Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
You hit the gym to improve your fitness, not to pick up sickness. But with the combination of sweat, humidity, shared equipment and confined spaces, health clubs can be hotbeds for germs. From the common cold to hepatitis A to Novovirus, there c... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Had a bad day at work. Came home and sat in my chair, began to read the newspaper and felt extremely guilty for doing so. Changed into my workout clothes and dud some yoga! Best way to end a bad day!... Read more
So I'm home from work, I just did my 30 min of walking and I have about 45 to myself.....this is when I normally have a snack and usually eat to much. I'm not even hungry! Hoping to find some motivation to not eat till dinner!!... Read more
Getting to the gym is an issue I have. Once I'm home - the couch is tooo comfy and TV is tooo entertaining. Lately I've found that having my gym bag with me at all times with a change of clothes in it really helps. There's no reason to go home and ge... Read more
I'm a stay at home mom (6 year old and 8 month old) and sometimes get overwhelmed. Thankfully, my gym has a kids club. It's really motivating to go to the gym so I can have an hour or so of "me time" where it doesn't revolve around everyone else in... Read more
You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Keeping exercise equipment around the house. So why does something... Read more
When economic times are tough, consumers have to find ways to tighten their wallets and trim spending. Although gym memberships and fancy home equipment are nice to have, often they become something we can no longer afford. According to new researc... Read more
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