April Fitness Routine

The first exercise is benching. It is best to have a spotter (partner) who watches out to keep you safe.

Why Meditation? (And 5 Meditation Apps)

What does Meditation have to do with preventing early Diabetes/Heart Disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Well, meditation is a “broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force and develop compassion,love, patience, generosity, and forgiveness”. Here are just some of the benefits: That’s right! Meditation helps reverse…

February Workout Routine

Lower Body Routine Expected time: 15 minutes + Running time Running Equipment: Shoes and a safe, preferably paved surface to run on Running is a great exercise that increases stamina and promotes heart health. I personally recommend running a distance within the range of 1.5-3 miles. Of course, if comfortable or desired, you can always…

October Lower Body Routine

Lower Body Routine Estimated time: 35-45 minutes Running Equipment: Shoes and a safe, preferably paved surface to run on Running is a great exercise that increases stamina and promotes heart health. I personally recommend running a distance within the range of 1.5-3 miles. Of course, if comfortable or desired, you can always run more. If…

September Lower Body Routine

Estimated time: 15-20 minutes *The following routine is one meant for busy times when there is not much time to exercise* Jumping Squats Equipment: Just yourself!   Start in a squatted position with your feet a little wider than your shoulder-width. Next, jump up as high as you can, and use your legs to catch…

September Upper Body Routine

Shoulder Width Push-ups: Equipment: Just yourself The push-up is perhaps one of the most basic calisthenic, or body weight, exercises. A great measure of fitness, the push-up is a staple part of my own workouts and routines. To begin, start with your hands and feet supporting your body. Your body should be straight and level,…

May Fitness Routine

Push-ups: Equipment: Just yourself The pushup is perhaps one of the most basic callisthenic, or body weight, exercises. A great measure of fitness, the pushup is a staple part of my own workouts and routines. To begin, start with your hands and feet supporting your body. Your body should be straight and level, and your…

6 Fun Summer Activities to Stay Fit

The gym is great, but I’ve personally always loved experience-based exercise more. I just feel much more engaged. With summer coming, it’s time to take advantage of the good weather and stay fit while having fun! Here are 6 fun summer activities to stay fit: Go Swimming!  Race your friends in the pool. Swimming is a…

3 Ways to Stay Motivated

Personal trainers, websites, and friends can give you great feedback on how to work out to reach your own specific goal, whether it is to gain muscle or simply lose weight. However, at the end of the day, your progress is determined by yourself. Though this is rather cliché, this is, to a major extent,…

3 Ways to be a better Bench Presser

If you have access to it, Bench Pressing is a wonderful way of building muscle in your upper body/ pectoral muscles. However, are you bench pressing correctly? Here are 3 ways to be a better bench presser. 1.Breathing When benching, breathing is a great tool to help stabilize yourself and improve performance on the bench….

April Fitness Routine

Estimated time: 40 minutes Exercises: Bench Press Equipment: Bench press machine & weights The first exercise is benching. It is best to have a spotter (partner) who watches out to keep you safe. Grip the bar about one thumb length from the divide between the smooth bar surface and the rough, textured bar surface. Your…

March Lower Body Fitness Routine

Estimated time: 30-45 minutes Equipment: Just yourself!   For the first exercise, run a mile. Do not run as fast as you can. However, make sure that the mile you run is a quick mile that leaves you out of breath. Jumping Squats After running the mile, do 2 sets of jumping squats. For each…