3 Unassuming Exercises That Will Kick Your Butt

3 Unassuming Exercises That Will Kick Your Butt

For the sake of today's post, I'd like to throw all exercises into one of three categories: 1) Hard: They look difficult to do, and if done properly they are difficult to do. There is no escaping it, yet we do these exercises because they benefit us in some way. For...
Is the Breakfast You’re Eating Right for Your Body?

Is the Breakfast You’re Eating Right for Your Body?

Eating the right foods in the morning plays a bigger role in how healthy or unhealthy you eat for the rest of the day. Breakfast sets a whole chain of events in motion, from maintaining even energy levels (thanks to blood sugar levels) to keeping cravings in check...
No Excuses (Tabata) Workout #15

No Excuses (Tabata) Workout #15

A Tabata workout is a set of eight high intensity intervals performed for a total of four minutes. The intervals consist of 20 seconds of high intensity exercise, followed by 10 seconds of recovery. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, they're not. The optimum words are...
3 Great Pre and Post-Workout Breakfasts

3 Great Pre and Post-Workout Breakfasts

The right breakfast is the linchpin of many-a-workout. Eat too little - or nothing at all - and you'll run out of fuel. Eat too much and you'll feel sluggish and uncomfortable. I've posted before on foods that energize, and have written about the importance of eating...
No Excuses (5K) Workout #14

No Excuses (5K) Workout #14

If you can walk, it’s highly likely you can do a 5K – even if you plan on walking the entire way. The speed in which you complete this 3.1 mile run depends on 1) your goal 2) how diligently you train. I’m not going to lay out an entire training plan, rather two...
4 Tips to Re-Shape Your Body

4 Tips to Re-Shape Your Body

You want to hit a healthier weight, but never seem to have the time to get into a regular workout routine, or put together a plan to eat better. What if you didn't have to plan and prep to make a difference? Here are a few simple changes you can make in your lifestyle...