New way to get fit on a bike!

Pump Tracks are popping up all over the world. They are fun for the entire family, less expensive for cities to build than a skatepark or playground and people of all levels can enjoy them. Check out a report we just did for The List TV Show: bit.ly/TheListTv

Safe Storage

As the snowboarding season winds down, it’s time to start thinking about how to safely store your board. These little slivers of snow fun aren’t cheap, so you have to take care of them. Here are some great tips by the people who started it all…Burton Snowboards: http://bit.ly/1RSpsmY

News: America’s Fittest City Results

The results are in! Compiled by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), here is a list of America’s fittest cities: http://bit.ly/12iFMGg Minneapolis-St. Paul continues to dominate despite having brutal winters. That city simply gets it done, congrats to them! No matter where you live or what these results yield, take it upon yourself to get…

Wake Up Call Statistics

With all of the health & fitness content buzzing around the internet and social media, it would seem as though physical activity has become much more prevalent. Reality says NO! Here is some of the latest information on where we stand in terms of physical activity in our country: http://bit.ly/198BfDC

Exercise is Medicine Month

May is a month that comes with numerous health & fitness oriented observances but one of our favorites is Exercise is Medicine Month that was started in 2008 by the American College of Sports Medicine. It is a grassroots initiative that is a call to action to make physical activity a top priority in our…

Vitamins: How much do we really need?

Many exercise enthusiasts and athletes think that their high levels of physical output require large amounts of vitamin and mineral supplementation. Are they right? Here is food for thought from our friends at the American College of Sports Medicine: http://bit.ly/17tkG6a

Don’t forget Skill-Don’t forget Fun

Developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is essential for ensuring overall good health but so is fun. I don’t mean getting “fall-down-drunk” fun, but rather good, clean fun that allows you to utilize and even further along your levels of fitness. Skill is the key word because while it is great if you run marathons…

Simple Tips: Choosing a Fitness Facility

There is no doubt that access to a fitness facility opens up a number of opportunities for you or someone you know. However, the industry has a black eye due to the culture of shady promotions, vague fine print, contracts designed to separate you from your money and to keep you “locked in” for six…

Soccer for Health? Yes!

Unless you have been living under a rock with headphones on, it is no secret that sustained physical activity is the best way to get and stay in great physical condition. There are countless ways in which to get active, so making excuses for not doing so, simply means that you are lazy. Do you…

Killer Ketchup!

Ketchup is present in almost every home but it contains far too much sodium, sugar, added concentrates and artificial flavors. However, Portlandia Foods makes a great, all natural Ketchup that contains half the sodium and sugar than regular ketchup products and contains no concentrates or artificial flavors. Aside from superior ingredients, it tastes better than…

Shred Season is almost upon us!

For all of you who are as anxious for the Ski/Snowboard season as I am, here is a link to a pretty cool story by ESPN.com on new gear and innovations for skiers and boarders for 2011!  There is nothing worse than getting to the slopes and suffering because you have old, worn out ,…

Money Well Spent & Donated!

Just this week, the founders of Bob’s Red Mill, a high-end natural foods company, donated 25 million dollars to fund the Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness. It is a great donation for a very necessary mode of study and research. I have used and recommended their products for many years and…