Tag Archives: exercise

Get Free Stuff for Burning Calories

Have you lost your motivation? Even your hip new playlist can’t seem to pull you out of bed for a workout. Those cute new Lululemon running crops have only seen casual runs to the grocery store. The sparkle of New Year’s resolutions has worn off. It’s too cold to hit the gym. Just in time […]

Top Fitness Myths Busted

HealthCentral.com debunks common fitness myths. Click the infographic to enlarge:

Improve Workout Performance in 1 Easy Step

Forget expensive supplements and crazy protein shakes. You can improve your workouts with one simple habit: warming up. Researchers in Australia uncovered evidence that a proper warm-up improves the speed of contraction inside your muscles, making them ready for action. The key, however, is to keep your warm-ups short and moderate. According to the study, athletes who […]

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Music Makes the Workout Go ‘Round

My husband used to make fun of me because I would go into a bit of a panic if I did not have my music. And, I have to be honest, without my music I lack the desire to workout. The beats are what fuel me to run faster, push further and keep on going […]

music improves workouts

Music Makes the Workout Go 'Round

My husband used to make fun of me because I would go into a bit of a panic if I did not have my music. And, I have to be honest, without my music I lack the desire to workout. The beats are what fuel me to run faster, push further and keep on going […]

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Torch Thanksgiving Day Calories

Check out this infographic from Active.com and burn off those Turkey Day calories quick! Visit Active.com for Fun Facts about Turkey Trot Races.

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The 5,000 Crunch Challenge

Looking for new ways to stay motivated? Become a fan of K.I.C Fitness on Facebook! This up and coming fitness studio based in Alabama sponsors monthly challenges sure to motivate you, all in the spirit of competition. This month, the studio is featuring the 5,000 crunch challenge. Challengers complete as many crunches as they can in the […]

Sitting is Deadly, Exercise is the Cure

I often get on a soap box about the perils of sitting for long hours.  Mainly, I fear for my life because now that I make my living at a 9 to 5 job as a writer, sitting consumes a large part of my day. I am in the process of compiling research to present […]

Why do I Run?

Running is one of those sports, people either love it or they hate it… and I agree, it’s not for everyone. In fact, you might find it hard to believe that I hated running at one point in my life. Those years are well behind me, but from junior high through high school, I despised […]

6 Ways to Simply be Healthier

A healthy lifestyle is on the minds of many, especially considering that government legislation (Mayor Bloomberg) is trying to step in and tell the public exactly what they can and cannot eat and drink, in an effort to curb the obesity epidemic. Instead of allowing the government to play U.S. citizens like puppets and dancing to the […]