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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 […]




Are Fitness Trends A Good Thing Or Not

Are Fitness Trends A Good Thing Or Not

When you’re a personal trainer, you keep abreast of the latest fitness trends. Some of the trends are based on solid science and bring a lot to the world of fitness. Others, aren’t as good and may even cause injury. Marathon weight lifting, for example, is really a fitness trend. The lifter tries to hoist […]