We’re all human, and humans by nature are creatures of habit. We all like what we like and do what we know. In general, there’s nothing at all wrong with that. But with fitness, sometimes we need to mix things up a bit to scare off boredom or push through a plateau. That’s why it’s important to try a new workout now and again. That might sound like it’s a tad outside of your comfort zone, but the benefits that can come out of simply trying something new and different are well worth it. Here are five reasons to try a new workout. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Try a New Workout
Lazy: unwilling to work or use energy. Synonyms: idle, slothful, shiftless, inactive, under active, sluggish, lethargic…
How do you go from lazy to active? It’s probably safe to say that we all know what it’s like to be lazy now and again. Sometimes laziness slowly creeps into our days, and then our weeks, and then our months, and suddenly we’ve become lazy all the time. It can happen to us without even recognizing that it’s happening, and there are a plethora of different reasons why it happens. In this post, we won’t get into the why right now, but we will get into a few steps you can take to initiate the move from lazy to active. Continue reading How to Transition From Lazy to Active
Rise & Shine! It’s exercise time! Exercising in the morning can give your body some fabulous benefits. Morning exercise jump starts your metabolism and keeps you burning calories all day long. Morning exercise also helps you feel more alert and boosts productivity. Plus, by knocking out your workout first thing, you don’t need to worry about finding the time to squeeze it in later, especially when the unexpected pops up during the day.
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I actually laughed when Melissa Radmer from Elite Clubs brought this to my attention, because I truly didn’t think that running a marathon was possible until that moment. While the thought of running my first marathon scares the daylights out of me, I also see it as a great personal challenge. Continue reading Member Stories: Riley Enright Plans to Run His First Marathon
If you want to lead a healthy lifestyle, you truly need to love your fitness routine. So many times we find motivation and have good intentions, yet a few weeks or months in all efforts go amiss. Why does this happen to so many of us? It’s easy to put everything else in life ahead of ourselves. When we aren’t loving exercising, we accept every excuse in the book to forego what we need. However, if you flip the situation to when you LOVE exercising, you’re more likely to put it first and manage everything else around it.
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