Beginners Guide To Fitness: Tips And Tricks To Get You Started

We all know that starting and exercise program can be very stressful and intimidating.  The good news is that we rounded up some great tips to make getting started with fitness successful, sustainable, and fun. Ask “Why”- consider the question, “why do you want to exercise?” The more you can connect with exercise the easier…

5 Reasons Why Every Runner Should Cross-Train

Click to sign up for RUN HD Within the past few years, a growing number of runners have chosen to make cross-training central to their training programs and have begun using more training specific methods. More and more runners are crediting this new approach to reducing injuries, accelerating injury rehabilitation, facilitating recovery, and helping them…

The Truth Behind Fad Diets | Is dieting making you fat?

Losing weight with commercial diets has been consistently popular amongst many people wanting to shed pounds. Among these are low-calorie diets, juice fasts, soup-only diets, etc. Many of us are also familiar with advertisements for such diets promising to lose “x” amount of lbs. in “x” amount of days. However, aside from their “money-back guaranteed”…

9 Reasons Fat Loss is Always Slower Than You’d Like

By Armi Legge When it comes to fat loss, your results never seem to live up to your expectations. If you’re losing one pound of fat per week, you want to lose two. If you’re losing two pounds of fat per week, you want to lose three. Even if you feel like you’re doing everything…

5 reasons why you should listen to your PT

If you’ve hired a personal trainer and it wasn’t what it was cracked out to be – you didn’t hit your goals, you didn’t lose weight and you fell back into that rut of not enjoying exercise – then it’s understandable if you don’t exactly trust fitness professionals. But health and fitness coach Jamie Lloyd has…

Attention Protein Skeptics: 5 Reasons You Need To Become A True Believer

By Shannon Clark It may be hard for us fitness lovers to accept, but protein skeptics still abound. The starvation-dieters, the women who think they’ll get bulky, the anti-fat crew-for them, the myths and misperceptions about protein have a strong hold. If you’re like me, you may have a friend who has sworn to eating…

Why Low-Carb Diets Aren’t the Answer 

What raises blood sugar? The simple answer is carbohydrates. So why not just yank them out of your diet like weeds in your garden? Why not quash blood sugar by swearing off bread, pasta, rice, and cereal? Been there, done that. The low-carb craze is on the downswing, and that’s a good thing because over…

Can You Get Fit in a Month?

Most everyone harbors fitness goals and aspirations. While many health and diet programs offer a time limit — 30 days to your new body, for example — it is unrealistic to believe that all shapes and sizes can reach size zero in a month’s time. However, it is entirely possible to lose weight, become healthier…

10 Tips for a Physically and Mentally Balanced Life

By Garrett J. Braunreiter, GHF’s Success Coach Every moment of every day, we have the ability to create for ourselves new beginnings and new challenges that will help us reach our full potential, and that all things are possible. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by negative thoughts, people, and circumstances, but we can take steps…

Running Knee Injuries 101

By Ian McMahan Many runners will experience a knee injury at some point. Here’s an introduction to the most common sources of the pain. Knee injuries with running may seem like death and taxes—inevitable. Many runners have stopped running because of knee pain or the worry that the constant impact will lead to a knee…

Top Ten Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

ACE’s Top Ten Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer Motivation – Personal trainers wear many hats, serving not only as coach, but as an educator, confidant, role model and a major source of motivation and encouragement as well. Consistency – Do you find it difficult to stick to your program? Scheduling regular appointments with a…

Healthy Turkey Meat Loaf

Ingredients 1/2 pound ground turkey 1 egg 1/4 cup salsa 1/8 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/8 cup chopped yellow bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs lemon pepper to taste Add all ingredients to list Directions Prep 15 m Cook 25 m Ready In 40 m Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175…