Running and Cross Training – The Perfect Pair

By |2020-02-19T14:53:57-08:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Many runners are always aiming to improve. Whether it’s time or distance, or preparing for that big race, there is always that next goal they have in mind. Sometimes, injuries and overall strength can impede the potential goal of a runner. Cross-training can help improve your running and help you hit your goals sooner and without injury. Even if you [...]

Try These Healthy Activities to Spruce Up This Spring

By |2020-02-19T14:53:31-08:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Spring is upon us and along with warmer weather, it’s also a great time to clean out the cobwebs and get rid of things that are no longer serving us, including that not-so-healthy lifestyle. Incorporating physical activity into each day is important to an overall healthy lifestyle, but don’t feel daunted! Physical activity is classified as anything that makes you [...]

How Group Training Can Help You Reach Your Goals

By |2020-02-19T14:42:22-08:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Typically, the desire to get in shape is enough motivation to start thinking about getting back into a workout routine or bring your workout to the next level. But often folks don’t know where to begin or they lack the motivation to stick with their plan for a long period of time. Enter group training! Working out in a group [...]

3 Quick and Easy Meals to Eat Before You Exercise

By |2020-02-19T14:41:51-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Have you ever noticed that some days you barrel through your workout class and feel like a rock star while other days you are staring at your watch, begging for it to be over? The difference is usually what you ate beforehand. Your pre-workout meal provides the energy to fuel you and can make or break your workout. About 70 [...]

Why That Belly Fat Won’t Budge

By |2020-01-26T15:39:53-08:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Many of us are bothered by a little too much padding on our hips, thighs and belly, and unfortunately, targeting those areas by spot-reducing isn’t possible. When you gain weight, fat is stored all over your body, but certain areas are prone to store more fat than others. For some it’s the hips or butt. For others, it’s right smack [...]

7 Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

By |2019-12-02T22:14:13-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

The holiday season is full of festive events, good food and cherished memories with loved ones. However, it can also be a time for more stress, unhealthy eating and getting sick. Check out these seven tips for staying healthy during the holidays. Keep moving! Although days are shorter and your schedule may be full, try to devote time to being [...]

Combating Stress this Holiday Season

By |2019-12-02T22:14:00-08:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Tis the season for giving and receiving, but it’s also the season of stress, travel, hectic schedules and financial worry. While it’s impossible to avoid stress completely, this year we have compiled several strategies to deal with the stressors, make positive choices and help you keep the season merry. Set a budget Financial worry is one of the biggest stressors [...]

Tips for Practicing Positivity

By |2019-11-19T21:15:43-08:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Having a positive attitude can sometimes be tough, especially if you’re going through a hard time. But maintaining an optimistic outlook can have many health benefits, including increased life span, lower rates of depression, lower levels of stress, better psychological and physical well-being, and better coping skills during hardships. Because of the many benefits positive thinking offers, it’s worth your [...]

4 Reasons to Strength Train as You Age

By |2019-10-06T17:20:38-07:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Regular exercise is vital to health at any age, but it’s especially important as we get older and become more prone to joint and muscle injuries. Often, when people think of exercise, the first thing that comes to mind is aerobic training such as walking, running or cycling. While cardio exercise should be part of your healthy lifestyle, strength training [...]