Fitness

Common Exercise Obstacles

Like any new change, increasing your exercise routine can be hard to stick with it. Determine what your obstacles are, think about...

Moving into Summer: One Dad’s way of Staying ahead of his kids

Moving into Summer with kids is always tough…here’s one Dad’s advice! I have three very active little boys, twin 7-year-olds and a…

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is all about being aware of the foods you are consuming. It involves tuning into your thoughts and emotions towards...

Just How Hungry Are You

The Hunger Scale is a great way to work out the best time to stop eating and still feel satisfied and full....

Energy In/Energy Out

Energy” is simply another word for calories. The energy balance equation refers to the balance of calories consumed compared to those burned....

Food Label Health Claims??

Knowing the label lingo can help you sort out the truth about health claims. Low calorie – Less than 40 calories per...

Dessert Makeover

Do you consider desserts “bad foods”? While it is always okay to indulge in those full fat desserts occasionally (as they fit...

Exercise Tips During your Cancer Journey

The combination of a healthy diet and physical activity strengthens the body’s immune system, lessens fatigue and helps prevent weight gain. Exercising...

10 Tips for Beginner Runner

Ready to start a running program? Here are some great tips for the beginner runner.  Get the Right Running Shoes – It’s...

Stay Fit for Better Health

Regular exercise is the most important thing you can do for your health. Not only will regular physical activity help protect you...

Staying Fit for Better Health

Regular exercise is the most important thing you can do for your health. Not only will regular physical activity help protect you...

How much sugar do you consume?

Have you ever wondered how much sugar you are consuming each day? Do you even know how much sugar is too much?

Exercise to Energize, Rest to Restore

Exercise to Energize, Rest to Restore!  How many times do you hear people say, “I’m just so tired all of the time…”?…

SMFR

What is SMFR?  Self Myofascial Release is a quick and relatively easy way to immediately improve range of motion (ROM) through soft…

Workouts for the Busy Traveler

Let’s face it, if you are on the road and not in charge of your schedule, workouts can be hard to stick…

How do you use a Foam Roller? And, why?

Foam Rollers are used for self-myofascial release (SMR).  Self-myo what?  Fascia is part of the connective tissues of muscle.  When muscles are over-worked,…

Back & Hip Pain: 8 Tips from a Personal Story

Back and hip pain ranks the #3 for people over 50…

Let’s talk Pelvic Floor…

How do you lead into a topic about pelvic floor health in America without raising eyebrows or turning people off from the…

The Ugly Truth about being Vibrant

Vibrant – A (1) Pulsating with life, vigor, or activity (2) oscillating or pulsating rapidly B (1) Readily set in vibration (2)…

Stimulants vs Supplements, Part II

What are the signs of over-use of stimulants?

Something… Everyday!

Taking time for ourselves is one the hardest things to do for most of us. Then, add a full-time job, a spouse,…

Your Inner Strength

Strong… driven… motivated! All are terms I’ve heard used to describe those who are regular exercisers.  I have found that anyone can…

American Heart Month

February marks American Heart Month.  There are many changes we can do in our lifestyles to reduce the risk of Heart Disease….

The Importance of Daily Cardio

People often ask themselves , “what can I do to keep my heart healthy everyday?” The obvious answers are exercising and eating…

Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’… Keep Your Muscles Rollin’

You’ve probably seen it. Those people at the gym, rollin’ around on the floor with a giant cylinder looking thing, and wonder…

Shake Up Your Boring Workout Routine… TODAY!

The key to committing to a fitness plan is variety. It’s a known fact that if you do too much of the…