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19th Mar 2019

Easy Ways to Eat Healthier and Improve Your Diet

For many, starting a diet can be a real challenge; changing our eating habits and sticking with it are not easy tasks to achieve. The key is to be committed. There are many ways you can stay on course, reach your dieting goals, and improve your health. As long as you’re open to trying new things during this process, you will eventually break out of bad habits. To help you along, we’ve put together a list of some easy ways to eat healthier and improve your overall health. Avoid Pr …
11th Mar 2019

3 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out at Home

For many people, the idea of purchasing an expensive gym membership or working in front of others is enough to stay seated on the couch for the rest of the evening. Thus, working out at home can seem like a welcome solution. The trouble is, of course, that maintaining your motivation to exercise when you can just as easily watch TV or have a snack can be a real challenge.If you already own exercise equipment or plan to purchase the best gym equipment Chicago has to offer, you'll want to ens …
8th Mar 2019

7 Reasons to Get Regular Exercise

The American obesity epidemic is hardly a state secret. It has been estimated that more than 78 million adults in the United States are considered to be obese. That number is 12.5 million for children and adolescents. Some experts say that by 2030, at least half of all American adults will be obese. Most people know that getting exercise is good for everyone but that does not mean everyone gets enough. Only 53% of people over the age of 18 get the recommended amount of aerobic activity. There …
6th Mar 2019

5 Tips to Help You Train for Your First 5K Race

You did it. You finally signed up for your first 5K race! Whether it's just for fun or it's a symbol of your commitment to becoming a serious runner, you've got quite the experience ahead of you. And now, it's time to start training. But where should you begin? If you're not quite sure how to start training for your first 5K, keep reading. We'll detail five awesome tips to help you get to that finish line. Know the Four Pillars There are four key pillars that support a healthy ru …
5th Mar 2019

Overcoming Your Fitness Fears: How Home Workouts Can Help You Ditch Your Anxiety

Starting an exercise program can be daunting -- especially if you’ve led a sedentary lifestyle up until now. Data shows that 300,000 U.S. deaths per year can be attributed to inactivity and poor dietary habits, but we still may have trouble making a drastic lifestyle change.Statistics shows that three-quarters of American adults say that being fit and looking good are very important to them, yet only 31% exercise regularly. That’s often because our choice to refrain from physical activity may co …