Motivation

Summertime workouts on playground

Summertime Fitness for the Whole Family

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June 20th, 2018

As summer continues, you might find yourself wondering how to fit in time for your training program. Entertaining and carpooling school-aged children for their summer schedules can take a bite out of even the most dedicated parent’s fitness routine. Here are a few ideas to keep you and your family on track this summer. Head […]

National Running Day - 5 Ways to Make Running Fun

5 Ways to keep running fun and boost your motivation

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May 30th, 2018

Let’s face it, sometimes running can be a drag. Whether it’s because we run the same old route or distance, or we’re just lacking the love, trying the following five fun-boosting strategies can lift the spirit of your workouts and inspire you to once again run happy. 1. Mix up the terrain. Get out of […]

black friday treadmill deals

Black Friday Treadmill Deals

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November 15th, 2017

We can’t believe the 2017 holiday shopping season is here! Black Friday isn’t until Friday, November 24th, but the Black Friday deals for 2017 have already begun. So, how do you know which ones are the best? If you have a treadmill or other fitness equipment on your list, we’ll help you figure out what […]

Building the Best Workout Music Playlist

Building The Best Workout Music Playlist for Exercising

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July 10th, 2017

Music has long been used to direct human movement marking back to ancient Romans including the use of drums to synchronize the strokes of their rowers on ships. The human body naturally wants to find rhythm with music and this strategy can be used during exercise as a powerful tactic to drive increased tempo and […]

The Valuable Horizon Elite T9 Awarded Best Buy Treadmill!

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May 5th, 2016

Learn why the Horizon Fitness Elite T9 Treadmill was awarded the Best Buy Award from treadmillreviews.net!

10 Ways to Love Exercise When You Hate Working Out

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February 17th, 2016

If you fall into the “I Don’t Love Exercise But Want To” category, there’s hope for you! Here are 10 ways to love exercise when you hate working out. Take a look at some of these tips that will get you on the right path to making fitness a staple in your daily routine.

CES

Amazing New Technologies for Fitness from Consumer Electronics Show 2016

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January 8th, 2016

The annual, international Consumer Electronics Show is currently being held in Las Vegas, NV. I’m always blown away by some of the amazing technologies that are shown each year and am jealous of anyone who gets to take part in the show. Mashable recently shared some of the Best of CES 2016 and I was […]

Research Based Strategies to Help your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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December 28th, 2015

  New Year’s resolutions frequently get a bad rap and for a good reason. Did you know that simply stating your intention to change can have the ironic effect of alleviating your discomfort with the status quo … sometimes sufficiently to prevent you from actually following through with the change. In the field of social […]

Gym vs. Home Workouts

Working Out at Home vs. Gym: Which Will Get You Better Results?

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December 11th, 2015

2016 is just around the corner with a new opportunity for making your fitness goals happen. Knowing that sticking to your resolutions is going to take some planning, you may be finding yourself weighing the benefits of gym memberships and home exercise equipment. As a personal trainer and fitness instructor, I spend a lot of […]

Holiday Challenge

Join the 2015 Holiday Challenge

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November 16th, 2015

Need a little motivation to exercise during the busy holiday season? We’ve partnered with Coach Jenny on the 2015 Holiday Challenge, and we’d love for you to join! It’s a totally free, six-week program and is a proven way to stay fit during the holiday season. If you want to avoid gaining the “Holiday 5” and be entered […]

race scene

Active Vacation Series: What’s Happening in the Race Scene

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October 26th, 2015

It’s never been a better time to be a runner. Whether you’re thinking of getting started on a running program, or have been running for years, there is a plethora of fun races to strike the match of motivation. Here are some of my favorite running race trends. Themed Races These races tend to hover […]

Climb Mountain

Climb Every Mountain, and Everything Else in Your Life Too

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October 16th, 2015

This article is the first in the Active Vacation Series. One person’s finish line is another’s mountain summit. Mountain climbing and hiking is one of the fastest growing sports and it’s easy to understand why. It combines the motivation of a challenge with the scenery of the great outdoors and requires travel to beautiful destinations […]