Fitness Phone Applications
Smart phones have become a staple of everyday life. With advances in technology, we are now able to monitor our physical activity and diet in the palm of our hand. Check out these “apps” that allow you to track your physical activity, monitor your steps, discover new exercises and much more!
My Check List For A Healthy Vacation
Nobody should have to fear the dreaded and unnecessary “vacation weight gain”. There are many ways to avoid this phenomenon and still enjoy your vacation to the fullest. Before zooming off to paradise, make sure you can cross these items off your checklist in order to maintain your health and fitness during your well-‐deserved time off!
Excercising on Vacation
Are you paying monthly fees for a gym pass you don’t use? Do you want to exercise at the gym but feel “Gym-timidated”? You’re not alone! Many women experience these feelings. The good news is there’s a way to conquer these fears and get rid of that anxiety.
Running versus Walking
What is the difference between running and walking? Are they same? Does once carry more benefits than the other? Find out here!
Couch to 5k Training Plan
If you are interested in running or walking a 5k but don’t know how to start training, here’s a great 7-week plan for you!
Self Magazine Feature: Get Your Best Body at Any Age
The following video is a workout that Dr. Huberty wrote for SELF magazine. This video provides instruction to help guide you through each exercise in the workout. In addition, the visual example allows you to see the exercise demonstrated in order to ensure you are doing the exercise correctly. Remember that you can do all of these exercises without weight, especially if you are just getting started. Don’t forget to add cardio and stretch at the end of your workout.
Power Walk with Interval Exercises
Spice up your walking routine with these fun, challenging, “do anywhere” exercises that will get your heart rate going, and get your strength training in as well.
Magazines as Resources
Look through the checkout counter at any supermarket, and you’re inundated with the latest and greatest in diet and weight loss. Some seem like good ideas, but how do you separate a reliable source from hype? Below we’ve listed some respectable and engaging magazines to use as resources. Just remember to take everything with a grain of salt, and be a smart consumer.
Back Strengthening Exercises
Having a back injury can seriously hinder any workout regime. Doing daily back exercises can not only strengthen the back and help prevent injury but can also reduce pain from a current injury.
Fit Minded has put together a list of popular back strenghtening exercises . Make sure you focus on correct form while performing any back exercise.
Back Strengthening Exercises
Step Conversion Chart
Do you ever feel like you do more activity than your pedometer says at the end of the day? Use this step conversion chart below to add in steps for activities that your pedometer might not pick up.
Have you ever wanted to try meditation? If you are a beginner to meditation, a walking meditation may be a good introduction, as it is generally easier to become aware of your body while it is in motion (as opposed to while sitting). Learn more about walking meditation and how to get started!