Fitness On A Budget

Doing More With Less Most of us would like to be in better shape, but most of us are also feeling the economic pinch, so rushing out and buying that home gym isn’t exactly high on the agenda. We also have busy schedules that may not necessarily allow for a lot of time spent going…

Fitness Tips For Those Who Hate Exercise

The Bane Of Exercise I don’t like exercise. I really don’t. I can’t think of anything more boring. That being said, I also fully recognize the need for staying in shape, especially as I get older. However, exercise is good for you, there is no discussion on this one, and it can often have a…

Does Playing Music Improve Your Fitness Routine?

The Role Of Music Who among us hasn’t at least once gone out running or punching a bag to the tune of Survivor’s “Eye Of The Tiger”?  We’ve seen the montage so often in movies and on TV; a guy is out of shape, makes the decision to change his life and back by a…

The Best Fitness Protein Shakes

The Protein Shake – Myth or Not? Okay, we’ve heard people talk about them, those fitness programs where you have a shake in place of one or two meals each day. Doing this for a month and the weight falls off, right? Does it actually work the way it is often described? Better still, movies…

How To Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

Most of us do it every year, we make plans, resolutions for the coming year to get in shape and stay there, and like most resolutions they are broken quickly and forgotten even faster. Months down the road, we look at ourselves and think “if only I’d stuck with it, I could be thinner by…

Top Five Fitness Apps

Nowadays, when it comes to getting fit, your smartphone needs to come along with you, right along with your running shoes, sweats, weights, and the rest. A recent study reports that more and more Americans are now using their smartphones to look up health related information than they did just two short years ago, and…

Nine Steps To Improve Your Energy Levels

Okay, many of us have those days where our get up and go got up and went, and we find that as we get older our energy levels are not what they were when we were in our 20s. In fact, many of us would go to great lengths to get that energy back again….

Fitness Myths Debunked Part 2

We continue our look into some of the more well known (and widely accepted as fact) fitness myths that have made the rounds over the last few years. Hopefully being aware of these will allow you to better structure and coordinate your fitness regimen. That, said, let us plow forward. 6) Training to failure is…

Fitness Myths Debunked Part 1

We all want to get into better shape. Unfortunately there are a lot of myths floating around out there when it comes to exercise and fitness. Chasing after the wrong thing only produces a lot of frustration and very little in the way of results.  That said, we are beginning a series on fitness myths…..namely…

Most Popular Fitness Myths

The Myths Of Fitness As with any endeavor we find ourselves looking to participate in, fitness is ripe with plans and concepts and programs that work, and those that do not. The last thing you want is to devote time, resources, finances, and sweat to those things which do not produce results. So with that…