• Foods That Enhance Your Workout -Not Hinder It!

    You just ran for 45 minutes on the treadmill. You worked your abs, biceps and glutes better than you have in weeks. And, to top it off, you beat out your BFF with crunches. Your adrenaline is pumping, and the serotonin is flowing (those feel good brain chemicals that make you happier, perkier and wiser!) […]

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  • Basic Exercises for a Better Balanced Body

    Being able to maintain balance is something most people take for granted, especially younger people.  As you age, your body can lose much of its natural ability to be coordinated and balanced.  The risk of falling or having difficulty with coordination while driving is a serious problem in the elderly.  What can be done to […]

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  • Preparing for Race Day

    Whether your goal is to win a medal, place in the top of your age group or just cross the finish line it is important to prepare for race day. Obviously, one of the most important things you can do to prepare for race day is commit to an appropriate training regimen. Still, your plan […]

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  • Cardio Training

    Whether you need to train for an upcoming competitive baseball or adult softball season, a 5k for charity, or you simply want to get in better shape, cardiorespiratory training (i.e. walking, cycling, running) plays a key role. There is more to being fit than simply lifting weights. Cardiorespiratory fitness enables the heart to grow bigger […]

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  • When the Office is Your Gym – Staying Healthy at Work

    Have you ever said to someone, “I don’t have time to exercise.  After work, I’m just too tired!” Your 12 hour work day may help you earn that promotion but it isn’t doing much for your metabolism. Do you need a workout that will be compatible with your demanding work schedule?  If your career requires […]

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  • Fit Pregnancy: Best Workouts for Moms-to-Be

    Think you can’t exercise while pregnant? Think again!  In a normal, low-risk pregnancy, exercise is safe and beneficial as long as you follow a few important guidelines:  Always consult your physician before starting any exercise program, especially when pregnant.  Never overdo it or allow your heart rate to become too elevated.  Drink plenty of water […]

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  • Finding the motivation to exercise

    If you are like most people chances are some of the hardest exercise you do involves getting into your sneakers and off to the gym or the trail. Our best fitness intentions are sometimes thwarted by the hustle and bustle of life. Other times we simply can’t seem to get up enough motivation to make […]

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  • Abdominals and Core Strength

    When most of us think abs or even core, our thoughts usually turn pretty quickly to the elusive six-pack; but that’s only part of the story. Your core is essentially the trunk of your body and includes your back, spine and abs. Although flat abs are sexy, a strong core is essential. You engage your […]

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  • PMS and Fitness

    Looking for a powerful strategy for beating PMS? Start by getting off the couch when PMS gets you down. Sure, it can be tough to move when you’re hypnotized by the siren call of potato chips and chocolate, but you’ll be glad you did. Exercise boosts your energy and your mood. Salty and sugary snacks […]

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