So you just bought your first fitness ball, otherwise known as a stability ball—but you have no idea what exercises you can do with it! Fitness balls are great for working your abdominal muscles as well as other core muscles. Check out this article here, for a workout that will teach all about balance, stability and strength.
You can lose weight by simply boosting your resting metabolic rate. Working to build more muscle, getting a good night’s rest, and even lowering your thermostat by two degrees can help increase your chances of burning more calories. Learn more about what other tricks can help you lose weight faster by clicking here.
Need to workout but short on time? Incorporate these combo moves to sculpt three trouble zones all at the same time! These moves will simultaneously work your arms, abs and glutes so you can get total body workout. Check out what equipment you might need and start sculpting today!
Derived from the Canellia sinuses plant, tea has been steeped in hot water and enjoyed as a beverage for thousands of years. It has been integral in spiritual tea ceremonies and taken with treats during aristocratic down time, but did you know that tea was originally promoted for its medicinal properties? Stephanie Watson with Harvard Health explains how these health claims are founded. [Read more…]
What is Tabata Training? Well for those of you who love a challenge and are addicted to adrenaline, you may want to keep reading. This training is great for increasing strength, losing weight and can improve your flexibility. How? By working out for only 4 minutes!! But not so fast….. [Read more…]
Good afternoon Locals! Have you decided what you are going to do this weekend? Maybe some trick-or-treating? Maybe a costume party? Don’t know yet? Well maybe you should consider walking or jogging at a 5K this Saturday. [Read more…]
With proper posture and technique, squats are an excellent way to achieve those powerful looking abs! But did you know…. single-leg variation squats will have them working even harder? Yes it’s true! Check out these 15 Unexpected Exercises that Work Your Abs today!
Don’t have any plans this Halloween except for working out? Well you’re not alone. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make it festive and fun. We found this great article listing 15 Spooky Workout Songs you can jam too while you hit the gym. They add up to almost 60 minutes which vary in speed and intensity. Go ahead and listen to the tracks for yourself. Continue celebrating this scary season while working out!
Halloween is tomorrow and with it comes along delicious candies. This is an opportunity to overindulge on some pretty sweet stuff, but you shouldn’t! Keep your diet intact and avoid getting a sugar rush by following these simple rules. Don’t let this Halloween haunt you.
How many times have you been told to stretch before a workout? All the time right? We hear that it’s supposed to lessen soreness and prevent injury. Well according to research, static stretches does neither of those things. In fact, it will probably only make your legs feel sluggish. They actually recommend to warm-up to a light jog or a slow pedal, repeat as a cool down and THEN do 10 minutes of static stretching. Read more about this and other great articles here from our friends at www.self.com.