Staying Motivated

How Exercising with Others Keeps you Moving WORDS BY JENNIFER BROWN Getting motivated can be the hardest part of developing a workout routine, but thanks to a push for group workouts, it’s never been easier to get off the couch. “When you’re...

Be Well: Preventing Diabetes

Preventing Diabetes with Nutrition WORDS BY BENTZ P. TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT According to The American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. This is also called...
Breathing & Exercise BY BENTZ P. TOZER, JR., B.S., CPT As we all know, proper exercise form is the key to maximizing results and safety during a workout, but proper breathing is just as important. Breathing improves your energy level, gets...
By Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT In today’s world, food is not just used to sustain and nourish the body. We use food to celebrate special occasions, like eating cake on our birthday or going to a fancy restaurant...

Be Well: Exercise Order

By Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT A well-rounded exercise program includes exercises that work all the muscles in the body. What’s rarely mentioned is the importance of exercise sequence, or the order in which the exercises are performed and...
August 12, 2016 Therapeutic Foam Rollers By Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT There are many products on the market today to help you stretch and soothe tired, sore muscles. In this article, we are going to focus on the foam...

Be Well: Traveling Well

By Bentz Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Travel can be very challenging. Making arrangements, packing, sticking to the schedule, the crowds, jet lag – it can all add up to create a stressful experience. However, there are some things you can do...
By Bentz Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Functional strength-training” is the hot term in the fitness industry right now, but what exactly is it, how do we do it and how does it fit into our exercise program? Put simply, functional strength-training...
by Jill Gleeson This Winter, Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler in Louisiana! Is there anywhere in the United States as purely exhilarating, as soul-stirring and stimulating to the senses as Louisiana’s fabled city on the Mississippi, New Orleans? A place where...
By Bentz Tozer, Jr., B.S., CPT Strength-training is a key component to overall fitness. But what is the best age to start adding it to an exercise program? How young is too young? Does it stunt growth? It is important to...