Stay Committed

outdoorDo you change up your workout routine for each season? As the weather warms up, it’s a great time to get outside, soak up some sunshine, and get some exercise. We found a great article at active.com to get some motivation to stay committed to your routine. Read the full article here!

 

Optimize Your Workout

Have you ever wondered if you’re making the most of your workout by exercising at the right time of day? Check out this article to see the perks of working out in the morning or afternoon to help decide what’s best for you.

Winter-Proof Your Workout This Year

Winter is upon us! Which is why we want to share this great article on how to winter-proof your workout. Read the article here.

Don’t Let the Busy Holiday Season Be an Excuse for Not Staying Fit

The holiday season is upon us and more often than not it can disrupt our normal workout routines. Thanks to this article on womenshealthmag.com, we can learn how to help keep up our routines with some modifications when we don’t have access to our usual equipment, locations, etc. Read the full article here!

Time to Dispel the Myths About Women’s Fitness

Have you ever been discouraged from doing something because of a myth you have heard? There are a ton of myths out there when it comes to women and exercising, and can often times result in a lot of missed beneficial opportunities. We found an article that we think you should read that dispels three very common myths of women’s fitness! Check out the article here.

Healthy Heart #GOALS

healthyheartTo reap the most heart health benefits you need about 10 hours a week in the gym. To reach this new goal you can up your daily workout to two hours a day and those extra steps you take during the day count! Adding the extra hours will reduce your risk of heart disease by 35 percent. Check out these fun workouts at LiveStrong.com, just click here to be directed to their website. 

Add More Mobility Exercises to Your Workout

mobilityWhen you have good mobility it means that all your limbs have a full range of motion without any restriction. Adding mobility strengthening to your daily exercises will make a big difference to your overall health!  Check out Fitness Magazine.com for six reasons to add mobility to your workout. 

 

 

Diabetic women need to try a combination of strength and cardio exercises

8347348_sIn an article that was published on WomensHealth.gov earlier this month, studies found that women with diabetes were seeing better results in their health from a combination of both cardio and strength training, in comparison to just one or the other. Exercise and healthy eating are highly recommended for patients with diabetes and the results show that it helps to control their blood sugar (glucose) level, blood fats, blood pressure, cholesterol and weight.

Read the full article on their site. Stop by and see us to learn more about how we can help you reach your healthy goals!