rest day

8 Signs You Need a Rest Day

Exercise seems to be all or nothing. People either hardly exercise at all or they're diehards who exercise day in and day out. I am a proponent of regular exercise and urge clients to exercise daily. But, there are times when you may need a…
fitness apps

4 Fitness Apps to Keep You Motivated

Getting fit is the ultimate goal for most of us out there and getting any sort of help can make a huge difference. That is why we are so lucky to live in the age of smartphones—where all the fitness help you need is just a tap away. There…
Exercise: How Much Is Too Much?

Exercise: How Much Physical Activity Is Too Much?

The recent phenomenon of augmented reality games like Pokémon Go and Zombies Run has more people than ever out getting exercise. With obesity rates in some countries as high as 74%, this seems to be a step in the right direction. But…
The soda Effect

The Soda Effect: How Sweetened Beverages Change Your Body

With the convenience of vending machines, gas stations, and drive-thru restaurants, getting a soda has never been easier. As a popular beverage choice, we can’t seem to get enough of the sweet, fizzy drinks. Over the last decade, soda…
Fruit Juice Cleanse

Eat Fruits, Don’t Drink Them

Juice cleanses are a popular diet trend supposedly designed to help individuals lose a few pounds. But are they really healthy or beneficial? We all know someone who’s done a juice cleanse to lose the last few pounds, get their summer body…
Short Exercises

Short on Time? Try These 7 Effective Exercises

Most people know that regular exercise is linked to many health benefits. The problem is that the majority of the general population doesn’t get the recommended 150 minutes of exercise per week. It's no surprise that the most common excuse…