Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving officially kicks off the start of the holiday season, bringing with it plateful after plateful of food. It’s hard to say no to dishes we may only get to enjoy at the holidays, so it’s all about finding balance.

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Healthy Foods to Keep you Warm This Winter

As the first snow flurries of the season danced in the air on my drive to work this week, I knew one thing was for certain. Winter was no longer coming. Winter was here and keeping warm was quickly becoming a number one priority. Not only does this mean piling on the layers and big down coats, but it also means looking toward your kitchen for hot delicious meals.

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Use Daylight Savings to Exercise in the Morning

It’s probably safe to say most people don’t look forward to daylight savings… except for that whole gaining an hour part the day it actually happens. Driving home as the sun is setting makes it increasingly harder to go anywhere but home to lounge on the couch. However, there is one way to benefit from the afternoon’s darkness. Exercise in the morning.

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3 Reasons to Create Healthy Habits this Fall

Who doesn’t love fall? Crunchy leaves, crisp air and pumpkin-flavored everything for days. It also happens to be one of the best times of the year to create new habits and set new goals. Here’s why:

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Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween certainly doesn’t have a reputation for being the healthiest of holidays, but there are still ways to celebrate without putting your healthy efforts on hold. First and foremost, don’t look at the holiday as a reason to skip your workout. Prioritize your schedule and make sure to squeeze in some exercise before the celebrations begin.

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3 Tips to Start Training for a 5K Run

Sunny fall days accompanied by crisp air and crunchy leaves make for the perfect time to start training for that 5K you’ve always said you’d run. Signing up for a race can be a big commitment, but it’s worth its weight in satisfaction and feelings of accomplishment.

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Quick Tips for Beginning Runners

Beginning a running routine seems fairly simple and for the most part, it is. Running is one of the most efficient and convenient ways to stay fit. All you really need are your two feet and a pair of running shoes. However, increasingly pounding the pavement (or treadmill) can lead to injury. Use the tips below to make sure you get started on the right foot:

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Ten Motivational Fitness Quotes

Let’s face it: even the most dedicated exercisers need a little motivation boost every now and then. As the seasons change and the temperatures cool down, it may to start to seem like staying in bed or curling up on your couch are better options than hitting the gym.

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Drink Up: The Benefits of Water

There aren’t too many places I go without my water bottle by my side. It’s always on my desk at work, in the car and of course, at the gym. For many people, it’s a no brainer to hydrate at the gym, but did you know water is beneficial to the body all the time, not just when you are sweating?    

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Simple Tips to Begin your Fitness Routine

Even if it’s been years since you last shopped for school supplies or stepped foot into a classroom, back-to-school time can still make many people think about new beginnings. Joining a gym and creating a regular fitness routine are common goals this time of the year and we’re here to help you get started on the right foot.

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