Healthy lifestyle more important than ever

The importance of living a healthy lifestyle isn’t new news — we all know the importance of self-care. But during these challenging times, living a healthy lifestyle has become more difficult for many people. As daily routines changed, so did many of our healthy routines. Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, our daily routines […]

Fitness means freedom to enjoy life

Freedom means different things to different people.  But most would agree freedom includes the right to learn, work, speak and enjoy life. If you enjoy a healthy and fit lifestyle, you also have freedom. This freedom allows you to perform different activities, from daily chores to your favorite sports. Without health and fitness, you could […]

Follow a few tips to beat the summer heat

We wait all year, it seems, for summer to arrive. Now it’s finally here. When most of us think of summer, we think about outdoor fun and a chance to kick back. Although this year might seem different because of the pandemic, summer still offers many opportunities to stay active. Remain aware, though, that changes […]

Small changes yield big fitness results

Change by definition means to make something different.  Things are certainly different as we adapt to the coronavirus pandemic and its effects. Most people prefer what’s comfortable and familiar. How do we make changes, then, to better our lives?  Taking small steps toward change is easier and more successful than trying to make big changes […]

Get a workout — no equipment required

Machines, weights and props can all help in a daily exercise routine. But with a little creativity, you can still enjoy a great workout without anything but you and a pair of good athletic shoes. Given so many changes and temporary health club closures related to the coronavirus outbreak, it’s never been more important to […]

Best advice? Take care of yourself

There’s so much advice going around lately I’m about ready to stop listening. Just thinking about all the things I should be doing — or NOT doing — makes my head spin. The coronavirus outbreak has quickly changed our lives. We face dilemmas about not only our health, but also our jobs and money. That’s […]

Tired of feeling tired? Then get moving

Everyone knows what it’s like to feel tired. Fatigue is our body’s way of telling us it is time for rest. But with busy schedules that include work, meetings and deadlines as well as children and their activities, it’s common to ignore these signs and power through with another cup of coffee or energy drink. […]

My journey leads to a healthy place

Each month, I search for the newest topics in health and fitness about which to write. I also get to share my passion for working at Crossroads Fitness. Sometimes I write about nutrition, motivation or exercise tips. But this month, I’d like to share my personal story. My goal is to motivate some and inspire […]

Instead of resolutions, set SMART goals

We’re approaching a new year and the overwhelming tradition of making resolutions. It seems Jan. 1 of EVERY year has become that day when we compile our lists and proclaim this will be the year we change our lives for the better. Losing weight, breaking bad habits and saving money usually top the lists. Will […]

Variety spices up fitness routines

It’s been said variety is the spice of life. There’s some truth to the adage. You get stuck in your daily routine and complete many tasks without thinking too much about them. You eat at the same time, go to work at the same time and take out the garbage on the same day. Now, […]

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