• Best warm up to maximize your strength workout

    When you think warm up before the workout you probably think cardio. What you may not realize is warming up is important for strength training, too. As with cardio, warming up before strength training prepares the body to handle the higher workout load. Investing this time will improve your performance, so it is worth it. […]

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  • Best fitness apps

    Get the convenience of a coach approach right in your pocket. These apps offer the training, tools and encouragement you need to get results. Couch to 5K Now is the time to start your training plan for the fall race season. Fall races bring a special feeling of accomplishment. You get up and head out […]

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  • Smart snacking tips

    Don’t let the munchies derail your diet goals. No need to feel deprived either. Try these simple strategies to snack smart and stay on track. Go nuts! You may have stayed away from nuts because you’ve heard they’re high in fat. That’s true, but high-fat content is only part of the picture. Nuts are a […]

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  • How to Avoid the Workout Burnout

    Like everything else, moderation (when it comes to exercise) is essential. In order to continue progressing, reaching goals, and transforming your body into its fittest, you need to know the ‘burnout’ signs. When you do, you can bypass weight loss plateau, stabilize your weight, and remain energized. The Four Stages of Exercise When it comes […]

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  • Strengthen your whole body with deadlifts

    The deadlift is perfect for building strength, not just in your lower body but in your upper body as well. Add them to your routine to build functional fitness and get a total body workout – core included. Here’s how to do a deadlift, and why you should. How to do a deadlift with dumbbells […]

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  • Less Isn’t More – Why More Muscle is a Good Thing

    More muscle doesn’t make you bulky or ‘big’ – it makes you awesome! And, when you do it the right way, you can fight the aging process with ease by feeling and looking the best you ever have. In fact, just three times a week and at thirty minutes a session, you can tone and […]

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  • 5 tips to not give in to food cravings

    Food cravings, we all have them, but we don’t have to give in to them all the time. These five tips can help you outsmart your cravings so you stay in control. Recognize your triggers Most of us are creatures of habit. We are just wired that way. If you want to do something different […]

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  • A Total Body Workout To Try With Your Significant Other Today!

    One of the best things about being in a relationship is having someone to share life’s adventures with—there’s nothing quite like it. So, why not share your workouts too? When you work out with your significant other, you can improve your fitness, reach your weight loss goals, and form a stronger bond with each other […]

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  • 7 cheap superfoods to buy this week

    It is possible to make good for your body food choices on the cheap. These superfoods give you a big nutritional boost without busting your budget. What’s more, they are versatile so you can enjoy them anytime. Avocados Although a temporary shortage has caused a recent price spike, avocados are still a good value. Not […]

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  • 10-minute standing core workout

    Ready to whittle your middle without suffering through crunches? This ten-minute workout will help you slim and strengthen your core without hitting the floor. High knee twist This exercise combines two moves to get in some cardio and core work. Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms extended above your head and abs engaged. Twist your […]

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