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Why a Workout Buddy Makes a Difference and How a Trainer Can Help

Why a Workout Buddy Makes a Difference and How a Trainer Can Help

Did you know that an average adult should get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity every week? The CDC confirms that exercise is among the most realistic ways of achieving overall health. How often do you sweat it out in the gym or on...

How Much Does a Personal Trainer Cost?

How Much Does a Personal Trainer Cost?

Here's a sobering statistic: More than 95% of adults in the U.S. don't engage in at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day.  Are you part of that 95%?  Between work, family obligations, and having a social life, it's easy to let physical activity...

How to Make a Killer Gym Schedule for the Entire Week

How to Make a Killer Gym Schedule for the Entire Week

Exercise is not just about weight loss or punishment for eating something ''bad''. It's about improving your health, holistically. But in order to do this, a regular exercise regime can really help.  If you can't quite figure out the best gym schedule...

The Tabata Workout: A Guide to the High Intensity Exercise

The Tabata Workout: A Guide to the High Intensity Exercise

Do you want to incorporate more exercise into your routine, but feel like you don't have the time to get in a good workout? If you're crunched on time but want to keep your workouts high intensity, then we suggest trying a Tabata style workout. Tabata is a great way...

A Beginner’s Guide to Counting Macros

A Beginner’s Guide to Counting Macros

Are you looking for a sustainable way to achieve your ideal weight? Fad diets and hours in the gym will only get you so far. If you want to enjoy flexible eating and still look and feel your best, it’s time to learn how to count macros!  While the term “macros”...

7 Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

7 Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

Over half of Americans are feeling stressed. While some stress can be good and help us meet goals, it also leaves us weary mentally and physically.  There are many ways to combat stress, but yoga is a preferred method. The mental health benefits of yoga cannot be...

How Much Protein Do You Really Need? Experts Weigh In

How Much Protein Do You Really Need? Experts Weigh In

Whether you’re dieting to lose weight or trying to build muscle, nutrition is a key factor in either. Protein in particular is one of our primary macronutrients. Your body needs it to perform an array of functions that keep it healthy. Whatever your...

These Are the Different Types of Personal Trainers

These Are the Different Types of Personal Trainers

Finding the motivation to exercise is challenging, and even more so if you're trying to make a habit out of it. That's why hiring a personal trainer might be the solution you need. They are experts when it comes to giving you that push you need. However, not all...

Top 8 Tips for Going Vegan

Top 8 Tips for Going Vegan

Did you know that 4% of Americans are vegetarians and 2% are vegans? Whether you're a vegetarian looking to make the next step, or you're a regular meat lover who wants to start eating better, you might be interested in joining the American minority. For some people,...

8 Benefits of Cycling That Truly Improve Your Health

8 Benefits of Cycling That Truly Improve Your Health

More and more people are giving importance to their health. Exercise and fitness are becoming more popular. Our population is taking more care to improve their overall wellbeing. However, even with all of the exercise, there is still a long way to go to improve our...

The Health Magic of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The Health Magic of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

For years, we've been told that omega 3 fatty acids are good for our health. And it's true! But do you know if you're getting enough of this healthy fat?  Today, we're going to break down omega 3s for you. We'll tell you all about what it is, how you can get...

How to Make a Killer Gym Schedule for the Entire Week

How to Make a Killer Gym Schedule for the Entire Week

The benefits of regular exercise are undisputed. Not only can it improve your quality of sleep and energy levels, but regular exercise can boost your mood, sex drive, brain function, and the overall longevity of your life.  Exercise is not just about weight loss...

What is HIIT and LISS training?

What is HIIT and LISS training?

Getting your head around all of the terminology when you begin training can become quite overwhelming! You may have heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) but may be less familiar with low-intensity steady-state (LISS). This guide will provide you with more...

Including Fats in Your Diet

Including Fats in Your Diet

The minute people hear the word fat, they tend to run for the hills; however, with this being said, there are healthy fats that your body needs to help it function properly. When eating a balanced diet, especially if you have specific body goals, you will need to eat...

How Group Workouts Have Revolutionized the Fitness Industry

How Group Workouts Have Revolutionized the Fitness Industry

Group workouts have revolutionized the fitness industry in a number of ways. Not only is exercise great for physical health, but it also has significant positive impacts on mental health. Exercise has been proven to reduce stress and decrease symptoms for those who...

How to Navigate Working Out While On Vacation

How to Navigate Working Out While On Vacation

Vacation is the perfect time to kick back, relax and get some much-needed rest! Where does exercise fall into that? Many people would not dream of exercising while on vacation, but then there also many others who have worked so hard to get to where they are at, that...

How to Stay Injury Free When Training

How to Stay Injury Free When Training

If you have been religiously sticking to a workout plan or training hard, there is nothing worse than an injury that can result in taking a week (or more!) off. There are quite a few things that you can do while training to ensure that you can still train hard and...

The Importance of Mixing Up Your Workouts

The Importance of Mixing Up Your Workouts

It can be so easy to fall into the same routine, not just in your workouts but every aspect of life. When you fall into the same routines with your workout you may find that you hit a weight-loss plateau that is common amongst many people. But what is the reason for...

Healthy Cajun Chicken Burgers

Healthy Cajun Chicken Burgers

With the weather warming up, it’s time to break out that BBQ! What’s better than a sunny weekend and a fiery BBQ? How about a healthy barbecue option that is packed full of flavor – slightly spicy and zesty paired with the smokiness from barbecuing? Is your mouth...

5 Great Reasons to Try a Spin Class

There's a reason you see so many spin-class exercise gyms around - because it's effective! There's no better exercise when it comes to low-impact cardio and leg strength building.  Sure, running is excellent for the heart, but it's terrible for your joints and...

Fitness Classes: The 7 Big Benefits of Group Exercise Classes

Working out can completely transform your life! It is proven that working out regularly will not only help you lose weight and live longer, but it will also make you a happier person in your day to day life. However, even though it is widely known that working out is...

Top 7 Big Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

There are currently over 356,900 fitness trainers across the country. Between 2018 and 2028, we're expecting a 13 percent increase in the number of trainers, too.  People care about their health and fitness. A personal trainer is there to help motivate you...