Always on the run, but no time to jog? Or bike, hike, swim, or otherwise participate in activities that would mean better health, more energy, and even fun?
If this sounds like your life, maybe it’s time-- in the rosy glow of the jus... Read more
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
More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
I think walking is a workout. You just make it a better one by longer distance, more time, add hills, add weights, pick up the pace. Any of these things will keep making it a harder workout when your used to it. I am down almost 20 # just walking.... Read more
Vacations !!! I am trying to plan for my vacation. The Spark articles on best choices at fast food restaurants was helpful to read. We are staying in a cabin so I am taking healthy food options. I am trying to make this a healthy lifestyle not diet!... Read more
Starting to think about your summer vacation plans? Let's talk about how you might be able to keep your workouts from falling by the wayside.As a profesional and Olympic soccer player, you'd think that I work out all the time but the fact is,... 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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