Weight Loss

Whether you’ve just started your weight loss journey or you’re stuck in a rut, we’ve got a list of tips, tricks and exercises that will help you lose those pounds.

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Weight Loss

A Circuit Workout Proven to be Convenient and Customizable

Are the winter months keeping you away from the gym more than you’d like?  Maybe you don’t want to fight the New Year’s Resolution crowds.  Or perhaps you’re in a post-holiday funk. Sounds like the perfect time to add your own circuit workout to get you back in the groove! Working out at home can not […]

Mindful Eating for Weight Loss
Nutrition & Diet

Why Mindful Eating Works for Weight Loss (And How to Start Now)

Can changing your relationship with food result in weight loss without dieting? Ongoing research demonstrates that mindfulness practices can result in significant weight loss without choosing to diet or restrict calories. You can bring mindfulness into your daily life during your work day, morning preparations, time with your loved ones … really at any time. […]

Signs it's time to Switch Up Your Workout Routine
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5 Signs It's Time to Switch Up Your Workout Routine

A common question every fitness enthusiast will deal with at some point is, “when do you know it’s time to change-up your workout routine?” This can be a challenge for a lot of people, especially those who do not like change.  For some of you, it took a while to find something you really like […]

Pre-workout Nutrition
Nutrition

Pre-Workout Nutrition

As you establish your training plan, it’s important to support your activity through sound pre-workout nutrition. The most common struggles related to sports nutrition includes not eating enough, eating the wrong foods at the wrong times, or skipping workout nutrition entirely. Let’s take a closer look at how skipping a pre-workout meal can set you back […]

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A Fun Partner Workout with a Medicine Ball

Whitney Wells created this fun medicine ball workout to do with a workout partner! Try to use a weight that works for both of you and, if you have options available, don’t be afraid to switch out weights between exercises. For this particular workout, an 8-10 pound medicine ball worked perfectly for us. Did you […]

7 Outdoor Workouts to Melt Fat
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7 Outdoor Workouts To Melt Fat And Build Muscle

Skip the gym and get outside! Get these 7 fat-melting outdoor workouts you can do on playground equipment or in a park with hills, stairs or sand.

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How to Create Your Own Netflix Bike Workout

Up for a fun and challenging biking workout?  You can create your own Netflix Bike workout by combining your favorite Netflix series with cycling intervals. This makes for unpredictable challenges targeting your mental and physical stamina. During the show, you will follow cues that will prompt you to change your workout, based on what happens […]

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Bosu Ball Workout to Tone the Whole Body

This bosu ball workout is made for any level fitness fanatic, whether you’re advanced or a beginner, you will find something here for you.  Bosu balls are a great piece of workout equipment because not only do they allow you to build strength, but they also create a way for you to work on your […]

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Just Getting Started

7 Reasons to Workout at Home Instead of the Gym

Let’s face it, there are times when we just can’t get to the gym for a workout.  Maybe you have a little one at home, or have a tight schedule. Maybe you simply don’t want to deal with a busy gym and having to fight the crowds that always seem to grow as the colder […]

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Fitness

Using TRX Bands: A Total Body Workout

With the popularity of bodyweight-only training routines, the TRX (and other suspension training systems) has become a great way to up the intensity of bodyweight exercises. Invented by a former Navy SEAL, the TRX suspension training system uses gravity and the user’s own bodyweight to create a fun, but challenging way to train the entire […]

Treadmill Metabolic Workout
Just Getting Started

Using a Treadmill for Effective Metabolic Workouts

One of the nice things about treadmills is they are an excellent tool for all fitness levels. Whether you’re a first-time exerciser looking to build cardio endurance and lose some fat, or an experienced fitness enthusiast looking to take your performance to a new level, the treadmill is a great choice. Keep in mind your treadmill […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Post Pregnancy Core Workout

Properly training your post pregnancy core muscles will get you back to your workouts and training sooner and more safely.   Core exercises will also help you keep up with your little one(s), reduce low back pain, and improve post-partum recovery and health.  What you might not know is that core workouts are not created equal.  […]

Best Muscle Recovery Foods for Post Workout Regeneration Meals
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Muscle Recovery Foods for Post Workout Meals

Here is a great summary of some of the best muscle recovery foods when you’re feeling rundown following a tough workout.  You could recover more quickly after tough workouts, with improved post-workout nutrition.  Taking advantage of the best muscle recovery foods and timing around your workouts can go a long way when it comes to […]

Kettlebell Circuit for a Strong Back
Rehabbing an Injury

Kettlebell Workout to Build a Strong, Pain Free Back

If I had to pick one piece of fitness equipment and workout style to help prevent and/or treat low back pain, the choice would be easy – it would be the kettlebell workout. It’s estimated that over 70% of the US population experiences some type of low back pain, with nearly half of them never […]

Skinny Recipes for the Fourth of July
Healthy Recipes

Guilt-free Recipes For The Fourth Of July

Take advantage of fresh, local produce and make these 5 super-easy, guilt-free recipes for your Fourth of July get-together.

Low Carb Almond Snack Recipe
Nutrition

How to Crush Carb Cravings with a Heart-Healthy Almond Snack Recipe

February is heart month, and I have a special place in my heart for this occasion. (See what I did there?) My dad has suffered from a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation since I was in middle school. It was pretty scary growing up knowing that he had such a serious issue, and he has since had surgeries […]

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Nutrition & Diet

Exercise Bike Workouts for Fitness and Weight Loss

Are you looking for specific workouts you can do at home with an exercise bike to increase your fitness with a piece of home exercise equipment? Great, here are some routines to get your started. If you are wondering if you should own an exercise bike and which type is right for you. Read the […]