• Drop and Give Me 20! The Benefits of Push-Ups:

    Drop and Give Me 20! The Benefits of Push-Ups:

    Many people likely have a love-hate relationship with push-ups. Push-ups are an exercise that your body needs to look and feel great, but at the same time your body is very likely to strongly dislike doing them. While you probably don’t wake up in the morning eager to do push-ups at some point in your day, push-ups are great for the entire body. Here are some of the many benefits of the sometimes dreaded push-up:   Push-ups won’t cost you a penny. You don’t need a gym membership or fancy exercise equipment at home. Push-up don’t require a personal trainer...

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  • Benefits of exercising in the morning

    Benefits of exercising in the morning

    I don’t know about you, but as the day goes on, I get less and less productive. I may not call myself a morning person, but some things I have to do in the morning or else it won’t get done. One of those things is exercise. There are many benefits of working out in the morning. First of all, how many people do you know that are fit and healthy and exercise consistently? How many of those people exercise in the morning? Probably a good amount right? There are so many simple reasons to have exercise be at the...

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  • Are you working out enough?

    Are you working out enough?

    Everyone has heard that the magic number for exercise is 30 minutes 5 days a week. But is that across the board? Everyone is different and studies have shown that the healthy amount of time to work out may differ from person to person. One study by the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism says that the amount of time is more important than the frequency of a workout.  Doing at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity per week should be more of a goal than working out 5 days a week. You can split up the 150...

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  • How Much Would You Pay for Skinny?

    How Much Would You Pay for Skinny?

     Have you tried virtually every diet pill, diet plan, exercise plan as well as every gimmick on the market? Have you seen the results that you wanted? If not, how far would you go to ensure you have the body you have always wanted? If traditional diet and exercise is not quick enough for you, physicians in a Mexican clinic believe they have found the answer to your problems. However, how far would you be willing to go to lose 20-30 pounds in just a few months?   Losing 20-30 pounds in just a few month is the claim these...

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  • 10 Foods to Incorporate into your Diet

    10 Foods to Incorporate into your Diet

      Superfoods are all over the Internet and magazines. I did some research before writing this post, and I found tons of "superfoods," from everyday produce in the grocery store, to exotic foods only found online or in health food stores. There are hundreds of foods that people will say you must have. That can get overwhelming so I'm just going to talk about 10. This is from an article I found that was simple and easy to understand. The link is below. These foods are easy to purchase at your local store. Try and have these foods in your...

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  • Benefits of stretching

    Benefits of stretching

    There are four main measures of overall fitness: aerobic, muscular, body composition and flexibility.  Every athlete is strong in one area but may need some more work in another. One commonly forgotten portion of fitness is flexibility which can be increased by stretching. Many people do not realize how inflexible they really are. Most people only operate in about 60% of the range of motion in their hips and shoulders and many injuries are caused by the lack of range of motion. Many weight lifters are able to raise their maximum weight lifted simply by increasing their flexibility. The American...

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