Fight Boredom in Your Workouts

To become fit, you must have a fitness routine. A routine is a sequence of things that does not change. It is a daily habit occurring repeatedly. Jobs have a routine. Most daily life consists of routines. Fitness requires a daily routine as well. Exercise, nutrition, sleep, hydration, and motivation are all part of your daily fitness routine. Your daily …

Benefits of Low Impact Exercise

Low impact workouts are known for being easier on your joints. The exercises are designed to reduce or eliminate high impact movement that creates extra stress on the knees, ankles, feet and back. Low impact workouts have a lot more benefits you should know about. Better Technique Low impact classes can foster better exercise technique. The pace tends to be …

Find Your Gateway Vegetable

“Eat your veggies” is either a blessing or curse depending on how you remember it. Our parents did their best to implore us to eat our vegetables because they are so good for us. However, according to the CDC, only 10% of Americans are eating the recommended amount of vegetables per week. The “eat your veggies” battle cry is not …

Any Exercise Is Good Exercise

If you are an athlete or training for something specific, finding the optimal workout is essential.  Only about 25% of Americans get the recommended amount of exercise each week.  To this particular group, any exercise is good exercise. The benefits of regular exercise are well known. It makes your heart stronger, helps manage your weight, keeps your muscles strong and …

Reduce Your Risk of Injury

Working out can put stress and strain on the body. There are things you can consistently do though to prevent any form of injuries. Often people get injured because they do not follow standard recommendations. Something easy to do is also something easy not to do. Some of the most common injuries are sprains, muscle strains, and tears such as …

Find Your Motivation

What motivates you to work out? It is a fascinating question with a significant range of possible replies. No two people are alike and why people work out varies person to person. Some people want to lose weight for a wedding or a high school reunion. Some people want to train for competitions. Other people want to manage a health …

Managing Your Diet During the Pandemic

If you have been trying to lose weight or, at the very least, maintain your weight, how do you do this when you are staying home during a pandemic? In March of 2020, the start of the coronavirus pandemic, 9 out of 10 Americans stayed home. In July 2020 nearly 60% of American were still staying home. Nearly 60% of …

Exercise Guilt and the Pandemic

Prior to the spread of the coronavirus, gyms were bustling, and we had places to do our workouts. With gyms being closed in large parts of the country, most of us have had to migrate to home workouts and substituting other things to stay active. If you felt exercise guilt before the pandemic, what are you feeling now? Exercise guilt …

Sleep and Exercise Make Great Partners

Sleep and exercise go hand in hand. Exercise helps you sleep better. Sleep gives you the deep, recuperative process your body needs to be strong and healthy. A consistent, challenging exercise routine promotes better sleep. Getting s solid 8 hours of sleep each night improves your quality of life. Adults can usually sleep somewhere between 6 and 10 hours a …

How Much Exercise Do You Need?

Some workout routines can be challenging, and you may find it difficult to find the exercises that work for you and that you like doing.  Finding the most effective workout that gets you the results you desire can take more time than you desire. With the stay-at-home orders caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and limited access to gyms, it’s important …