How and Why to Develop Core Strength

What is Core Strength?  Have you overheard the term “core strength” being tossed around the gym while you count the miles on that treadmill or climb imaginary hills on the StairMaster?  Some people think having good core strength means having those highly defined stomach muscles — often referred to as “six-pack abs” — or being able to deadlift 500 pounds. But core strength isn’t about … Continue reading How and Why to Develop Core Strength

The Benefits of Staying Physically Fit

Being physically fit is important to living a healthy life, both mentally and physically. Regularly including exercise into your daily plan can improve your overall quality of life, as there are long term and short-term benefits to physical activity.  By partaking in a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity a day, you can do so much good for your body. One of the most … Continue reading The Benefits of Staying Physically Fit

Top Items Every Beginner Should Have in Their Gym Bag

Some days, getting ready for the gym can be a mental workout itself. After a long day of work, school, traveling, or even relaxation; going to the gym at times doesn’t sound like the move. But we must remember that goals need to be met and that body needs to be in tip-top shape.  As the aged British mantra says, “Proper planning and preparation prevent … Continue reading Top Items Every Beginner Should Have in Their Gym Bag

Athlete Turned Dietitian: Neil White

Growing up, all Neil White knew was sports and physical activities. Having the opportunity to play soccer, baseball, and run cross country and track, it’s not surprising that he grew up to take an interest in dietetics and is on his way to becoming a certified dietician. White was born in China and was then adopted by a loving family at the age of seven … Continue reading Athlete Turned Dietitian: Neil White