Looking into buying an elliptical

The nearest fitness center is a 45 minute drive from my house. Because of this, I’ve set up a home gym. Unfortunately, exercise equipment is extremely expensive. I’ve slowly been adding to my inventory of workout gear. I’ve invested into a weight bench, free weights and kettle bells. I have a yoga mat, resistance bands…

Too much running in cheap sneakers

I got more into running right after I got married. I’ve always been very committed to a healthy lifestyle. I am a vegetarian, and I avoid fast foods, caffeine and empty calories. I workout for about an hour every single day. At the same time my husband and I got married, we also bought a…

Apartment complex with fitness center

Shortly after graduating from college, my cousin and I moved south. We were unwilling to deal with the long, cold winters of the northeaster. We were looking for a change of weather and scenery. My job is entirely handled online, so I can work from anywhere. My cousin landed a really great job in her…

Working out in the heat

In the area where I live, the summers are extremely long, hot and humid. With the temperature climbing into the nineties on a daily basis, I try to get up extra early and workout in the mornings. I hope to beat the heat of the day. Even first thing in the morning, the conditions are…

Strenuous workouts lead to leg cramps

I make my workouts a daily priority. I consider physical exercise to be as important as eating healthy, getting enough sleep and brushing my teeth. I devote approximately an hour to my fitness every day. Most often, I workout first thing in the morning. I’ve found that by stretching, elevating my heart rate and working…