If you were to take a gander at how many American adults get the recommended amount of exercise each week, what would you guess? One thing is for sure, physical activity trends in the U.S. could use a tuneup. Continue reading
Think back on the last 24 hours of your life. How much of it were you sitting? Seven hours? Eight? 10? More?
If you’ve followed any news or health outlet in the last few years, you’ve probably heard how bad it is to sit all day. When it comes to the negative health effects of sitting, professionals are calling it the new smoking. Simply put: The negative impacts are bad. Really bad. Continue reading
You’ve probably heard people say that they’ve found exercises you can do anytime, anywhere. Planks, squats and pushups usually top the list. But let’s be honest, can you really do them anytime, any place? Are you going to drop down and do a set of pushups while you’re in line at the grocery store? Probably not. Continue reading
There are so many different pieces of fitness equipment on the market claiming to help you get in the best shape … EVER! Is one better than the others? If so, is there one that is the best? Continue reading
We’ve talked about some of the benefits of yoga before. Feeling better, balancing our body and mind, and becoming more confident about ourselves are just a few of the many, many benefits of practicing yoga. But, let’s address the elephant in the room. Yoga is also about increasing flexibility. In fact, you might join a yoga class just for the flexibility aspect of it. Here are a few key points to remember as you train your body to become more flexible. Continue reading