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What Is The "Exercise Is Medicine" Movement?

What Is The “Exercise Is Medicine” Movement?

Exercise Is Medicine (EIM) is a global movement that the president of the American College of Sports Medicine—ACSM—initiated. It’s an effort to improve the knowledge of doctors to the benefits of exercise and urges physicians to assess each patient level of physical activity and even use exercise as one of the prescriptions. When doctors find […]


It's All About Your Mindset

It’s All About Your Mindset

No matter what you decide to do in life, your success or failure is based on your mindset. If you believe you’ll achieve something, you will. If you believe you won’t achieve something, the chances are that you’ll be right, too. While some people object, saying that they really believed that they’d achieve their goals, […]


Returning To Fitness After Surgery

Returning To Fitness After Surgery

If you’ve always been fit, you’ll be a more likely candidate for a swift recovery after a surgery or serious condition. But there are pitfalls you have to avoid and a process to follow when returning to fitness after surgery. To muddy the waters even more, one study used a questionnaire to discover surgeon’s and […]


Is Cross Training Right For You?

Is Cross Training Right For You?

Cross training offers a plethora of benefits, but even with that said, not everyone does it. Before you know whether cross training is something you should include in your workout program, you need to identify exactly what cross training is. If you’re a runner, you might cross train by taking up boxing or martial arts. […]


Healthy Date Night

Healthy Date Night

If your date nights are becoming the same old thing, dinner, drinks and a movie, you might be ready for a change. You can create a healthy date night to make a change and get fitter in the process. The date night might involve an earlier trip to the store to get the makings for […]


Have You Tried Boxing As A Workout

Have You Tried Boxing As A Workout

If you’re ready for something different to help get or keep in shape and lose weight, it’s time to try boxing as a workout. Boxing provides a total body workout that will leave you tired, but feeling great. Training for a match requires you to punch a heavy bag, with professional ones weighing 100 pounds […]


This Is Your Year!

This Is Your Year!

If you want to tackle your fitness goals for a healthier, fitter life, could be your year! Only you have the ability to make it so. No matter what your fitness goal, achieving it will not be easy, or you would have already done so. Whether you want to lose weight, build your endurance, improve […]


Is Cardio Making You Fat

Is Cardio Making You Fat

No matter how far you run or how much your pedal the stationary bike, you may be on the path to nowhere and might actually be sabotaging your efforts to lose weight. While cardio—endurance training—plays an important role in everyone’s fitness program, it may not be the best way to lose weight. In fact, it […]