Setting Appropriate, Measurable Goals

Setting Appropriate, Measurable Goals

Goal setting is a critical part of achieving real fitness success. Building a strong, healthy fitness lifestyle requires layers upon layers of hard work. It’s important to know where you’re going with all of your time and effort. Setting goals is a skill in and of...
How Do You Manage Your Food Intake?

How Do You Manage Your Food Intake?

Losing weight is a common New Year’s resolution. As we all know, losing weight is a combination of reducing your calories while you up your exercise regimen. How are you going to manage your food intake to make sure you reduce your calories the right amount?...
How Many Days Per Week Should You Work Out?

How Many Days Per Week Should You Work Out?

How many days per week you should exercise? It’s an age old question. It’s worth revisiting because it’s also very important to your fitness in different ways. Stating the obvious, there’s no one answer that’s going to work for everyone. The right number of exercise...
The Basics of Mindful Eating

The Basics of Mindful Eating

Learning mindful eating can positively influence your eating habits and ultimately your overall health. We have an abundance of food choices in front of us all the time and nearly everywhere we go. Along with this abundance we have our distractions such as television,...
Strengthen Your Immune System to Keep Moving

Strengthen Your Immune System to Keep Moving

It’s a great time of year to bolster your immune system and build up your ability to stay healthy and active. Your immune system is just that, a system. There are many variables affecting your defenses to disease and threats in your environment. A holistic approach...
Chicken Soup May Surprise You!

Chicken Soup May Surprise You!

Chicken soup has long been considered a remedy for the common cold. Grandmothers have long been recommending chicken soup when you’re not feeling well. It turns out chicken soup does have cold-fighting capabilities. Several studies over the years suggest chicken soup...
Putting Your Superpower to Work

Putting Your Superpower to Work

We all have a superpower if we choose to use it. Willpower is our self-control that keeps us on track to meet our long term goals. The American Psychology Association defines willpower: “Willpower is the ability to resist short-term temptations in order to meet...
Building Your Fitness Lifestyle

Building Your Fitness Lifestyle

Getting more fit is a universal goal for most people but can be a significant challenge. Approximately 25% of people in American get the recommended level of aerobic and muscle strengthening exercise. More than 1/3 of Americans are obese with a typical American diet...
Managing Your Stress

Managing Your Stress

We are a stressed out nation. About 75% of people experience physical and psychological symptoms caused by stress. About 50% of people lay awake at night because of stress. Chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung...
Mindful Workouts Make a Difference

Mindful Workouts Make a Difference

Mindfulness can change the way you approach your exercise and nutrition and, ultimately, your progress. Many of us aren’t mindful during our workouts. We go through the motions and do things we’re supposed to do, but are we paying attention to what’s really going on?...