April Showers Bring Joint Pain

March 29th, 2016

Everyone knows the saying “April showers bring May flowers”, but have you ever noticed that with the rain comes joint pain as well? Have you ever wondered why joint pain was triggered by bad weather? A study conducted and published in the journal Pain compared the joint pain between four cities with different climates.

The Art of Tabata Training

March 1st, 2016

Founded by Japanese scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata, Tabata training is a high intensity interval training protocol used to maximize benefits with the least amount of time to achieve those results.

Getting Back on Track after Super Bowl Weekend!

February 9th, 2016

This past weekend’s Super Bowl was definitely a lot of fun; from the big game, to the half time show, to the commercials and who could forget all of the food! I for one loved the assortment of tasty snacks available at my Super Bowl party, but now it’s Tuesday and it’s time we get back on track to healthy eating.

Having a Strong Core for Injury Prevention

February 2nd, 2016

Having a strong, solid core is vital during many activities of your daily life. The core is a general term used to describe all the musculature of the lumbar-pelvic hip complex, better known as your “abs”. These muscles are responsible for many actions your body performs, but more importantly these muscles hold your body upright against the forces of gravity.

Increasing Your Intra-Workout Energy

January 26th, 2016

Have you ever been in the middle of a workout and suddenly you’re starving? This usually ends in one of two ways. Either you stop your workout entirely to eat, or continue your workout with nothing but food on your mind

The Weather Outside Is Weather

January 19th, 2016

Be careful out there this week folks. With temperatures dropping into the teens, and a predicted snow fall this weekend between 8-24 inches, there will be ice. As we all know too well, ice can be slippery and very dangerous. Here’s a few tips to help keep you on your feet.

Everyone’s talking about the PowerBall this week…

January 12th, 2016

What are the chances of you winning the lotto? Slim to none. However, the chances of you using a powerball (aka medicine ball) for your workout? Much more likely. The medicine ball can be used as the ultimate total body workout, and its old-school.

Holiday Season is Upon Us

December 22nd, 2015

Christmas is coming and as the song goes “the geese are getting fat”, but let’s make sure that we aren’t joining them this Christmas. This time of year is filled with gifts, parties, and let’s not forget the food.

Some tips to having a Happy Healthy Thanksgiving!!

November 24th, 2015

It’s that time of year again! In just a couple of days over 46 million turkeys will be consumed in America, along with the average 4500 monstrous calories consumed annually on Thanksgiving Day! This number isn’t here to discourage you from enjoying this upcoming holiday, but rather to serve as a healthy reminder before, during

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Importance of Stretching

November 10th, 2015

Each morning most of us initially wake up with a nice stretch. However, we are not doing the proper amount of stretching that should be done daily. The benefits of stretching daily can reach past the scope of the day and benefit us several years from now as we age.