Does Caffeine Boost Exercise Performance?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Caffeine is the most widely used drug, with 90% of U.S. adults consuming at least one caffeinated meal or beverage every day. Many people use caffeine to help stay awake in the early hours of the morning, or to help stay focused when their attention starts drifting at work. Caffeine is a stimulant, which means…

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How To Properly Set Fitness Goals For Maximum Success

Reading Time: 6 minutes Having goals is of utmost importance in fitness. It’s hard work to maintain a good fitness level, and even harder to improve once you’ve lost it. Having a clear finish line can help to keep things in perspective when the going gets tough. Additionally, intention naturally precedes behavior, meaning that before we can hope to…

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How NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” Got It Wrong: Why Successful Weight Loss Is Within Your Control

Reading Time: 9 minutes One study suggests that long-term weight loss might not be possible. But, are they sharing the whole story?

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5 Steps to Successful Weight Loss

Reading Time: 9 minutes Tired of spinning your wheels when it comes to weight loss? Follow these 5 steps to see permanent success.

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Kickin’ It Old School: What I Learned From Walking For 10 Days

Reading Time: 6 minutes I recently had to take my car in for an extensive list of repairs, which left me carless for a week and a half. This left me with very few options for transportation to get anywhere, the easiest one being my own two feet. After 10 days walking everywhere, I have made some surprising observations.…

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New Year’s Resolutions

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s the New Year, you’ve resolved to make improvements in your life. Perhaps you want to lose weight. Maybe you want to exercise more, or eat healthier foods. If so, you are in good company. Weight loss remains in the top five most popular New Year’s resolutions, and often tops the list. However, only 8%…

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