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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 …
26th Feb 2019

7 Reasons to Use a Treadmill Versus Running Outside

Citation: [Vasyl]/Adobe Stock Maintaining a fitness routine is one of the most popular habits to pick up in a new year. There are many aerobic exercises you can commit to that will improve your overall health, but running is one of the best . With summer around the corner, it’s the perfect time to pick up running shoes and start toning your body. As you begin, deciding if you want to use a treadmill versus running outside is something you’ll need to consider. We’re here to explain …
23rd Feb 2019

5 Signs It's Time to Quit the Gym (and Work Out From Home!)

Initially, joining the gym felt like the healthiest, smartest move you'd made all year. Maybe you went faithfully five times a week and it felt great! But after a couple of months, you began to slip. And now? You're experiencing a bad case of buyer's remorse. Monthly fees are steep and you don't enjoy the co-exercising environment as much as you thought you would. Is it time to say goodbye to the gym and find an alternative workout venue? Here are five signs the answer is yes.You have to bribe y …
14th Feb 2019

4 Fantastic Ways to Have a Healthier Valentine's Day

February may bring cold temperatures, but it's really about the feelings of warmth that love provides. But while this month can bring a lot of excitement, it can also wreak havoc on your health and fitness. Whether you're single, dating around, or in a committed relationship, it's all too easy to indulge in comfort foods and candies while letting your exercise routine fall by the wayside. If you want to stick to your goals and encourage a healthy partnership, however, you may want to rethink you …