Goal setting

Why You Should Break Up With Your Gym This January

Breakup goodbye

Everyone wants to get fit for the New Year. But why do so many people end up making this same resolution year after year? Because they keep doing the same thing and expecting a different result. This year, why not use January 1st as an opportunity to “break up” with your gym! Continue reading “Why You Should Break Up With Your Gym This January”

Strength Training, Weight Loss

Five Reasons Women Should Strength Train

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Certainly you don’t want to look like a body builder, male or female. Many women fear that lifting weights, or strength/resistance training as it’s more aptly called, is going to make them bulk up just like the Terminator. But I’m here to tell you that this simply isn’t the case. Read on for five great reasons why every woman, no matter her age, should strength train. Continue reading “Five Reasons Women Should Strength Train”

Health and Fitness

The 5 Basic Principles of Fitness

Pink KBs and sneakers

The best way to achieve optimum results in exercise and fitness is to follow a plan. But not just any plan, such as “I’m going to run 5 miles every day” or “I’ll lift the heaviest weight I can every time I work out.” Your body is an amazing machine that responds to specific stimuli in distinct ways, and your brain is constantly working to protect the body from threats – like way too much stress on the muscles and tendons from continuous all-out hard exercise. Continue reading “The 5 Basic Principles of Fitness”