• LIVE LONGER – FITNESS FOR YOUR LUNGS

    When you think of being fit and healthy, you probably think of your muscles, your weight, or maybe even your heart.  But did you know that healthy lungs are directly related to a long and healthy life?  Studies show that the health of your lungs and their overall oxygen capacity are major factors in determining […]

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  • Shoulders, Neck and Spine – Keep it all in Line

    Together with the neck and shoulders the spine supports the upper body and full body movement. We don’t often think about the spine, shoulders or neck unless we begin to feel some discomfort. We should. One of the strongest arguments for proper alignment of the shoulder, neck and spine is their overall contribution to comfort […]

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  • Fix The Flabby Arm Fat

    “Fixing flabby arm fat” is the one use of alliteration that no one wants to hear. If you wave to a friend you see out in public, and your arm fat continues to flop in the wind after you’ve stopped waving, you may be suffering from flabby arm fat. For most, especially women, this area […]

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  • Best Partner Exercises

    Exercise is good for the body and soul, and working out with a partner can be even more rewarding.  Not only does working out in pairs make you more motivated and dedicated to your goals, but it can also foster a strong bond and allow you quality time with a friend, co-worker, or spouse.  Healthy […]

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  • Even in the Cold: Don’t Let Your Fitness Go into Hibernation

    Will you succumb to being one of the 30 percent of exercisers that skip their workouts all winter long? Your winter workouts don’t have to go into hiding. After all, are you committed to exercising come rain or shine, or committed to hiding out? Leave hibernating all winter for the bears – you have more important […]

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  • Make Weight Loss Easy on Yourself

    Does the thought of trying to lose weight make you feel overwhelmed and hopeless?  Do you feel like your goals are impossible and you’ve just gone too far to reverse the weight gain?  This type of negative thinking not only makes it harder to lose weight, but it is also simply not true!  It is […]

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  • BETTER SLEEP THROUGH EXERCISE

    We are a nation of sleep-deprived individuals, many of us going through the day suffering from extreme fatigue yet being unable to sleep at night.  The stress of work, family, bills, and other obligations create worry and insomnia, which we then try to cure with pills or alcohol.  When sleep does come, it is often […]

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  • Does Your Salt Intake Affect Weight Loss

    You’re a compulsive calorie counter (which can be a good thing!) You know everything there is about carb intake, fat burning and how much protein you should be digesting daily. So why haven’t you lost more weight by now? The truth is, one of the most important factors to your weight loss, and the success […]

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  • Can Exercise Benefit Your Memory?

    Do you remember being skinny? If you are overweight, you may not. New research is suggesting, due to ongoing trends, that the brains of overweight or obese people may be working harder than the brains of those within normal weight ranges. Because of this hyperactive work that obese brains portray, normal functions like memory, decision-making and […]

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  • Best Winter Workout Gear

    Winter weather doesn’t always mean you must confine your workout to the indoors. In fact, with just a bit of planning your outdoor biking or running dedication can rival that of a U.S. Postal worker. Regardless of wind, rain, sleet, snow or hail you can still hit the trail with no worry of derailing your […]

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