Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Even the most dedicated exercisers suffer from fitness setbacks from time to time. Whether it's losing our workout mojo or over-scheduling ourselves, we're human (think: imperfect). But what if you could prevent those setbacks from ever ... Read more
It's that time of year when more people are on the hunt for a gym…but not just any gym. They want a fun, fresh environment that supports their fitness goals, is comfortable yet challenging and makes every workout count. If that seems o... Read more
If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f... Read more
I'm pretty new to the fitness world. I'm currently training for my first 5k with C25k. I'm wanting to incorporate weight training into my routine each morning. Any tips or sources you'd like to share? #firstpost #exercise... Read more
The joys of a broken plan: After discovering that one of those Costco coffee cake muffins I had for brekkie has 900+ calories, I'm leaning on starvation tactics again just to stay within limits, or try to. #food... Read more
Welcome, Jody! With your schedule, meal planning will be key. Stay within your calories, exercise portion control, drink your water, and in my experience, the pounds will come off. Nutrition played a bigger role in my success, than exercise.... Read more
Enjoying a good day. I'm breaking up my fitness efforts into 10-minute sessions. For me, it's a great way to enjoy a few minutes away from my desk, keep energized, and keep my doctor happy with her suggestion of 30 minutes a day.... Read more
Design Your Best Workout PlanTake an active role in finding a workout plan that fits your personality and fitness goals.10 Fitness Shortcuts That'll Still Get You FitAccording to the National Institutes of Health, lack of physical activity, along wit... Read more
ALWAYS SAY YES to offers for "A free week" or "A free trial period" or "A free day pass" at a fitness center, gym or club!! Those offers are a fantastic chance to shake up your workout, freshen up your exercise routine and try different pieces of ca... Read more
When economic times are tough, consumers have to find ways to tighten their wallets and trim spending. Although gym memberships and fancy home equipment are nice to have, often they become something we can no longer afford. According to new researc... Read more
Dragging yourself to Spinning class each night? Having trouble waking up for those morning workouts (you know, the ones you vowed to stick with this time around)? Tired of walking on the treadmill by yourself?Having difficulty sticking to a fitness r... Read more
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