2 Easy Exercises for Your Lower Body

by Joe Lawrence April 1st, 2020
I love re-discovering exercises that I used to do or have done in the past. It is like moving the couch and finding the lost remote. Recently, I had such an experience and it led me to think of some other lower body exercises I have filed away.

As I
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How to Layer for Early Spring Running

by Jessica B. March 25th, 2020
Spring is here and that means more and more people are heading outside to run. Sometimes it can be a bit tricky dressing to run outdoors in the spring because it is not quite warm enough to run in just a t-shirt and running pants, but after a few minutes you are so warm it can be too uncomfortable to run with heavy layers. Here are a few tips for dressing for a run as spring rolls in.

1) Lightweight
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Staying Inspired to Keep Working Out

by Kimberly Hays March 18th, 2020
Working out can become tedious at times, which makes you not want to hit the gym or go for a run. Staying inspired is so important to continue your workout routine, but sometimes you just need to switch things up a bit to still get exercise, but take a short break from your old hum drum routine. Getting your family involved in something new where you will still get an all over workout is just what you need to
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  • Understanding the Lies: Body Image in Pop Culture

    by Marnie Bii March 11th, 2020
    Basing our body image expectations on images seen in pop culture is much akin to chasing rainbows. The images do not represent a healthy or obtainable female form due to the overuse of photo editing tools, makeup and lighting tricks. The video depicting the creation of an "ideal" image for an advertisement details the transformation process from beginning to end. During the process, a healthy, attractive woman is
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  • The Spark Solutions Diet

    by Kimberly Hays March 4th, 2020
    The weight loss website, SparkPeople.com, has developed a diet called the Spark Solutions diet. The diet is formulated to fast track you into a regimen of healthy eating and regular exercise over a two week period. During this two week period you are supposed to lose five pounds. It is designed to keep you on the diet for the two week period, which is usually the period when most
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  • Cardio Like a Child: Part 2

    by Joe Lawrence February 26th, 2020
    Ever since writing the article about doing cardio like a child, I have received a lot of emails from family and friends asking for more. They had so much fun pretending to be kids again that they almost forgot they were working out.

    I have come up with a way to get a couple more childlike exercises into the fitness toolbox.

    One is simulating the climbing and jumping kids do
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All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.