3 Fitness Apps to Get You Back on Track

You want to be fit and looking good. So good, in fact, that people stare at you when you pass by. But, then you come home from work and go, “I’m too tired; I’ll just skip today” or “I’m too busy” or “I don’t know how to get a good workout.” Good news! You don’t…

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The Most Extreme Workouts in the World

If 30 minutes on a treadmill and some light weightlifting sounds like a walk in the park, it’s time to move on to a harder challenge. Become a part of the 20 percent who get the recommended amount of both aerobic physical and muscle-strengthening activity by revving up your fitness plan with an adrenaline-filled workout.…

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Tips for Fall Fitness

Have you ever considered how many New Year’s Eve holidays many of us have used to make new fitness or weight loss goals?  Have you been able to stick with your resolutions past March or April?  January is typically known for setting new goals relating to physical health, but why wait until then?  The fall…

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Physical Fitness Benefits Muscles and Mind

Physical Fitness Benefits Muscles and Mind It’s no secret that hitting the gym or pounding the pavement can promote weight loss, improve cardiovascular health and build muscle, but, in addition to physical benefits, working out can help with matters of the mind as well. For some time now, scientists have researched the link between exercise…

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SuperFoods

Getting healthy can feel like such a process. First you need to buy all of your workout gear, then you have to shell out a few paychecks for that really nice juicer your friend recommended, and let’s not forget about actually working out at some point. But why complicate things? Starting on the path to…

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Get Ready for Your First Triathlon

If you have a competitive streak and want to challenge yourself, a triathlon could be a great choice to take you to the next level.  You can do it even if you don’t yet know how to swim and have never run a day in your life.  The key is to take it in small…

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Elderly Exercise Tips To Stay Healthy

Exercising and staying active is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle for individuals of all ages. However, many elderly people stop exercising at a certain point, particularly if they have had health problems in the past or have recurring medical issues. It might seem difficult for many elderly individuals to exercise, but there are…

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Do fruit juices have as much sugar as sodas?

This may or may not be news to you, but in case you’ve missed it, in recent years there has been concern that fruit juices and smoothies have nearly as much sugar as non-diet sodas.  Here’s an interesting article highlighting some research on this very topic. We all know you just can’t beat water, but…

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How DO winter Olympians train for their big moment?

If you are like us, you may have gotten caught up in “Olympic fever”.  There are many a champion that have been inspired to go for it after watching an Olympic games. In honor of the winter Olympics, we thought we’d share this article with you about how Olympians from various disciplines train for their…

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Organic foods – read the labels!

Do you purchase organic foods?  Do you know what you are looking for when making such purchase?  Here’s a great article from the folks at MotherEarthLiving about what to look for in the labeling of organic foods so you can make sure you are really getting what you are buying (and often paying extra for)!…

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