How to Maximize Results from Kickboxing Workouts

    Knockout body? Check. Massive endorphin release and high-intensity intervals? Double check. Do you really need another reason to pick up your gloves? If you do, kickboxing delivers a fresh, fun and thrilling workout where throwing punches and using the impact of your foot are the focal points of each session. The sport that capitalizes on preparing you for danger is now all the rage for getting you in insane shape.

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    Incorporating Foods Rich in Vitamin D into a Diet Plan

    It's the middle of summer, so foods rich in vitamin D are probably not at the forefront of your clients' concerns since we absorb it from sunlight. But what about the rest of the year? Vitamin D is essential for absorbing calcium, a mineral we need to consume on a daily basis for excellent bone health. It also enhances our ability to maximize a other minerals we need such as iron, zinc and magnesium.

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    What Preventative Care Services Are Covered by Medicare?

    We're often asked why preventative care is so essential to our everyday lifestyles. The most important part of preventative health care is that it alleviates the risk of chronic illnesses going unnoticed. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, are responsible for 7 of every 10 deaths among Americans each year and account for 75% of the nation’s health spending. These chronic diseases can be largely preventable through close partnership with your healthcare team, or can be detected through appropriate screenings, when treatment works best."

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    How to Make Money as a Personal Trainer: 5 Tips for Success

    Growing a successful personal-training business is achievable with the right resources. Finding success in a highly competitive industry, however, is often easier said than done. Whether you're in the early stages of your career or you're well-versed in the industry but experiencing a lag in business, it may be related to your sales approach.

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    10 Delicious Superfood Smoothie Recipes

    It's pretty well-established that we are huge advocates of superfoods. Not only do superfoods contribute to your overall health, which is a serious plus, but they're extremely beneficial for optimal performance.

    If you're looking to cool down and get your superfood fix this summer, you're in luck. We have picked out 10 delicious smoothie recipes, packed full of the most sought-after superfoods.

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    Where to Find the Healthiest Eating Habits Around the World

    Many associate popular American cuisine with the likes of hot dogs, french fries and cheeseburgers—not exactly the healthiest of options if you ask us. As described by U.S. News, there's now research backing this perception: "America's waistline continues to expand, according to a study published today in The Lancet. The obesity epidemic remains the biggest public health issue facing the country, and despite awareness of the need to get in shape, more than a third of [America] is now obese."

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    7 Daily Habits of Top Personal Trainers

    As a personal trainer, it's in your nature to challenge yourself to become the best of the best. But how do you keep up with an industry that is not only competitive, but also constantly evolving? When you sweat for a living, you may think all you need is a sequence of smart, butt-kicking routines to climb to the top of the fitness industry. However, there's so much more you need to succeed.

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    Smart Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

    It's no secret that nutrition and wellness experts like to dole out advice for eating healthfully. But it's not the advice that's lacking—it's how to find healthy options in a sea of marked-up perishables, meat, poultry and produce. Fortunately, healthy eating on a budget is possible. It just takes a little planning and creativity to find options that are affordable to you.

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    Superfoods for Better Living


    Brazilian born Bernardo LaPallo lives in Mesa, Arizona and some people are calling him a Supercentenarian after celebrating his 113th birthday. When someone reaches this remarkable  milestone, one might think to ask him, to what do you credit your longevity?

    According to Mr. LaPallo, he lives by one simple rule, “You are what you eat,” and in a video where Bernardo is a mere 110-years-old, he recounts that he eats healthy, consuming mostly organically grown fruits and vegetables. He also recommends cutting down on red meat and avoiding things like hot dogs and French Fries.

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    6 Core Exercises for Building Muscular Strength

    In today's professional world, it's likely that many of your clients sit for at least eight to nine hours a day. Add another hour on top of that for the commute to and from work, and they're sitting far too much each week. In fact, too much sitting is linked to chronic illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes and even premature death.

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