Fitness

Remember the name Kiya Johnson, she’s making major moves in the gymnastics world. The 17-year-old athlete recently began her freshman season with LSU, and she’s already breaking out as one-to-watch on her team. Case in point: her impressive floor routine. Kiya recently competed with the university in Florida, and her choreography — which is set
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If you want to kick your fitness routine up a notch, consider giving the treadmill a break and showing the loaded barbells some love. You’ll still sweat those calories off with the added benefit of toning your body. But what is strength training, exactly? To put it simply, strength training (a.k.a. resistance training) involves using your own bodyweight or tools,
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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is like wearing a helmet throughout life: it’s the first line of defense when protecting your brain. While there is “no silver bullet for promoting brain power,” setting good social, physical, and nutritional habits is the key to promoting cognitive wellness, says Dr. Jennie Valles, MD, a neurologist in Burke Rehabilitation
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If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a sweat sesh, chances are you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? Okay, now raise your hand if you’ve heard different fitness philosophies about the most-effective way to rev your heart rate. Specifically, some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while other swear by strength
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There are so many different dumbbell exercises you can use to strengthen and sculpt your upper body. One in particular that I encourage my clients to do if they want to tone their shoulders, chest, and arms is the chest fly. Why? It’s incredibly effective at isolating these muscles groups because you’re lying on your back. Being in
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Gut bacteria produce an appetite suppressant than can strengthen the effect of an exercise-based weight loss program. Share on PinterestA supplement may boost the fat-burning effects of exercise long after it has finished. The many health benefits of regular exercise are well known. However, its impact on weight loss is less clear, as exercise increases
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