A Guide to the Food Pyramid

By Diana Rodriguez | Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH  The Food Pyramid for Nutrition Guidance: How to Use It The new pyramid format gives you daily quantity totals for each of the food groups, then allows you to divide those amounts up into however many servings you want — of course, the more […]

Monday Motivation: 7 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Exercise

Think exercise is all about toned abs and weight loss? It also makes you happier and smarter. By Deborah Kotz and Angela Haupt iStockPhoto Maybe you exercise to tone your thighs, build your biceps, or flatten your belly. Or maybe you work out to ward off the big killers like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But how about […]

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July everyone! We are so proud to be Americans here at Fit Life 1! On this beautiful morning of the fourth, we will be starting the celebrations by holding a gnarly workout. The fun starts at 8:15! So come out and celebrate our country’s independence with us! In honor of July 4th, […]

Interesting & Fun Fitness Facts

It is estimated that only 22% of American adults participate in regular, sustained physical activity for at least 30 minutes 5 times a week On average, it takes about 12 weeks after beginning to exercise to see measurable changes in your body. Approximately 25% of American adults are sedentary No matter how poor your current […]