Women’s Exercise Routine: How Much Is Enough?
Feb26

Women’s Exercise Routine: How Much Is Enough?

Creating a woman’s exercise routine is dependent on the amount of activity that a particular woman needs.   While there’s no argument that physical exercise is essential to health and well-being, there are many variables to creating the right routine.  These variables depend on the age, current fitness level, specific needs and fitness goals of the woman.  There are some commonalities among the many different guidelines...

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Exercising As You Age: Enjoy The Benefits of Fitness
Jan22

Exercising As You Age: Enjoy The Benefits of Fitness

Whether you are 18 years old or have a handful of grandchildren, exercising as you age is of utmost importance. While eating a well-balanced diet is critical to keeping your body functioning well and ensuring you can keep up with the demands of your life, exercise is also an essential component. Exercise can be any activity that gets your body moving, increases your heart rate, and burns energy and calories. While many people think...

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5 Best Workouts For Your Heart
Dec18

5 Best Workouts For Your Heart

Your heart is a muscle and just like any muscle in the body, it needs regular exercise to keep it strong and healthy. Exercise helps your heart supply more blood throughout your body, making it more efficient, allowing you to workout harder and longer. Once you get going, exercise pays off. It can keep your heart healthy by lowering blood pressure, reducing bad cholesterol, boosting good cholesterol, and helping you lose weight. If...

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How Regular Exercise Affects the Brain’s Aging Process
Nov20

How Regular Exercise Affects the Brain’s Aging Process

In general, anything that is good for your heart is also great for your brain.  Exercise changes the brain in ways that protect memory and thinking skills.  We all know that exercise keeps our bodies physically fit and feeling good. Ever heard of the “runner’s high”? It’s the endorphin rush that follows intense exercise that makes you feel elated. And what about yoga’s ability to turn on our body’s “relaxation response,” reducing our...

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7 Common Workout Errors: Why Can’t I Build Muscle?
Nov13

7 Common Workout Errors: Why Can’t I Build Muscle?

Workout errors are more common than you think. Even if you insist that you’ve been working out hard then why aren’t you gaining noticeable muscle?  Something could be holding you back, and you don’t even realize it. Here are 7 muscle-building mistakes you might be making: 1. Inconsistency You’ve got no structure. Your workouts are random, and you don’t stick to a plan. On top of that, you’re inconsistent with your training and your...

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6 Ways to Find Time to Exercise Despite a Busy Schedule
Nov06

6 Ways to Find Time to Exercise Despite a Busy Schedule

Between work and family, it can be challenging to find time to exercise. However, you’ll find that once you stop making excuses and allow yourself to get creative, you’ll discover there are plenty of ways to sneak in a workout no matter how busy your life gets. Here are 6 ways to find time to exercise despite a busy schedule. 1. Wake Up 30 minutes Earlier Mornings can be frantic especially if you have kids to help get ready for school...

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