Guest Posts

Why and How People are Getting Back to the Basics When it Comes to Fitness

November 25, 2010

This is a guest post by Edward. Trends come and go in the fitness world. Remember the 80’s when everyone went to high impact aerobic classes wearing their leotards and leg warmers? For the last few years, the trend has been to work out in posh fitness centers, using primarily machines like the treadmill, dumbbells [...]


How to Eat Healthy Food in Sweden: The Good and Bad

November 25, 2010

This is a guest post by Ingela from Best Natural Skin Care. Sweden is a meat and potatoes kind of country. Everyone has different opinions as to what healthy food exactly is, but in this article I’ll give you my take on what food to eat, what to eat sometimes, and what to try and [...]


Weight Loss is the Easy Part

November 4, 2010
John Bonk

This is a guest post by John Bonk. Weight loss is a topic that is near and dear to my heart. I have been overweight my entire life. I remember being overweight in 2nd grade. I have finally put that behind me and over the last 240+ days lost over 75 pounds. I am still [...]

How to Recover from a Binge

November 2, 2010

This is a guest post by Joe Johnson. Halloween has just passed and many of us were no doubt guilty of indulging in anything from bag-fulls of candy to second and third helpings of pumpkin pie over the weekend. We all deserve a treat after the weeks of hard training we put in right? There [...]

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How Clean Is Your Drinking Water?

October 29, 2010

This is a guest post by Greg Hayes. The subject of clean drinking water is of paramount importance in today’s world. Necessary for life and health, all one must do is look around at the influence of drinking water on our daily lives, and it becomes apparent. An estimated 1-in-8 people from around the world [...]


Cave-Man Walking

October 29, 2010

This is a guest post by Tim. Since most of us already own a gym membership, why don’t we use the fitness equipment for more than just intense exercise? Winter is the perfect time to start. As residents of Northern cities like Chicago and Minneapolis know, there isn’t much walking to do when two feet [...]

Running Underwater – Who Knew it Could be so Great?

October 27, 2010
Water Workout

This is a guest post by Lucia Novara. The benefits of aquatic workouts for training and rehabilitation are well-documented. Many personal trainers and physical therapists recommend water workouts for a variety of reasons: Water workouts build cardio endurance faster than land workouts. When a body is submerged in cool water, the blood moves faster to [...]


7 Workouts That Make You Forget You’re Working Out

October 27, 2010

This is a guest post by Helen Greer. Some days, even looking at a barbell or treadmill sucks the joy out of life. These activities are for those days. Bicycle Green is the new black, apparently, and it’s time to dust off your old ten-speed in favor of your car. Enjoy the breeze, wear a [...]


5 Psychological Methods to Help with Weight Loss

October 19, 2010
Number Five

This is a guest post by Mark Tyrrell. Trying to lose weight can be stressful. But increased stress hormone in the body due to calorie restriction can slow down and even prevent weight loss. So when working with weight loss clients I’m very keen to teach them to relax deeply and often in order to [...]

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