• Tips for Soothing Sore Muscles After a Workout

    If you just started working out, it’s normal to have sore muscles for a day or two after each workout session. Weekend warriors who are only lightly to moderately active most days of the week but intensely active on one day per week often have soreness related to the workout intensity or duration. If you […]

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  • Why Exercising Is Essential to Your Mental Health

    Finding extra time to exercise can play a key role in improving your mental health. Regular exercise is a fantastic way to drop a few pounds, improve endurance, and help you build muscle over an extended period of time. Consistently working out three to five times a week is a great way to dramatically impact […]

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  • Joining a Gym With Your Partner Could Strengthen Your Relationship

    Working out as a couple with your partner is not only a great way to remain healthy, fit and active together, but it can also help to strengthen your relationship. If you are thinking of joining a gym, consider doing so with your partner to improve the relationship you have with one another in a […]

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  • Treating Yourself to New Workout Clothes Could Boost Your Mood

    Working out regularly is necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a fit figure, especially as aging begins to set in and you begin getting older. If you have been working out diligently and hitting small milestones and goals you have set for yourself, consider treating yourself to new workout clothes, which can help to […]

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  • 5 Cold Weather Exercise Tips

    Many people struggle to find the motivation to work out outdoors during the cold winter months. However, outdoor exercise is great for your body and mind at any time of the year. Following a few simple tips can help prepare yourself for exercising in the cold while also giving you a chance to reconnect with […]

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  • Is Your Desk Job Making You Unhealthy?

    Corporate life is a double-edged sword. While most people love the perks, having to sit for over eight hours is a real downer. In fact, it can negatively affect your health.    Although you may not experience them at first, there are various signs that your job is making you unhealthy. Here are a few […]

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  • 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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