Entries by Brent Hermansen

Preparing your Body before a Workout

We have talked about eating right already. But there are a lot more things that we need to do to ensure that our body is properly maintained and ready to work. This article will focus on several of the key areas we can focus on to make sure that we are in our best condition. […]

Workout preparation

A good workout takes more than just the effort you put into your routine. Proper preparation is essential to getting the most out of your workout. This article will cover one of the most important facets of workout preparation: eating healthily.

Easing into Exercise

Usually, one of the hardest part of accomplishing something is starting it. If you are a runner, you know that sometimes the hardest part of the run is putting on your shoes. Once you get started, things get a lot easier. Thankfully, there are ways for us to get around this. Understanding why it is […]

Staying active through injury

One of the most common reasons given for people falling out of shape, or losing their drive to work out, is that an injury makes exercise painful. If you are used to a certain form of exercise as your exclusive physical pastime, it can be particularly challenging to adapt. However, there are ways to work […]

Creating an Active Family Lifestyle

If we have children or family members, it can be a priority to encourage healthy living and ingraining the habits of exercise and activity. When raising children in particular, we will want to make sure that they are raised in a way that ensures that they get a good head start on living healthy lives. […]

Myths about Running in Cold Weather

During the winter months, we tend to stay indoors more, eat more, and generally be less active. While this is easy though, it is usually not great for our waistlines. However, one of the reasons that we are less active is that there are some persistent yet false ideas that circulate about running in cold […]

Joint Care

Exercise is known to help us be happier, more productive, and healthier. But if we are not careful, excessive or incorrect exercise can lead to problems such as joint pain or inflammation. Thankfully, there are ways to combat this.

How to Clear Your Mind

  Life is sometimes a busy and stressful thing. But with all the demands on us, we can’t let ourselves become overwhelmed. Making sure that we take time to keep ourselves balanced, mentally healthy, and on top of things can be the key in ensuring we are successful and stable. If you are feeling like […]

The Best Way to Read a Book in the Park

  Going and reading a book in public is one of the interesting contradictions that fill our lives. Reading is typically a solitary activity, that we do inside of our heads. Yet when we read in public, we are integrating our solitary activity into the social scene. Being mindful of the differences in environment, expectation, […]

Reasons to Bring a Friend While Walking

Going for a walk is a great activity. It helps you stay healthy, helps you think more clearly, and can help you to get new experiences. But like many things, doing it with a friend can make the experience more than doubly rewarding. Here are a few reasons why you should bring a friend on […]