How to Get in Shape Without a Gym Membership

Having a gym membership is helpful but not necessary to achieve a high standard of fitness. The lockdown mandates imposed upon us during the start of the pandemic brought about many creative ways to maintain and even increase physical fitness both aerobically and anaerobically with at-home and outside workouts. In this blog post I’ll shareContinue reading “How to Get in Shape Without a Gym Membership”

Convenient Ways to Get In More Physical Activity

Getting more physical activity is integral to living a long life free of disease and age-associated disability. As discussed in my previous blog post, ‘How Physical Activity Affects Your Appetite,’ getting more physical activity also helps to regulate your appetite and manage your body weight. The World Health Organization lists substantial benefits that are associatedContinue reading “Convenient Ways to Get In More Physical Activity”

Best Forms of Movement to Tap Into Your Inner Child 

We all experience times where we miss the ultimate freedom and vitality of our younger days, when aching joints and nagging injuries were the furthest of our concerns. Even if your childhood wasn’t filled with such feelings of freedom and vitality, you can still access them easily with these forms of movement listed below. TheseContinue reading “Best Forms of Movement to Tap Into Your Inner Child “

How Increasing Physical Activity Can Affect Your Appetite 

This is a brief article summary from the MASS Research Review article titled ‘The Role of Physical Activity in Appetite and Weight Control.’ To read the full article and get more details on the topic of weight and appetite control via physical activity, subscribe to MASS here. Many people are familiar with the idea ofContinue reading “How Increasing Physical Activity Can Affect Your Appetite “

What Being Sick Has Reinforced In My Fitness Journey

This week I’ve unfortunately experienced getting sick as so many other people have with the increase in Omicron variant cases as well as the regular cold and flu during this season. While being sick is a miserable experience, it’s helped reinforce a few key aspects of my own fitness journey that I’ll discuss in thisContinue reading “What Being Sick Has Reinforced In My Fitness Journey”

The Goal Hierarchy 

When setting goals, many people solely focus on one or two major goals they’d like to accomplish no matter how broad or specific those goals may be. In a recent Stronger By Science podcast episode, Eric Trexler and Greg Nuckols discuss a newly studied way of setting goals through a goal hierarchy. In this 3-tieredContinue reading “The Goal Hierarchy “

New Year New Goals

Now that the new year has finally arrived, many people have set out to make new year’s resolutions in hopes of changing their current circumstances. Many people set courageous and audacious goals that involve quitting behaviors that no longer serve them anymore. While this is a very ambitious and admirable task, another way of approachingContinue reading “New Year New Goals”

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start 

On the last day of 2021, it seems as though we’re being bombarded with the same rhetoric as usual at this time of year. “New year, new me,” as the popular saying goes. Is there any merit to that way of thinking? Perhaps there is! In the recent podcast episode on Stronger By Science, GregContinue reading “Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start “

How to Make Healthy Eating Easier

Eating healthy tends to have a negative association attached to it because of the dreaded time it takes to cook at home and the cleaning involved after cooking. There are several ways to make eating healthy easier. While these methods do still require effort and will not be easy to implement overnight, they will helpContinue reading “How to Make Healthy Eating Easier”

Why You Should be Your Own Body Goals

Almost everyone has seen a picture of someone and immediately used it as inspiration for what their ideal body type is. While seemingly innocent, this common way of setting physique goals is borderline dangerous and sets us up for disappointment and failure. This blog will list reasons why it may not be the best ideaContinue reading “Why You Should be Your Own Body Goals”