• Power Up Your Workout With a Power Nap

    You already know the ‘rules’ of a healthy mind and body: stay away from fast food, drink lots of water, and exercise regularly. But, did you also know that taking a power nap here and there can boost your mind and body health? Here, we’ll show you a few incredible benefits of a power nap, […]

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  • Fitness Facebook Posts: Annoying or a Great Way to Hold Yourself Accountable?

    Just like anything in life, you can Facebook fitness posts can be too much of a good thing, if you’re not careful. Social media can be a motivating platform to use for your weight loss efforts, as long as you have a supportive fan base and need an extra ‘boost’ to hold yourself accountable. Here […]

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  • 10 Easy Ways To Burn More Fat

    Want to burn more fat without fighting food cravings or long lines at the gym? Try these tips to lose more fat starting today. Fidget The old weight loss advice about moving more doesn’t only apply to your time at the gym. Move more all day to burn more fat. A Mayo Clinic study found […]

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  • Fitness trends that are actually dangerous

    Exercise has long been recommended by health professionals and fitness enthusiasts for the many benefits it offers. Chief among these are improved health, reduced stress and reduced likelihood of chronic illness. Unfortunately, in the quest for perfection, some people go beyond benefits and put themselves in real danger. Here are some unhealthy fitness trends to […]

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  • Why you should love your workout

    Here’s a secret…exercise doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, it can actually be kind of fun. That matters because when you love, or at least like, what you’re doing, you’re likely to do it more often. Change your mind If you’re really ready to get to the new and improved you, you’re going […]

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  • Gym Equipment Explained: Best Practices and Safety

    Gym Equipment Explained: Best Practices and Safety

    Whether you are a gym novice or expert, you should have adequate knowledge of gym safety and how equipment works.  If you are using a treadmill, you should look forward to help keep balance and take precautions when getting on and off.  When using a bench press, make sure to have a spotter and always […]

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  • 10 minute ab workout to melt that muffin top

    Ready to banish that muffin top and sport a leaner look? We’ve got a speedy workout designed to fit into even the busiest schedule and still get results you’ll want to show off. Burn calories, lose fat and trim your tummy in just ten minutes three times a week. Why not start today? Jump rope: […]

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  • Get Out of Your Head: How To Pass the Time on Long Distant Runs

    Whether you’re striving to hit that five-mile mark on the treadmill, or improve your time on an upcoming 10K, practicing an ‘endurance method mindset’ is key. In other words, you’ve got to train your mind through distraction to pass the time by! When you do, you’ll be able to take your run to a whole […]

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  • Biggest Reasons Why You Aren’t Seeing Results in Your Workout Class

    Are you a cardio queen (or king) that loves the classes offered at your gym? Workout classes offer many benefits: they provide accountability, keep you working out for 45-60 minutes at a time, and can help you to change your body. So, why aren’t you noticing much of a change? Here, we take a look […]

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  • Why you should wear a heart rate tracker to accurately track calories burned

    Heart rate trackers are popping up everywhere with serious athletes and weekend warriors alike. Should you wear one, too? Yes, and here’s why. Heart rate trackers make it harder to delude yourself One reason weight loss can be challenging is many of us overestimate the number of calories burned with exercise and underestimate calories consumed […]

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