Entries by Apex

Working Out and Training – What’s the Difference?

For many people, working out is something they have to do and not necessarily something they want to do. It’s often a task people feel is important, so they spend hours each week mindlessly “working out” on the treadmill watching the news or comedy show reruns.

How to Boost Your Energy Level

Energy drain hits everyone at one time or another. You know the day we’re talking about – the one where you go, go, go without stopping. Or, perhaps it’s the day following a sleepless night. When you lack energy, you may not feel like going to the movies, let alone working out. If you are […]

7 Exercise Tips to Increase Mobility

In this article, we’re going to discuss seven exercise tips for improving mobility, but there is often some confusion as to the definition of mobility, and people often think mobility is the same as flexibility.

How to Get Back on Track After Slipping Up

So, you fell off the fitness wagon. You slipped up. Perhaps you went a whole week without working out because of work stress, you decided to eat ice cream every day, or it was the holidays, and now you don’t know what to do. For many people, it’s hard to get back on track, especially […]

The Importance of Doing Nothing

Are you constantly busy? Between work, kids, family, working out, more work, too little sleep and much too much electronic media, do you ever take time to be still? In this article, we look at the importance of doing nothing. While it’s good to get things done and checked off your list, your brain is […]

Exercise for Your Heart

Did you know that nearly 2,300 Americans die each day from cardiovascular disease? That’s one death every 38 seconds. You may even know someone affected by heart disease and stroke. But, we can change that. Since we’re in the middle of American Heart Month, it’s time to focus on your heart and doing the right […]

How to Set SMART Fitness Goals

Whether you want to lose 20 pounds or lift 200, goal setting can help you achieve your desired result. The best way to be successful and meet your fitness goal is to have a strategy. A tried and true way to set goals is the S.M.A.R.T. way.

How to Make a Plan to Stay on Track

Did you know that more than 21% of the resolutions made this year were about losing weight and healthier eating? Even more interesting is that more than 40% of people make resolutions, but almost half of them fail. If you’re like the millions of people who made New Year’s resolutions at the first of the […]