With flowers in bloom and signs of winter fading, an outdoor workout can be just what you need to kick start a season of healthy physical activity. As you warm up your muscles and regain your endurance, use these tips to stay comfortable on your runs, walks, or hikes. Waterproof your wardrobe Spring rainstorms and […]
Fitness trends change every year. Fad workouts like the ThighMaster or the Shake Weight come and go, but sometimes an exercise trend like Yoga or Pilates changes the entire landscape of personal fitness.
For healthy individuals, moderate exercise may help you to fight off infections like cold and flu. But when you are getting sick or are currently infected with a cold or flu, should you continue to work out?
Burning calories and getting fit doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, if you play like a kid on the playground, you can burn a surprising number of calories while having fun with your children. Here is a quick look at the fun and fitness-friendly activities you can enjoy around the park.
Dust off your sneakers and bring your workout back into the great outdoors. If you are sick of gym equipment and indoor aerobic classes then these two circuit workouts are perfect for you. All you need is a can-do attitude!
Want to lose weight without breaking a sweat? Hop in the pool! This fun, water workout burns mega calories while helping to tone your body. Check out the moves that will help you slim down in a splash! Tread-Kick Targets: Arms, back, chest, butt, abs and hamstrings In the deep end of the pool tread […]
Keeping your immune system fully functioning is one of the most important ways to prevent disease, and studies have shown that one of the best ways to strengthen your flu-fighting abilities is with exercise. Here are a few examples of simple exercises that can help fire-up your immune system and keep you healthy! Walk it […]
Just like weight-lifting strengthens your muscles, regular exercise makes your heart (which is also a muscle) stronger. The stronger your heart is, the more blood it can pump with each beat – meaning your body gets oxygen faster and more efficiently. Aerobic exercise has been proven to provide the most benefit to your heart, can […]
Socializing, errands, chores and to-do lists; your weekends are jam-packed and getting to the gym often takes a backseat to other priorities. Check out these three moves that will work your core; with no equipment necessary you can do them anywhere! Do the exercises below in the order shown, and complete the circuit three times. […]