Home » Move Well (page 4)

Move Well

In a Slump? Here’s How to Get & Stay Motivated!

I’m getting to the point in the year when I can see the finish line, but I’m struggling to keep myself motivated. I feel a little burnt-out, overwhelmed, and ready for a much-needed break. I know the end of the school year is near, but lately I’ve found myself needing encouragement to keep going. Does this sound like you? Do …

Read More »

Walking: The Most Underrated Form Of Exercise

Walking is something we do every single day, whether it be walking to work, walking to class, walking to your car, or basically anything else.  The greatest part about all of this, you don’t even think about the walk to class or to your car to be exercise, you just think of it as a task to complete before you …

Read More »

Why Coffee Will Benefit Your Workout!

Have you ever wondered how to boost your workout when at the gym? Have you ever thought to yourself, how can I make my exercise routine more intense and beneficial for my body? There are many commercial products you can buy that claim to make you “burn more fat” when working out or make you “sweat out more calories”. Who …

Read More »

Flexibility 101

There’s one form of exercise training that sadly always gets forgotten – flexibility training. For some people, they assume that they’re not flexible and never will be, they don’t see this as an important trait to acquire, or they don’t know why it’s crucial for a healthy body. Activities and exercises that lengthen and stretch your muscles can help prevent …

Read More »

No gym? No problem! 5 Quick and Easy Exercises right from your Bedroom! (No gym equipment necessary!)

Do you ever feel embarrassed at the gym? Do you feel intimidated by all the “meat heads” that are working out next to you? Do you feel like you are being judged? If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, I have the perfect solution for you. Here are 5 exercises that you can do right from …

Read More »

Tips For Winter Walks

Who loves to go for walks as their main source of physical activity? Next question, who still loves it even when winter comes around? If we were answering these questions by a show of hands, I am guessing a lot of hands went down for that second question. Walking is a very popular mean of physical activity. It is one …

Read More »

Staying Active in the Cold

It’s that time of year again, the temperature is getting colder and my motivation to stay active is no where to be found. Why does this weather make it so hard to get up and accomplish a workout or go on a walk? If this sounds like you, know that you are not alone. Keep these ideas in mind the …

Read More »

Heart Rate for Health

Have you ever wanted a quick and easy snapshot of your health at any given moment that doesn’t involve any tests or procedures, and doesn’t cost a thing? Well you’re in luck! With just two fingers, and the ability to count, you can get a better understanding of your health in real time. Let me introduce you to: your heart …

Read More »

Yoga-Style Back Stretches

So many Americans suffer from back pain at any given time. Even activities in your daily routine can cause back pain including things such as driving, sitting at a desk all day, poor sleeping positions, or even just cleaning your house. These seem like small daily activities that wouldn’t put much strain on your body, but they can all contribute …

Read More »

What’s the Deal With Fitness Trackers?

I recently became another one of those people that started using a fitness tracker. I’ve thought of myself as someone who has pretty good intrinsic motivation to stay active or complete a workout. I thought the addition of my new fitness tracker wouldn’t make much of a difference in how much I move, and I never thought I’d be someone …

Read More »