Pregnancy shouldn’t stop you from maintaining your fitness, but can you play sports? As an athlete, it is super important to maintain your fitness through exercise. It is also really important to participate in your favorite sports, for a myriad of reasons from keeping healthy hobbies, to maintaining interpersonal relationships with your team. As anyone… Read More Is it Safe to Play Sports While Pregnant?
If it’s been a while since you have hit the gym, keep these unwritten rules in mind. Winter is almost over, so it’s almost time for people to flock back to the gym in the hopes of regaining the body they lost during these cold winter months. It’s also a great time, if you have… Read More Six Unwritten Rules of the Gym
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 family… Read More How to Sneak in Exercise During the Holidays
New research shows that pets in America are getting fatter every year. As we all know, the United States is one of the most obese countries in the world. If you are looking for a reason for that, you could blame lax guidelines by the FDA, all the fast food we consume, or the fact… Read More Study Finds That One-Third of American Pets are Obese
Studies show that exercise may actually make you younger at a cellular level. As you probably know by now, I am a big proponent of regular exercise. Not only do I think its important to take care of your body, but the mental benefits of a regular exercise program have also been proven. A new… Read More Can Exercise Make Your Cells Younger?
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.… Read More Can Your Friends Affect How Much You Run?
The struggle is real when it comes to maintaining energy during winter. This is not a typical year. Most years, especially in the North, February is brutally cold, and brings on feelings of depression, seasonal affective disorder, and general lethargy. It’s in the 60’s today in New England however, but given the recent pattern of… Read More How to Have More Energy During Cold Months