Exercising With A Partner

Exercising With A Partner

Do you have the best intentions of exercising, but the time comes, and you end up on the couch?  You aren’t the only one. Finding motivation and the drive to exercise is tough for many. Having someone to workout with and hold you accountable can help.   There are many...
What Happens if You Don’t Stay Active?

What Happens if You Don’t Stay Active?

Have you ever heard the saying “if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it”? That statement is true when it comes to muscle mass.   Muscle mass decreases approximately 3–8% per decade after the age of 30 and this rate of decline is even higher after the age of 60. (1) It’s...
Exercise in the Morning

Exercise in the Morning

The early bird gets the worm! This holds true for those who embrace morning exercise — as starting your day with a workout is beneficial for many reasons.    You may think you aren’t a “morning person” but give it a shot and see how you feel after exercising in...
Why Low-Impact Strength Training?

Why Low-Impact Strength Training?

Have you ever done a workout and the next day or two your shins or feet hurt? Chances are you engaged in high-impact exercises that put excessive stress on your bones and joints. While aggressive exercise programs like CrossFit may be popular, it’s crucial not...
Can I Exercise With a Head Cold?

Can I Exercise With a Head Cold?

Are you hesitant to exercise with a head cold?  It’s the time of year when winter hits and your immune system is suppressed. Though your nose might be running more than your treadmill, you don’t want it to throw off your exercise routine.   If you’re wondering whether...