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Working on the core. Taking a plank and adding some difficulty to it.
Simple Exercises to Help You Lose Belly Fat
For some of us, the fall and winter months are a welcomed time of year, where we can layer up clothing and completely ignore what is going on beneath. Didn’t achieve the flat stomach you wanted over the summer? No problem–just cover it up with a sweater! Although there is some truth to that, we […]
Small and Mighty: Why Microgreens are Having a Moment
With famers markets and craft fairs taking over Wilmington almost every weekend throughout the fall, there’s one health food that’s notably present at all of them. We’re talking microgreens, a tiny, delicate plant that is jam-packed with vitamins, antioxidants and enzymes. This trendy food has been sneaking its way into soups, sandwiches, salads and smoothies […]
If you’re one of the millions of people working from a desk and staring at a computer monitor for 8 hours every day, it’s safe to say you are in danger of developing poor posture. Posture that results from sitting at a computer monitor too long—otherwise known as the forward head tilt — can eventually […]
Working on perfecting a push up from the modified version.
Back to the Basics with a Great Bodyweight Workout
We talk a lot about working out with kettlebells and other free weights on this site, but haven’t spoken much about the power of a classic, bodyweight workout. Bodyweight training uses minimal equipment (or none at all) usually combined with higher repetitions to achieve an effective and intense workout. It’s easily accessible, inexpensive, and incredibly […]
Feeling Free! Strength Training with Free Weights
If someone were to tell you that one type of exercise could benefit your heart, improve your balance, strengthen your bones, build muscle, and help you lose weight, wouldn’t you want to get started immediately? Of course you would! The exercise we are talking about of course is strength training. According to the American Heart […]
Some people find the gym a bit overwhelming and more than once we’ve all seen people stare a machine and scratch their heads trying to figure out exactly how it works and what it does. Other times some people may find themselves using the traditional equipment, such as a bench press, or dumbbells, and not […]
Is Personal Training Right For Me?
Oftentimes people may wonder if a personal trainer is right for them. Someone may be unsure of all the benefits a person trainer brings to the table and be unsure if working with one would be a good fit. The best way to know is simply to try it. Try three months of personal training […]
Senior Training: Personal Training for Seniors in Wilmington NC
The Numerous Benefits for Seniors For seniors there are many considerations to take into mind when it comes to health and fitness. Studies show that only about twenty-five percent of those over the age of 65 exercise regularly, but many chronic conditions seniors face are actually linked to a lack of activity more so than […]
Group HIIT Training in Wilmington NC
The Transformative Power of HIIT Training In recent years high intensity interval training, or HIIT, has been growing in popularity as the exercise routine of choice for those looking to maximize their efforts in the gym. While the name may make you think of any number of exercises that make you sweat and get your […]
Achieving Your Goals In a world where so many things are vying for our attention, and pocketbooks, it can seem a bit overwhelming to consider where our hard-earned cash should go. And while most people may agree a gym membership is a worthwhile investment, oftentimes a personal trainer is considered a luxury for the rich […]
Intermittent Fasting with the 5:2 Diet Plan
Since the Middle Ages, fasting has been revered as a distinguished tradition (both religiously and culturally), bringing physical and spiritual renewal. More recently, it has become one of the trendiest Hollywood diets, taking even the fitness community by storm. Intermittent Fasting (IF) involves alternating segments of extreme calorie reduction with periods of normal eating. It […]
The Importance of Drinking Enough Water
Drink more water! You’ve most likely heard it a million times that adults should be drinking at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day to maintain proper hydration. You’ve probably read up on infusing water with fruit (which has the added bonus of great flavor, vitamins and nutrients), pinned Pinterest recipes, and even purchased […]
In a never-ending sea of sophisticated gym equipment, smart bikes and computerized home workout options, there’s one thing we tend to overlook: the transformative power of a good old-fashioned high- intensity interval training cardio workout (HIIT). If you have yet to try it for yourself, now is the time! They are fast, efficient, get your […]