Fitting Fitness Into Your Schedule

Everyone knows that exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Not everyone realizes how difficult it can be to make room for physical activity in a busy daily schedule. There are a few tricks to making fitness a daily practice and before you know it, you’ll find ways to fill in all of your spare time with beneficial activity. (Maybe not all of it.)


Finding the Best Sneakers

Embarking on a new running routine is a popular choice for people looking to amp up their physical fitness. It’s an exercise that doesn’t require equipment, gets you outside, and can even be done while listening to music or a podcast. However, there is one important part of running that will make your Monday Mile a lot more comfortable and successful: the right shoes. Before your run this Monday, make sure your sneakers can get you across the finish line!


Exercise to Fight the Blues

It’s normal to have a case of the blues once in a while. You could feel stuck in a rut or feel like you have no direction. Maybe you’re just not feeling like yourself. While clinical depression is something to discuss with your doctor, there is an inexpensive and scientifically backed way to deal with a more incidental dip in your mood: exercise. If you’re in a slump this Monday, make time for working out to give your outlook a boost!


Monday Fitness Explainer: CrossFit

If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably come across CrossFit. CrossFit has become hugely popular with people seeking a high-impact workout that combines a variety of strengthening exercises with intense but friendly competition. Based on a series of “foundational movements,” CrossFit claims to be based on the types of fitness routines practiced by law enforcement, the military, and elite athletes but is geared for anyone who wants to try. But is it for you?


Be Playful!

Are you taking your workout too seriously? When you get stuck in a fitness rut, your workouts might be more work than play – but what if you let loose and turned your workout time into playtime? As you approach a new week of workouts on Monday, a great way to get more physical activity is to take a cue from the kids and play games! Pretend you’re running from zombies, invent a scavenger hunt, or play tag!