exercise different muscles and stay fit in a new way. Here are some ideas to get started tomorrow.  100 meter hurdles Head to your local high school or […]

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