Exercise Archives

The best home workout options for social distancing

May 7, 2020

With stay-at-home orders having been in effect for the more than a month and social distancing becomes the new norm, fitness lovers are turning to free online workouts to ensure they stay in shape during the quarantine. Many national chains and prominent fitness groups have taken their otherwise expensive classes online for free to non-members,… [Read More]

Keeping New Year’s Resolution: Here’s how to get more done in the gym in less time

January 2, 2020

Getting into a fitness routine is hard enough on its own. Your hectic schedule with work, kids, and maybe even a social life can tempt you to put your fitness on a back burner for good. It’s no wonder why skipping your gym session is so tempting, when making it to the gym can take… [Read More]

Are you a couch potato? Four reasons to start moving today!

September 26, 2019

A new study proves that the old adage “use it or lose it” is definitely true when it comes to fitness. After just two weeks of sedentary behavior, formerly fit people had: • A decline in heart and lung health • Increased waist circumference • Greater body fat and liver fat • Higher levels of… [Read More]

The five best types of exercise for asthma sufferers

May 2, 2019

Love a good sweat? If you’re one of about 20 million Americans with asthma, this may not be a problem. But for some, vigorous activity like running or playing team sports such as basketball, can cause the airways to become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe. Fortunately… [Read More]

Keeping New Year’s Resolution: Here’s how to get more done in the gym in less time

January 17, 2019

Getting into a fitness routine is hard enough on its own. Your hectic schedule with work, kids, and maybe even a social life can tempt you to put your fitness on a back burner for good. It’s no wonder why skipping your gym session is so tempting, when making it to the gym can take… [Read More]

Five healthy New Year’s resolutions that are easy to keep

December 27, 2018

Setting a New Year’s resolution is the easy part—it’s sticking to one that is actually hard. Experts agree that people make resolutions with the best of intentions, but often inadvertently set themselves up for failure. “Change is hard. We are creatures of habit,” said June Kloubec, Ph.D., a professor in the department of nutrition and… [Read More]

Five reasons you may be low on energy

December 13, 2018

Long days at work combined with trying to maintain a social life or family time can require much more energy than you know. Having consistent energy to do your daily activities is always the goal, but it may not always be the reality for you. If your energy is consistently on ‘E’, check out the… [Read More]

Transitioning your workout from outdoor to indoor

September 27, 2018

By: Jasmine Danielle Well, that was fun. Summer is fleeting and the temperature is dropping. This means that you’re either prepping your cold weather gear for outdoor workouts or trying to figure out how to bring those workouts indoors. The best thing about warm weather is having a number of workout options, but when living… [Read More]

Thirty minutes of exercise is enough for weight loss

September 20, 2012

Less may be more when it comes to exercising to lose weight. A new study finds that a half-hour workout works just as well as an hour of exercise to help overweight men shed pounds. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen conducted a study on 60 moderately overweight Danish men to test how much exercise… [Read More]