Life can get stressful, and it’s easy to fixate on that stress and have it compound on you. When that starts to happen, it’s usually a good time to try something that will break that negative feedback cycle. Exercise is a great tactic to try for those moments when you’re feeling stressed. Here’s a quick 30-minute workout to combat stress and give yourself a boost of endorphins for a better headspace.
You’ve heard it before; exercise takes a lot of effort and has to last a long time to be effective. Or lifting weights will make you bulky. There are many myths surrounding exercise and fitness that may hinder your workouts, holding you back from your full potential. Below is a collection of common exercise myths that have been debunked and the truth behind them.
It’s no secret that exercise is an important part of life. Exercise is most commonly known to improve physical health, but it can also positively affect mental health. Did you know exercise can also improve focus, learning, memory, and reasoning1? Let’s look at a few ways this is accomplished.
While a winter wonderland can be beautiful, it can also pose challenges for those with joint issues. Cold weather can often exacerbate joint pain and stiffness, making it essential to take proactive steps to protect your joints during this time. In this blog, we’ll discuss four strategies to help you safeguard your joints and stay comfortable throughout the winter months.
Winter can be a challenging time to get to the gym on a consistent basis. It’s usually much colder, gets darker sooner, and when it’s snowing, it can make driving more dangerous. There are plenty of reasons why getting to the gym in the winter is tougher, all of which can lead to the loss of consistency and momentum you’ve built in your fitness journey up to this point. While not everyone is lucky enough to have a home gym, there are many different ways you can still get a great workout without all the fancy equipment and machines available at your local gym. This article will focus on workouts that don’t require any equipment and can be done right at home on those days when you may not feel like battling the winter weather.
As each New Year rolls around, gyms become crowded, social media feeds fill up with workout selfies, and fitness resolutions are all the rage. But are these fitness resolutions truly worth the buzz? This blog will dive into fitness resolutions, exploring their benefits and drawbacks. Whether you’re a resolution enthusiast or a skeptic, by the end of this article, you’ll better understand whether setting fitness goals for the New Year is a worthwhile endeavor.
Just like that, 2024 is right around the corner. As the 2023 year comes to a close, now is a good time to reflect and create goals for what you want your 2024 to look like. When writing goals, make sure they are SMART. What does SMART stand for? Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. Sitting down and writing your goals can guide your decision-making to help determine what habits you want to work towards creating for a healthier New Year. Need some ideas to get started with daily habits for a healthier 2024? Check these tips out.
The holiday season is a busy time of the year, and with that often comes stress. While we would prefer to enjoy the celebrations, family time, and joy that accompanies the season, we can sometimes find ourselves spending time stressing over expectations, finances, and busy schedules instead. Here are three ways to help manage the stress that accompanies the holidays so you can get back to enjoying this magical time of year!