5 Diet Rules for Flat Abs
As much as I love exercise (and you know I do!) exercise alone will not get you a toned stomach. Your diet is a huge part of the equation. Someone could workout all day long, but then eat in a way that promotes major fat storage, and they wouldn’t have a toned, beach-ready tummy. (Read […]
7 Ways Strength Training Will Change Your Life
You get married. Have a baby. Move across the world. Start going to night school so you can get a degree. All of these are life-changing events that make you a different person. But did you know your life can change significantly just by spending some time strength training? That’s right—if you’re willing to commit […]
This feels soooo good
I’ve got a feel-good post for you today … …. because it’s packed with THREE stretches that will open up your hips from every direction! These all feel GREAT while you’re doing them, and they’re perfect for the next time you’re watching TV or want to unwind after work. Before we dive in, here’s the […]
4 Tips to Increase Flexibility
You eat the right foods, drink the right drinks, and exercise regularly. In other words, you’re strong and healthy. There is only one hole in your overall good health. You’re as flexible as a piece of plywood. But there’s good news! You don’t have to stay inflexible your entire life. With the right steps, you […]
Still doing long slow cardio?
There are certain fitness myths that just won’t die. These ideas are passed from one unsuspecting person to the next, a little tidbit of misinformation that does more harm than good. I’ve heard them all. There’s the myth about ab crunches melting off belly fat. (Sorry folks, spot reduction doesn’t exist. You’ve got to burn […]
5 Fat Loss Rules to Follow
If you’re ready to reduce your body fat, then follow these five simple rules Fat Loss Rule #1: Water Rules Ready to melt away the fat? Then you’ll need to drink water. A lot of it. Every time you feel the urge to drink something, make it water. Not juice. Not milk. And definitely not […]
Do You Have Weight-Loss Resistance Syndrome?
Every year at about this time frustrated people around the globe look in the mirror and realize that their waist is larger, hips are wider, and their New Year’s resolve has fizzled. So what do you do about the stubborn and seemingly permanent fat? Sink into a depression? Well, the easiest thing to do is […]
Chris is in better shape at 52 than she was in her 40s!
“Since joining in 2022 I have lost three jean sizes and over twenty pounds and have kept if off. At 52 I’m in better shape than I was in my forties. I have also made many good friends that I look forward to working out with which makes each workout fun.”
Fitness has improved Mary Beth’s mood, energy, and given her more self-confidence.
When Mary Beth first starting coming to Applied Fitness she was really hesitant because of not being sure she would be able to do everything in the workouts. Now after about seven months she looks forward to her workouts and challenging herself each time she comes to the studio.
Being fit feels GREAT!
Fitness has been important to me for different reasons at different times of my life. Now, in my 50’s, with a teenage daughter, it’s to be a good role model to her, but also because I feel great when I’m active, have time devoted just for me, and also to be proactive for good health […]