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 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...
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...
The Hard, Cold Truth About Fitness

The Hard, Cold Truth About Fitness

We all want to be fit and have the body we’ve always dreamed about. We work out and try to eat right. We learn about our lifestyle and try to make good choices. There’s a hard, cold truth about fitness. It’s difficult to get fit and stay fit. In today’s world, it’s...