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  • How to Strength Train Outdoors

    When the weather is beautiful and you don’t feel like going inside to the gym, simply take your strength training workout outdoors. You can still work nearly all of your muscle groups to near failure simply using your own body weight. Working out in this fashion may also improve your cardiovascular health as well. We will first cover movements you can use without any equipment. Then discuss some additional movements you could use with some equipment found in many parks. Continue reading

  • Daily Activity vs. Working Out

    We all want to take care of our bodies and know that we are doing it in the right way. As a beginner, that can be hard to do because we want to take it easy and see what works best for our bodies and schedules. It’s not common to hear someone (typically us ladies) say that they want to train with weights right away. We don’t want to step out of our comfort zone just yet; we just want to dip our toes in the water. Continue reading

  • “Nothing Can Stop Me”: A Boston Marathon Survivor’s Story

    In the midst of energy and pride, Celeste Corcoran’s life forever changed. On April 15, 2013

    Celeste and her family were waiting in anticipation for Celeste’s sister to finish her first marathon – the famed Boston Marathon. In attempt to get a closer look at the finish line, Celeste and her family were caught in the middle of the Boston Marathon bombings. Continue reading

  • Nutrition 101: Fat Types & Their Sources

    There are many types of fats coming from varying sources of which media makes claims to their benefits being positive or negative. Contrary to what you hear or may believe, not all fats are bad. We need fat in our diet in order to remain healthy and function properly. Here are the main types of fats and what you should know about them: Continue reading

  • Ouch! Dealing with Post-Workout Soreness

    We will all be sore at one point or another. Whether it's at the beginning of your training or it's still happening and you've been training for a while. Maybe you don't even feel like you get sore anymore, and that upsets you!

    Say what?

    Listen, it’s okay whether you do or you don't get muscle soreness. What matters is how you manage it and knowing when something isn’t right. Continue reading

  • Raising a Fit Family

    In today’s go-go-go world, coupled with the constant sense of instant gratification, raising a healthy and fit family can be challenging. I often get asked, “How do you and your wife have time and energy for yourselves? How did you get your daughter to do this and eat that?” The answer to these questions is actually very simple: Discipline. While discipline is not something that comes easily to everyone, there are many reasons and actions you can take to encourage your child to live a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

  • Food Preparation: It’s Easier Than You Think

    No matter what your physical goal is, preparation is key in order to stay on track and progress from the efforts you have already put in. You won’t go on a 10-day vacation without being prepared by taking the days off work, kenneling your dog, packing clothes and other items, right? So why do we think allowing ourselves to be unprepared for our day will yield success? Continue reading

  • Type 2 Diabetes & Training

    The numbers of Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise every year, with 1.9 million new cases a year and approximately 29 million cases currently diagnosed. With an estimated economic health care cost of 175 billion dollars, we can safely say it is a major problem in our country. So I figured I would write a little blurb about how to help this situation. Continue reading

  • Flu Season: How to Stay on Track

    Flu season is a terrible time of year. Everyone is getting sick and that often causes us to be incredibly fatigued, possibly contagious, and changes our appetite. It is good to know that if you are taking care of yourself by consistently following a fitness program and eating a healthy meal regimen, the likelihood of you getting sick in the first place is significantly less. Continue reading

  • Being Prepared: Snacking Guilt-Free

    There are always going to be times when we are either just hanging out at the house, on our rest days, or busy running errands and traveling. In those times we need to be prepared to make sure that we stay on track with our food. It’s easy to forget because we get so busy, and our stomachs start rumbling. Then we’re in trouble. We want to grab anything and everything in sight just to satisfy our hunger and typically it’s not the greatest choice. Continue reading

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