Goals – They are Important!

Today’s contribution was submitted by Kayla Kelly, BS, NETA-GFI – Wellness Manager from Corporate Health Unlimited.    Goals are the stepping stones in finding success. Having goals for what we want to do in life, and working towards them is very important. The path towards our goals may not always be easy, but if we…

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Fitness Should Be Fun!

Today’s contribution is by Emily Spencer, MPH, NASM – CPT – Wellness Associate at the James C. Kennedy Fitness Center.   Do you dread heading to the fitness center to workout? There are lots of people who think they hate exercising because they find the traditional fitness center setting boring or intimidating. Maybe you get…

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Goals

Today’s contribution is by Pam Wells, B.S., NETA – Program Manager at Pulse Fitness. Goals: What are they and how do we set them? We all set goals throughout life – relating to many different aspects. But how do we know the goals we’re setting for ourselves are working for us or against us? Are…

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What to Look for in a GPS Watch

Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co.   Nothing can be as intimidating as buying a GPS running watch. These days there are so many options in features and brands, that researching those features and why they’re important are enough to make your head spin.Do I need those features? Will they make me a…

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Run Safe, Run Smart

Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co. Whether you run or walk in the dark or during daylight hours, a good safety plan is just as important as a good training plan. Gearing Up To See and Be Seen: If you train before the sun rises or after it sets, are you dressed like…

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Stretching Basics

Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co. Avoid injury and fatigue, learn how to stretch properly. WHO Should Stretch? Anyone and everyone who regularly runs, walks, hikes, bikes or participates in other physical activities. WHAT/WHERE Should You Stretch? The major muscle groups used for your activity. Runners for example need to stretch their legs and glutes.…

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Selecting the Right Running Shoe

Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co. Want to become a better runner? For many of us simply spending more time running can attain a substantial improvement in performance. Pretty simple, right? Run more – get better at it. Of course, having a well-conceived training plan as opposed to simply logging junk miles will…

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Roll Your Way to Better Form

Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co.Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co. Why just 5-minutes of foam rolling can help you become a better runner! Most of us only reach for the foam roller when something is wrong. If you’re only rolling the spot that hurts then stop right now! Kristin Aziz,…

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New Year's Advice: Embrace Your Different!

Today’s contribution is from Mike Cosentino of Big Peach Running Co.      Before there was Big Peach, I was employed at The Coca-Cola Co. on the Customer Marketing team.  This group was somewhat positioned as a platoon between our own Brand Management teams and the largest National Accounts.  And I still easily recall when a…

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