How the Gym Helped ‘Get My Act Together’ After Cancer

Todd Allen and his wife took a European trip seven years ago. He felt terrible by the time they got home. Blood tests revealed cancer. Stage 4. Bone marrow. Todd went through 18 months of chemotherapy and had knee surgery … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Experts Rank Mediterranean Diet as the Best

For the sixth straight year, the Mediterranean diet has been ranked as the best overall diet for health and wellbeing, according to U.S. News & World Report. Concerns about healthy aging came into play this time, the magazine said – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start by Taking One Step at a Time

We all know that most New Year’s Resolutions fail.   But do you know why? Here’s one possible explanation. Most people set a huge goal for their resolution, and when they start trying to make that goal come true, they … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

10 Ways to Move More Every Day

Even on days when you can’t work out, you can still get plenty of intentional movement. Heck, it’s even more important on those days. If you think about how you can move more, even in little doses throughout a normal … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Start Exercising Now: Busy Times Can Be the Best

“I don’t have time.” “I’m too busy.” “Maybe later when there’s not so much going on.” We hear this throughout the year. “I don’t have time” is a leading reason people don’t exercise. Believe it or not, for many of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Balance the Big Meal with Your Exercise Goals

The average holiday meal can contain 4,500 calories, according to the Calorie Control Council, which advocates for healthy lifestyles. If you’re trying to measure the pleasure against your hard-won exercise gains, here’s a guide to learn how much yumminess you’ve … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise, Eat Right, and Know Your Diabetes Risk

Around the world, some 540 million adults have diabetes, and the number will soar in the coming years. Almost half of those people are undiagnosed, and the disease caused 6.7 million deaths globally in 2021, according to the International Diabetes … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Healthy Holiday Hacks to Keep You on Track

Not to be a total Grinch here, but… The holidays can really screw everything up Think about it. From sometime around Halloween (all that candy) through January 1 (the hangover), we’re encouraged to: Throw our routines and habits out the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Step 1 Fighting Belly Fat: Forget the Marketing Myths

Nobody likes belly fat, but almost everybody struggles with it to some degree. Among all kinds of fat, belly fat is the one that gets the most attention. We are frequently asked to help our training partners lose weight – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good time to remember that some risk factors are beyond our control, like age, race, and family history. But, as the National Breast Cancer Foundation points out, we can adjust some … [CLICK TO READ MORE]