• Why Does Your Weight Fluctuate From Day to Day?

    The best rule to follow for your current weight loss program? Don’t weigh yourself daily, unless you want to continue the yo-yo dieting roller coaster. This is because on any given day of the week our weight can and will fluctuate. It’s biology. It’s a fact. And depending on how much water, salt and even […]

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  • Kickboxing – Relieve stress and get fit

    Looking for a legitimate setting in which to let loose with a few kicks and punches? Kickboxing may be for you. Sure, the urge might come over you while sitting in traffic or struggling with a work or home improvement project. Take some deep breaths and resist it, unless of course you want to add […]

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  • Target Heart Rates for Your Workout

    The heart is a marvelous organ. It drives our bodies with very little fanfare. Although most of us rarely give our hearts a thought (unless there is a problem) they are always hard at work. Especially if you are new to exercise you will want to take a few moments to think about your heart […]

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  • Training vs. Exercise

    Are you just giving your body exercise, or training with a purpose in mind?  Although the words exercise and training are often used interchangeably, they are not the same thing! Take your workout to the next level with goals and focus – and train your body to be the best shape it can be. Think […]

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  • Calorie Count Breakdown

    In a Runner’s World magazine article, David Swain, Ph.D., Director of the Wellness Institute and Research Center for Old Dominion University breaks calories burned down this way, “you burn five calories for every liter of oxygen you consume.” Of course, most of us have no way of measuring the liters of oxygen consumed but the […]

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  • Making Time For Your Health

    Between the constant demands of work, school, family, and friends, do you find that you just don’t have the time to take care of yourself?  Exercise, eating right, or taking time to unwind is an unattainable goal because there just aren’t enough hours in the day, or you are just spread so thin that you […]

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  • Hydration Even When You are Not Training

    The dog days of summer aren’t the only time to make proper hydration a priority. Regardless of the weather or our activity levels, our bodies require water for optimal functioning. Wondering about the why, how and when of water? Read on to learn about key tips on the importance of hydration. Why water? Water serves […]

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  • Exercising While Injured

    No matter how careful you are or how many precautions you take, accidents happen to everyone. A sprained ankle, a pulled muscle, or a broken bone may seem like something that will bring your workout to a screeching halt, but there are ways to continue your training momentum while recovering from an injury.  Be sure […]

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  • How Bad For You is Your Bad Posture?

    You can blame your soft bed, or your swivel office chair, or even the long periods of standing you’re forced to do at work. But in the end, it’s about how poor your overall health is due to poor posture. Is your bad posture the result of a harmless bad habit, or does it amount […]

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  • Cross-Training: Mix It Up for Maximum Results

    Do you have a favorite exercise routine that you never change? Have you found your go-to workout that is quick and easy, but offers no variation?  Being stuck in a workout rut is not only boring, but can also prevent you from reaching your fitness goals.   Athletes use cross-training to maximize their power and skills, […]

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