"Danger is the spice of life..."

“Danger is the spice of life. You’ve got to take a risk every now and again – that’s what makes life worthwhile. I’ve always tried to never be scared of anything.” Burt Munro

NPI News- University of Tennessee Study: Students who are more physically fit perform better academically

NPI News Story: UT study: Students who are more physically fit perform better academically. Middle school students who are more physically fit make better grades and outperform their classmates on standardized tests, according to a newly published study at the University of Tennessee by Dawn Coe, researcher. Learn more-NPI's Certificate in School Nutrition and Wellness:  

Team Player

TEAM MOTIVATION: BIG key to success= Motivate yourself! Be courageous in the face of opposition! Control EMOTIONAL responses & IMPULSE! Regulate your mood!

DON'T DO THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 Steady state cardio if you are trying to trim a few pounds. According to The article, published in Obesity Reviews (Vol. 13 Issue 6), explained that cardio doesn't work for FOUR reasons: •1 Some people eat more when they start a cardio program •2 Calorie burning at rest often decreases with cardio •3 Calorie-burning muscle tissue is often lost •4 Cardio programs cause you to do less activity over the day

Hot-Weather Exercise

You love to exercise outside in the fresh air, but certain times during the year are downright hot and sticky. Harsh summer conditions may mean it’s challenging to exercise outdoors. Knowing how to handle these outdoor conditions will protect you from fatigue and hearelated diseases.Hydrate 

5 Great Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

A personal trainer will...  - Make your workout more interesting- Teach you advanced strategies

Dread the Scale? 5 Reasons You Can Skip Weighing Yourself

Constantly weighing yourself? Some women would rather be seen naked by a colleague or get dumped by a boyfriend than weigh themselves after the holidays. I can’t vouch for the scientific accuracy of the survey, but the sentiments sound familiar. Many people do delay weighing themselves. They wait until later in January to see how many pounds they packed on with holiday-related food and drinks. And I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to weigh yourself at ALL. That’s right, just skip it. Madness you say? 

What is cellulite?

Cellulite is the lumpy substance commonly found on the thighs, stomach, and buttocks commonly called "cottage cheese." It is collections of fat that pushes against the connective tissue beneath a person's skin making the surface of the skin pucker and look lumpy, however, fat itself is not the primary cause. Genes, gender, hormones, percent body fat, age, and thickness of skin determine the amount of cellulite one may have or how visible it is. There is a layer of fibrous connective tissue that is responsible for adhering the skin to the muscle beneath it.

Side planks on the CrossCore180®

Our Hungarian friends gearing up to do CrossCore® side planks with PIN PULLED. Side planks are one thing but when you add the independent leg instability of the CrossCore®…it changes the game.

day 20

 Thunder and lightening are entertaining my eyes and ears as I write tonight. I have been taking it easy and am healing well.    Resting my leg has helped so much, of course!!!! I had family here the whole weekend so it made it easier to not workout and actually sit down now and then. I enjoyed my time but man is it tiring even if you aren't doing that much except entertaining and running around. Today I went for a walk after the rain, it was so pretty out. last day of rest and  now back to the grind tomorrow.
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