3 Pillars To Manage Your Weight For Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes What are the three pillars to managing your weight for life?

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From Fat Kid To Fitness Competitor

Reading Time: 4 minutes Read about Alex’s journey from obese kid to stepping on stage for his first bodybuilding competition.

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3 Signs Your Weight Loss Is Temporary

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ve worked hard and lost weight. How can you tell if you’re setup to gain it all back? Here are three signs your weight loss might be temporary.

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How The Scale Deceives You (And Other Measures of Success)

Reading Time: < 1 minute How the bathroom scale lies, and other ways to measure progress in your fitness program.

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3 Tips To “Fall” Back In Love With Running

Reading Time: 3 minutes Use these strategies to keep your love for running strong even as the temperatures decline.

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If You’re Failing At Anything, Here’s Why.

Reading Time: 6 minutes This article discusses the three main reasons you are likely to fail at anything. Learn how to overcome the most important obstacles you’ll face.

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When Being Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

Reading Time: 4 minutes When do healthy behaviors become unhealthy? Find out in this article.

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Follow This Advice to Build Your “FitFam”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Follow these 4 tips to build your fitness support system–your “fitfam.”

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3 Fat-Loss Myths – Debunked

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever tried losing weight, thought you were doing everything correctly, and still didn’t see the progress you wanted? Sure, there are a number of reasons why you weren’t seeing the results, but what if the changes you made to your diet weren’t actually that helpful–or even downright useless? There are numerous myths surrounding…

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Gym Etiquette for Beginners: 8 Gym Norms to Follow

Reading Time: 5 minutes The gym can be a very daunting place, especially for a beginner. It has its own culture, and within this culture are acceptable and unacceptable forms of behavior. Part of the anxiety that is caused by going to the gym revolve around not fitting in. One sure way to stand out (not in a good…

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Need to power through a workout? Crank up the tunes.

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re having trouble getting yourself to the gym to workout, or find yourself getting really bored while you exercise, then putting together an awesome playlist of your favorite music can help. Listening to music while exercising has been shown to improve exercise performance and adherence.[1,2] This performance enhancing effect is likely caused by a…

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Is A Calorie Just A Calorie?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are all calories created equal? Does 300 calories of cookies affect you the same way as 300 calories of broccoli? Total calories consumed is the most basic variable to be considered when striving to lose weight. Quite simply, you can’t lose weight unless you consume fewer calories than you burn. However, does it really matter…

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Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Weights?

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve started a new fitness program, and this new program calls for both cardio and weight training. You don’t want to spend every day at the gym, so you decide to stack some of the weight and cardio workouts on the same days. If you are going to perform both in the same workout then…

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Have Lofty Career Goals? Fitness Can Get You There Faster

Reading Time: 4 minutes Exercise is good for more than just improving your health and your waistline. In fact, regular exercise is what’s known as a “keystone habit,” meaning the benefits extend far beyond the physical ones. Exercise has been shown to improve mood and brain power too.1,2 In addition to the physical and mental benefits of exercise, did you…

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