Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

A guide to the three kinds of

A guide to the three kinds of movement your body needs every week

Making physical activity a priority has never been more important for our health in this fast-paced society when sitting all day is the standard. While walking has traditionally been regarded as a basic and accessible form of exercise, there is much more to achieving peak health than simply Read More...

Zumba: The workout that turns

Zumba: The workout that turns fitness haters into dance floor enthusiasts

One faithful day in Colombia in the 1990s, a fitness instructor realized he forgot his usual workout playlist and sparked a spontaneous dance session to loud Latin beats instead. This serendipitous move transformed his exercise class into an exhilarating dance party. With that, zumba was born, Read More...

“Shy girl workouts”

"Shy girl workouts" are helping women build confidence in the gym

In a society overrun with fitness fads, there is one new phenomenon that is having a particularly positive impact on women's fitness journeys. Meet the "shy girl workout" craze, a warm and inspiring movement that has been gaining traction since late 2022. What is a shy girl workout? The beauty of Read More...

Non-contact boxing could slow

Non-contact boxing could slow early Parkinson's disease and improve quality of life

Good news for all the aspiring boxers out there – a study in the PM&R revealed that non-contact boxing can help slow down the progression of Parkinson's disease in its early stages. Not only that, but the study also found that boxing can improve the quality of life and reduce the risk of Read More...

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A personal trainer’s 5 tips for fitting in your workouts amidst the holiday chaos

This time of year is prime time for scheduling and activity. Getting ready for the holidays, finishing up work for the year, attempting to make it to all the events, and everything else in between has packed our calendars to capacity.  In other words, ’tis the season for putting fitness Read More...

Young athlete having problem with his knee during training.

Bad knees? Here are 5 cardio alternatives that are gentler than running

Keeping regular cardio-based workout sessions in your schedule is fantastic for your overall health and well-being. However, if you’ve ever experienced a knee injury, have arthritis, or if your knee joints are simply suffering from overuse, then you’ll know that running and jogging, the Read More...

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Is your excuse for skipping the gym valid? Find out here

As we all know, exercise is vital for managing stress, attaining good sleep, and living a healthy life in general. But when should you push yourself the hardest, and when should you take a break? Which excuses to skip a workout are valid, and which aren’t? To answer this question, the people Read More...

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Start a weekly fitness journal to help you maintain motivation

Now that we are nearing the end of the first month of the year, it may be a good time to assess how our new year's resolutions are going. If your goal for the new year was to work out more, then starting an end-of-the-week fitness journaling practice can help you stay committed to it, even when Read More...

A Second U Foundation is empow

A Second U Foundation is empowering the previously incarcerated

For the formerly incarcerated, starting again can be an immense challenge. However, Hector Guadalupe, who was only 23 when his 10-year prison sentence began, found a way to help himself and others rediscover who they are and how to begin again. “When I was serving my time, throughout the Read More...

5 Ways athletes benefit from a

5 Ways athletes benefit from a plant-based diet

These days, more and more athletes are switching to a plant-based diet—and for good reason. There are many pros that come with avoiding animal-based products and opting for plant-based foods that lower inflammation and boost performance. Below, you’ll find 5 ways an athlete can benefit from Read More...