Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Rock Out Your Workouts
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer If maximum results are what you want, then you cannot beat a quality playlist that will motivate you to continue going forward. Studies show that elite athletes who trained with music where able to run for 1.5 minutes longer, because music helps the brain... Read more
Functional Fitness

Functional Fitness

Fitness August 7, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Most of us choose to go to the gym, enroll in some type of fitness class, and exercise at home or outdoors with the goal of getting in shape and in some cases to feel healthy. I also support those goals. To these lets... Read more
CrossFit Training

CrossFit Training

Fitness July 15, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer In 2000, the fitness company known as CrossFit Inc., was founded by Greg Glassman (with Lauren Glassman). Approximately 6,100 members of affiliated gyms have put into practice CrossFit’s exercise program. Most of these gyms are located across the United States. It is practiced by... Read more
Brain-Based Exercise
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Well you are probably asking yourself – what is a brain-based exercise?  What probably comes to mind are puzzles, sodoku, hangman and many other different brain games. But brain-based exercises are much more than that. Let´s start by defining brain fitness or cognitive fitness... Read more
Early Morning Workout
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Most of us don´t like to wake up early in the morning. We like to sleep late, but are forced to do it due to our jobs. During the weekend we tend to sleep till late. Guess what as nice as it sounds, we... Read more
Tai-Chi

Tai-Chi

Fitness July 12, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercises also known as tai chi chuan. These exercises are for the mind and body. It involves slow, graceful and gentle movements that can be performed by anyone. All these movements are accompanied by deep breathing. Each movement... Read more
Beach Workouts

Beach Workouts

Fitness July 12, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer The beach, a nice beautiful place to start a morning workout or why not a late afternoon workout at the end of your day.  It can be a workout as early as the sun comes out or when the sun goes down. Depends on... Read more
Nordic Walking For a Stronger You!
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Would you like to get your day started with a good early morning walk? Of course you do! So let us talk about one of the latest walking techniques being used across the USA. Taking a good walk through the nieghborhood or park has... Read more
Maintaining a Motivated Workout
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Some of us want to workout and want to feel very motivated about it, until we accomplish the results we are looking for.  But as days go by it becomes harder and harder to keep going. You can say is lack of discipline, boredom,... Read more
Calisthenics: A simple and affordable way to get in shape.
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Just exactly what are calisthenics? Calisthenics, also known as bodyweight exercises, originated thousands of years ago in ancient Greece. It is the use of your own body weight to build muscle mass and strength which is also an easy workout on your joints. In these... Read more