Category Archives: Exercise

5 of the Best Free Workout Apps for Android and iOS

Technology provides with many conveniences and opportunities. It’s even possible to use your smart phone or tablet to monitor and improve your health. There are a number of apps out there that you can use to count calories and even track your heart rate. It’s even possible to use your phone or tablet as a… Continue Reading

Body Weight Exercises that Build Strength without Equipment

Sometimes I think we get too fancy with our fitness routine. We try complicated exercises and buy expensive equipment. We get into programs designed to provide specific results. This is especially true when it comes to strength training. What I’ve noticed, as I’ve focused more on my health in recent months, is that it’s rarely necessary… Continue Reading

Tips for Exercising When You’re Away From Home

It’s hard enough for me to exercise when I’m at home and I have access to a great fitness room at my apartment complex. Because I dislike exercise for the sake of exercise, it’s even harder for me to find the motivation to stick with it when I’m away from home. However, since I’ve made… Continue Reading

Exercise: Not Just About Weight Loss

My struggle with exercise is well-documented. It’s hard for me to stay motivated to exercise for the sake of exercise. I like being active, and engaging in activities like hiking, biking, and swimming. But sometimes that’s not feasible. In fact, I’ve spent a lot of time making exercise a priority and just forcing myself to… Continue Reading

Exercise and Muscle Soreness

Despite my best efforts, I didn’t manage to keep up with my exercise routine over the summer. Things have just been too crazy around here. (And when I say “here,” I’m talking about two different locations: In Utah, prior to my move, and in Pennsylvania, after the move.) But now I’m getting back into it.… Continue Reading

7 Tips for Hiking with Your Kids

This summer is the “summer of hiking” for my son and me. We live in an area that features numerous outdoor activities, and that provide us with opportunities to enjoy nature. After enjoying a couple of hikes last year, my son decided that he wants to do more of it, and we have decided to… Continue Reading

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