Why Fitness is my “Drug” of Choice

Our lives are full of so many things that pull us in a million different directions - family, friends, work, and hobbies to name a few.  Hectic schedules and competing demands create stress and cause both physical and emotional tolls on our bodies, not to mention our minds.  To combat the negative undertones of our … Continue reading Why Fitness is my “Drug” of Choice

Why Improving your Balance and Flexibility Helps in Increasing your Fitness

Fitness and strength go hand in hand...the more fit you are, the stronger you become.  The more you build upon your endurance, stamina, and tolerance, the more you will be able to lift while in the gym, or to run further while doing cardio, or to complete a HIIT round while in a cardio class. … Continue reading Why Improving your Balance and Flexibility Helps in Increasing your Fitness

Six Pack Abs…or Something Like That

Most females that I know (and males for that matter) have expressed on occasion their envy of those individuals they see with washboard abs.  In one way or another, the thought of a taut, ruffle free belly creeps into the minds of millions as images of picture-perfect physiques flood social media feeds, television shows, and … Continue reading Six Pack Abs…or Something Like That

Why I Never Skip Leg Day

Leg day should be incorporated into your weekly routine as often as possible.  Whether by way of cardio, think sprints or speed walking on an incline, or by way of exercises incorporating free weights or body weight, you should try to devote some time to building the strength in your lower half.  Your quads, hamstrings, … Continue reading Why I Never Skip Leg Day

Why You Should Incorporate Yoga Into Your Life

The art of yoga has been around for over 5,000 years, with its roots firmly planted in the regions of India.  The physical, mental and spiritual attributes of yoga have been examined for thousands of years and the overarching benefits have been proven time and time again.  There are many purposes for incorporating yoga into … Continue reading Why You Should Incorporate Yoga Into Your Life