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Jump Rope for Fitness

Jump Rope for Fitness

If you think jumping rope is mere child’s play, think again. Jumping rope is actually one of the best forms of cardio out there, not to mention the fact that it’s inexpensive, ultra-portable, and fun. 10 minutes of jumping rope (at 129 turns per minute) burns the same amount of calories as jogging for 30 […]

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Footprints!

Footprints!

Are you making enough footprints each day? Think about it. For the majority of the day are you sitting or walking? Most people (due to jobs) sit and are sedentary for the majority of the day. You may think that you do not have the time or energy to increase the number of steps you […]

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Get Active and Prevent Falls!

Get Active and Prevent Falls!

Did you know that 1 out of 3 older adults (65+ years) fall each year? And, after you fall once you are at greater risk of future falls. Some people might think that falling is a normal part of aging. But, this is NOT true. Falls are preventable; the following simple steps can prevent you […]

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Staying Healthy is Easy With These Health Tips

Staying Healthy is Easy With These Health Tips

Get Plenty of Sleep   Aim for at least 8-hours a night. Reduce Fast-food intake Not only will your health increase so will your bank account. Eat-Slower Most people eat so fast that they outrun the signal from the brain that lets you know you are full. This causes extreme overeating, calorie intake and fat […]

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Cardio vs. Strength-Training: Part 1

Cardio vs. Strength-Training: Part 1

According to Eric Villiagran, cardiovascular training provides a good foundation when it comes to exercise, offering benefits in weight control, endurance, and overall cardiovascular health. Unfortunately, as we age, cardio exercises alone can’t help us preserve precious muscle mass. Check out what Eric has to say about the combination of both cardio and strength training […]

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