Chances are you’ve been pulling out some of your spring and summer clothing—those favorite pieces from last year. But if you are like many people, they don’t feel quite as comfortable as they did at the end of summer. The zipper is a little harder to zip, and the fit is a bit too snug to be … [Read More...]
It’s all around you, but you probably don’t even notice. It is a stealth energy-drainer, and it may be sabotaging your fitness goals.
It’s called clutter and each of us has it in our lives. This can be physical clutter or mental clutter.
The insidious nature of clutter is this: it establishes itself so gradually … [Read More...]
You may be tempted to forgo strength training and just do cardio. Beware: if you give up your resistance (strength) training, you will be giving up more than you bargained for!
Why resistance train?
Resistance training is critical for true fitness. Without it, your muscles will atrophy. If you aren’t … [Read More...]
Today, we’re taking a hard look at winter weight gain. It’s a common problem—people tend to pack on a few pounds during the winter months.
But we want to fight back, and we hope you will join us. Let’s get after this now, while winter is still in full force. We’ll have less to deal with when the warm … [Read More...]
How often do you hear someone say, “I had a great night’s sleep last night!” or “I feel refreshed and energetic!”? Probably not very often. Feeling sluggish seems to be the new normal. In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, it is the new normal: most Americans are sleep-deprived. But not … [Read More...]
From weekend warriors to Ironman finishers, performance is directly tied to diet. If you want to train at the peak of your ability and recover quickly, you must be intentional about what you eat, taking care to feed your body what it needs. Trying to work out with a body that is starving for essential … [Read More...]