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The Pros of the Power Plate

August 10, 2022
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Fitness technology has taken off as engineers innovate the perfect equipment that targets all your body’s needs. Either by stepping on the Power Plate or completing an entire workout on it, your body can see many benefits. The plate’s effects can range from burning more calories to increasing circulation to muscle recovery and pain relief…

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Benefits of Exercise When You Have an Autoimmune Disease

June 1, 2022
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Autoimmune disorders arise when the body’s immune system erroneously attacks healthy cells in your body as if they were a harmful virus or bacteria. Autoimmune diseases can take their toll on the human body, physically, mentally, and emotionally in the form of chronic pain, fatigue, weakness, depression, and a myriad of other symptoms. For many…

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Roller Skating + Fitness: Do They Go Together?

April 4, 2022
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I started roller skating on a whim about a year ago and did not realize the fitness benefits I would gain from my new hobby. I had, of course, done this during my teen years when my parents would throw money at us, then drop us off at the rink to terrorize the staff for…

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Delicious Cinnamon Apple Morning Oats

March 1, 2022
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You have heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. There is a tremendous amount of research out there to support this claim, but what you choose to eat for breakfast is even more crucial. When you begin your day with hearty, healthy foods, you kickstart your metabolism and replenish…

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Ways to Prioritize Your Heart Health During Heart Month

February 4, 2022
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This month brings one of the most important aspects of our health to the forefront: our heart and cardiovascular system.  While we’re all aware that heart health is important, many don’t prioritize the habits necessary to maintain it, and this month can be a great time to start some new heart-healthy habits! The winter may…

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Which Chocolate is Best for Your Heart?

February 3, 2022
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Tis the season for chocolate candies galore! If we told you that chocolate is healthy for you, would you believe us? Keeping in mind that not all chocolates are created equal, we did the research on the potential cardiovascular benefits of this delicious treat and which type is best for your heart health. According to…

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Mini Workouts Are Beneficial

December 28, 2021
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Often people find it difficult to schedule a 45-minute to 60-minute workout into their daily lives, so they simply choose not to engage in exercise at all. If you’re feeling crunched for time but still want to squeeze in a daily exercise session, then mini workouts may be a more suitable option for you! According…

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Benefits of Brisk Walking

December 28, 2021
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Are you thinking about starting to exercise in the New Year, but don’t know where to begin? Consider starting with a brisk walk. This activity can be accomplished both indoors or outdoors, and the only equipment needed are decent walking shoes. Daily brisk walking is simple, effective, and provides many great benefits. How do you…

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Ways to stay fit during the holidays

December 2, 2021
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The holiday season is here! You might be wondering how you are going to maintain your fitness goals during this time filled with family events, traveling, and all the irresistible treats. Sources say, you will start losing fitness motivation in about 2 weeks if you stop exercise altogether. It takes nearly three times as long…

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Intermittent Fasting During the Holiday Season

November 30, 2021
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The holidays can be an especially difficult time to adhere to any diet.  Family feasts and celebratory sweets often result in some unwanted extra pounds and a regretful New Year’s resolution- but there’s another approach that may be worth trying this holiday season: intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting refers to a dietary approach that revolves around…

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How Exercise Can Boost Your Immune System

November 4, 2021
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With the colder weather moving in you, might be wondering what you can do to avoid the inevitable seasonal sickness. The answer is exercise! Exercise has many proven health benefits, some of which include: improving your mood, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases, and even boosting the immune system. Regular exercise improves the immune response…

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

November 4, 2021
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The advantages and possible disadvantages of stretching have long been debated among fitness enthusiasts and exercise scientists. Should you stretch at all? What type of stretches should you do? Should you stretch before or after a workout? Not to worry, we’ve done all the research for you. The general consensus is yes, you should in…

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