A New Approach to Warming Up For Your Cardio Workout

A New Approach to Warming Up For Your Cardio Workout

Warm-ups for cardio workouts have traditionally consisted of performing your cardio activity of choice at a lower intensity with gradual increases to higher intensity (walk before jog, jog before run, etc.). While gradual increases in intensity are still advisable,...
A Mindful Approach to Holiday Eating

A Mindful Approach to Holiday Eating

It’s no secret that holidays are an overwhelming time of year in terms of eating. Irresistible choices at holiday parties and chronic holiday diet articles stir us to obsess about eating or to nonstop splurge because the holidays come once a year. Mindful eating is a...
A Mind-body Approach to Managing Chronic Pain

A Mind-body Approach to Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a common complaint that affects both the mind and body. In 2011, the Institute of Medicine reported that 100 million American adults experience chronic pain conditions. Worldwide, research indicates more than 1.5 billion people suffer from chronic...
The Minimalist Approach to Fitness

The Minimalist Approach to Fitness

Fitness can be complicated, but there is a way to simplify your workouts. Taking a minimalist approach to fitness allows you to focus on the basics for maintaining fitness and wellness. With this mindset, you can rest easy that you do not need to invest in a special...