Eating food is how humans, animals, plants and insects are all able to receive their energy and fuel, no matter how or what we eat, it’s an act of survival for every species. With certain foods consumed however, comes something known as a food trigger. A food trigger is defined as when eaten, you crave and possibly want to eat more. This is known to … Continue reading What are Food Triggers?
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
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
No matter your fitness level, a workout injury can happen to anyone, but trying to prevent injury is all about having the right knowledge. First, make sure you are ready to begin a workout by having the right attire and equipment. This includes being hydrated and having a healthy diet. Once ready to start, do a simple warm up to loosen up your muscles, specifically … Continue reading New Workout Plans
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