You’ve just arrived home from a long, hard day at work and it’s time to get a workout in. The problem is, you just really, really don’t feel like exercising. Try the Five-Minute Rule to get you going. Get on the treadmill or exercise bike even if...

On Monday’s blog I talked about the importance of changing up your music playlist to jumpstart things if your workout is falling a little flat. I concluded with offering up my essential rock and roll play list. I realize some ladies out there don’t want to...

If your workouts are falling a little bit flat lately, one thing you can try is to change up the music play list on your IPod, MP3 player or stereo. Or, if you don’t listen to music much in the first place when working out,...

Do you want to start a running program, but aren’t sure how to do it? Here are a few simple tips to get started toward reaching a variety of goals. Whether you want to run to lose weight, improve your muscle tone, are thinking of entering...

It started with a set of sand-filled weights, a small bar and bench bought from Sears in the 1970s. More than 30 years later, it’s the stuff of legend - at least in our family and among our hometown friends. I’m talking about the weight...

It’s pretty easy to see your fitness level drop while travelling for work. It’s a lot easier to slip into poor eating habits and harder to find places to work out. So if you’re not one of those rare individuals who have many hours a...

Getting motivated for physical fitness, and keeping that drive can be extremely difficult. There are distractions and excuses all around us to put off being fit. Here are five tips to get you moving and burn that excess flab away. 1.       Set short- and long-term goals Depending...

Think about the last time you saw a one-handed interception. Or a one-armed tackle to bring down a ball carrier. Every time outside linebacker Eric S. made any play as an Ohio high school athlete competing several years ago, that’s the way he did it. One-armed....