February, 2016

Making the Most With Leap Year

Making the Most With Leap Year

Every four years, approximately, the calendar has 366 days in a year instead of 365. This is so the modern calendar stays in aligned with the Earth’s revolutions. When this happens, it’s known as Leap Year. Well, 2016 is a Leap Year and that means February will have 29 days instead of the typical 28. […]

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Get a Great Cardio Workout with These 5 Running Alternatives

Get a Great Cardio Workout with These 5 Running Alternatives

Running is probably the most popular form of cardiovascular exercise, yet for many people the concept of running is a dreaded one, it can be fun at times, especially when you go with someone else, but if you don´t have anybody to go with then take you little one. If you think it´s impossible to […]

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The Effects of Exercise on Heart Health

The Effects of Exercise on Heart Health

Heart disease is a highly common disease that contributes to more deaths nationwide than any other condition. In support of American Heart Month, here are some ways that you can help prevent heart disease every single day through physical activity. Lowering Heart Disease Risk with Physical Activity Cholesterol Health. There is some evidence that individuals with high cholesterol […]

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12 Easy Ways to Move More Throughout the Day

12 Easy Ways to Move More Throughout the Day

Movement is a great way to help regulate body weight and when you participate in a Scottsdale weight loss program, it is easy to stay on when you move more and sit less throughout the day.  Physical activity is a powerful tool that can help with disease prevention and weight control. Here are 12 easy ways to get more […]

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Avoid Winter Blues by Working Out or Sleeping

Avoid Winter Blues by Working Out or Sleeping

We spend one-third of our day (and lives) in bed sleeping. Not only does a good night’s sleep feel great, but it is ideal for overall health and wellness. I’m sure you’ve often heard people brag about sleeping only four hours per day and functioning better than ever. While this tends to be a macho […]

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5 Healthy Snacks That Top Celebrity Trainers Swear By

5 Healthy Snacks That Top Celebrity Trainers Swear By

Snacking can either be your greatest friend or foe when following a healthy eating plan or trying to lose weight, since the choices you make when snacking can either dramatically increase your calorie consumption throughout the day or stave off cravings and provide satiety until your next meal. One group of people that has to constantly watch […]

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Top Scottsdale Spas to Pamper Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Top Scottsdale Spas to Pamper Yourself on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day upon us, now is the time to pamper yourself and your significant other for a relaxing, romantic weekend.  When looking for that perfect gift for this lover’s holiday, consider looking at a good spa to show that you care. The top spas in Scottsdale provide a relaxing, peaceful environment with services such as massages, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Macronutrients

Everything You Need to Know About Macronutrients

“Does it fit your macros?” is a popular question posed by many fitness enthusiasts and professionals today. But what is a macro? A “macro” is the abbreviation for macronutrient, which is a nutrient that provide calories or energy and are substances needed for growth, metabolism, and other physiological functions. There are three macronutrients that are […]

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Challenge Your Core Stability with These TRX Moves

Challenge Your Core Stability with These TRX Moves

Performing core stability exercises will help you build strength, balance and improved posture so that you can effectively perform exercises as well as daily activities. The TRX Suspension trainer is one of the most effective tools for core strength since it requires you to brace and stabilize with your abs, obliques and lower-back muscles. Listed […]

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8 Unhealthy Things You Should Stop Doing at Work

8 Unhealthy Things You Should Stop Doing at Work

We spend a large amount of our time at work and tend to make many of our choices based on our work environment, including the social circles we’re a part of as well as the ease of access to healthy food and activity options. To help you reach your health goals more quickly, here are eight […]

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