It’s Monday morning and you will be sitting on a desk all day working and thinking about all the unnecessary calories gained throughout the weekend. You’re wondering how you can move around a little bit more throughout your workday since most of it is spent sitting behind a desk.
MSN Healthy Living has provided some tips to maximize your daily burn. After reading these tips, you will be a calorie-burning machine throughout your workday. But keep in mind that you should also be exercising regularly to reach your overall fitness and health goals.
- Build more muscle Lean muscle is metabolically active tissue, which More >
Wednesday, July 16, we will be at the 2014 GENYOUth Nutrition + Physical Activity Learning Connection Summit and Expo in Arlington, Texas! The event bring together over 400 thought leaders in education, leaders in education, health/nutrition, academia, government, policy and the corporate and philanthropic sectors to advance the cause of healthier and higher achieving students. The Summit is presented in collaboration with the National Dairy Council (NDC), the National Football League (NFL), SHAPE America, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and United Way Metropolitan Dallas.
During the work week, most of us have a set schedule of waking up, going to the gym, going to work, and then sleeping. Whenever the weekend approaches that set schedule tends to fail as we sleep more, eat more and exercise less. Losing track of your healthy lifestyle, even just for the weekend can hurt your fitness and health goals. It is very important to exercise and eat healthy on the weekends as well. Here are seven tips for fitting in weekend workouts:
- Turn workout time into play time. Think working out on the weekend has to be at the gym? More >
Need a change of environment from your boring gym routine? Take your workout to the great outdoors this summer. The HOTTEST trend for this time of year is group fitness or individual training outdoors, whether it’s the local park or the beach nothing is better than working out in the sun. You can take advantage of a great day by working out outdoors, exposure to the sun will give you a boost in Vitamin D and increase your sweat count. All while building a healthy tan. What kinds of workouts can you perform outside? All of them, but here are More >
Childhood obesity can cost you thousands of dollars in the future, about $19,000 to be accurate. This is according to research analyst at Duke Health Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. So the question is, how can childhood obesity cost $19,000? The estimated cost takes into account all medical bills you would expect to see from doctors’ visits, medications, and missed wages due to health condition. These costs will occur when children are well into their adulthood lives, a time when it might be too late to change their lifestyle.
What can you buy with $19,000? Many would opt for a More >
What we learned in 2014 has been the popularity of group fitness. Group fitness consists of small group exercise classes. These group classes remove the bulky machines and takes advantage of the different fitness accessories in the industry.
Local gyms love the use of fitness accessories in group fitness classes. Gym goers want to see everything from kettlebells to jump ropes. Trainers like to use accessories because of all the possibilities that machines don’t provide. Dumbbells allow for more movement while providing the same benefits, with nearly half the cost to provide. The benefits of fitness accessories are there are wide More >
EyePlay has become the must have product in the interactive fitness industry. EyePlay turns any floor into a virtual game platform with games like soccer, hockey, and dozens more. The system brings entertainment, movement, and fun to the children fitness industry. EyePlay have crafted a product around the mission of fighting childhood obesity, which 1 in every 5 children in the United States are effected by. The solution to this problem is EyePlay, having children enjoy the world of gaming with all the fitness features. Children love the games and parents love how active their children are.
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With budget cuts that are haunting schools across this country, physical education programs are the ones taking the hit. This resulting in the highest rate of childhood and teen obesity this country has ever seen. Fortunately, we have had the privilege to work with schools and organizations that have received Physical Education Program (PEP) grants as a part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lets Move initiative. PEP is a government funded program with the main purpose of helping students be healthy and active. This year the program has reach new highs, with an $74.5 million budget for the 2014 year More >
Motion Fitness and Pavigym would love to welcome you to the world of Fitness 3.0. Pavigym, a global leader in fitness flooring, have worked tirelessly to completely redesign the fitness industry. The international brand has incorporated technology into their state-of-the-art flooring to create products of the future. Take a look at a few of their products and fall in LOVE with Pavigym.
Pavigym Square 3.0
What do you get when you add lights, sensors, and programming to your mats? You get a FUN workout, new members, and results your members will love. Square 3.0 will suit all your members ideally, with individual More >
When it comes to making fitness a routine an undesirable gym can easily prevent your willingness to go and workout. A gym should meet all your expectations, not the other way around. Use this guideline to determine if your gym is right for you and how to choose the perfect facility.
A 30 minute commute for a 45 minute workout does not sound like a plan for success. Look at gyms that are closer to work or home so that you are more driven to go. Don’t let burden of driving influence your willingness to work out.
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