3 Tips for Taming Stubborn Belly Fat

3 Tips for Taming Stubborn Belly Fat

Crop tops, bathing suits, sundresses and…belly fat? Something does not belong here! Extra padding around your mid-section isn’t pleasant any time of year, but it’s particularly bothersome come summer, when you want to feel and look your best in light ...
6 Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Exercise

6 Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Exercise

The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping—so what are you doing still exercising indoors at a gym? This time of year – when it’s not too hot, not too cold – is ideal for outdoor workouts. Taking your routine to the street (or your yard, a park ...
5 Habits of Dedicated Gym-Goers

5 Habits of Dedicated Gym-Goers

Do you ever notice those people in the gym—the ones who are always there, with their seemingly perfect bodies and endless determination? It’s easy to think they must never leave, never eat and keep some highly guarded secrets for looking (and likely ...
5 Tricks to Make Lifting Weights Easier

5 Tricks to Make Lifting Weights Easier

No one said building a strong, sculpted body was going to be easy. But the many benefits of weight training (besides donning svelte arms in sleeveless shirts this summer!) have convinced you to start lifting. With dumbbells in hand and many reps ahea ...
Can Superfoods Aid Athletic Performance?

Can Superfoods Aid Athletic Performance?

You may question the validity of superfoods. As an athlete, it’s your job to think analytically. Besides, what classifies a food as “super,” anyway? Superfoods are considered to be nutritionally dense foods, with a superior combination of vitamins, m ...
6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

Why does it always seem that the minute you decide to clean up your diet and make healthier choices the food cravings kick in? It’s been weeks, maybe months, since you’ve wanted a candy bar, but now it’s all you can think about. The mind is a very st ...
The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

The Pros & Cons of Counting Calories

To count calories or not to count calories—now that’s a good question. First off, what is a calorie?  Calories are simply a tool used to measure proteins, fats and carbohydrates (or, as some people like to call them, macros) in food. Most people star ...