Exercise and Alcohol

If you are like me, drinking is not even on the table.  For whatever reason, I am unable to have  a few drinks.  About 10 years ago, I came to this realization and started to take this fact seriously.  If you are one that can enjoy social drinking; I came across and interesting article, Exercise… Read more »

Shoes That Help With Strength Training

Strength training is not just for athletes who want to be strong on the playing field. Strength training is for anyone who wants to maintain a strong body.   Due to the fact that you’ll be lifting weights and working predominately with your leg muscles, you want to make sure your shoes fit properly and… Read more »

Tips For Better Nutrition When Dieting

With the summer season right around the corner, the one item that is on everyone’s mind is being beach body ready.   Your work begins sending out mass mailers for The Biggest Loser competition at the office, people are requesting time off for vacations and tanning salons are advertising specials on the radio left and… Read more »

3 Kettlebell Exercises You Can Do At Home In Between Strength Training Sessions

The popularity of kettlebells is continually on the rise, and for good reason.   They are extremely effective training tools that allow for total body strength and conditioning.   If you looking for a way to use a kettlebell at home to enhance your current workout routine, we have three exercises that we want to… Read more »

Do You Go To The Gym Every Day? Change It Up & See Results!

For most of us, it is easy to get into a routine.   Many of us wake up every morning, go to work, head to the gym after work and then go home and head to bed, only to do it again the next day.   After a while, that can become very boring, which… Read more »

Strength Training With A Personal Trainer

When exercising, many people engage in a lot of cardio, which is wonderful for keeping your heart rate up and supports a healthy heart.   The common misconception about strength training is that it bulks up the muscles in the body. This is, in fact, untrue.   So what exactly is strength training and why… Read more »

Hot Weather Excellent for Training

With hotter weather sweeping much of the east coast these past couple weeks, many regular athletes may find themselves laying off the training lately. But the longer the hot weather remains for many, the harder it will be for them to get back into shape. Also, there are plenty of measures you can take to… Read more »

Shin Splints: The Bane of Athletics

For many new runners, shin splints are commonplace. Characterized with excessive, dull soreness in the general vicinity- as oppose to a sharp, targeted site- shin splints could be debilitating. They are essentially a direct result of increased intensity in activity level, tiring muscles too quickly to properly absorb shock. But there are a plenty of… Read more »