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How Exercise and Weight Gain are Connected

Updated:  2/28/2020, Marc Woodard Although your favorite fitness guru or celebrity may be the picture of health and you want to look just like them…  Keep this in mind, they make a lot of money selling fitness products and services they don’t necessarily use; and may actually cause you to gain weight rather than lose it. Which may be just the opposite of a desired result you hope to achieve. Improve cardio Muscular endurance and fat burning results. (more…)

Natures Best-In-Class Stair Master on Bull Mountain

Like most fitness enthusiasts I’m always looking for a variety of exercise activities that’ll keep me motivated to walk daily. If I can find it outdoors all the better. After the Holidays and during the winter months there’s nothing better than a mid-intensity fat burning walking activity, especially on an uphill grade with multiple switchbacks and preferably in a wooded area. If such a place exists, you’ve just found nature’s Best-In-Class Stair Master. Not only (more…)

Walkable Cities Motivates Bodies to Move

Weight loss resolutions represent the number one commitment people make each year. Now more people than ever are attracted to walkable communities with recreational amenities to help melt away those pounds. The National Center for Health Statistics show more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity (NCHS 2015). Overweight conditions don’t just present a diabetes and heart disease risk for adults. There is now what some consider a near epidemic of childhood obesity cases (more…)