Watch for Heatstroke While Exercising Outdoors

by Marnie Bii June 20th, 2018
With hundreds of deaths per year attributed to heatstroke, the warning bears repeating: Memorize common symptoms of heat stroke and act fast to treat yourself if you are feeling unwell. If left untreated, heat stroke can land you in the hospital or worse. Although some groups, like the elderly
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Dead lifting… Who Knew

by Joe Lawrence June 13th, 2018
About five years ago I discovered the best exercise ever. I had always heard about it, but never tried it. I am not sure if it was fear, intimidation, or whatever; however, I just never attempted it. Now, it is one of my favorite exercises of all time: dead lifts.

Dead lifts work a lot of muscles and can be incorporated into almost any workout, but I do them on back day. In fact, them and pull ups make up
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4 Exercises for an Awesome Back Workout

by Marnie Bii June 6th, 2018
Your back muscles need to grow stronger in line with your arm, leg and abdominal strength increases to prevent imbalances. Weak back muscles can decrease your potential for gains in other areas and possibly increase the risk of injury. Luckily, you can target your back muscles directly and get your heart pumping at a healthy rate with a few easy moves. Here are four exercises to combine to create a safe and successful back workout routine.

Chin Ups

As you slowly
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  • 3 Types of Face Masks That Can Relieve Stress

    by Marnie Bii May 30th, 2018
    After a long, stressful day, you might just want to sink into a hot bath to relax and put the stress behind you. If you do not have time for a luxurious bath, you can mimic the stress-relieving effects of that rest time using a face mask. The cool, refreshing touch of the mask always seems to melt tension away in an instant. Try one of these three today.

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  • Making the Most of the Sun for Improved Health

    by Marnie Bii May 23rd, 2018
    As the sunlight starts to peek out from behind the clouds, many people start to feel a little bit of relief from crushing depressed emotions. If you find the winter blues affect you deeper than what feels normal, you may suffer from seasonal affective disorder, which is depression caused by a lack of natural light. In many areas, the cloud cover and constant rain severely limit exposure to mood
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  • Goals for Staying Inspired

    by Kimberly Hays May 16th, 2018
    You hit them gym, go to yoga class, or run three to four days a week, but why? To stay motivated, you need to not only go through the motions, but think about why you work out. Do you want more energy, to lose weight, or just want to look better? Figuring out your reasons will help you to stay inspired and reach your goals.

    Break down whatever it is
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All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.