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The Rise of the Boutique Fitness Market

Currently, the hottest trend in the fitness industry is the growth of boutique fitness. It seems everywhere you go now you see another boutique facility popping up, much more than big-box gyms. In fact, according to the 2015 Health Club

Exercise Tips While Traveling

Exercise is built on routine, which can be complicated to maintain while a person is out traveling. While more and more hotels are recognizing the needs of their clients, it has become easier to keep up normal routines while out

An Overview of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is simply any time period in which you do not eat anything for a period of about 6-8 hours. Recently popularized by the 5:2 Fast Diet, many people are interested in learning more about fasting as a health

Overcome Hypertension with Exercise

If you are working on personal fitness, one of the best things you can do is to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of hypertension. Hypertension, or chronic high blood pressure, is one of the biggest known “silent

Exercise Improves Mood

Are you feeling a little down and out? Or maybe you woke up on the wrong side of the bed today? Maybe you should take a trip to the gym, as studies have shown that exercise improves mood! How Exercise

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Recently, many new studies have been published touting the many health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. It has been credited with heart and brain health, cancer prevention, diabetes prevention as well as a great diet for weight loss. In fact,

Yoga Benefits Everybody, Not Just Women

Yoga is a demanding physical exercise which also employs the use of total focus and concentration. It increases flexibility and focuses the mind by relaxation. But, for some reason, it has been more popular with the female population than the

Tabata Training: Success in 4 Minutes!

One of the primary excuses people give for not exercising is “time.” Or, more specifically, the lack of time. You’ve heard the excuses – “I’m too busy” or “I just don’t have an hour in the day to workout.” However,

DASH Diet Benefits

The DASH diet is a popular diet that was recently ranked by US News as the #1 rated diet. The DASH (which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, is designed primarily to help treat or prevent chronic hypertension