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How To Fuel Your Training At The Optimal Heart Rate

Posted on 2016-11-11

The heart is the core of the body, and it provides us with great information on how our body is doing while we exercise. It’s important to know how to calculate your optimal heart rate zones, understand the meaning of those zones, and also how to leverage that information in training to meet specific fitness goals. Calculating Your Reserve Heart Rate So You Can Determine Your Optimal Heart Rate Zones Our heart rate range can be broken into several zones. (read more)


How Biking Can Make You Run Faster

Posted on 2016-11-07

Improving your performance when you run does not necessarily mean spending more time on the road or on the treadmill. Riding a bike or using a stationary bike helps you run faster by working on your muscles in a different way. When you combine running and biking during your training routine, you will notice positive changes in the speed of your runs. Reduced Risk of Injury A key complication with any running routine is the risk of injury during your recovery. (read more)


8 Ideas to Help Your Child Eat Healthy Foods

Posted on 2016-11-04

Encouraging children to develop healthy habits begins with their eating habits. When you start encouraging healthy eating habits and proper nutrition at a young age, your children naturally develop a preference for healthy food choices. As a parent, you want to make a balanced diet a part of your lifestyle. By taking steps to improve the dietary habits of your entire family and focusing on getting your children to eat healthier food choices, you limit the risks related to nutrient deficiencies and poor diet. (read more)


Tracking Your Health Goals For The Holiday Season

Posted on 2016-10-15

It’s that time of the year once again where tradition and celebration meet. No matter what holiday you’ll be celebrating, there’s a very good chance you’re going to be doing some feasting and relaxing. It’s easy to forget about your health goals in the name of a merry time, but here are some things to keep in mind to keep you on track: Be Conscious Of Your Intake It’s almost tradition to get carried away when you sit down for a holiday feast; your family didn’t slave away in the kitchen all day for you to not get a second or third helping, right? (read more)


10 Reasons to Start Working Out Today

Posted on 2016-10-14

We all know that exercise helps toward the goals of keeping your body fit and losing or maintaining weight. But the benefits of exercise go far beyond weight management and physical fitness. Having a regular exercise routine invites unexpected changes that will enhance your life in a variety of ways. Here are 10 reasons you should start an exercise routine ASAP and stick with it: 1. Strengthen Your Self-Confidence When you see the subtle or dramatic changes exercise makes to your body, you’re likely to feel better about the way you look than you did before. (read more)


Everything You Need To Know About Body Fat Percentage

Posted on 2016-10-07

Everyone has body fat. You have it and your neighbor has it. It can have a huge impact on our health, so it’s important to understand what it is, why we need some of it, and how to get rid of the rest of it. Here are 7 things you need to know about body fat: 1. Here are the basics about fat. When we hop on the scale, the scale shows us our body weight. (read more)