Straighten Up and Feel Right
Tips for Good Posture and a Healthy Spine
Standing up straight is not just something our parents remind us to do, it also happens to be good for our health. Posture describes the position of the body in space, but the realities of how we stand and move in day-to-day life are...
Daily Routines for a Radiant Appearance
While many of us work out to tone our muscles, we may be neglecting the largest organ in the body: our skin. Every day, it is exposed to a variety of irritants, including ultraviolet rays, air pollution, extreme weather and highly processed...
Muscular Maintenance 101
How to Repair Muscles After Exercise
In any fitness regimen, rest and muscle recovery are just as important as strength training or cardio workouts. Allowing our body to heal micro-tears and inflammation after strenuous exercise readies...Tags: April 2023 Fit BodyRead 213 times Read more...
Popular Modalities for Exercise Recovery and Repair
In any fitness regimen, rest and muscle recovery are just as important as strength training or cardio workouts. There are multiple well-known ways to repair...Tags: April 2023 Fit BodyRead 162 times Read more...
Work Harder and Smarter
Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts may sound like a trendy buzzword reserved only for experienced athletes, but this versatile, short-form exercise is safe and effective for just about everybody, including beginners, as long as it is...Tags: March 2023 Fit BodyRead 460 times Read more...
Move More to Build a Better Body
Oversitting Hurts Health Over Time
All the sitting and inactivity of driving, binge-watching TV series, working desk jobs with virtual meetings and using drive-thru services can contribute to...Tags: February 2023 Fit BodyRead 626 times Read more...
Benefits of an In-Home Personal Trainer
It’s a new year—the perfect opportunity to set positive intentions for a fresh start. One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to be healthier, but according to research, only...Tags: January 2023 Fit BodyRead 548 times Read more...
Pickleball is Booming
Get into a Pickle for Holiday Fitness
Forget the gherkins and dills this holiday season; there’s another pickle in town. This one offers a great way to get in shape, increase happiness and bond with family and friends. It’s pickleball: a simple-to-learn sport that...Tags: December 2022 Fit BodyRead 921 times Read more...
Skiing for Fitness and Pure Fun
Tips for Enjoying Alpine and Nordic Styles
Whether it’s the thrill of alpine skiing down the side of a high mountain with breathtaking views or the serene pleasure of Nordic cross-country skiing in a nearby park, strapping on skis and swooping off burns lots of calories, makes winter more...Tags: November 2022 Fit BodyRead 778 times Read more...
The Joy of Movement
Dancing Boosts Our Health and Happiness
Whether it’s salsa, hip-hop, belly dance or ballet, finding our groove has proven to ease depression, support the cardiovascular system and improve overall joint function. By all accounts, dancing gives us a...Tags: October 2022 Fit BodyRead 934 times Read more...
How a Yoga Practice Keeps Us Young
In 1967, Tao Porchon-Lynch left a successful Hollywood career as a model and actress to become a full-time yogi in her 50s. At age 87, she added ballroom dancing to her list of passions and at 93, she...Tags: September 2022 Fit BodyRead 1171 times Read more...
Take a Silent Hike
Tips for Walking Mindfully in Nature
Silent hikes offer an opportunity to be immersed in nature and quiet the internal chatter that too often consumes our daily routine. Wesley Trimble, communications and creative director of the American Hiking Society, has observed a...Tags: August 2022 Fit BodyRead 1044 times Read more...