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The Benefits of Yoga

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Jared Rice When I was younger, I thought running was the "be all" of fitness. However, as I got older and my body could no longer take the constant pounding from running, I discovered other types of workouts that were just as beneficial to add to my exercise routine. One of…

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Making Strength Training a Priority in Your Fitness Regimen

*By: Megan Deppen* If there's one kind of workout that you should make a priority in your fitness routine, it's strength training. Strength training also known as resistance training is not only one of the best workouts you can do for your body, but also comes with many added health benefits. You'll find if you…

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The Benefits of Interval Training

*By: Megan Deppen* Are you looking to burn more calories without spending hours at the gym? If the answer is yes, then you may want to consider adding interval training into your workout routine. Interval training involves short bursts of exercise, followed by a brief recovery time. For example, if you're doing high intensity interval…

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Ten-Minute Workouts That Work!

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Anna Shvets During the week, I work a full-time job and I don't have a ton of time to do an extensive workout. However, that has never stopped me from doing some sort of exercise regularly, even if it is just ten minutes. Below are some great ten-minute workouts that I…

Beginner’s Guide to Working Out

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo:  Karolina Grabowska  If exercising has never been part of your daily life, starting a routine can certainly be intimidating. There are millions of exercise programs, videos, and apps to get into shape, but where do you start? Why Do You Want to Start Working Out? Ask yourself...Why do I want to…

Tracking Fitness with The Apple Watch

*By Megan Deppen* Photo: Apple.com The Apple Watch has many functionalities, but one of the features that I love the most is the fitness tracker. I have the Apple Watch Series 3 and just recently, the newest Apple Watch Series 6 has come onto the market. But for this post, I will speak to the…

Balance and Stability Training: Why It’s So Important

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: GMB Fitness I have found so many great workouts over the years for my glutes, abs, arms and legs, and of course, some full body ones too. I try to fit in some cardio as well. These types of workouts are something I have always been mindful of and have tried…

The Peloton App

*By: Megan Deppen* The Peloton App The holidays are over, which means it's a new year and many of us are looking for some fitness motivation. If you're on the search for a great fitness app, look no further than the Peloton App. The good news about this app is you don't have to own…

Your First Spin Class and Beyond – What to Know

*By Megan Deppen* Photo: Humphrey Muleba Are you interested in taking a spin class, but you're not quite sure what to expect? Well, look no further because I'm here to give you some tips on what you should know if you're just beginning spin and what you might consider if you end up making it part…

How to Make Exercising From Home Go From Bland to Grand!

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Elly Fairytale The pandemic shut down gyms for months and most people who relied on their sweat sanctuaries had to resort to working out at home. Finding the time to exercise at home can be a challenge, especially if you are taking care of kids, working remotely full time, or just…