4 Tips from brain and exercise expert, Dr. John Ratey, author of Spark: Use exercise to “youthen” (aka anti-age); Play more; Challenge yourself daily; and Get IMMEDIATE results of a certain kind when you engage in aerobic workouts. So if you want to get smarter, younger, and stronger in brain and body, read today’s post.
Lose 10 pounds in one month? Is this realistic, healthy, and long term or another late night, infomercial dream? Drastic goals call for drastic measures. Of course, you can always try Option B ….
Treadmill walking can be a great workout, but what if your piece of equipment has no incline option? What can you do on the treadmill to vary your exercise program? Intervals, speed work, a weighted backpack, and a fully choreographed dance video are just a few ideas if you are so inclined!
One of the benefits of attending the IHRSA International Convention and Trade Show is that we get to test out the new equipment before it gets to the club where you work out. And, Oh, the Places We Will Go! We made fools of ourselves just to bring you the latest info. And by the end, our favorite piece of equipment was…
We went to the Health Freedom Expo in Los Angeles last Sunday. Somewhere between winning a 30-Day supply of BoKU Superfood and testing the bouncing exercise chair, we found bliss, joy and …
Did you know there was a wrong and right way to hit the treadmill and stairclimber? One look around the cardio equipment area of a gym and you’ll see all kinds of crazy, painful form. The three most common mistakes we’ve seen year after year are …
How did we stay out of trouble at the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention? You could say by patrolling, strolling, and trolling the Expo Hall. Or you could say we didn’t (stay out of trouble, that is). Yes, we did the newest workouts for you and have pics to prove it. But you still need to do the exercise yourself. And you will WANT to when you check out some of the latest and snappiest health foods, drinks, products, and services coming your way this year. Click on the title and enjoy the IDEA Expo with us!
When training for a half marathon, is it better to go on the treadmill or elliptical? And what do you do for the other half of the marathon? Is there a “best” way to train for running? Click on the title to discover 101 running secrets (or 3).
Two friends walk into a gym and hop onto the indoor cycles. Or recumbent bikes. Whichever.Anyway, one feels it in her calves, the other in her glutes and quads. What’s to blame for the difference? Click on the title to find out as we give no bum steers for these calves!
The delivery truck dropped off a rather large box one day that turned out to be a FitDesk. “What is that,” you ask? It’s a type of stationary bike that has a pad where you can put your laptop. Work and workout! Click on the title to read all about our Adventures with the FitDesk!