• Tips On Creating Attainable Fitness Goals Into The New Year

    Create attainable fitness goals this year with these tips for success. Write it down, make it happen There is a book with this title and several studies show it is good advice. Writing things down gives us a better connection to the goal through a process called encoding. It begins with vividly visualizing the goal […]

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  • Does A Protein Rich Diet Improve Your Exercise Routine?

    Protein supports countless physiological processes in the body. Muscle protein synthesis is one example. Consuming protein has been shown to improve physical performance during exercise, as well as boost recovery post exercise. What you need to know Recommended daily allowances (RDA) for protein are 0.8 g/kg for healthy individuals. Active people hoping to boost performance, […]

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  • Mind Your Manners: Why You Should Always Follow Gym Etiquette

    It often feels like the rules of civility only loosely apply today. What is the best way forward for a kinder, gentler society? One way is personal responsibility. Let’s get back to some of the basics we learned in kindergarten about following the rules and minding our manners. Even at the gym. Mind your manners […]

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  • Need More Energy? Try Exercising More!

    The verdict is in. While you may be tempted to crash on the couch, exercise is a research backed way to up your energy. Move more, fight fatigue Tara Parker-Pope reported in a New York Times article titled, The Cure for Exhaustion? More Exercise, University of Georgia researchers found that exercise does fight fatigue. Researchers […]

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  • Make Fitness Fun With Group Exercise Classes

    Group exercise classes are a great way to stay fit and have fun. The possibilities are endless, so why not join in? Here’s what you’ll get. Encouraging energy Group camaraderie has a special energy. Use the spark it gives to push yourself a little more, learn from the people around you and enjoy the “we’re […]

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  • Avoid Workout Burnout With These Helpful Hints

    Workouts don’t have to be boring or lead to burnout. Mix it up to make it fun and stay in the fitness game. These tips can help. Get a workout buddy Working out with a friend isn’t only more fun, it also ups the challenge and the interest. Let your buddy suggest new ways to […]

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  • How To Set Fitness Goals and Actually Meet Them

    You can nail your fitness goals – even if you’ve fallen short in the past. Ready for a fresh start at success? Try these tips. Make your goals matter Choose a fitness goal that is meaningful to you. Say you want to lose ten pounds or run a 10- minute mile. Don’t stop with what […]

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  • Grab A Friend And Get To The Gym: Workout Partners Can Inspire You

    Working out with a buddy can boost motivation and make exercise more fun. If you are looking for new ways to shake up your routine, getting a partner may be just the spark you need. The benefits of a buddy Working out with a partner brings a social aspect to exercise. For many people this […]

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  • What Are The Benefits of Hiring A Personal Trainer?

    Thinking of hiring a personal trainer? Go for it! Working with a personal trainer is one way to up your fitness game.   Supportive accountability If you need a little nudge to stay on track, a personal trainer can help. Trainers help you identify and work toward your fitness goals. They also hold you accountable, […]

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  • Rainy Day Exercises For When You Can’t Make It To the Gym

    When rainy days won’t go away stay on track anyway. These indoor exercises will help you get a good workout when the weather keeps you in.   Mountain Climbers Get your heart rate up with this full body calorie burner. To do mountain climbers, get into plank position with hands planted firmly under your shoulders. […]

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