Archives for April 2013


Indoor Workout Games

by Mackenzie M. April 11th, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
When it comes to working out indoors without a lot of expensive equipment, there are very few exercises that one can actually perform. However, to spice up an indoor workout, there are a few games you can play that will make working out a little more interesting and mentally

Your Slim and Trim Plan

by Melissa Koerner April 10th, 2013| Nutrition
If you are thinking about improving your eating habits, starting a diet, or just becoming a healthier person (without spending hours working on meals), this is the article for you.

Here’s a one day sample meal plan of some healthy, yummy, and easy recipes.  All of these recipes use whole

Eggplant: The Purple Superfood

by Kimberly Hays April 9th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Eggplant is a vegetable that many of us shy away from when it comes time to fix dinner, but we should really learn what we can do with this fabulous purple gem. They are full of antioxidants and nutrients that help to detox our bodies of free radicals. They

Extreme Muscle Training

by Mackenzie M. April 8th, 2013| Strength Training, Upper Body
Japan’s forms of strength training are known and practiced around the world. From the martial art of karate, to the sword fighting techniques of kendo, Japanese forms of strength training require a huge amount of concentration and dedication. One lesser known strength training techniques has become increasingly popular around

Continuing Your Diet Plan

by James Maynard April 5th, 2013| Video
Last week, we looked at a few of the ways that you can jump start your weight loss plan. One of these was to set realistic goals for your diet, giving you benchmarks that you can meet in your quest for a healthier and more toned body. In this

Rollerblading for Strength

by Mackenzie M. April 4th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
While many perceive that rollerblading is simply a fun activity to do during kid’s birthday parties or social events, it is actually a great exercise for those looking to build core strength in their lower body. Not only is it an easy exercise to complete, it is extremely effective

Release Tension: Yoga at Your Desk

by Denise Druce April 3rd, 2013| Fitness Expert
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), self-reported stress levels among adult Americans are at an all time high. It doesn’t stop there. In the APA’s Stress in America survey, “children say they can tell that their parents are stressed when they argue and complain, which many children say

Gu Energy Gel

by Bea April 2nd, 2013| Diet Strategy, Workout Fuel
If you have ever been to a race or a competition, you have probably seen athletics slurping a small packet of Gu Energy gel right before the race or during the race itself; however, are these gel packs necessary? For certain types of athletes, the composition of the Gu
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Advantages of Compression Shorts

by Kimberly Hays April 1st, 2013| Exercise Wear
Compression shorts are snug fitting shorts that are used mainly by athletes, but they are becoming popular with those who work out regularly, and even with mothers who have recently given birth to help get their abdominal muscles. Usually made of spandex, they are not worn to be fashionable,

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