Five Reasons Men Lose Weight Faster than Women

During this past year, many of us put on some extra pounds.  Whether from stress eating, or just being home and around food all the time, the Covid weight gain is real. If you’re a woman and it seems like your male partner is having more luck than you, you’re not imagining things.  Men typically… Read more »

Low Impact Summer Fitness

Summer weather is some of the best there is for enjoying low impact fitness options. You don’t have to go out each day and pound the pavement, beating up your knees, hips and back just to get a workout in.  There are plenty of more gentle choices that can get your heart pounding and help… Read more »

How to Turn Your Walk into a Workout

When you’re in pain, it can be easier to be still.  It hurts to move.  But the more you sit, the more out of shape you become.  You need to get up and get moving – as the saying goes, “Motion is Lotion.”  The easiest way to begin is by taking a walk.  Walking is… Read more »

Smart Solutions for Summer Aches and Pains

Ahhh, summer – sunshine, pools, the beach, sandals, warm weather — what’s not to love? Especially if you’ve been hunkered down at home for the last year. But if you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffer from chronic pain, the heat, sun, and humidity of summer can be miserable — your pain symptoms… Read more »

It’s Never Too Late…to Get in Shape

No matter your age or your current physical condition, you can benefit from exercise. Reaping the rewards of exercise doesn’t require strenuous workouts or trips to the gym. It’s about adding more movement and activity to your life, even in small ways. There are many simple ways to get your body in shape and improve… Read more »

Non-Gym Workouts for Men

This past year has tested us in many ways.  Many of us decided to skip the gym for a myriad of reasons.  It can be hard to get back into your fitness routine.  If you’re not quite ready to go back to the gym or have decided the gym just isn’t for you, there are… Read more »

Take a Healthier Lunch Break

You likely get a lunch break each day.  But if you’re working from home, like so many are now, you might not be using that break.  Maybe you have a deadline looming, or you want to end the workday earlier, or maybe you just forgot to take a break.  No matter what the reason, we all need to… Read more »

Exercise and Brain Health

You know the wide-ranging benefits of exercise.  Physical fitness is important for weight loss, bone strength, heart health and more.  Now there’s research to suggest that staying physically fit can help improve brain health as well and it doesn’t matter when you begin. Research has demonstrated that just three hours of light exercise weekly can lead to… Read more »

Your Winter Workout Survival Guide

The weather outside may be frightful in many parts of the country…but that doesn’t mean you have to skip your winter workout!  In fact, there are many health benefits to continuing your fitness routine even in the chilly temperatures.  Here are some tips to keep you moving, when everything around you is frozen. Acclimate – It takes time to… Read more »

Keep Your Winter Workout Fun

We get it.  The cold weather has arrived in much of the country and it makes you want to curl up on the couch and hibernate.  But exercise is so important, and it shouldn’t be a chore. By changing things up and maintaining a positive attitude, you can keep your winter workout fun and productive! Try these tips… Read more »