High Intensity Interval Training

High intensity interval training, or HIIT, consists of workouts that have short periods of intense exercise with recovery periods. Interested in giving HIIT a go? Just take a look at the benefits! 🔥 Burn calories in a short amount of time 🔥 Your metabolic rate is higher after exercise 🔥 Helps you lose fat and …

Benefits of Pull-Ups

Do you dread or love pull ups? Regardless, it’s a great compound move that helps your arms, back, and core. Other benefits include: Functional strength: Dynamic compound moves can strengthen the relationship between your nervous and muscular systems. Improve your posture. Help relieve back pain. Constant sitting can increase the physiological load on your back. …

Dumbell Workouts

Focus on complex moves that target several areas of your body at once! This dumbbell routine from Health Magazine uses 3, 5, and 10 lb weights. Do up to four rounds of each move.  Deadlift to upright rows- 15 reps  Dumbbell pushup and rows- 10 reps  Side lunge and curl- 15 reps on each side …

Ice vs Heat for Workout Injury

Sadly, it is almost inevitable to avoid injury. Be prepared by knowing if heat or ice best helps your injury, thanks to an article by Cleveland Clinic. 🔥 Arthritis- Heat helps to relax tight muscles and stiff joints ❄ Strains or pulled muscles- Ice eases inflammation and numbs the pain 🔥 Strains or pulled muscles- …

Benefits of Walking

Who says you always have to do a hard workout? We love taking a nice walk- and there are still plenty of health benefits! 👟 It’s a mood booster, and if you’re at work, it gives you a break from your chair throughout the day. 👟 It strengthens your heart. Walking for 30 minutes a …

Quick Calorie Burning Workout

Plyometrics routines are great for quick calorie-burning, body-toning results! According to Health Magazine, exercisers who did cluster sets (10 sets of shorter reps) could jump higher and gain more explosive power. Try out this routine, doing 10 sets of 3-5 reps per move. Take a short break between each set. Plank squats Plyo pushups Broad …

Best Practices for New Runners

Have you recently picked up the habit of running? Before you dive right in, follow these tips to become a better runner and prevent injury. Start slow. It’s okay to start at a small amount at first or even mix in running and walking. Run with proper form. Don’t let your arms cross your body …

High Intensity Interval Training in 15 Minutes

No time for your usual workout routine? Don’t worry, we have you covered! This HIIT (High-intensity interval training) workout will leave you feeling great and should only take you 15 minutes. Do each set twice. Set 1: -Burpees for 30 seconds -Plank for 60 seconds Set 2: -High knees for 30 seconds -Lunges for 60 …

Mountain Climbers vs Squat Jacks

Which move is your favorite- the squat jack or mountain climbers? Both moves are high intensity but Women’s Health Magazine researched which move revs up your metabolism quicker. According to personal trainers, squat jacks are the winner. This move helps open your hips and burns your legs, glutes, and core more.

Health News from Facebook?

It’s hard to believe everything you read when it comes to health and nutrition, and Facebook is no exception! According to the annual What’s Trending in Nutrition survey of registered dietitian  70% believe that Facebook is the number 1 source of nutrition misinformation. Here are some of the biggest pieces of information spread on social …