Take the Stairs to Torch the Fat and Boost Your Heart Health

It doesn’t get much simpler than this exercise approach for building a leaner, healthier, and stronger body. It’s one of the most effective workout programs out there. It works your entire body, makes you sweat like crazy, and can torch a torrent of calories. And it’s literally right under our feet. What is it? Stairs—the underutilized, […]

Your Brain on Exercise

It’s a proven fact.   We know exercise is one of the best drug-free ways to improve mental health and wellbeing, and not just in the short term. Research has shown that exercise can alleviate depression for the long run as well. But, just why is exercise so beneficial for alleviating depression, anxiety and other mental […]

Boost Your Workout with Visualization and Mental Imagery

It’s the most overlooked technique in the gym for building muscle and gaining strength.  It’s also the simplest, easiest and one of the most effective techniques out there to experience gains in the gym. What’s this magic technique? Visualization and mental imagery. “Using imagery increases the likelihood of performance success,” concluded a 2012 report in the Journal […]

Seven Tips for Hiring a Personal Trainer

Thinking of hiring a personal trainer?  You’re in good company.   More and more people are seeking the services of a personal trainer.  Problem is, however, many people don’t know what to look for in a trainer, and most never bother to ask some very important questions of the trainer they are hiring.  In fact, it’s […]