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Teaching Your Body to Crave the Good Things in Life

Teaching Your Body to Crave the Good Things in Life

Anyone can integrate new, healthy habits into daily life. There will be challenges along the way. Old, unhealthy habits will threaten your progress, but it’s only a matter of teaching your body to crave the good things in life. 

Spring Vacation Spots That Will Be Sure to Keep You Active

Spring Vacation Spots That Will Be Sure to Keep You Active

With warmer weather on the way, many active-minded people have started planning vacations that’ll keep them on the move. The possibilities below are sure to spark inspiration if you’re looking for an adventure that involves something more than just lying on the beach.

10 Ways To Stay Active and Safe This Spring

10 Ways To Stay Active and Safe This Spring

After a long winter, we greet the first days of warm weather with a flurry of activity. Neighborhood streets are filled with children on bikes, dog walkers, and couples out for an evening stroll.We all look forward to shaking off the winter blues - and shedding off the winter pounds – with the promise of warmer days ahead.

But this time of year can also be tough on our bodies.Here are ten ways to stay active and safe this spring.

Unusual Exercise Equipment You Haven't Tried (But Should)

Unusual Exercise Equipment You Haven't Tried (But Should)

How's that New Year's resolution of shedding the pounds coming along? This time of year, everyone clamors to get their workout regime fired up, so it’s terrific for gyms and trainers. However, come March and April, those same eager beavers start making up excuses of why they can't work out anymore. The number one cause seems to be lack of motivation.

That lack of motivation can often be tied to a phenomenon known as gym fatigue— and it isn't about physically getting tired after a workout. That should always happen. Gym fatigue can crop up when a person becomes bored with the same routines and exercise equipment. They could try enhancing their workout playlist but without that motivation, it's hard to work up a sweat. The solution? It might be time to shake things up by exercising outside of the box. Perhaps it's time to try some unusual exercise equipment. Here are some stand-out pieces of equipment you could add to your workout routine.

5 Vacations That Will Keep Your Mind Happy and Your Body Active This Summer

5 Vacations That Will Keep Your Mind Happy and Your Body Active This Summer

When you’re choosing a vacation for this summer it has to have it all. You want it to be a place for your mind to be at ease and have a chance to recharge, but it needs to be somewhere that helps you keep your workout routine going too. Here are some great vacations that give you everything you need!

How to Tell If You Are Burned Out and What to Do About It

How to Tell If You Are Burned Out and What to Do About It

Some stress is normal in everyday life, and sometimes even healthy, because it can push you to perform at your best. However, there’s also a tipping point where things can quickly become out of control. When the chaos gets to that level, you’re not just stressed, but burned out. If you suspect life is far too hectic lately and it’s having an adverse impact on your health, the information below could help you get answers and solutions.

The Perfect Holiday Gifts for Your Mountain Biker Friend

The Perfect Holiday Gifts for Your Mountain Biker Friend

Finding your friends or family the perfect holiday gift can be a thrill. We live in an age where every type of product is at our fingertips, one click of an ‘Order’ button away. With browsing inventory and ordering specific items made easier than ever with the internet, holiday shopping mostly comes down to one thing: knowing what to get.

If you have a friend who you know to be a mountain biking fan, then your holiday gift shopping is even easier than you think. 

Get Excited and Stay Sober With These Fun, Healthy Activities

Get Excited and Stay Sober With These Fun, Healthy Activities

Addiction often springs from hopelessness, so giving yourself something to live for is critical to avoiding relapse. Don’t be afraid to have a little fun — sober living is easier if you’re doing what you love.

Virtually anything can be a sober activity, but here are some exciting ideas to get you started if you’re not sure where to begin.

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Sugary Sweets This Holiday Season

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Sugary Sweets This Holiday Season

Whether it’s Halloween candy, Thanksgiving pie or Christmas cookies, the holiday season is sure to bring one thing: temptation. And, while you may have indulged on everything in sight in years past, this year will be different. There are countless reasons to do so, too; aside from the fact that over-eating can cause notorious seasonal weight gain, sugar has been proven to be an addictive part of a person’s diet. In fact, some research shows that it has the same addictive effect on the brain as drugs do. Avoid the sugar highs and lows this holiday season with the following 5 tips, designed to help you steer clear and feel great every single day of November and December this year.

How To Avoid Getting Germs From the Gym

How To Avoid Getting Germs From the Gym

It’s no secret that hitting the gym has innumerable benefits for your body and mind. That’s why it’s such a bummer that the gym isn’t always the healthiest place for you to hang out. In fact, a fitness center can be host to a plethora of germs brought in by guests and missed by cleaning crews, no matter how thorough they are. There is good news, though: you can avoid getting unwanted germs from the gym during your next workout and beyond. The following five tips will help you do it.