New Year New You – 5 Ways to Become a Better You This Year

It’s the start of a new year – the beginning of a new beginning.  The most opportune time to set goals that are actually attainable and achievable over this next year. What are your goals for this year? New Year – New You If you’re anything like a majority of the population, your goals for this year…

Upper Body Workout – Why Lifting Heavy Weights Destroys Fat

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have much time to workout.  Yes, there are a select few who live at the gym or are lucky enough to work there, but I’m certainly not one of those people.  While at the gym, I am consistent and focused, which maximizes my calorie burn. In the past, I mainly focused…

Killer Leg Workout

This leg workout is based on a circuit approach, which involves 3 exercises per circuit – two weighted exercises and one cardio drill.  The organization of this leg workout is the best, most efficient mix of low weight / high repetition exercises and high weight / low repetition exercises.  Organizing the leg workout this way ensures you reach and…

8 Powerful Exercise Benefits

We can always benefit from a healthy fitness reminder.  Here are 8 powerful exercise benefits from building your cardiovascular and muscular fitness. Let’s remind ourselves of the amazing, sometimes forgotten benefits from exercising. Cardiovascular Fitness Your vascular system is made up of arteries, veins and capillaries.   Its main function is to circulate nutrients throughout your body so…

Park Bench Workout

Throughout the work week, I usually go to the gym during my lunch break.  I’m pretty consistent because it has become part of my daily routine.  I don’t even think about it anymore; I just get up, grab my bag and head to the gym. Naturally, some weeks are busier than others; and last week…