Spring Into Health

Spring has sprung because March 20th marked the spring equinox – the astronomical start of spring. While that may not mean the common signs of spring such as warmer weather and blooming flowers, etc aren’t evident in your part of the world yet, this is a great time to start pursuing what we like to […]

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Six Ways to Burn More Calories in Daily Life

          Here are 10 scientifically ways to burn more calories First of all, you can burn 477 calories a day just by moving! 1.  For every 30 minutes of waking behavior, get your 3 minutes of movement. 2.  Walk briskly, regularly 3.  Try 30 s/60 s interval walking — walking comfortable […]

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Age Well with Weight Training

  Do you think you are too old to lift weights?  Think again!  Weight training by older people may build not only strength and muscle mass but also motivation and confidence, potentially spurring them to continue exercising.  People are worried that they might be too old or inept to start resistance training but feel they […]

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Ditch the Diet Mindset

Did you know that dieting is ineffective at best and counterproductive at worse?  With up to two-thirds of dieters regaining more weight than they lose, isn’t there a better way to eat healthfully? One option is intuitive eating, which forgoes dieting and focuses on driving long-term improvements in your relationship with food. Intuitive eating is […]

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Excuses NOT to Exercise

  Do you conjure up any excuse to get out of exercise?  You’re not alone. Even though many daily reasons for putting off exercise are legit, finding ways to overcome obstacles is a healthier approach in the long run. Here’s how to get past six common barriers to exercise. You’re Too Busy at Work Being […]

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Anything is Better Than Nothing

              It’s the beginning of each new year!  And that means millions of people have optimistically set fitness goals for themselves. Perhaps you have too.  However, usually within a matter of weeks, obligations and busy-ness typically increase while motivation and enthusiasm decrease at an equally fast rate. Feeling that […]

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Kettle Bells for Women

Ladies — do you feel apprehensive about lifting weights?  Well, read on. You know that physical activity offers huge benefits and that strength training is an important key to staying healthy and active throughout your lifespan. But strength training can offer more than just leaner legs. In additional to the obvious physical benefits, people who […]

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Holiday Exercise

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s more important than ever that you make time to take care of yourself while you’re taking care of others. This time of year is filled with holiday parties, get-togethers, shopping extravaganzas and traveling. And although this time of year is supposed to make us feel joyful […]

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Surviving Through the Holidays

Do you fear the holidays this year because you’re not sure how you will handle the challenges of being confronted with mountains of delicious food, endless parties and crazy schedules?  You are not alone!  And please read on. Unfortunately, these worries and fears often lead to complete resignation, which causes people to give up all […]

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HIIT IT!

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean you have to hibernate or head straight into sweatshirt season. With the holidays just around the corner, fall is actually a great time to get a jump-start on fat loss. In fact, why not fall into fitness and work to improve your body composition with some high-intensity interval […]

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