Boost Your Brainpower-Take a Run!

Boost Your Brainpower-Take a Run!
When we think about fitness, we naturally focus on the physical benefits. Decreased fat, increased muscle, improved sports performance, and even improved blood pressure are only a few benefits commonly recognized as the results of a regular fitness program. Are there, however, benefits to physical fitness that go beyond the physical? Could we in fact be exercising, strengthening and improving... Read More

The Athletic Rider Needs Yoga

The Athletic Rider Needs Yoga
I am a cardio junkie by nature. I really live for the day when research tells us that all we need for a total real fitness foundation is an hour of cardio a day. Circuit training with weights is a close second since I discovered the Focus T25 Gamma phases (my new soul-mate workout program, in case anyone was interested).... Read More

sometimes the road to real fitness requires love?

sometimes the road to real fitness requires love?
I don’t exactly remember when it happened. That moment when my relationship with food went from one that was normal and healthy to one that was incredibly unhealthy and potentially life threatening. I do know many girls who were in my peer group during high school and college faced a similar challenge. I also know that I was one of... Read More

is your sugar addiction interfering with your pursuit of real fitness and health?

is your sugar addiction interfering with your pursuit of real fitness and health?
Sucrose Sugar Beet Sugar CaneĀ  Sugar   Sugar gets a pretty bad rap these days and in my opinion, rightfully so. What used to be a special occasion treat is now hidden in about every processed food we eat. I recently read that the average American consumes about 130 pounds of sugar a YEAR. How is that even possible? Considering... Read More

is foot pain stifling your race to real fitness?

is foot pain stifling your race to real fitness?
Heel Pain Foot Pain Bottom of the Foot Pain Bottom of the Heel Pain   Plantar Fasciitis At first it was only a little ache just forward of your heel on the solar (bottom) side of you foot. It was not enough to stop training, and if anything, you thought you could train through the pain. Without even noticing it... Read More