Tagged as Fitness

How many times do you sit in the office looking at your computer, wishing you were at the gym or outside doing something active? You just want to exercise a little bit more, but you work a lot and you don’t feel like sacrificing the time you spend with your family for exercise. Anyone who has tried to keep up with the routine of going to work, staying healthy and exercising regularly has probably told...
May 20, 2018
Many women, especially those over the age of fifty, believe that fitness just isn’t for them. I’ve heard so many of my aging loved ones say that they are simply “too old” to get into shape. That’s just not the case! - Don’t believe me? Meet -Ernestine Shepherd-, a 79-year-old who started working out at the age of 56 and is now one of the world’s most inspirational female bodybuilders. She is living...
April 10, 2018
As we all know, exercise has many benefits for health, including helping participants to live longer. In addition to longevity, exercise can reduce the risk of age-related disease, improve brain function, and even help to slow down the visible signs of aging. According to a recent research study published by the -Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - mice that exercised did not show typical...
March 9, 2018
Gyms have gained an outrageous number of members over the past several decades and the numbers seem to be increasing at a steady pace.  Many women who want to lose weight and get fit initially choose to go to a gym because of the access to equipment, fitness professionals, and for the social interaction from others with similar goals who they run into while at the gym.  For many women, this makes sense...
February 7, 2018
As a mother of 5 children I’ve gained and lost around 200 pounds in the last decade. As a Prairie Wife living in the middle of nowhere Wyoming, I had to rely on more than a little grit and grace to find ways to lose all that weight! The closest gym is 30 minutes away and sadly, our single income budget doesn’t allow for a private chef or nanny. Over the years I’ve learned what truly works and I’m here...
January 9, 2018
Anyone who exercises, and who sleeps, has heard the canard that it's a bad idea to exercise before trying to go to sleep. That canard can seem to have a lot of common sense to it. On its face, the state of working out seems like the precise opposite of the state of being asleep. The actual research is mixed on the subject. There's no doubt that working out has effects that don't seem conducive to a...
January 4, 2018
What if I told you that I had a pill that could relieve stress and depression, help you lose weight, regenerate brain cells, prevent both heart disease and type 2 diabetes, boost confidence, give you more energy, reverse most of the symptoms of aging, and it had no side effects. Would you take it? - Most people would take it for sure until they hear the directions: “Take one pill with an 8 ounce glass...
December 18, 2017
Everywhere you go you can find at least one person sporting some kind of wearable tech. Health and fitness is sweeping the nation to address - the rise of obesity cases - , leading people left and right to count their steps and calories. However, purchasing popular brands of wearable tech can be quite the investment. Studies have even shown that - wearable devices are not as accurate - as they are...
November 29, 2017
Functional Fitness is one of the latest workout buzzwords, but what is it and how can it help you meet your health goals? - Designed to target the muscle groups that you need for your daily tasks, the functional fitness trend grew, in part, from a troubling phenomenon. People who had impressively “gym fit” bodies were still reporting discomfort and even injury after performing routine daily tasks....
August 22, 2017
People sometimes underestimate the power of thought, and how it can affect us and those we’re close to. Mental health can have an influence on your body, just as any physical condition can. Recent research has shown that people who have positive ideas about their exercise methods are actually healthier than those who are more negative. Basically, this means even if you have a regular exercise routine,...
August 7, 2017