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Cold Weather Workouts: 4 Tips

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 by Elysiann Bishop

4 tips for Winter WorkoutsMany parts of the United States have been blasted with cold weather as of late, but that’s no reason to let your New Years exercise resolution fall by the wayside. After all, exercising in the cold offers unique benefits. You’ll burn more calories as your body works to maintain its core temperature, and because the heart works a bit harder in the cold to distribute blood, you’ll boost your cardio benefits. Just follow these tips to stay comfortable and safe as you brave the elements:

Layer smart. A thin, synthetic, base layer that fits close to the skin is a great foundation for your winter workout wear – it will wick moisture away from the skin, keeping you warm. A fleece or wool layer should top this. Next, consider a breathable windbreaker or waterproof layer, depending upon conditions. (more…)

4 Ways to Make Fall Fitness Fun

Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by Elysiann Bishop

Fall Fitness FunThe time to make New Year’s fitness resolutions will be here (again) before we know it, but that’s no reason to slack off until January rolls around. In fact, fall just might be the ideal time to take up a new fitness routine. It’s a time of transition with school starting, temperatures moderating, and turning back our clocks, and starting an exercise regimen now may help you stave off holiday weight gain. Take a look at these fun and creative ways to embrace a new fitness routine this fall:

 Get hooked on TV. Now that’s not a fitness tip you hear every day – but if you catch up on your favorite series while on the treadmill or elliptical, you can binge watch guilt free!

Use your dead time wisely. Spending too (more…)

Fall Fitness: 3 Great Reasons Start the Exercise Habit Now

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by Elysiann Bishop

Fall FitnessInstead of waiting until the New Year, what if you established some simple fitness habits now that helped you get through the more sedentary winter months and prevent holiday weight gain? A change in seasons is the perfect time to make small changes that will make a big difference in your health. Here are three reasons fall is a great time to take up exercise and fitness. Some may surprise you!

Great Weather

Cooling temperatures, crisp air, and falling leaves – what’s not to love about fall weather? Get out and enjoy it with a walk or run around your neighborhood. Or, (more…)