Challenge yourself and unleash your inner animal. As long as you’re game to embrace a little mud in your face, you too can be a trail runner. Besides offering a refreshing break for both body and mind, trails are less physically punishing that their concrete counterparts. Anyone can participate. HERE’S HOW TO GET STARTED Begin […]
Reward yourself for getting this far If you have stuck to your workout schedule for 2 moths, treat yourself to something special. However, be careful of your reward. Make it something that’s not food related, like a massage or a new workout outfit. Build in regular incentives to keep yourself motivated, such as rewarding yourself […]
Spot reduction There is no such thing as “spot reduction.” The best way to lose those love-handles or other areas? Focus on total body weight loss and firming the muscles. Not monitoring your heart rate If you follow the heart rate recommendations on the cardio machines, you may be doing yourself a disservice. A heart […]
Whether you’re a seasoned runner gearing up for the race season or a newbie putting your best foot forward, these tips can help develop or improve your running efficiency. Always land with your feet under your center of mass (hips). Focus on leaning forward at the ankles while keeping your core tight and engaged. Keep in-mind, […]
Merriam-Webster’s dictionary for kids describes activity as, “the state of being active; energetic action or movement; liveliness.” To stay motivated, get creative. As long as you’re moving and having fun, anything goes. here are some ideas to keep your family moving over the summer. AT HOME • Relay races (either in teams or individually) […]
With all the stresses of everyday life, getting through the day can be challenging. We’ve got simple ways to melt away your stress, leading to a healthier life. HOW TO RELAX Don’t let stress wear you down. Try these tips for some head-to-toe instant calm. 1. FUEL YOUR BODY WITH PROPER NUTRITION Learn how to […]
We asked our dietitians why they became Registered Dietitians. And shockingly, none of them said they were born craving salads. Many found the field because they love food!