What is Fitness and How does it Affect Your Health?

What is Fitness and how does it affect our health. We’re always told exercise leads to better health, but many of us don’t know exactly how or why. Most of us just hit the gym as hard as we can and hope for the best. The article “What Does Being Physically Fit Mean?”  breaks down…

Exercise: Healthy for Your Wallet and Your Body

Exercise: Healthy for Your Wallet and Your Body   Exercise is known as a great way to be healthy, but many feel they either don’t have the time nor the money to invest in a healthy lifestyle. And I personally understand. It does take some time and effort to schedule an exercise session and if…

AIS, PNF, Dynamic Anyone?

Active Stretching: Starting the Workout Off Right     Active Stretching has become the new standard when it comes to beginning a workout. Before its popularity prolonged static stretching was applied. Prolonged static stretching however decreases blood flow within the tissue which can lead to a lack of blood to localized tissue or a build up…

Water Vs Sports Drinks

Water or Sports Drinks? Having a sports background, I’ve always enjoyed a sports drink after a pickup game or competition. I watched commercials with my favorite athletes drinking sports drinks, sweating out colored drops and getting back into competition after being refueled. I always enjoyed the taste of sports drinks but I always wondered, are…

Stressed? Exercise for Relief

Stress is a natural part of daily life. How we deal with stress can be a basis for our happiness and our quality of life. Exercise has been known to be a great stress relief. In a scientific and physiological sense exercise has a number of benefits.   Improves blood flow Improves oxygen intake Increases…