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How do I Choose the Right Trainer?

Derek Maxfield Aug 16, 2017 Fit Fun

Check out some tips and suggestions on how to choose the right trainer for you.

Food to AVOID after a Workout

www.fitnesstogether.com Jul 30, 2017 Nutrition

Go ahead - pat yourself on the back.  You KILLED it at your workout today.  With the help of your trainer, you did more reps and harder cardio than you ever thought would be possible, and you feel great.  Well, you actually feel exhausted and famished.  In fact, all you can think about as you walk your wobbly legs out to your car is whether or not your arms are too tired to heft a cheeseburger to your mouth.  You can't wait to eat, and you deserve a treat after your efforts, right?

 

The truth is, whether or not you deserve a cheat-snack doesn't matter as much when you consider the impact that your food choices can have on your post-workout body.  Working out doesn't give you super power-ability to magically be able to eat whatever you want without consequence.  In fact, there are a few definite no-no's for this important time of recovery.  So read on, hungry one, we've got what you need to know, and what NOT to eat.

8 Tips for Exercising in Summer Heat

www.active.com Jun 2, 2017 Cardio

Summer is the perfect time to go outside and have fun. It's one of my favorite times of year because there are so many outdoor activities to choose from. Everything is more fun outside, whether you're swimming, running or cycling. But the summer heat can be a problem if you're not careful, particularly in areas with extreme heat and humidity. After experiencing...

Why Walking Makes Us Feel Good

www.msn.com May 4, 2017 Cardio

Need a reason to get up from your desk? Scientists say each step we take sends a boost of blood to our brains, making us feel sharper and better overall. The research will be presented today at the Experimental Biology 2017 meeting in Chicago.

Lemon Herb Zucchini Noodle Salad

www.thehealthymaven.com Apr 24, 2017 Nutrition

Ingredients 3 large zucchinis (or summer squash), spiralized or julienned 1 large celery stalk, thinly sliced 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp finely chopped fresh mint 1/2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest 1/4 tsp ground cumin Pinch crushed red pepper flakes Sea salt and freshly ground...

How to Stay Healthy During Spring Break

Fitness Together Apr 10, 2017 Nutrition

If you’ve got kids, or know kids, or are in school yourself, chances are you’ve got Spring Break looming ahead.  A week off from regularly structured activities right when Spring Fever is hitting can be a wonderful thing.  Several days to play, sightsee, enjoy the sun (or snow, as the case may be), and just goof around is much-needed.  However, if you’re...

Top Ways To Boost Your Energy Levels-Without Coffee

Rodales Organic Life Feb 22, 2017 Fit Fun

If your overpacked schedule has you feeling like a zombie (minus the whole lust for brains thing—we hope), you'll want to pry open your heavy eyelids long enough to read this. While a cup of Joe may have hit the spot this morning, chances are it'll be time to call in for reinforcements by the time the afternoon rolls around.

10 Ways Exercise Helps to Protect Your Heart

ACE Fitness Feb 14, 2017 Strength

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. While there are some risk factors for heart disease that we can’t control, such as age, gender and family history, there are a number of things we can do to reduce our risk for heart disease. Regular physical activity is one of the best things you can do to keep your heart healthy. Read on for 10 ways exercise helps to protect your heart.

4 Fitness Tips for Staying Active Throughout the Day at Work

fitday.com Feb 6, 2017 Cardio

In may workplace settings, finding ways to stay active throughout the day can be challenging without utilizing specific fitness tips. Even if you spend most of your time behind a desk, there are ways you can break away and incorporate some mild physical activity into your daily office routine. The fitness tips listed below are all things that can realistically be squeezed into your workday; no need to worry about changing into different clothes or looking goofy doing office exercises.

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During a Super Bowl Party

popsugar.com Jan 25, 2017 Nutrition

Super Bowl parties, whether you're a football fan or not are a great way to socialize with friends over food and drinks, but that doesn't mean you have to disregard any of your healthy eating goals this weekend. If you're going to a Super Bowl party Sunday, read on for five ways to keep it healthy during all the fun.

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