Blog

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 […]



Write Your Winter Bucket List

Write Your Winter Bucket List

If you’re like most people, you have loads of things you’d love to do if you only have time. When those rare moments come, you simply can’t remember what they were or are totally unprepared to do. That’s why you should have them written down on your winter bucket list. If you need extra supplies […]


Whats Your Favorite Snow Activity?

Whats Your Favorite Snow Activity?

You might say you hate winter, but there’s always something you can find you love about the snow. It may be watching the flakes fall outside while you’re snuggled up with your favorite person next to a roaring fire. Your favorite snow activity can be more active, like a winter sport. Whatever it is, it […]


Processed Foods To Avoid

Processed Foods To Avoid

Processed foods are often the go-to product for mealtime when the day’s been hectic, rushed and longer than planned. Some are relatively good for you, but there are processed foods to avoid, as well. The good ones are lightly processed and very much like their original form. Canned tuna or a prepared vegetable tray are […]


Can Energy Drinks Be Healthy

Can Energy Drinks Be Healthy

You’ve watched the commercial where the buff athlete shakes the sweat from his head and grabs a can of Big Boost (I made up the name, but you get the idea), takes a drink and looks refreshed and ready to conquer the world. Can energy drinks be healthy and do they actually work? Most energy […]


Beer Vs. Wine Health Benefits

Beer Vs. Wine Health Benefits

If you’re out on the town with another healthy eater and decide to have one glass of your favorite beverage, only to be told by your companion that drinking an alternative might be healthier, you’re probably ordering either beer or wine. There seems to be two groups of people when it comes to an occasional […]


Ways To Make Running Easier

Ways To Make Running Easier

People new to the world of exercise often choose running as part of their overall program, but find it’s almost too taxing at first. Here are ways to make running easier that will pay big dividends in results. Start with the basics. Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Make sure you’re adequately hydrated when […]


Essential Stretches

Essential Stretches

Here are some movements I like to call “essential stretches,” because you can do them every day to get the day started right. You can also use them before a workout or when you take a break from hard work and want a limbering/pain relieving movement before you go back to it. You can do […]