Category: Fitness



How to do a Piriformis Stretch

Do you have tight glutes? Are your hamstrings a little hamstrung? Does your lower back ache? Any aches, pains and tightness you feel along your entire posterior chain (neck to feet) could be cause by a tight piriformis muscle. This … Continue reading

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Lifting Weights – Go Heavy or Lighten up?

So, you’ve finally decided to get on the weight training bandwagon. Good for you. You know that weight training will boost your metabolism, make it easier to lose weight, maintain lost weight, strengthen your bones, decrease belly fat, and give … Continue reading

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Bosu Circuit Training

Whether you are new to exercise or a seasoned athlete (or somewhere in between), you know that regular exercise is key to good health, longevity, and stress reduction. If you are short on time or want to find a way … Continue reading

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New Heart Rate Calculations

Do you know what your Target Heart Rate is supposed to be? Do you know how to calculate it? If you’re still using the 220 minus your age formula, stop using it! Researchers at Northwestern Medicine say that formula yields … Continue reading

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Your On-the-Go Workout

Summer is here and that means it’s time to travel. But don’t let a vacay derail your great exercise habits. It is possible to combine the workout and sightseeing by hitting the streets of a new city or taking it … Continue reading

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Make Your Exercise Count!

Make Exercise Count! When it comes to your regular workouts, there are ways to increase your overall calorie burn without adding more time! Here are a few ideas to increase your metabolic burn: Increase the intensity of your workout. Interval … Continue reading

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Burn More Calories All Day Long!

Looking to tweak your workout so you can burn more calories and fat? Try out some of these suggestions: 1. Workout first thing in the morning There’s plenty of research showing that people who workout first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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Blast Fat by Mixing it Up

  Blast Fat by Mixing it Up! Should you do cardio first and then weights or weights first and then cardio? Which is better for blasting fat and improving your fitness level? There are plenty of personal trainers out there … Continue reading

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Exercise Excuses – Busted

Have you exercised today? Are you planning on it? If your answer is “No”, why not? What’s your excuse? I’m Too Tired Did you know that being sedentary actually makes you more tired and that getting active, even just doing … Continue reading

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Exercise during Pregnancy

Exercise During Pregnancy? Not so long ago, pregnant women were advised to avoid exercising during their pregnancy for fear of miscarriage. Fortunately, today you’re encouraged to exercise regularly during all three trimesters. We know that women who remain physically active … Continue reading

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