May 20, 2019
How to Properly Recover from a Strained or Pulled Muscle

How to Properly Recover from a Strained or Pulled Muscle

Also known as a pulled muscle, a strained muscle is caused by being exceedingly stretched beyond average and can be very discomforting. It’s common that people […]
May 13, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to Supplements Which is For What?

The Ultimate Guide to Supplements: Which is For What?

The fitness supplement industry is exceedingly growing each year. It seems that everyone into nutrition and fitness is jumping on the supplement wagon whether it be […]
May 6, 2019
Plyometric Training 101

Plyometric Training 101

In a nutshell, plyometrics are quick and explosive movements designed to increase strength and speed (hence, plyos mean “short”). Plyometrics are popular in HIIT exercises and […]
April 22, 2019
Intermittent Fasting vs. Crash Dieting

Intermittent Fasting vs. Crash Dieting

Having a clean, consistent diet when trying to achieve any type of fitness goal is key. Whether you’re trying to gain healthy muscle mass or shredding […]
April 15, 2019
A 6-Step Guide to Building Muscle

A 6-Step Guide to Building Muscle

Just like losing weight, building muscle can definitely be a challenge. But, with a bit of determination and a persistent routine this fitness goal is definitely […]
April 8, 2019
Top 7 Fat Burning Foods

Top 7 Fat Burning Foods

If weight loss is your main fitness goal, diet is absolutely key. Other than keeping a low calorie diet, drinking lots of water, and being consistent […]
April 1, 2019
7 Basic Leg Day Workouts

7 Basic Leg Day Workouts

They say “Never skip leg day!” for a reason! Training your legs overall is essential for building muscle, symmetrical body composition, an increased metabolism, and more. […]
March 25, 2019
6 Ways to Avoid Workout Injuries

How to Avoid Workout Injuries

Aches, muscle tension, and even worse, injury, the last thing you want when trying to achieve any type of fitness goal. Not only is it painful […]
March 18, 2019
What to Eat Before and After Workouts

What to Eat Before and After Workouts

Just how it’s important for us to plan our workouts, it’s just as essential to fuel our bodies with the proper nutrients it needs before and […]
March 11, 2019
7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

In a nutshell, our metabolism is what powers our body– physically and mentally. Our metabolic rate is also how quickly your body can burn calories or […]
March 4, 2019
The Pros and Cons of Meal Subscriptions

The Pros and Cons of Meal Subscriptions

In recent years, meal delivery services have been the talk of the health and wellness community. Popular companies like Blue Apron, Sun Basket, and Plated (just […]
February 25, 2019
Cardio Excerises That's Not On a Machine

7 Cardio Exercises That’s Not On a Machine

If you’re not the treadmill or cardio machine type, we feel you. Cardio requires determination and discipline, and sometimes running on the treadmill for an hour […]
February 18, 2019
10 Snacks that Will Help You With Weight Loss

10 Snacks that Will Help You With Weight Loss

Who said snacking was unhealthy? With wholesome, well-portioned snacks, there are ways you can lose weight and get your daily dose of healthy nutrition. Snacking is […]
February 11, 2019
6 Signs that You're Dehydrated

6 Signs that You’re Dehydrated

Dehydration is your body’s lack of water for it to function properly. Dehydration can be a huge health concern and when taken lightly, it can lead […]
February 4, 2019
8 Fitness Date Ideas for Valetine's Day

8 Fitness Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Sometimes a dinner and a movie can be a bit of a cliche on the holiday of love. So why not turn it into something fun, […]
January 28, 2019
5 Ways to Supercharge Your Motivation

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Motivation

It’s one thing to dream, but it’s another thing to put that dream into reality. Being motivated is the absolute key to achieving any kind of […]
January 21, 2019
5 Home Workouts for Beginners

5 Home Workouts for Beginners

Let’s be real. Life can get pretty hectic and it can easily distract us from our health and fitness goals. But fitness doesn’t require an expensive […]
January 14, 2019
How to Reach Your Fitness Goals this New Year

How to Reach Your Fitness Goals this New Year

No matter what type of goals you plan to set for the new year, we applaud you for the growth that you’re looking to achieve. Goals […]
January 7, 2019
Fitness Goals for 2019

Fitness Goals for 2019

As we welcome the new year, what better way to start of 2019 with healthful goals that’ll keep us fit and in shape throughout year? Setting […]
December 24, 2018
Healthy Eating Strategies for the Holidays

5 Healthy Eating Strategies for the Holidays

Ahh the holidays– where pies, cookies, and lots of sweets come into temptation! There’s no doubt that this time of year can be a challenge to […]
December 17, 2018
6 Fitness Gift Ideas for Christmas

6 Fitness Gift Ideas for Christmas

If you’re running out of gift ideas for your Christmas list this season, why not give the gift of health and wellness? It’s the perfect time […]
December 10, 2018
How to Stay Active this Holiday Season

How to Stay Active this Holiday Season

Health and fitness is the best gift that’s not under a tree. It’s that time of year, again– travel plans, holiday feasts, and lots of sweets! […]
December 3, 2018
5 Safety Tips for Running at Night

5 Safety Tips for Running at Night

There are many benefits to running at night. Not only does it help promote better sleep but it can also influence healthier habits like avoiding late […]
November 26, 2018
How to Relieve Neck Pain

How to Relieve Neck Pain

For those living with neck pain, conventional treatments such as medications or chiropractic care won’t always provide relief. Many of us have had neck pain at […]
November 19, 2018
Getting Fit in the Fall

Getting Fit for Fall

Fall is the perfect time to start a fitness program because it creates good habits for the upcoming holiday season and winter months! Here are few […]
November 12, 2018
What is Body Mass Index

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is the weight of an individual in kilograms, divided by their height in meters. A BMI that is high is typically a […]
November 5, 2018
How to Diagnose Back Pain

How to Diagnose Back Pain

When you pinch a nerve or pull a muscle in your back, the pain can be excruciating. You know you’re suffering, however, locating the source of […]
October 22, 2018
What is Cutting and Bulking

What is Cutting and Bulking?

For body-builders, the combination of both muscular growth and an ultra-lean body fat percentage will not generally co exist by simply working out all the time. […]
October 15, 2018
Benefits of Taking BCAA

Benefits of Taking BCAA

Proteins are important nutrients which can be”put aside” once the human body stops working or digests proteins. Important proteins generally come from your daily diet since […]
October 8, 2018
Essentials for Every Runner

5 Essentials for Every Runner

Running is a sport that anyone can do just about anywhere and at any time of the year. With that said, whether you’re a beginner or […]
October 1, 2018
The Ultimate Guide to Cardio Machines

The Ultimate Guide to Cardio Machines

Whether you’re looking to lose weight, tone, or obtain a certain fitness goal, the secret to great results in the gym is cardio. When using five […]
September 24, 2018
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7 Tips to Cut Out Junk Food

“Don’t ask why healthy food is so expensive. Ask why junk food is so cheap.” Not only does junk food have excess unhealthy fats and sugars, […]
September 17, 2018
How to Set up a Home Gym Without Breaking the Bank

How to Set up a Home Gym Without Breaking the Bank

The gym should feel like home. The convenience of a home gym is what everyone wishes for– no gym membership, no dealing with busy crowds, and […]
September 10, 2018
7 Foods That Help Promote Healthy Bones

7 Foods That Help Promote Healthy Bones

Love your bones! The bones in our body play many roles; they provide structure, protect our organs, anchor our muscles, and store calcium. Consuming the nutrients […]
September 3, 2018
7 Tips for Running with Your Dog

7 Tips for Running with Your Dog

Man’s best workout buddy. Just how humans needs exercise, it’s important for your furry-legged friend to get their physical on as well. So why not get […]
August 27, 2018
To Benefits of Barre Workouts

Top 4 Benefits of Barre Workouts

Raise the barre in your fitness routine! Inspired by ballet, pilates, and yoga techniques, barre workouts has been trending the workout world throughout gyms, studios, and […]
August 20, 2018
How to Gain Weight in a Healthy Way

How to Gain Weight in a Healthy Way

Focus on your health, not your weight. Whether you’re looking to gain healthy muscle or trying to get out of your underweight deficit, it can be […]
August 13, 2018
Why Morning Workouts Are Most Effective

Why Morning Workouts Are Most Effective

Start the day with something positive. Studies have shown many positive effects morning workouts has on our bodies and brains. Morning workouts is a great way […]
August 6, 2018
5 Tips to Hot Weather Cycling

5 Tips to Hot Weather Cycling

“Life is like riding a bicycle, to stay balanced you must keep moving.” Biking in the summertime can be unappealing and sometimes dangerous, especially in extreme […]
July 23, 2018
Superfoods:What Are They, Really?

Superfoods: What Are They, Really?

“Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.” -Bethenny Frankel A superfood is a food that contains a densely packed concentration of […]
July 16, 2018
How to Boost Your Endurance and Stamina

How to Boost Your Endurance and Stamina

“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.” -Buddha Endurance and stamina is […]
July 9, 2018
How to Properly Read Nutrition Labels

How to Properly Read Nutrition Labels

Don’t focus on how much you eat, focus on what you eat. Nutrition labels gives us the power to make better decisions regarding what we choose […]
July 2, 2018
What are HIIT Workouts and Why You Should Do Them

What are HIIT Workouts and Why You Should Do Them

HIIT, High Intensity Interval Training, ensures the maximum benefits of your workouts with intense, explosive training techniques that keeps your heart rate pumping throughout a short […]
June 25, 2018
4 Reasons Why Breakfast is Really Important

4 Reasons Why Breakfast is Really Important

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” You might have heard many times before that breakfast is the most important meal of day. And there’s no […]
June 18, 2018
5 Reasons to Start a Food Journal

5 Reasons to Start a Food Journal

Your body keeps an accurate journal regardless of what you write down. Having a food journal or “food diary” serves many purposes pertaining to people’s different […]
June 11, 2018
6 Tips for Making Your Grocery Trips Healthier

6 Tips for Making Your Grocery Trips Healthier

Weight loss and healthy eating is a journey that begins at the grocery store. Grocery shopping is the key to wellness and healthy eating. Although some […]
June 4, 2018
6 best cardio exercises to cut fat quickly

6 Best Cardio Exercises to Cut Fat Quickly

It never gets easier, you just get stronger. There’s more to cardio than the body thinks. It improves sleep, brain function, heart health, healthy bones, promotes […]
May 23, 2018
Truth about grains

The Truth About Grains

Think of your diet like a bank account. Good food choices are good investments. The controversy about grains has been an ongoing debate for centuries. Grains […]
May 16, 2018
How to eat correctly in moderation

How to Eat Correctly in Moderation

Eat for the body you want, not for the body you have. Eating anything in excess is never a good idea. The key to a perfect […]
May 9, 2018
muscle building mistakes

7 Muscle Building Mistakes

You can’t reach your fitness goals if you’re doing these muscle building mistakes! There’s no sense in putting so much work and effort that’ll cost you […]
May 2, 2018
9 best foods for building muscle

9 Best Foods for Building Muscle

Putting your diet first is the most vital thing you can do to your body. The secret to your dream body is putting in more work […]
April 20, 2018
How Does Going Green Affect Your Health

How Going Green Affects Your Health

The switch to a green lifestyle means giving back to your health and your planet. Albert Einstein once said, “We shall need a substantially new way […]
April 6, 2018
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4 Common Misconceptions About Being Skinny

Listen here folks! Skinny is not healthy. Skinny is a Misconception In our society, healthy is defined by our weight. The thinner you are, the more […]
March 23, 2018
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6 Things Doctors Don’t Tell You About Body Fat

In your 50s, maintaining an ideal weight can be tricky in comparison to your early 20s. Changes in your hormones, metabolism, and lower physical activities are […]
March 16, 2018
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8 Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Consume Food

Oh, the planet Earth. It is a beautiful world filled with wonder and awe-inspiring places, yet many of us take it for granted. Eat Clean and […]
March 9, 2018
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7 Ways to Fight Obesity

Many people are affected by obesity which comes with a trail of issues like high blood pressure, joint pain, type 2 diabetes, and more. Fighting Obesity […]
March 2, 2018
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Could PMS Be The Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight?

It’s been three weeks. Your diet has been going well, you see progress, and suddenly, you lose control of your cravings. Does this sound familiar? PMS […]
February 23, 2018
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How a Healthy Lifestyle Increases Your Life Expectancy

As days progress and technology advances, we are often convinced that the key to a healthier and longer life is the improvements in the medical technology […]
February 16, 2018
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How to Shape Up Without Hitting the Gym

If you love working out, you probably just go to the gym every day and rely on the different fancy equipment they have. Whether be it […]
February 9, 2018
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Valentine’s Day Couples’ Workout

This Valentine’s Day, make it your goal to start hitting the gym with your significant other. Working out together is like hitting two birds with one […]
February 2, 2018
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8 Most Important Sources of Protein

Protein is essential in your diet, especially if you are watching your weight because they can help you shed unwanted pounds but still keep you feeling […]
January 26, 2018
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New Fitness Activities to Try in 2018

This 2018, you might want to consider incorporating into your lifestyle some fun and cool fitness activities to keep your fitness game on top notch. Because […]
January 19, 2018
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How to Get Yourself Motivated to Get Fit This Year

It is very common for people to come up with New Year’s resolutions every year, especially those who want to be fit and healthy. If it’s […]
January 12, 2018
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Top Fitness Trends for 2018

As another year is starting, make your fitness game smarter and more challenging to reap the most out of your workouts. The new fitness trends that […]
January 5, 2018
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New Year’s Resolution: 12 Healthy Habits to Start Every Month of the Year

With the new year, many people will try to lose weight. Gym memberships will rise, but many will warp back to their old habits. When you […]
December 22, 2017
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Increase Your Health Dramatically in the Next Year

Sure, a lot can happen in one year. It could be either a good change or a bad change, or even a combination of both. In […]
December 15, 2017
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6 Fool-Proof Holiday-Eating Tips

Afraid of packing on some weight during the holidays? Don’t worry. Everyone else feels the same way. Smart Holiday-Eating Strategies So you’ve been very healthy for […]
December 8, 2017
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11 Ways to Spread the Holiday Cheer

There’s something magical about the holidays that brings people together. But this can be a very busy time of year with jam-packed schedules, stress, and shopping. […]
December 1, 2017
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5 Smart Strategies to Sneak Some Holiday Workouts

Between gift giving and spending time with loved ones, the holidays come with weight gain repercussions. But it doesn’t have to. How to Sneak Some Holiday […]
November 24, 2017
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5 Tips to Supercharge Your Winter Workouts

Sure, exercising is good for the body any time of the year, no matter what season it is. And many think that getting the rush of […]
November 17, 2017
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How to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain Without Missing Out on the Festivities

Thanksgiving is all about spending some quality time with the whole family by enjoying a sumptuous dinner everyone loves. But with all the gravy-drenched drumsticks, buttery […]
November 10, 2017
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8 Major Mistakes That Slows Down Muscle Recovery

Injuries can get in the way of your competition, training, and everyday routine. They can be mentally and physically frustrating, and it usually takes a while […]
November 3, 2017
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A Gym Rat’s Secrets to Preventing Muscle Injuries

You can’t predict muscle injuries. One day you’re exercising at the gym and the next moment you’re feeling a sudden pain. Without attention, the entire situation […]
October 20, 2017
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10 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Personal Trainer

Are you looking to build muscles or lose weight? You can probably benefit from the disciplines of a personal trainer. The Help of a Personal Trainer […]
October 13, 2017
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No Time? Try a 15-Minute Workout

Working out for 10 minutes is better than nothing at all. The Benefits of Short Workouts According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opting […]
October 6, 2017
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5 Ways to Maintain Muscle Health

To prevent your muscles from straining, it’s important to maintain muscle health. In addition, keeping healthy muscles will allow you to gain muscle strength for better […]
September 29, 2017
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6 Ways to Gain Muscle Mass

Maybe you’re tired of feeling scrawny. Maybe you’ve lost confidence to people who are just more muscular than yourself. Whatever your reason is to gain muscles, […]
September 22, 2017
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8 Sure Ways to Shed Body Fat

Losing your belly fat isn’t just to get sexy or svelte. Shedding it off means you’re getting rid of serious health complications that entail with obesity […]
September 15, 2017
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7 Healthy Hacks For the Lazy

A #GymRat is a highly motivated individual who hits the gym at 5 AM and squeezes another session at 6 PM. It sounds like the ideal […]
September 8, 2017
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7 Ways to Get Healthy Instead of Skinny

We’re living in a time when health is predetermined by our weight and size. The common thought is overweight defined unhealthy lifestyle whereas thin represented healthy. […]