Getting Active

Why Men Should Practice Yoga, Too

Yoga is a female-dominated fitness activity. When men think of yoga, they likely picture twenty women at a yoga studio donned in sweatpants. Each performs impossible bends and twists, discussing abstract ideas of “energy” and “prana.” It is not something men are particularly drawn to, especially since many of the necessary skills are weak or even absent in males. [Read more]

Go the Distance with Your Weight-Control Plan

Most people consider embarking on a diet or exercise program at some time of their life. When setting new weight-loss goals, most individuals shoot for the stars and start the process feeling highly motivated. [Read more]

Five Ways to Reduce Joint Pain Through Exercise

The Center for Disease Control estimates that over 15 million Americans suffer from joint pain. For many, this pain is caused by illnesses such as arthritis or gout. For others, the pain is derived from old sprains, breaks, or other injuries. [Read more]

6 Ways Going Outside Can Help You Lose Weight

Research has shown that spending time in the great outdoors reduces stress, strengthens immunity, and relieves pain. But here’s something else going outside can do: help you lose weight. [Read more]

How to Choose the Perfect Personal Trainer for You

A personal trainer can help create a more personalized fitness plan for you. You want a professional that will help you meet your goals. To find the best personal trainer for you, use these five tips: [Read more]

Child Fitness: Helping Children Achieve Fitness Goals

Your child is your prized possession and means more to you than anyone can imagine. Yet, there he sits – in front of the video game system, spending his days playing a game that you have no idea what the goal is, nor do you even attempt to get it. [Read more]

7 Strategies to Speed Up Your Weight Loss

Weight loss is a tricky game, and sometimes you just can’t make your body go into weight loss mode as quickly as you’d like. Most doctors agree that the key to losing weight and keeping it off long-term is to lose one to two pounds each week. [Read more]

3 Ways to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

Get on your way to a healthier you by incorporating weight training, cutting out sugar, and planning your meals in advance. [Read more]

Tips on Losing Weight When You Have Low Thyroid Function

If you have a low-functioning thyroid gland, you know how hard it is to lose weight, no matter how much you starve yourself or try exercise. [Read more]

Struggling with Hormonal Imbalance? Try These 7 Ideas

Hormone imbalances, when they occur, usually arise out of a combination of factors, including blood sugar problems, weight problems, stress and high body fat levels. Your lifestyle may affect many of these factors. Making a few simple changes to your life can help your hormones, and take you very far on the road to better health. [Read more]