January is all about self assessment. Taking care of yourself, seeing where you are, and what you need to do to reach your goals. Write the goals down and then write your solutions to get there. Don’t measure your success by how many pushups or how many miles you can run. Set your goals and work out a way to achieve them.
Here at HomeFit we hope everyone had a happy holidays but with a new year it’s time to have our annual #realtalk - resolutions.
Ah, yes! Those pesky New Year’s Resolutions that start chirping away outside our mind windows at 5 AM the morning after family holiday dinner. And though you might not have gotten a shiny new FitBit in your stocking this year, here’s a cheaper alternative to keeping track of the hard work you’re going to put in 2018.
We’ve all been there. We made New Years resolutions and kept some while others slipped away as quickly as the New Year excitement. A new year is a great time to set goals, refocus, and start over. With 2017 coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking of resolutions.
Whether you’re ready or not, the holidays are officially here! With Thanksgiving being next week, I know we can all practically smell the pumpkin pies. You’re probably thinking, “How do I even enjoy Thanksgiving without ruining all my hard work?”
Even though it may take a little more effort to get out of your warm bed and face the colder weather, you still need to make exercise and healthy eating a priority if you want to achieve your fitness goals.
Hitting a plateau can be frustrating, whether you're stuck in a weight loss rut or just can't seem to motivate yourself to work out. We've come up with a few creative ways to get your groove back and push through your health plateau.
For many, sculpting a six pack seems like the ultimate body goal, and it's definitely not impossible if you're willing to eat healthily and commit to a fitness plan. Here's how to get the abs of your dreams before next summer rolls around.
Summer is here and the weather is HOT, which means it's the perfect time for getting your friends together for pool parties and grilling out! If you're looking for food to serve at your next barbecue that will help you stay on your nutrition plan without sacrificing taste, we've got you covered!
You may think that yoga and strength training are two completely different workouts, and you wouldn't be wrong. However, yoga can help you reach your fitness goals and supplement other forms of training by improving balance, flexibility, and mental clarity.
Summer is the time for farmer’s markets, gardens, roadside stands, and lots of fresh produce! Sometimes you might end up with more than you know what to do with, or maybe you don’t know how to use it to begin with. Here are a few tips for using all the fresh fruits and vegetables available this summer.
High blood pressure – “the silent killer” – is a large concern for many people worldwide. WHO estimates that high blood pressure affects ~40% of the world population (1). With this as such a widespread problem, there is a great need to help people lower and maintain their blood pressure. Exercise is often cited as a good way to bring blood pressure down to manageable levels, but what kind of exercise is best?
Biking is becoming increasingly popular, both as a mode of transportation and as a form of exercise and recreation. Many cities have added bike lanes and rent-a-bike stations, making it easier for people to cycle in town. Heading out of the city, many people take advantage of the numerous mountain biking trails in parks and outdoor recreation areas. Biking clubs and associations are being formed, creating communities for people to discuss cycling, the best places to go, and common problems encountered.
Is it too late to start exercising? Fitness professionals are asked this all the time, and here is the answer. No!!! Whether you haven’t exercised in a long time, haven’t ever exercised, are in your early 30s or your late 90s, it is never too late to start exercising...
Exercising, no matter when you start, can dramatically improve your health. You will have greater stamina, increased strength and endurance, improved balance and flexibility, a clearer brain, better heart health, lowered diabetes risk, and much, much more!