Staying conditioned is an important part of your exercise regimen. Not only does it keep your body healthy and up-to-speed, but able to complete difficult physical tasks. Continue reading
With the change of seasons come new things including cooler weather, changing of the leaves, and new residential cardio products from TRUE. Available this fall, TRUE Fitness is introducing a refreshed design on our most popular treadmills, bikes, and ellipticals for the home. These high-performance cardio machines combine health club-level technology, quality, and design to help home exercisers reach their fitness goals. Continue reading
Starting a fitness challenge can be a great way to hold yourself accountable for your fitness actions. By including others like friends, coworkers, neighbors or family, the process is typically much more fun to go through and builds camaraderie.
Whether borrowing an idea from an already-existing challenge (like starting your own “Biggest Loser” contest) or setting one up with your own rules and regulations, consider these tips to ensure it goes as smooth as possible: Continue reading
There are endless pieces of equipment that can be added to a home gym, and depending on your size and space requirements, you may be able to fit all the fitness equipment you want. However, for those of us who don’t have a ton of free space, there are still plenty of ways to create a simple and effective home gym. Continue reading
Exercising with pets can be a great way to kill two birds with one stone: you get in your exercise and your pet is also getting exercise and socialization. Dogs will especially hold you accountable because they thrive off of routine and always love and remember recurring time spent with you. Do you ever notice that like clockwork your dog is grabbing their leash or waiting by the door anticipating for their usual exercise?
Though sometimes we might be lazy or maybe have talked ourselves out of going for a run that morning and hitting snooze a couple of times, your pet’s energy is contagious and they are ready to get out of bed or off of the couch and get their run in. Continue reading
If you’re trying to get healthy or find a way to get in more exercise, you have to remember that there is a difference between exercise and daily activity. But don’t let that difference get in your way. There are many daily activities that can help improve overall health while completing chores and spending time with loved ones. Continue reading
It seems like the most simplistic and overused piece of advice when exercising: “Stay hydrated.” Though some of us get tired of hearing this advice over and over, it’s an important piece of advice and not at all hard to keep up with. We can all benefit by keeping a bottle or two next to us while exercising. Continue reading
It’s easy to get caught up in all of the hype whenever we start our fitness journeys. We research what other people have done to get results and see that this person saw results doing one diet and workout, while someone else recommends trying another method, like supplements. It can become overwhelming and you start to feel like you need to keep up with everyone else or you’re going to be left behind.
On the other hand, you may feel like you’re as fit as everyone else or doing the same things, so you should already be at their level. At this point, you start comparing your own routine to what someone else is doing or how your body looks compared to theirs. This can be a dangerous place if overdone or an exciting and motivating one if you think about it in the right way. Continue reading
We have all done it; fallen off the proverbial “deep end” – whether it is in regards to nutrition or our workouts, many of us have had a bad streak. Vacations, weekends, or parties all attribute to diet and training program failures. When this happens, the key is to not let it completely derail your goals. Below we will discuss 5 tips to get you back on track toward achieving your goals. Continue reading