Burpee Equivalents: Understanding Junk Food in terms of your Favorite Exercise

by Dr. Jeff Godin, Ph.D., CSCS, & Spartan Coach *Posting originally appeared on http://news.spartan.com//burpee-equivalents-understanding-junk-food/ Occasionally we slip up with our diets and sneak in some junk calories. When we do, we have to pay the price…In Burpees!  At Spartan Coaching HQ we have been conducting research to quantify energy expenditure during the Burpee exercise.  Here is […]

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 […]

Put on that Swimsuit… Do it for the Kids

This article really resonated with me. As a mother, I can only speak as a Mom, but if you are a Dad and you feel this way sometimes too, by all means replace the word “Mom” with “Dad”. With summer upon us, I want to encourage everyone to go out and enjoy life, despite any […]

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 […]