Before you start your exercise program do you warm up? Warming up and cooling down are just as important if not more important than the actual workout. The more prepared your body is prior to working out, the less likely you are to injure yourself. Warming up increases blood flow. Blood flow is important for › Read more
  When it comes to adding lean-dense muscle, there are specific ways to achieve your goals. Muscle does not mean bulk, fat means bulk. Muscle means lean, strength, better function and movement. Regardless if you are a man or woman we all need some lean-dense muscle. Here are some good tips to help you focus › Read more
What does alcohol do to your body? With the summer fast approaching, I’m sure many of us will have a fair share of social drinking. Most of us drink alcohol, yet we never think about what alcohol does to our body, organs and muscle tissue. With the start of the summer and our health and › Read more
Exercise Myths There are quite a few myths when it comes to exercise. Learn the real facts about exercise and put these myths to rest so you can stop making excuses and start making solutions. Myth #1. No pain, no gain. Exercising should never hurt and if you are experiencing pain during your workout, you are either › Read more
Jumping rope has been around since 1600 B.C. but has increased in popularity over the years. This low cost exercise equipment provides a great way to build cardiovascular endurance while activating almost every muscle in your body. Burning 10-15 calories per minute, jumping rope is a perfect exercise to lean out and maintain your muscle. Inside or › Read more
Stress…The Silent Killer The stresses in today’s society play a powerful role in our health. We may not realize how many of our health problems are stress related. While very difficult to avoid, especially with our busy life styles, it’s important to step back, breathe and find ways to calm ourselves from stressful situations in life. › Read more
  Only when you drop your excuses, will you find your results. No time? No shoes? No gym membership? No problem. 1 hour is 4% of your day, I’m asking for 20 minutes. I challenge you to do this workout 3 times a week for 30 days. Find your results. You perform five different exercises for › Read more
    Can we all agree that we would like to move better? Stand taller? Eliminate joint and muscular discomfort? The big question is do you stretch? I’m guessing that most of us probably do not. Most of us have desk jobs where all we do is sit. Sitting is one of the most dysfunctional › Read more
The plank is one of the most underestimated exercises, seems basic but it actually benefits us more than we know. With so many variations, planks should be incorporated into your regular regimen. Sometimes the simplest movements result in the greatest of gains. Benefits of planks Builds strength and endurance Strengthens your back (reduces back pain) › Read more
  Maintaining a healthy body weight not only helps us look and feel better, but also keeps us healthy enough to help fight off various illnesses. One of the best ways to help maintain a healthy bodyweight is through strength training. Strength training will increase lean muscle mass and help you burn more calories and fat, even › Read more


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