Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2014’

Sitting: The New Smoking

A generation or two ago, smoking was one of the greatest health hazards in the nation. So many people gave up smoking to improve their health and potentially live longer. Now we are facing a new challenge. The physical impact of prolonged sitting goes far beyond the occasional TV marathon binge. For those who routinely sit for long periods at …

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Get Motivated!

Motivation is not always easy to come by. Whether you find it difficult to start creating healthy habits or to keep those habits consistent, motivation is key to anyone’s successful fitness goals. While it is easy to agree on the fact that a lack of motivation is what stands in the way of many people’s accomplishments, how do we actually …

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Challenge Your Core with These 3 Plank Variations

Planks are a great way to strengthen your core without excess spinal flexion, however they can often times become monotonous when done without variation. Switching up the type of plank you perform will not only make this exercise more exciting, but also challenge your body. 1) Plank with Opposite Hand/Foot Raise Begin in regular plank position. Push your right arm …

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