Post-Run Relaxation: Tips for Your Marathon Vacation

You’ve trained for months, you’ve completed all your weekly long runs, and you’re packing for your destination marathon vacation: what will you do when you are ready for some unwinding? Here are a few tips to get you started taking a break from running on your activity-filled vacation. First, you’ll want to do some relaxing […]

Tips for Overcoming Embarrassment when Going to the Gym

You should never experience embarrassment when going to the gym. Although this makes sense, this isn’t the case with many individuals who may have low self confidence for a variety of reasons. There are many reasons why people don’t go to the gym. However, excessive underarm sweating should not be one of those reasons. Sweating […]

Preparing for Surgery

Often in our world of modern medical convenience we forget that surgery is not a simple procedure.  Yes, there are more surgeons in the world that can perform this complex task, but the shock that it puts on the body is still very real.  Because of this it is important to prepare for surgery, not […]

Do What You Love

  Exercising is hard enough without making it something that you hate. One of the most important aspects of developing a workout regimen is finding out what you like to do and then doing it. Here are just a few examples to help you decide what exercise motivates you. If you do not like to […]

Great Gifts for the Fitness Minded

Is there a fitness minded person on your gift giving list?  If you you’ll want to consider these great gift ideas that work great for those that are fitness minded or keep on giving. Here are a few suggestions: A gift certificate for a day at the spa.  A great spa day allows for a […]

Old Exercise Equipment: He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Weight Set

Time has lost its novelty, life requires more time than you have, you get enough exercise at work… whatever the situation, that old exercise equipment is just taking up floor space or gathering dust. Or maybe your someone special has moved in and space is at a premium, and it just has to go. But […]

What Is an Aneurysm?

An Aortic Aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of a blood vessel in the body. They occur at the base of the brain frequently and an aortic aneurysm occurs in the main artery that takes blood from the left ventricle of the heart. The larger the aneurysm, the more likely the patient is to […]

What Can You Expect When you Have Surgery

Having surgery, even for a minor medical issue can be concerning.  The best way to alleviate fears about surgery is to learn what to expect and prepare well in advance.  By talking to your doctor about your specific procedure you can be well prepared and know exactly what to expect before, during, and after surgery. […]

Eating A Nutritious Diet

One of the most important aspects of a healthy diet is a nutritious and varied diet. You’ll want to put the right kind of stuff in your body if you want it to last. There’s a lot of different aspects of nutrition, and while you might want to look into some kinds of vitamins and […]

Top Supplements to Build Muscle

People who have started working out try to make the task more complicated than anything else in their lives. They spend more time figuring out shortcuts and quick fixes than they do actually exercising. The market for supplements and other exercise aides is a multibillion dollar industry. Those of us who want to become healthier […]