You hit the gym to improve your fitness, not to pick up sickness. But with the combination of sweat, humidity, shared equipment and confined spaces, health clubs can be hotbeds for germs. From the common cold to hepatitis A to Novovirus, there c... Read more
Exercise is essential to keeping your body healthy. But you don’t want to leave a trail of empty plastic water bottles, torn polyester running shorts, and dead batteries in your wake. Help improve the health of the earth while you’re impr... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
At some point in my mid-twenties, I recognized that exercise would always be an integral part of my life. I had been consistently working out for years and enjoyed the physiological and psychological benefits of my fitness routine. I couldn't ima... Read more
Linda came rushing in, 20 minutes late for our training appointment, extremely apologetic. When she was ready to leave her home, with plenty of time to arrive promptly, she realized her sneakers were not in her gym bag. After searching frantica... Read more
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I do a serious workout every morning then chase my kids (1&2) all day. I've been at it for 11 days and only list two pounds.. But my weight is fluctuating like stupid. I even went and bought a different scale. Tyia... Read more
Get some attractive workout clothes to make you feel good!Put your workout gear out for the morning and step straight into it. Make it a natural part of starting your day, getting into your gear will motivate you to get active.... Read more
I keep a gym bag with workout clothes in my car, so I case I can't do my morning routine I don't have an excuse not to work out after work. Sometimes I change at work and head home and go for my walk right away. I find once I have my exercise gear on... Read more
Days get shorter, temperatures dip, and the leaves fall from the trees. Fall brings many changes, but that doesn't mean your workouts have to suffer. Instead of letting these autumnal changes bring upon excuses for exercising, look for the opport... Read more
Last week's fitness round-up blog featured eight lower body resistance band exercises. As mentioned earlier, resistance bands are a great investment to add to your fitness arsenal. Not only are they inexpensive, but they are quite convenient to tuck... Read more
I live on a military base with an above average proportion of very fit spouses. Very. Fit. I am 5'4". I weigh 160 lbs. I am a size 12 with a tire around my middle. I am definitely overweight, especially for my frame, and I am clearly not muscle b... Read more
Yesterday was a fun day of shopping, lunch date, and marking some things of the to do list. I finally got new shoes and sports bras. Also, got a super cute gym bag that was marked down 75% off so I was happy. It is currently my precious LOL. I we... Read more
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