4 Super Simple Exercises

with HAC Personal Trainer Dee Pathak Side Plank with Leg Lift Begin in a side plank position on your forearm. Raise and lower your top leg 10 times. Flip so that you are in a side plank using the other arm for support. Raise and lower your top leg 10 times. Repeat this process until…

60 is the New 40

Patti and I head to the free weight area to take some pictures for her article, and it’s crowded. Iron’s pumping all around us, the sound of grunts and weight clinking echoes throughout, and the intimidation factor is alive and well. But it doesn’t seem to faze her one bit: she heads to her go-to…

Make It A Habit

written by Lisa Maguire It happens every year. The parking lot is full. The treadmills are all in use. The group fitness classes see record numbers. Gyms everywhere are delighted to have a sea of energized, eager, and determined members who are committed to keeping their New Year’s Resolutions. And much to our delight, some…

Harmful Effects of Refined Sugar

written by Damon Marable In this day and age the average person is doing detrimental damage to their body, and they are not even aware that they are doing so. What is this bodily harm they are so willing imposing on themselves? The culprit is sugar, or in the case in question, refined sugar. The World…

Mike Alfree’s Success Story

Before I started running in 2011, I never worked out. I would join a gym and go only once or twice then quit. I couldn’t find an exercise that I enjoyed. I was 50 pounds heavier than I am today and I knew I needed to do something about it. I heard friends and others…

It’s A Rucking Revolution!

written by Taylor Watkins Are you looking for a new way to get in your cardio and strength training? Time to put on your ruck (aka: backpack), add some weight (bricks work great for this! Start with 4 and work your way up.), and get moving! GORUCK came into my life 2010 during my first…