Monthly Archives: June 2015

  • Why You Should Stand Up to Poor Health

    Health Risks of Sitting

    Have you heard the phrase sitting is the new smoking thrown around yet? Here among the fitness industry it is well known and heard in near every healthy living conversation. It has become a catch phrase for defining an unhealthy lifestyle. And it is not far off as more and more Americans take on sedentary desk jobs each year. It is more important than ever to take this new catch phrase back to its origins to really understand what it means. By having an understanding of what is meant by “sitting is the new smoking” you can gain the knowledge needed on how to save yourself from these invisible black lungs.

    Global studies have shown that, on average, people sit for 7.7 hours a day and up to 15 hours per day in some cases. The risks of a sedentary lifestyle (defined by a long period of inactivity, such as sitting) are gaining focus and becoming well documented. “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking,” states Martha Grogan, Cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic. Continue reading

  • Lose Weight and Gain Core Strength: A Match Made in Total Body Workout Heaven

    This Perfect Match: a Bosu Ball and BODYCRAFT Jones Machine


    We are all looking for that perfect match that allows us to increase strength (which increases metabolism) but also engages your core. This type of training is a combination of intentional training and compounding training. You are intentionally focusing on a specific muscle group as well as working as many muscle groups at one time as possible. This may sound impossible, but it is not. All you need is a Bosu Ball, one set of dumbbells, and the Jones Machine.

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