What’s Worse for Your Health — Smoking or Not Exercising?

Whew! Quite the loaded question, huh? Abstaining from smoking and making sure to attend the gym would be the best course of action; but let’s take a step-by-step approach to answering the question. By now, we all know smoking can cause cancer, emphysema and a myriad of other issues. But is it worse than not exercising?

Read More

Healthy Living During the Holidays (Yes, It’s Possible)

The holiday season is right around the corner, kicking off with Halloween (admit it: you “sample” your kids’ bounty, don’t you?). It’s easy to believe you can’t eat well and keep up with your exercise regimen during this hectic time, but we’re here to tell you that healthy living is possible, provided you follow our…

Read More

Eight Mistakes That Keep You from Losing Belly Fat

Oh, belly fat! You saucy little minx, you! We try so hard to slay the belly fat monster, but sometimes it’s just so hard. But forge on we must, as carrying extra weight around our mid-section can adversely affect our overall health and well-being. What should you avoid? Glad you asked…

Read More

5 Easy Exercises for Your Active Rest Day

“Active Rest”. Yes, it may sound a tad contradictory, but muscles need time to grow and recover. And we’re sure you’ve seen it before, “muscles are built at rest”; but that doesn’t mean you need to lie in bed all day, waiting for results to occur. Active rest can be defined as a workout far easier…

Read More