Articles Posted in the FITNESS Category

  • Turn Your Passion For Health and Wellness Into a Career

    Turn Your Passion For Health and Wellness Into a Career

    If you love health and wellness, it just makes sense that you’d take the next step and turn that passion into a career. Maybe you just aren’t sure how to do it. Maybe you aren’t sure where to focus your energies when it comes to health and wellness.

  • Getting Testy- A Guide to Increasing Testosterone Naturally

    I have received many letters recently asking about the benefits of increased testosterone as it relates to fitness. The older we get, testosterone production slows down and the body has a decrease in the amount…

  • The Buddy System- Working Out With Your Significant Other

    While working out as a couple has its benefits—a commitment to staying fit, extra motivation, and a better sex life, may not be not for everyone

  • LIMELIGHT not becoming an I.H.O.P. – But will become.. read more

    Its funny, sometimes how old articles of rumor and speculation return to the walls of facebook and spreading old misinformation driving readers into a over-hyped race to break the wrong news. An article from the Gothamist from 2011 recently did just that stating that the Limelight marketplace was to reincarnate with an I.H.O.P. restaurant. Well here’s the truth…

  • Working Out When You Are Sick—Yes or No?

    A little achy.. then a sneeze—then another. UH OH you are sick. Then you ask yourself—Should I be working out?

  • Pump up the Volume – By Ken Hunt

    Part of the reason actors and models look so toned in the pages of magazines is that they utilize quick workouts that pump up their abs, chests, and arms minutes before baring their bodies. Why shouldn’t you do the same before you hit the beach or that next big event?

  • Mental Fitness!

    Keeping your brain agile needn’t take a lot of time, money or even a crossword puzzle. Here are some fun, quick challenges…

  • Yoga and Weight Training— A Perfect Combination

    Lifting weights reduces muscle flexibility and shortens muscle fibers. Over time, workout routines devoted exclusively to weight training increase the chances of injuries to weightlifters. Regular yoga practice elongates the muscles, relieves muscle soreness, increases…

  • Clothes Make the Workout!

    If you are like most people you don’t think too much about what you wear to the gym. Usually you toss on a T-shirt, shorts and pair of white socks and you are good to good. But, what you wear can be just as important to a successful workout, as what you do while you are at the gym. Here are some helpful guidelines.

  • Summer Workout Tips by Ken Hunt

    As the old song goes—“Hot Time Summer in the City.” And, while it’s a great time of year it does get hot. Sometimes even dangerously hot, and seemingly too hot to go work out.But this is not the time for a little summer break from fitness, because you may be hurting yourself in the longer term.

  • Getting Testy- The Benefits of Testosterone

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – I have received many letters recently asking about the benefits of increased testosterone as it relates to fitness . I am sure you have read about the benefits of testosterone and probably discussed it a length with your friends or even your doctor. For men, testosterone helps maintain bone density, fat distribution muscle strength and mass red blood cell production sex drive and the all important sperm production.

  • Spring Fitness Tips : Summer’s coming..

    HTTP:..FIERTH.COM – Don’t look now but—Memorial Day is just around the corner. And along with the unofficial start of summer comes new and exciting ways to “freshen up” your work outs. In addition to going to the gym, you can supplement your routines by taking advantage of the warm weather and getting outside to exercise. You can trade the treadmill for the sidewalk or street and replace the inside of the gym or health club with the beach or pool.

  • A Sight for Sore Muscles By Ken Hunt

    A Sight for Sore Muscles By Ken Hunt We all know when we have pushed ourselves too hard at the gym. Our muscles give us that signal loud and clear. While non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)…

  • Stay Healthy – Have MORE Sex

    Sex does a body good in a number of ways, that are not just anecdotal or hearsay — these health benefits of sex is backed by scientific scrutiny. Sex is a great mode of exercise.!

  • Ken’s New Year Resolutions: A Guide to your Body, Mind and Heart for 2013

    This is the time of year when we all think about the changes we want to make to improve our health and happiness. Many people are critical of New Year’s Resolutions, but I like to embrace them and use them as a positive roadmap forward.

  • Taking Care Of Your Largest Organ…

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Taking Care Of Your Largest Organ… If you’re investing time in a regular workout routine, your body thanks you, but your skin may be paying the price. Keep in mind that a quick shower and a rinse with antibacterial soap may not be the best post-workout skincare regime. And you don’t always have to spend hundreds of dollars on the MOST expensive skin care products.

  • Getting To Your Beach Body By Ken Hunt

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM -Don’t look now but it’s almost swimsuit season. Are you ready to rock that Speedo? Here are some tips to get you beach-ready.

    First, take a good look at yourself in the mirror. Perhaps you are carrying around a few extra pounds from the winter doldrums. Like most of us, you probably have your own routine for loosing weight. I have only two suggestions. Watch your diet and sweat. Also be realistic about your weight lose goals. Experts say you can safely loose 2 pounds a week. Realistically you can expect to loose 1 pound per week. In 8 weeks you will be down 8 pounds which will make a huge difference in how you look in your swimsuit. (or naked for that matter).


    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Don’t look now but Labor Day is here. And the end of the summer is truly upon us. Where did the time go? And although you might not want to bid farewell to the warm temperatures, sunny days and your summer work out routines, remember that crisp fall weather is made for physical activity. — Walking, running, biking, in-line skating are all fair game.
    Here are some tips to help you fall into fitness!

  • Sweating it Out : Summer Workout Safety

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The Dog Days of Summer are upon us. I can’t remember a summer that has been as hot and sweltering as this one. And as much as we all like to get out and enjoy the warmer weather—whether you are running, playing a pickup game of basketball, going for a power walk, or a long stroll on the beach, take care when the temperatures rise. If you exercise outdoors in hot weather, use these common-sense precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses.

  • Less to Love ( Getting a Grip on Your Love Handles )

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Lose those Love handles A sure fire way to trim down fast!

    Ok so you really over did it during the 4th of July weekend. You looked in the mirror and its not a pretty sight. You are—how shall we say—slightly swollen around the middle. Or in other words, it’s the return of the “Love Handles.” GASP!


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