Benefits of Personal Training

As we prepare for the beach we have some added motivation to get workouts in, but once school is out for summer it can be difficult to juggle driving kids to camps and the pool alongside a workout schedule. A great way to remain accountable for a healthy lifestyle this summer is to hire a personal trainer. Trainers are not only more reliable than your usual workout bud (who is inevitably taking his or her vacation time to do just that), but they can create efficient, personalized workouts to help you meet your goals in the time you have free during your kids’ swim team practice. Read More

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Vacation hack: Keep off those extra pounds without weighing your suitcase down

Has a flight delay ever left you sitting in the airport digging into your kid’s backpack for his or her M&M stash? Or maybe you chose “Pizza-Flavored” Combos on the eleventh hour of your cross-country road trip... We’ve all been there. And with summer road trips in the works, we might be there again soon. Traveling can create a road block on your path to healthy living. Fortunately, you might own a solution more portable than a NutriBullet or treadmill. TRX straps: where you have the will and a palm tree or swing set you have a way (to exercise). Read More

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Why Rowing Is The New Spinning

Those in the know say rowing is set to become the hip, new kind of cardio. "Add up all the benefits of rowing and it's no wonder more and more guys are stepping off the stationary bike and strapping into a rower." "People are catching on that they could be getting so much more out of their workout in the same amount of time," Roberts says. Read More

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"Rowing has made its triumphant entrance to the forefront of sports and fitness...." Full article linked below

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What's the Difference Between Exercise and Physical Activity?

We’ve been told over and over that we need 30 minutes of daily exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle. So you may be surprised to learn that recent research shows that the amount of time we spend sitting each day is just as important as the amount of time we spend exercising. A new term, “active couch potatoes”, has emerged to describe those who exercise 30 minutes per day, yet remain sedentary the rest of the day (commuting, sitting at work, eating meals). Read More

TRX is a Great Complement to Yoga

Did you know that The TRX Suspension Trainer is a great complement to your yoga practice? It’s Working Out is the perfect place to take TRX classes AND Yoga with TRX to improve your yoga practice by strengthening your core and stabilizing your movements. Click here to view the TRX video and headstand progression instructions from Shauna Harrison, yoga and fitness instructor, and Under Armour trainer. Read More

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5 Surprising Uses for Coconut Oil

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the wonderful benefits and many uses of coconut oil. It’s anti-microbial, full of antioxidants, and high in essential fatty acids. Here are 5 surprising and useful tips for getting the most out of coconut oil. Read More

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Grammy gym jams

Now that all the excitement of the Super Bowl/Aquatic Katy Perry Concert is over, we can look forward to the next big event on Sunday TV: The Grammy's. Read More

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Reignite your resolutions

By this time you have hopefully set some resolutions for 2015. Possible followed through on a few..... Read More

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