When it comes to heart health and a long happy life, nutrition is only one component of many – but it’s an important one. The Mediterranean diet has long been held in the highest esteem as a pinnacle of healthy eating habits. And for once, there is a large amount of scientific data to back this up! Read on to discover how the Mediterranean diet has earned its title. Read More
Building mental toughness is an endeavor well worth your time: people who have “grit” are generally more capable of overcoming adversity, sticking with a tough problem until they find a solution to it, being courageous, and coping with and moving beyond failure in order to achieve their true goals. Read More
For the past few years, I’ve heard a ton of “S” words thrown around town. In particular, “superfood” and “spirulina” were at the top of my unknown, but interested list. If we were on a dating app, I’d swipe right for the content, but maybe not for the aroma (have you smelled spirulina!?). Let’s get to the bottom of these “S” words and put them into action. Read More
If you want to feel strong and centered, try a Pilates and yoga-inspired flow to kick-off your day. Combining full-body Pilates and yoga movements into flowing sequences can provide you with a thorough cardio, strength and flexibility workout that is so efficient you might not realize how tough it is until you’re done. Read More
It’s no secret how fitness-friendly Boston is—a 2017 study by data and analytics company Infogroup ranked the Hub as first in the nation for the city with the highest concentration of fitness-related establishments, with nearly 600 gyms and health clubs alone in the greater Boston area!
You don’t have to heed the rooster’s crow to reap the benefits of a Farmer’s Walk. Anyone can do this functional exercise anytime, anywhere to build strength to improve overall fitness and quality of life. The Farmer’s Walk, or Farmer’s Carry, is a basic move that builds foundational strength and has little risk of injury if you start slow, moving step-by-step. It can be a key component of any workout.
You sip protein shakes in the morning. Eat a burger without fixings for lunch. You snack on turkey jerky and finish the day with a three meat salad with hard boiled eggs for dinner. You believe in the power of protein. Or maybe you don’t and are wondering if you should hop on the bandwagon. Why shouldn’t you? Read More
Starting off on the right foot in the New Year can really help you carry yourself far toward your ideal health. But to move toward positive change, we need to be able to let go the unhealthy habits holding us back. Read More
As we head into the darkest days of the year, it can be challenging to get your butt out of the door for a workout. In the morning, the warmth of your bed entices you to stay put with a snooze of the alarm. In the evening, 4pm starts to feel like 9pm. I could come up with excuses all day long, but ultimately, you and I need to get on our feet.