How to Work Out While on Vacation

When you’re on vacation, working out and keeping healthy is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, you’re just trying to enjoy your free time and relax from the daily pressures of work and family. Besides, there’s so much local cuisine to try out, and those beachside chairs are so comfy. Well, whether you like it or not, what you do on your … Continue reading How to Work Out While on Vacation

Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Living with arthritis, pain and stiffness from inflammation of the joints, can be uncomfortable and disruptive of everyday life. There are several ways to help soothe the symptoms, one of which that can be most effective is regular exercise. Extensive exercise is not necessary. However, a lack of it can create more stress on the joints because the muscles become weakened. Therefore, maintaining strength and … Continue reading Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Leap of Faith: From Lowes to Body Works

Kelsey Allen and Jamel Watkins had it made. They were Operations Supervisors with Lowes Home Improvement Distribution Center in Valdosta, and they had been with the company for several years while making a good living. Both Allen and Watkins made working out and staying in shape a part of their lives outside of the workplace. In addition to keeping themselves in shape, they both were … Continue reading Leap of Faith: From Lowes to Body Works

Overcoming the Dreaded Plateau

Weight loss is a long journey. There are many happy moments and small victories that remind us it’s all worth it, from losing an extra pound than usual or fitting into our old jeans from 10 years ago. But it can also bring frustration, disappointment, and tears, mainly when that dreaded plateau hits. Now, instead of rolling down the mountain, you’re just sitting there, unmoving. … Continue reading Overcoming the Dreaded Plateau

Reignite the Burn

For the beginner, exercise balls can be confusing. You can sit on it, and you can bounce on it — maybe even roll on it a little — but what else? Where does the exercise portion come in? Well, it didn’t actually come in until a little later on. The exercise ball, originally called the “Pezzi” GymnastikBall, was invented in 1963 by Italian plastics manufacturer … Continue reading Reignite the Burn