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​Hate Running? Try These 5 Treadmill Exercises Instead
13th Dec 2018

​Hate Running? Try These 5 Treadmill Exercises Instead

Most of us know that regular exercise can help us maintain our weight, boost our energy, relieve our stress, and make us feel healthier and more confident. Even so, some forms of physical fitness may be seen by some as… well, boring. It’s tough to get excited about exercise when you face a monotonous hour running in place on the treadmill. The thought might be enough to convince you to cancel your trip to the gym. Of course, the treadmill can be a great option for runners -- especially i …
Beginner’s Guide: How to Prepare for a Race
10th Dec 2018

Beginner’s Guide: How to Prepare for a Race

Running is an amazing way to stay healthy, both mentally and physically. In fact, just last year almost 60 million people jogged, ran, or hit the trails. You may be drawn to running for any number of reasons—and perhaps one of them is an upcoming race.Running your first big race is thrilling—congrats on deciding to get out there! It takes hard work, but your efforts will be worth it in the end. Whether you plan to run a 5k, 10k, or half-marathon, if you're not entirely sure how to prepare f …
How To Encourage Physical Fitness In Your Kids
6th Dec 2018

How To Encourage Physical Fitness In Your Kids

It's no secret that kids these days aren't as active as they used to be. With the digital age in full swing, more and more kids are staying inside using technology than ever before. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only one in three children is physically active every day. Physical inactivity early in life can lead to health problems later on. Here are just a few tips to make sure your kids stay active, helping them improve their fitness throughout their life.Limit …
Treadmill Vs. Elliptical: Your Questions Answered
3rd Dec 2018

Treadmill Vs. Elliptical: Your Questions Answered

When you first decide you want to lead a more active lifestyle, you may look at the selection of equipment at your local gym or home fitness store and feel overwhelmed by all the possibilities. There are rowing machines, stair climbers, and exercise bikes to use. But of course, two of the most popular fitness staples are the treadmill and the elliptical trainer. If you're trying to choose between the two, you'll probably have a number of questions. Is one better for burning calories and shedding …
Pump It Up: How Exercise Improves Heart Health
29th Nov 2018

Pump It Up: How Exercise Improves Heart Health

Rationally, most of us know how important regular exercise is for our physical well-being. But unfortunately, research shows that the majority of Americans still aren’t fitting in enough fitness. In fact, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics shows that only 23% of adults meet federal physical activity guidelines. In other words, less than a quarter of U.S. residents get enough exercise.Failing to make exercise a priori …