Four Steps to a Simple Food Prep

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Guest post by Dana Hamada Having a balanced diet that supports your fitness and lifestyle goals can be a challenge for those who are single, have limited funds, or are “not adventurous” when it comes to foods.  Being in a relationship and/or having kids can also present … [Read more...]

I Don’t Have Time To Workout

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We are a busy, busy world. And in a society where our daily planners are filled from 6am to 9pm, it's hard to squeeze in as much gym time as we wish we could each day. Do you get stressed out on days you can't even get to the gym at all? What about the days you wish you had … [Read more...]

How Much Weight Should You REALLY Be Lifting?

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Have you ever left the gym wondering if you worked hard enough? As in you lifted but you didn't break a sweat or really feel challenged, and maybe you even feel like you cheated yourself? Or what about the opposite? Have you ever left the gym thinking to yourself, "I need to … [Read more...]

7 Bodyweight Exercises that Keep You Fit

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When Life Gets in the Way Guest post by Shelly Stinson No matter how determined you are to get and stay fit, sometimes life gets in the way. Work sends you on an unplanned business trip, your kids tell you last minute that they have somewhere to be right away, or some other … [Read more...]

The Importance of Grip Strength

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Part 1: STEPH My husband once laughed at me while I was trying to open a jar of jalapenos. "Functional fitness, huh? For someone so strong, it's hard to believe that you can't open a jar." My grip strength sucks, and I hate to admit it, but I've had little desire to … [Read more...]