5 Ways to Maximize Your Workouts
Your time is valuable so whether you’re squeezing in a quick at-home workout or planning a long sweat session at the gym, you should always try to make the most out of your workouts.
Often, there are only a few small changes we have to make to our workout plans to make them the most effective they can be. From eating nutritious foods to ...
How To Begin Active Mindfulness And Yoga
Learn how to begin active mindfulness and yoga practices in a busy world.
We live in a busy world full of distractions -- and it's easy to lose track of yourself. Between work, family responsibilities, and just making it through each day, you might feel too busy to take a moment for mindfulness and feeding your soul.
How To Get Started Losing Weight
I get constant questions about how to get started losing weight so I put together some practical tips to help you get going and to be successful with it.
Reminder - this is strictly an example of what you can do to start your weight-loss journey. Of course always check with your physician before starting any exercise or nutrition program....
Top Health Benefits of Collagen Protein
In recent years, collagen supplements have been consumed more. Learn and begin to understand how collagen protein behaves inside the body.
Our bodies use protein like amino acids to build muscle, bone, cartilage, skin, hair and connective tissue. Collagen protein is comprised of amino acids and without collagen protein or when collagen ...
How to Warm Up Before Exercising
Do you warm up?
When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, the warm up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason.
We all know how beneficial ...
Top 5 TRX Exercises For A Full-Body Workout
TRX workout system is advantageous in that it requires small space and minimal training equipment during any exercise session. No prior training is necessary for anybody who would want to use the system and the other benefit that underlies the use of TRX is that it applies to many physical fitness objectives.
Any person right from Olympic...
Top 6 Sure Ways To Tone Your Back For Good
Is annoying bra back fat the bane of your existence? Then check out these top 6 sure ways to get rid of back fat.
When you are trying to tone your body, annoying back fat can be one of the toughest places to tone. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to target fat loss on one part of your body.
Your exercise regimen and nutrition ...
Slim Down With Killer HIIT Cardio
I get asked all the time by women in our fitness accountability group how to lose the extra weight and extra stomach. When I ask what they are doing they say they do cardio for hours upon hours a day and still not seeing results.
I then have to stop them. Staying on a comfortable setting on the treadmill or elliptical will not change ...
EVENT: Fitness On The Track
We have a fun event planned to celebrate #BackToSchool. Come on out with your family (children included), neighbors and friends to get some fresh air and to an amazing workout in with your coaches: Adrienne, La'Tai and me.
Check out the event details:
Where: New Town High School track (behind ...
Sample Weight-Loss Workout Program for Beginners
Here's an amazing sample low-impact weight loss beginner workout program you can do at home.
In the last few days you may have started noticing you are gaining weight and not looking quite like you want or did previously.
Don’t waste time feeling disappointed or looking for quick fixes, focus on putting in the work to get in the best ...
5 Ways People Sabotage Their Own Weight Loss
Here are five ways people sabotage their own weight loss and how to avoid doing it. You would not believe how well-intentioned people actually sabotage their weight loss.
You would also not believe the things people do just to lose weight. Some would even go as far as starve themselves to death! But do you know what’s even more ...
In the Gym with HangTight with MarC
FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers.
HTWM: I’m a Personal Trainer and Health Coach to persons nationwide providing free multimedia-based HangTight with MarC weekly workouts for total body transformation catered to all fitness levels. I specialize in various metabolic training workouts including-HIIT, the most popular, EMOM, ...
S is for Snacks
The letter "S" is for snacks. If any of you are like me, working out multiple times a week constantly leaves me hungry throughout the day. On one hand that is a good thing, gives me an inclination my metabolism is burning but on the other hand - it gets difficult to make the right choice if I do not plan properly.
Check out my quick ...
Q is for Quiet Time
There's something to be said for those individuals who have quiet time in the morning to meditate and spend time with themselves and God during the quiet hours of the morning. They tend to be less stressed and happier people. I know people personally who meditate and are better for it. They are the see the cup half full vs. half empty ...
P is for Push Ups
Any and everyone who knows me knows I enjoy doing push ups. I know that sounds strange but I do. You know why? Due to another "P" word, powerful. It makes me feel powerful.
I do them in boot camp and with my personal trainer. I do them on my own and while working out with my girls. It is my go-to exercise.
I started doing ...
J is for Jump Rope
Easily one of my favorite forms of cardio, I think many of us forget how effective jumping rope is. I decided to buy a jump rope years into my adulthood when I watched Zuzana of Zuzka Light and formerly of the BodyRock TV days jumping rope and working up a sweat. Another fitness guru who got me motivated to jump rope was Jennifer Nicole ...
H is for Health
Health means different things to different people. For some it is physical endurance. For others it is beating a debilitating disease. For others it is improving what they put in their mouth. Define what health is for you and then do you research to optimize it. Do you have high blood pressure? Is it hereditary? What do you need to ...
G is for Goals
I will admit, I am not one to set too many goals when it comes to fitness. A friend once told me to sign up for a race therefore I would have a goal to strive for to help with my long distance run training. It didn’t help – signing up for a half marathon did not actually make me train more or harder than I normally would.
In The Gym with Nick Schultz of Red Brook Health & Wellness Center
FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers.
NS: My name is Nick Shultz, Executive Director at Red Brook Health & Wellness Center in Owings Mills, Maryland. I oversee the fitness division for David S. Brown Enterprises and our main facility, Red Brook Health & Wellness Center.
FFFC: How did you get started in fitness ...