Why Core Training is more than just Sit-upsWhy is Core Training So Important?

Core training is the linchpin of any workout regimen, if you’re looking to get a full-body quality workout. Core training exercises are ones that help the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen work together. Once you have all of these muscle groups working in unison, you’ll find better balance and stability overall. Even if you’re not playing sports regularly, where having good core strength is essential, you will want to begin, or keep up with, your core training routine because it makes doing most physical activities much easier. While strength training and/or aerobic exercise are what many people gravitate towards first when beginning a fitness program, people should not shy away from including core work in their training program if they truly want a well-balance fitness routine.

Equipment for Core Training

Here’s a quick list of core training equipment that will

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Healthy Eating: Broccoli & Feta Omelet with Toast

You get busy. You end up grabbing something to eat. It may not be the most healthy thing you’ve eaten, but it’s food. The problem with this is – this process goes against your goal of loosing weight! Loosing weight, and keeping the pounds once lost, isn’t quick or easy. But, with a bit of careful planning, it’s not as bad as you might think. Here’s one recipe that fights fat, and can keep you on your plan for healthy eating, weight loss and weight maintenance. Try this healthy recipe for Broccoli & Feta Omelet with Toast to get you started!

Healthy Eating: Broccoli & Feta Omelet with Toast


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
    2 slices
  • rye bread, toasted

Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add broccoli, and cook

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How to Shop for a Home Treadmill

Shopping for a home treadmill can be very intimidating! There are so many different brands, models and styles it can be next to impossible to choose the right one for your home. For most people, buying a home treadmill is a major investment. It’s also a good investment for those who have decided to make a conscious effort to be fit and healthy. That is why it is important to put together a checklist that identifies attributes that are most important for you and your workout. Here are some tips that should help you out:

    1. The first thing you should consider when choosing a treadmill is the construction. A well-constructed treadmill is something that everyone in your family can enjoy. You will want a treadmill that is built with high alloy steel or aluminum frame that is strong enough to support the heaviest person. Some machines come with a weight
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Benefits of Strength Training for Mental Health

Benefits of strength training can be a personal and unique experience, however, listed below are some of the common yet evident benefits of mental health:

Improves Mood

The act of committing to a goal, building habits, and sticking to a routine through a weight training workout routine can help boost your mood by releasing endorphins that provide feel-good chemicals that help you see the brighter side of life. Research shows that resistance training can also reduce other depressive symptoms; provided you speak to a mental health professional first, in case you experience symptoms of depression or any other mental health issue. There is no downside to participating in strength training or other physical activity to combat symptoms of depression.

While several studies have shown the benefits of exercise, it is imperative that you seek medical treatment as well to bring close attention of

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Grilled Broccoli with Avocado & Sesame

This recipe is a Keto-friendly choice, and the broccoli can take more heat on the grill than you might think; it won’t taste burnt unless you actually set it on fire. This recipe is highly macro-nutrient centric!


Pickled Jalapeños

  • ½ cup white balsamic vinegar or unseasoned rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup dry white wine or water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • jalapeños, halved lengthwise, seeded

Broccoli and Dressing

  • 1 avocado, halved
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 7 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • ⅓ cup cilantro leaves with tender stems, plus more for serving
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound broccoli (about 2 medium heads), stems peeled, heads halved lengthwise
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced into ½-inch rings
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


Pickled Jalapeños – Bring vinegar, wine, sugar, and salt

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