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Fitting Fitness into a Busy Life

April 3rd, 2013

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Life

Finding it tough to work fitness into your busy schedule? Try these time-management and exercise strategies to help keep it on the calendar. Schedule your workout first thing in the morning (before l

Taking Good Advice to Heart

February 18th, 2013

Taking Good Advice to Heart

In honor of American Heart Month this February, the American College of Cardiology conducted survey of more than 650 cardiologists—with hopes of understanding how the nation’s cardiologists took t

Better Playlist = Better Workout

February 15th, 2013

Better Playlist = Better Workout

A new study by Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, confirmed that people tend to stick to a ‘natural’ pace that minimizes physical exertion while running or walking, and won’t change th

For Total Body Fitness – Take a Functional Fitness Test!

February 8th, 2013

For Total Body Fitness – Take a Functional Fitness Test!

Functional Fitness is a way of evaluating—and improving—how your body performs doing five essential movements: squat, lunge, push, pull, and rotate. All of these movements require muscle groups to

Minimalist Running Shoes—Fad or Fantastic?

February 1st, 2013

Minimalist Running Shoes—Fad or Fantastic?

With a lower heel and sole than traditional running shoes, minimalist running shoes offer a totally different running experience. So what’s the attraction? With minimalist running shoes, your feet a

Cool Accessories for Cold Weather Workouts

January 29th, 2013

Cool Accessories for Cold Weather Workouts

What should you wear for those cold-weather workouts? Try these tips to keep up the pace when the temperature drops. Layers, Layers, Layers  One of the biggest mistakes you can make while exercising

Are You Allergic to Your New Workout?

January 25th, 2013

Are You Allergic to Your New Workout?

If you’re sticking to your health-related New Year’s resolutions—Good for you!  Maybe you’ve joined a gym or stocked your kitchen with healthy food.  Now here’s the caveat: Make sure your

Climbing the Corporate Ladder? Get Fit!

January 21st, 2013

Climbing the Corporate Ladder? Get Fit!

If you’re on track for the corner office (or want to be) don’t neglect your workout.  Staying fit is now considered an increasingly important requirement for senior management success. In fact, n

Strange But True?  Can a MOUTHGUARD Improve Your Performance?

January 4th, 2013

Strange But True? Can a MOUTHGUARD Improve Your Performance?

This may sound a little unusual, but one study found that wearing a mouthguard while training could actually give athletes a boost of power.  A study published in the Journal of Strength & Condit

Firmer Core -- Fitter You

January 2nd, 2013

Firmer Core -- Fitter You

“Working your Core” is not just a trendy phrase from the latest Pilates or Tai Chi class.  Core stability (or core strengthening) is now a well-known fitness trend that has started to transcend i

Here’s a LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug – Caffeine!

December 27th, 2012

Here’s a LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug – Caffeine!

If you want to improve your performance in the gym, don’t forget the java.  Caffeine can help you lift more weight and also lessens your perception of exertion and pain, according to research in Th

For Proper Heart Zone Training – Know Your Max!

December 21st, 2012

For Proper Heart Zone Training – Know Your Max!

Personal trainers and exercise instructors design fitness programs around an athlete’s “maximum heart rate”, and for many years that was determined with a simple formula, “maximum heart rate e

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