Entries by Heather Smith

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Variety is the Spice of Strength

When it comes to strength training, it’s harder to build muscle if you don’t add variety. Strength-training resistance exercises use a stimulus, such as a weight, to give your muscles something to work against. Over time, your muscles adapt to that stimulus. To continue to strengthen your muscles, you need to introduce stimuli that are […]

SPRING-InTo-SHAPE-4 Tips for Finding Fitness Motivation

1. Set Goals for Yourself The simple act of goal setting, determining what work needs to be done and thinking about where you would like to be in your fitness plan, can be very motivating. One great way to do this is, instead of setting one large goal that will be hard to attain, set […]

Holiday Splurge Survival Tips from McLeod

10 Holiday Survival Tips The holiday season is challenging for everyone. While it might be easier to swan dive into dressing and eggnog or whatever food you love, you CAN indulge (some) and maintain your weight during the season between Halloween and New Year’s Day.  Here are 10 tips to consider when you think about […]