A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur... Read more
College brings many life changes that most young adults are excited about: moving away from home, becoming more independent, pursuing a passion and making new friends. But one of the things on most freshmen's minds is the dreadful "Fresh... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Sports fans around the world become glued to their TV sets during certain times of year. They cheer on their teams and live vicariously through amazing athletes who are playing their hearts out in games, tournaments and playoffs.
But do you ever... Read more
Every year, thousands of people set New Year’s resolutions to stop doing things: Stop eating fried foods. Stop watching TV. Stop drinking so much soda. But, really, how long do they stick? When your resolutions aren’t enjoyable and only f... Read more
Hi; I am finding after working out for two months I am in a slump and could use a sparks work out buddy that we be accountable to each other each day to motivate, kick but, to help each other to work out each day.
Something like at the end of th... Read more
Change up your workouts; add intensity, crosstrain, etc. Lift weights if you haven't been doing that. Try out a new fitness class. Shake up your diet, raise/lower macros/calories until you start losing again.... Read more
My kidney doctor use to tell me that to lose weight wear less. No sweats. He said your body has to work harder to get warm with less clothes on. So when no one is home I do my housework in my bra and undies. I hope soon to fit into a bikini or at lea... Read more
Many of us have jobs that require us to sit for countless hours every day at our desk working on the computer or doing other paperwork. And sitting usually does not stop there. We sit in the car on the drive home from work, eating our meals, and of... Read more
I teach a noon Pilates class at a nearby gym every Monday. While the number of students in this midday class varies, I usually have between one and four students who come to the class regularly. I attribute the low attendance to the time of day, assu... Read more
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