Need to Get Back In Shape? Start here

Okay, you’re at the gym. Finally, you’ve been procrastinating but you made it. And today is the day you’ll start getting back in shape. Because your doctor told you to either lose weight improve your health reduce cholesterol strengthen your … Read More

How Bad Do You Want It?

It hasn’t been the greatest year to be a human. 2020, when we put this year in the rearview mirror, it will go down as a year when we were divided more than ever and pulled together by circumstances more … Read More

The Missing Link With Your Fitness

I’ve often been called the missing link and it’s got nothing to do with my (cue hairy jokes here) appearance. It’s a behavior issue. Often I get a little silly and move around on my hands and feet and eat … Read More

How Exercise Makes Your Immune System Strong

A little exercise goes a long way to making your immune system strong During COVID-19 and now coming into flu season there’s been a lot of talk about ‘boosting or strengthening one’s immune system by doing…….’ Like your immune system … Read More

6 Reasons For Spending More Time Outdoors

Guest Post by Anita Franco Odds are good you’ve heard being outdoors offers a range of benefits. However, there’s also a good chance no one ever tried to prove it by citing scientific studies. So many of us just accept … Read More

Do You Even Nap?

At a previous gym job, I was getting up at 4.15 am five days a week to open and was sleeping less than 7 hrs. per night. And before you say I should’ve gone to bed earlier; my bedtime was … Read More

5 Tips For Exercising After 50

Before I turned 50, my son called me ‘pre-old.’  I wasn’t old (in his mind) until my 50th birthday. And now I am 50 years old and counting, I’m officially old (according to him) and getting my AARP emails.  But … Read More

The Gut-Brain Connection And How It Works

Guest Post By Emylee John Have you ever been so happy that you feel butterflies in your stomach? Maybe, it was that first feeling of love or getting your dream job or winning an award. Or, have you been in … Read More

Why Do You (Or Don’t You) Exercise?

Ponder this exercise question for a moment. Around 25 years ago, I was hanging out with a longtime friend, shooting the breeze and talking smack to each other when out of the clear blue sky he had an unusual request. … Read More

The Forgotten Factor For Fitness Success

Failing (at fitness) sucks. There’s no two ways about it. When you try and you seem to get nowhere or even go backwards, it’s extremely discouraging.  And then all the negative thoughts swirling around in your head are never-ending. Like the never-ending story. … Read More