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People looking for an excellent way to get a cardio workout should consider using an elliptical machine. Here are six attributes that make an elliptical a great machine for people to work out on: * The elliptical is very easy on joints and bones. * For people who...

A recent speaker at the college in the city I live in offered some great wellness tips that everyone can learn from. The biggest point I took from Dr. Michael Roizen's talk as part of a wellness series of speakers was that no matter what kind...

Stuck inside during the cold winter months? It’s not as bad as you think for people who have a treadmill to exercise on. Here are 10 reasons to really appreciate your treadmill - and avoid developing a case of cabin fever. 1. Let it snow, let is snow,...

You’ve made time to get to the gym, worked hard and left satisfied with your effort. But there’s one more thing to take care of next: your appetite. Soon you’ll be hungry because of the extra calories you’ve burned. To avoid having the munchies the rest of...

Ideally, each of us who wanted to follow a workout routine would have a professional trainer there to help us. The trainer could come up with a workout program and then be there to help us with motivation and tips along the way. The truth is that...

As we get older, unfortunately our joints get creakier. That’s just the way it is, but through exercise and knowledge it’s possible to keep your joints working a lot better a lot longer than they would otherwise. The older you are, probably the more stiff you feel...

Most people would probably like to strengthen their core muscles. In my Jan. 21 blog, I listed many reasons why having a strong core can improve your overall physical and even mental health. Core strength allows the abs and back to correctly support the spine. When...

People with a strong core - the muscles from the hips to shoulders- are naturally going to look better. Their posture will be better aligned and most likely they’ll be trimmer than people who don’t pay much attention to fitness. Did you know there are a...

Are you looking to cross train during the cold winter months? Or, maybe you’re just looking for a fun way to change things up from day after day of doing the same basic workouts inside. In the warmer months there are a seemingly endless number of...

If you’re open-minded enough to be reading this, then chances are you’re willing to try jump-roping as part of your fitness routine. Jumping rope was fun for most of us as kids and it can be a great part of your workout routine, too. Here are some...