Move Well

Got A Kink in Your Neck?

Let’s face it-as students and office workers, we’re sitting entirely too much. Sitting all day not only increases risk for obesity, but also puts majority of the working population at risk for back pain, poor posture, leg cramping and tense muscles. Here are a few simple exercises you can do to relieve that annoying kink in your neck. First things …

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How Does Exercise Affect Sleep?

Is it just me or does anyone notice they sleep better when they’ve gotten a good workout in that day? The more I move around throughout the day, and especially if I’ve had a good gym session, the better I seem to sleep. This has even been enough to get me to the gym on the days when I want …

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Benefits of Group Exercise

Feeling like you want to workout but have no idea where to start? If you’re new to the gym or just feeling like shaking up your current fitness routine, try a group exercise class! Joining a class not only holds you accountable to a workout routine, but provides a fitness foundation for you to use for years to come. Gyms …

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Why Rock Climbing Rocks

Have a fear of heights? If so, you might want to skip this article! However, if you’re ready to tap into your ~adventurous side~ and get a killer workout, this article is for you! Rock climbing, whether it be up a cliff, a boulder, or an indoor climbing wall, has numerous health benefits. Some of them may surprise you! 1. It’s a …

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The Best Body Weight Exercises

These cold winter months can make it difficult to find motivation to get off the couch and start moving. The weather can be such an easy excuse to skip the gym, but luckily there’s plenty of different body weight exercises that can be done in the comfort of your own home! The best part is, no equipment is needed – …

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Hate Working Out, Check Out These Tips!

Are you someone that cringes at the idea of working out? Someone that thinks of going for a run, or going to the gym as punishment. There are even some people that claim to be allergic to exercise. Physical activity is a necessity when it comes to the prevention of many chronic diseases, and increasing/controlling overall health. Check out some …

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat (For a Killer Workout)

Raise your hand if you’ve been victimized by cardio! It seems to me like there are two types of people: those who love cardio…and those who would rather watch paint dry. I’m the latter of the two. Which is why I choose to continuously change my cardio modality. One day I’m on the stepper, one day the treadmill, and the …

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I just CAN’T today!

I just CAN’T today! Do you ever experience those days where the LAST thing you want to do is workout?? Maybe you’re feeling low on energy, maybe you’re stressed out, or maybe you just really really don’t want to. I’m here to tell you that all of this is normal and guess what, it’s OKAY! Sometimes you just have those …

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When Motivation Fizzles

One minute you’re hitting the gym 3-4 days a week and eating all the right foods. The next minute, you’re binge-watching Netflix on the couch instead of breaking a sweat, snacking on way too many Oreos, and have replaced water with copious amounts of coffee. If this sounds like your life, or just extreme exaggeration of it, you aren’t alone! …

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Get Moving Right From Your Office Chair!

Do you have a job where you are in your office chair all day? Or just have trouble getting up and doing something during the day? Research has shown that individuals engaging in planned physical activity during the day but have an office job, are still considered sedentary individuals. Are you getting in an hour and a half at the …

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