Firefighter Fitness

Firefighters, along with many other first responders (paramedics, police, etc.), experience some of the highest percentages of on-the-job injury rates. They must put their bodies in various positions and challenging scenarios on a daily basis. From climbing ladders to crawling…

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The Best and Worst Breakfast Cereals

Breakfast cereals are a quick, easy and sometimes inexpensive way to get your day started. However, if you don’t pay attention, they can be packed with sugar and trigger a day full of sugar and carb cravings. So how do…

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The Core Dynamics Workout – Week 1

Pilates is a great workout, infusing strength, flexibility and control into each exercise, allowing for an efficient and effective workout. It’s also a full body workout, whose modifications and progressions can accommodate varying fitness levels and goals. Despite these great…

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Exercising with Mindfulness

Get better results from your workout with a mind-body connection. Like anything and everything in life, if you are mentally focused on the task at hand, you are going to get so much more out of it and drastically increase…

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The Health Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia Cambogia, also called Malabar tamarind, is the tropical fruit of a small tree native to Southeast Asia which is commonly used as a spice in Thai and Indian cuisine. In the US, however, it’s often sold as a weight…

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How to Improve your Focus by Meditating

Seriously, do you know anyone who doesn’t at least talk about meditating and mindfulness, even if they don’t actually do it? C’mon, have you read a fitness-health related website or magazine recently where meditation and its benefits hasn’t been a…

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6 great sources of Omega-3s

Not all fats are created equal. Americans do get plenty of fat in their diets, yet most remain deficient in the important omega 3 essential fatty acids. So, here is your tutorial on why these special fatty acids are important,…

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Total Gym Core Trainer Blast Morning Workout

Ab Crunches vs. Core Workout   Do you remember when getting a six pack was achieved by doing repetitive abdominal crunches? In those days there wasn’t much thought given to the rest of the muscles that make up the core….

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