Building an Attitude For Exercise

By Kamiera Jones

Have you been contemplating on exercising but just can’t seem to get started or find the time to exercise? We as people tend to make time for the things we feel are most important or things that are at the top of our priority list. Therefore, we must make exercising important to us. In order to have a motivational drive for exercise . . .  read more

Free Weights vs Machine Weights

By Javier Ibanez

When it comes to new people wanting to do resistance training, usually the first questions they ask themselves is whether to work out on machines or with free weights. There are many great benefits for each type of weight training, but there has always been a debate on which one is better. The only way to get a look at this is to . . .  read more

Eating Disorders in Athletes

By Kaitlyn Johns

Sports have many benefits to athletes including: improvements in physical health, social connections, and improved self-esteem. Sports can also end up creating a negative body image for young athletes once they begin entering the competition world. Society has such a skewed image of thinness and the pressure of competition on athletes, . . .  read more

At Home Arms

Tricep Dips

By Darla Hyde

Many of us struggle to find time to make it to the gym every day.  So here is a simple arm workout that can be performed at home incorporating your chest muscles, your triceps and shoulders. All of these exercises can be modified to be more or less challenging so try them out to see what best fits you!

Push Ups– . . .  read more

Hydration 101

By Javier Ibanez

When it comes to hydration, many people don’t see how important and how beneficial it is. As many people have heard, the amount of water that is needed to be consumed by an individual is an average of 6-8 cups per day. This is a reasonable amount for people to aim for, but the amount of water needed changes from person to person. . . .  read more

Protein: How Much is Too Much?

By Darla Hyde

Lately our culture has been obsessed with protein. You see it advertised all over the place with protein powder, protein shakes, and protein bars etc. And rightfully so protein has many benefits such as its abilities to build and repair our muscles, maintain bone strength and it fills you up quicker resulting in helping to manage your . . .  read more

Anywhere, Anytime, ABS Workout

By Gaven Hohl

Whether you are at home, on the road, in the gym, or short on time, here is a 15 minute ABS workout. Perform each exercise for 30 seconds, going from one exercise to the next. Repeat the circuit for a total of 5 times.

1. Bicycle Crunches – 30 seconds

  • Lie
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Achieve Your Goals. Work SMARTR Not Harder

By: Gaven Hohl

Are you struggling to achieve your goals? You keep working harder and harder but just cannot accomplish what you intended to do. Instead of continually working harder, not succeeding, getting frustrated and therefore giving up, perhaps you should start working SMARTR (pecific, Measurable, Achievable, . . .  read more

Let Physical Activity Benefit YOU

By Chasady Minnifield

Physical activity can be beneficial in so many ways. Even if you feel like you are considered a couch potato. There are many exercises that you can do while watching the television or just sitting in a chair. For example, chair stands, bicep curls, tricep dips, etc.

Some common exercises that you can do at home on commercials:

  1. Planks
  2. Sit-ups
  3. Squats

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Benefits of Cardio

By: Chasady Minnifield

Our bodies are made to move. With that being said, there are several ways to get your heart pumping by cardio. Whether it’s by walking, running, riding a bike, swimming, rowing, or doing aerobic workouts. These are all different types of workouts that are used to raise your heart rate. Cardio is beneficial in so many ways. . . .  read more