December 2015

The 5 S.M.A.R.T Ways To Keep Your New Years Resolutions In 2016

After a month filled with feasts and festivities in December, people are often far more inclined to make some healthy changes once the New Year arrives. New Years resolutions can come in all shapes and sizes but more often than not, there is a heavy focus on health and wellness goals. So why is it that the gym’s are always so full at the beginning of January but then attendance steadily declines as the year progresses? The truth is, when you vocalize a goal without creating an action-plan behind it, things can frequently go awry. This year if you want to make a fitness and health resolution that you stick to, you just have to do it the S.M.A.R.T way. Here are the 5 S.M.A.R.T elements your resolution needs to have, in order to be a success.

Top Five Fitness Trends For 2016

With 2016 just around the corner, The American College of Sports Medicine has released its list of predicted fitness trends for the upcoming year. The annual survey polls fitness experts worldwide to garner an accurate prediction of what’s to come. Although some old favorites top the list like personal training, there are also some new additions to the list, which incorporate the ever-expanding technology sector. Here are the top 5 fitness trends that you should know about for 2016.

6 Ways To Prevent Weight Gain During This Holiday Season

With December upon us, this often means a slew of holiday parties are coming our way filled with unhealthy temptations. From office get-togethers to friend’s Christmas parties, these events normally all lead us to one thing- a lot of food and a lot of alcohol. Sure, New Year’s is fast approaching and you can always get started on your healthy resolutions then. But what if this year, you gave yourself an advantage by putting a stop to the holiday weight gain before it even had the chance to creep up on you? Here are 6 ways to prevent weight gain during this holiday season- because prevention is almost always easier than resolution.