Risks of Spring and Summer Activities

Risks of Spring and Summer Activities

As the seasons move from winter to spring and summer, workouts and activities tend to change as well. Wintertime promotes more inside activity and spring and summer compels us to get outside more. Makes sense! Indoor activity in the winter and outdoor activity in the...
Incorporate Everyday Movement

Incorporate Everyday Movement

Congratulations to the 20% of people who make it to the gym on a regular basis. You’re exercising and improving your health and fitness.  What’s the big difference between people who exercise and people who don’t? Movement. People who exercise move their bodies. It’s...
Muscle vs. Fat Myths

Muscle vs. Fat Myths

Weight training has become very popular for people of all ages as a way to build strength, muscle tone and bone density. However, some myths about muscle and fat persist. If you lift weights, you’ll get bulky: Lifting weights can increase the amount of muscle mass...
Is Dark Chocolate Healthy for You?

Is Dark Chocolate Healthy for You?

Here’s some good news for you! Eating a small amount of dark chocolate is good for your health. Dark chocolate is nutritious and a great source of antioxidants. Chocolate comes from the bean of the cacao tree and like wine and many fruits and vegetables, has a high...
Learning to Make the SHIFT

Learning to Make the SHIFT

The SHIFT lifestyle is based on the belief we can make choices to shape our lives each day. As our day unfolds our choices can positively influence our lives.  The SHIFT acronym is “Shaping How I Feel Today.” We choose how we feel about each day’s events. We also...
The Importance of Exercise in Daily Life

The Importance of Exercise in Daily Life

Everyone knows exercising is important and they should do it. Study after study has confirmed the value of regular exercise.  There’s no debate. People should exercise regularly and eat healthy. So why do nearly 75% of Americans not exercise regularly? It’s easy to...

Living the SHIFT Lifestyle

Fitness is a journey and a path of continual learning. You learn how to work out and how to eat better. You learn how your body adapts to different types of activity. Underlying all of this is your lifestyle and how you choose to live your life. The SHIFT lifestyle is...

Stimulate Your Senses

Passion is responsible for shaping our lives, firing the aspiration and reveals us to opportunities and changes surrounding us. Constantly finding your passion is a meaningful way to live with your passion. Looking back to your childhood experiences, you can remember...
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