THIS is the KEY to an Effective 30-Minute Workout on the Elliptical

Cats and Kids, Kids and Cats, Who of you hop on the elliptical, press quick start, and let your legs spin sans resistance as you bounce around and watch the tv monitor? All of you who answered “Guilty” probably wonder why 30 minutes later you have only burned 200 calories and aren’t even sweating… Here’s the deal, to get an EFFECTIVE cardio workout on the …

Take THESE 5 Steps to Find Your Fitness Motivation!

It’s Winter”, “I’ll Start After the Holidays”, “I don’t have the motivation”, or the big one… “I don’t have enough time”! Do you find yourself leaning on these common excuses to skip a workout, and then another, and then another? Here are 5 proven steps to help you snap out of it, and into the Gym: 1. Write Down 3 ATTAINABLE fitness goals to achieve …

Why Should I Join A Group Exercise Class?

If you have ever laughed because someone else is laughing, or achieved something with a team you couldn’t have done on your own, you will thrive in an exercise class… Maybe more so than just working out on your own. Here are 4 great benefits to joining a Group Exercise Program: 1. Plateau Busting! Group exercise classes range from meditative yoga to sweat-blasting boot camps! …

Powerful Emotions- 5 Reasons Why it’s Healthy to Cry…

The “hard” times are those in which we are overcome by sadness, grief, anger, disappointment, etc. The human emotions likely to bring us to tears. Yet these depressing droplets may  serve a positive purpose– 5 of which are outlined below. 1. Crying Lowers Stress It is well known that exercise relieves stress… in addition to the endorphin release that boosts mood, our perspiration carries toxins out …