Five Important Considerations for Winter Workouts

Winter fitness comes with its own set of rules. Working out during the Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenge for everyone. During the summer however, it was easy to go outside and get exercise. During the winter, the most difficult exercise we want to do is raising a mug of cocoa to our lips, whileContinue reading “Five Important Considerations for Winter Workouts”

Five Mental Health Benefits of Running

Exercise is heavily tethered to mental health. Have you ever noticed that when you stick to a regular exercise regimen, your mental health improves? Taking care of the body and the mind go hand in hand. Your overall health is comprised of both physical and mental health, and you need both to be truly healthy.Continue reading “Five Mental Health Benefits of Running”

Summer is Over. How to Maintain Your Fitness This Winter

Your fitness must be maintained, regardless of the season. Summer has unfortunately come to a close. That doesn’t mean we can forget about our fitness however! The lockdown has undoubtedly caused us to adopt a more sedentary lifestyle, so chances are we may not have really reached our fitness goals this summer. Things are openingContinue reading “Summer is Over. How to Maintain Your Fitness This Winter”

How to Maintain a Well-Rounded Routine During Lockdown

One of the components of mental health is a well-rounded routine. I’ll just say it. It was hard enough to maintain a well-rounded routine before quarantine. With everything locked down, we lost access to a lot of the institutions and places that made our lives bearable, like gyms, craft stores, restaurants, and support systems. InContinue reading “How to Maintain a Well-Rounded Routine During Lockdown”

Five Ways to Motivate Your Friend to Hit the Gym

Getting yourself to the gym is one thing, motivating a friend is quite another. We all that one friend who we know would benefit greatly from going to the gym, if we could just convince them of it. Maybe this friend is going through a breakup and super depressed, or dealing with health issues thatContinue reading “Five Ways to Motivate Your Friend to Hit the Gym”

How to Sneak in Exercise During the Holidays

The holiday season may be where exercise and fitness go to die, but it doesn’t have to be! I come from a large family, and as such, I understand that the holiday season is pretty much a black hole in terms of fitness and healthy eating. Not only do we have to contend with familyContinue reading “How to Sneak in Exercise During the Holidays”

Five Ways to Convince Yourself to Work Out

Sometimes you just need a good reason to hit the gym. Every person who has ever worked out has had to fight the internal battle of whether to exercise, or stay home in bed. In fact, most of the times I think staying home in bed probably wins out, because taking the easy way outContinue reading “Five Ways to Convince Yourself to Work Out”

What You Should Know About Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis?

Exercise cannot help prevent MS, but it may help women deal with it. Multiple Sclerosis is a debilitating disease wherein a person’s immune system attacks their central nervous system and creates all kinds of unpredictable symptoms, from fatigue, to dizziness, difficulty walking, numbness, vision issues, and problems with the bladder or bowel. Depression is alsoContinue reading “What You Should Know About Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis?”

Can Your Friends Affect How Much You Run?

Competitiveness between friends can create more fitness success in your life. I don’t know about you, but I tend to be a solo runner. Since my schedule is so hectic with the kids and job, I often find it hard to work in my runs, and thus hard to schedule those runs with other people.Continue reading “Can Your Friends Affect How Much You Run?”

Can you Train Your Brain to Look Forward to Exercise?

The best way to implement a habit is to train your brain. I’m sure if you are reading this and have internet access, you are familiar with how forming habits can help us be more productive in our everyday lives. You train your brain to wake up at a certain time every day, and thusContinue reading “Can you Train Your Brain to Look Forward to Exercise?”