Category Archives for Fitness

What is an Ideal Body Fat Percentage I Should Be Shooting For?

So let’s say I start putting all of these principles into practice. I am pumpin’ weights, busting out miles of cardio, and gnawing on protein, fat, and veggies. You are looking to lose fat and lower

Continue reading

20 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

While sipping on my mug filled with green tea this morning I thought I’d do a post on 20 ways to boost your metabolism. The importance? I think most of us struggle with a crappy metabolism. I know I

Continue reading

8 Strategies to Beat Stress

Stress is inevitable. All events in life, happy or unhappy, create it. How you react to that stress is what determines your physical and emotional state. Stress can negatively affect our health. Hypertension,

Continue reading

Why Your Diet Alone is Not Enough

Imagine standing on one side of a very large room full of furniture, and you must walk through it to get to the opposite side.  There’s no straight path, and you have to do it blindfolded. You’ll

Continue reading

Post Rehabilitation and Exercise

Anyone who has suffered an injury can attest to the feelings of weakness, low motivation, and pain. Many still believe to rest and not move is to heal and by doing any exercise they will re-injure or cause

Continue reading

10 things to do when all the gym machines are full

Monday night. The gym is so packed you can’t even get on the bad machines. What do you do? 10 things to do when all the gym machines are packed Last night at the gym there were so many people there I

Continue reading

Best Hula Hoops For Beginners

When most people think of exercising, thoughts of treadmills, gym machines and bicycles might pop into the head as a first thought. These ideas can also bring about a feeling of dread. After all, traditional

Continue reading

A Guide to the Most Popular Sports Supplements

Even if you don’t have aspirations of becoming the next Mr. or Ms. Olympia, or aren’t vying for a spot on the Olympic team for the opportunity to show Usain Bolt how it’s done, there are many reasons

Continue reading

Strength Training for Running

The majority of the runners I’ve trained have one thing in common. They neglect lower body strength training because they don’t want to fatigue their legs. I can understand that thought process… “I’m

Continue reading

Nutrients That Improve Your Mood

It’s no secret that eating better improves your mood. It only makes sense that if you are eating better you will also feel better. However life tends to get in the way, and when you are feeling stressed,

Continue reading
1 2