Fitness Blog Posts

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Gym Membership

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Gym Membership

Posted by Eric Rosenberg on April 29, 2016 in Personal Wellness

Millions of Americans have gym memberships, but with busy schedules it is easy to skip the gym- or not take full advantage of everything you are paying for. According to CNBC, the average gym membership costs $40-$50 per month. If you are paying $600 per year for a gym, do everything you can to make the most out of your membership and get your money's worth.... Read More ...

11 Tips to Stay Healthy While Unemployed

11 Tips to Stay Healthy While Unemployed

Posted by Lauren McNitt on April 8, 2016 in Personal Wellness

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is challenging and it is often even more difficult when you are unemployed. A gym membership may be off the table, and making the McDonald's dollar menu part of your daily routine can be very tempting. So how do you keep working out, eating well, and attending to your mental health with a waning bank account balance and no job?... Read More ...

10 Health Myths—Debunked!

10 Health Myths—Debunked!

Posted by Cheryl Alkon on April 1, 2016 in Personal Wellness

Some health myths continue to thrive, despite research showing they just aren't true. Here, the truth behind the tall tales: Myth #1: Diet soda supports weight loss Truth: Diet soda is surprisingly bad for you. In a 2015 study of older adults published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the more diet soda people drank, the wider around the waist they were. According to Time magazine, more belly fat can lead to inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.... Read More ...

How to Build a Personal Wellness Program Specific to YOU!

How to Build a Personal Wellness Program Specific to YOU!

Posted by Andrea Emerson on February 26, 2016 in Personal Wellness

Raise your hand if you want to improve your health, but don't know where to start or how to stick with it long enough to see real, sustainable results. Is that you? We hear ya. Listen, improving your health is a great goal, and we've all heard stories of people who underwent amazing health transformations. And yet, the approach that worked for the gal or guy down the street (or in that magazine article you read) won't necessarily work for you.... Read More ...

Doing It Right: Choosing an Exercise Plan That's Right for You

Doing It Right: Choosing an Exercise Plan That's Right for You

Posted by Emmet Pierce on January 8, 2016 in Personal Wellness

You can save money on health care by improving your level of physical fitness—but choosing the wrong exercise program can lead to injuries and illness.... Read More ...