• Avoid these common workout injuries

    Avoid these common workout injuries If you work out regularly, sooner or later you are likely to experience an injury. The most common exercise injuries include shin splints, knee injuries, sprained ankles and pulled muscles. These can happen to anyone, professional athletes, weekend warriors and couch potatoes alike. Use these tips to reduce your risk, […]

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  • Why you need a workout buddy

    Why you need a workout buddy If you’re serious about your fitness plan you need a buddy on your team. Here’s why… Accountability A few weeks into your fitness plan the inevitable excuses will start to creep in. You’ll tell yourself you’re too busy or too tired to keep your promise to exercise. This is […]

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  • Give the gift of health this holiday season

    Give the gift of health this holiday season Looking for another way to say I care about you and your health? Gym memberships make great gifts. Give one for a gift that keeps giving long beyond the holidays. Gym memberships make great gifts Good health is priceless. Perhaps there is no magic bullet to health […]

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  • How to avoid exercise burnout

    How to avoid exercise burnout Human brains love novelty. We crave what feels new and exciting. That is even true with exercise. Think about how pumped you are to start a new fitness routine. In the honeymoon stage you are pretty committed. You show up and give it your all. Then, gradually, the thrill wanes […]

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  • Exercise clothes that maximize your workout

    Exercise clothes that maximize your workout Looking for an easy way to boost performance? Look no further than your stash of workout gear. Researchers have found that what you wear can help with everything from preventing injury to improving performance and even psyching out your opponents. Here’s how to up your game.   Hot yoga […]

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  • Making the most of hotel gyms

    Making the most of hotel gyms Just because you’re on the road doesn’t mean you have to abandon your fitness routine. Head to the hotel gym. These tips will help you stay true to your workout track.   Go back to basics Most every hotel gym has a treadmill, bike and/or elliptical. Get on and […]

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  • Motivate your partner to exercise

    Motivate your partner to exercise The couple that plays together (is more likely to) stay together. If your partner would rather crash on the couch than hike or hit the gym, these tips can help motivate. Get your sweetie moving and rev up the romance, too.   Try some friendly competition A little trash talk […]

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  • How To Lose Belly Fat Without Counting Calories Or Dieting

    Of all the problem body parts commonly named, the belly is most often at the top of the list. If your tummy is your top problem spot these tips can help you trim that muffin top. Embrace new lifestyle habits Believe it or not high stress and low sleep can contribute to belly fat. If […]

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  • 3 Tips on Fighting Food Cravings – and When to Give In

    We all have them…food cravings. Sometimes they’re driven by habit, other times by boredom and even hunger. Food cravings aren’t always harmful, but when they take us too far from our health goals its time to take action. Try these tips for fighting food cravings, and giving in to them, without getting too far off […]

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  • Don’t Let the Holidays Sabotage Your Workout Routine

    Holiday parties and family gatherings, along with all the extra food and drink, can make it easy to get off track. That is unless you have a plan. Use these strategies to keep up with your fitness commitment. Why start all over in January when you can stay the course instead? Memorize a mantra Get […]

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