Fitness Basics

The word “aerobic” may conjure thoughts of leg warmers, leotards and those intense exercise videos from the eighties, but aerobic exercise is really any activity that gets your heart pumping and burns calories. When done regularly, your body reaps benefits that go far beyond just heart health. The...

How Fit Are You?

You may have heard the U.S. Surgeon General’s recommendation to take at least 10,000 steps a day, which adds up to about five miles. If you were asked today, would you know how many steps you’ve taken? Many people have no idea, but over the course of a typical day—without making an effort to move...

Getting Started

Maybe getting more exercise has been at the top of your to-do list at one time or another—and it’s been sitting there for months (even years) later. That’s not uncommon. Breaking out of a rut or trying to reverse an inactive lifestyle can present some challenging hurdles. Though some roadblocks may...

Understanding Fitness