Taking Fitness to the Digital Age

Digital communication of physical arts is NOT a new thing. Workout videos, wrestling and MMA fighting have all been digitized starting from TV spots, YouTube and just about anywhere you can find a screen.

So You Want to Start… Working Out at Home

Whatever your reason, working out at home is a popular alternative to traditional gyms and studios — and with a few pro tips, you can make the most of your at-home workout and build habits you can follow for the long term.

The 5 Top Brands for Spring Sports Gear

If you're new to spring sports, you may be a bit overwhelmed by all the gear and lingo that gets thrown around by the more experienced athletes. You may wonder if you really need everything people to talk about, or if it's OK to start out with a few basics.

6 Very Healthy Foods You Should be Eating Regularly

Most trendy diets share a list of off-limit foods, which can range from beans and dairy to whole grains and sugar. However, there are some foods considered so nutritious they make practically any approved list. Thinking in those terms can be more helpful for reaching health goals. “Thinking about what you can’t have feels restrictive. But shifting your perspective to [...]

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

Few things are more frustrating than seeing little progress after starting a workout routine—and sticking to it—no matter how many gym sessions you log or sweaty laundry loads you do. It’s so frustrating, in fact, that it might even tempt you to quit. But before you start slacking, know the simple mistakes that could be [...]

Instead of letting months (or years) of hard work disappear in a haze of skipped workouts and sweet-tasting rewards, beware of these common pitfalls that could cause you to regain weight:

WARNING: One Bowl of Rice is Equivalent to Two Cans of Soda

D If you’re diabetic, have prediabetes, or are simply worried about your sugar intake, you may be overlooking a certain mainstay in your cupboards. White rice is a food typically considered a staple in most diets; this is certainly true of American culture, but even more true among Asian demographics. With this in mind, it [...]

Is it OK to Eat Deli Meat?

ndwiches are a lunchtime staple and it’s easy to make healthy high-protein versions of your favorites, like turkey or steak. However, deli meat often gets a bad rap for being highly processed.

Better Body By Bk On the Job Workout Tip:

Still standing! Sure, standing around isn’t exactly traditional exercise, but research shows it’s got more than a leg up on sitting. After all, long periods of sitting are linked to increased risk for diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, whereas standing significantly increases your daily caloric expenditure Stand whenever you can, and consider roping in other [...]

8 Food That Are Surprisingly Good For Weight Loss

Click the link below to listen to my Podcast, Fat and Figuring It Out: https://anchor.fm/fatandfiguringitout/episodes/8-Foods-That-are-surprisingly-Good-for-you-e2orup Losing weight doesn’t always have to be about deprivation and denial. In fact, it shouldn’t be. Successful, sustainable weight loss is far more attainable when you focus on the quality of food rather than the quantity. Eat wholesome, nutritious, (and even calorie-filled) [...]

Wisdom Wednesday: What Makes a Person Successful at Achieving Their Goals?

What makes someone successful? In 2006, Carol S. Dweck, PhD,  published 30 years of her research answering the question: What makes someone suc­cessful? She theorized people contain two mindsets: the fixed mindset and the growth mindset. Choosing one over the other alters the success you find in life. In the book “Growth Mindset for Athletes, [...]

Find the Workout that Matches Your Personality

There may be no “best” workout for getting fit, but there definitely are right and wrong options for everyone. With so many gyms and boutique fitness studios opening around the country, how do you know what workout fits your lifestyle best?

12 Fun Facts About Exercising

Are you in need of work out motivation? Well you’re in luck because here are 12 fun facts about exercising that are sure to inspire you. 1. Music improves workout performance             Listening to music while exercising can improve work out performance by 15%. 2. Exercising improves brain performance   [...]

Happy #MLKDay2018

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader.

Is it safe to go back to the gym? How to protect against coronavirus when working out

As gyms reopen, lets talk about how to stay Corona free during your workouts. Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Gyms and fitness studios were some of the first businesses to close their doors when the COVID-19 pandemic struck the US, and now they will be among the first places [...]