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The Missing Fitness Link

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Why BMI should no longer be used to determine health status Written by Lauren Turville Body Mass Index (BMI), a ratio of a person’s height to weight, has long been a guide to determine an individual’s health status.  It is often used to know what health care costs should be, particularly by employees when evaluating …

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Leave basic behind Written by Lauren Turville These burpee alternatives will target muscles that standard burpees do not and hopefully add some variety to this dreaded exercise! Push-Up Jack Burpee Begin as if you are doing a normal burpee, but as you do your push up, spread your legs like you are doing a jumping …

Marathon 101

Written by Elise Franks | Brigham Young University Exercise and Wellness Running a marathon or half-marathon for the first time can be a daunting task—especially when you start researching the plethora of training techniques that are out there. But if you just keep these 5 easy keys in mind, you will be on your way …

by John A. Anderson Misconceptions Are Among The Greatest Obstacles For Heart Health Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States and throughout the Western world.  One of the problems driving heart disease is the messaging, says Robert Thompson, M.D., an …

Photo credit: Twin Design / Shutterstock.com Written by Matthew Kirchner In order to be healthy, you have to know what to put into your body to achieve your specific goals.  Inversely, you can be sabotaging all of your hard work if you are eating the wrong foods.  Your intentions may be good, but you may …

The Good, The Bad, and The Sore

Finding the right mixture of exertion and soreness is an important step in the recipe for consistency and long-term fitness success.

Written by Mike Jones With so much conflicting information at our fingertips, it’s hard to know what to believe. We all know the myriad of benefits that exercise provides: improved mood, stress relief, increased energy, disease prevention, and weight control. Working out can certainly do good things for your skin as well. It increases the blood flow, …

Written by Taylor Empey – Certified Fitness Trainer & Nutrition Specialist, Salt Lake City In my experience as a seasoned fitness coach, I have helped thousands of people when it comes to accomplishing fitness goals. Whether it be fat loss, muscle building, performance, body image issues, dealing with eating disorders, or battling medical conditions, I’ve …

over exercise

Exercise is good for physical health. Duh. We regularly get this message through various trustworthy channels— doctors, public health advertising, and perhaps our friends and families. The message we receive is that we should be exercising more, and for many people, this is true. Most people could probably benefit from getting more exercise than they’re …

Janine Delaney

Try Janine’s Jump Rope Burner Workout for AMAZING calorie burning results and overall strength development. If you are bored of running on the treadmill or other traditional forms of cardio, this workout is for you! Instructions: Start with the first exercise for one minute, then rest for 30 seconds before continuing on to the next. …