Power Comes from Process, Not Perfection
I feel like I go through phases where I hit a little rut, come out, then hit a rut again. And that process drives me crazy. Do you ever feel that way? I’d rather hit the high and never come off of it. Oh, if only. For so long I would beat myself up about […] READ MORE
Are You Tired of the Treadmill?
Do you ever wonder why the hours you spend exercising are not producing more results? Have you ever experienced getting some results and then you hit a serious plateau? Maybe you’ve given up on exercise altogether because you simply don’t have the time. And if we’re honest, who wants to invest time into something that doesn’t […] READ MORE
How Many Calories Are Burned After Exercise?
Did you know that an effective workout can continue to burn calories long after your workout is complete? Notice I said, “Effective.” There are many types of workouts you can do but some have been proven to create a bigger “after-burn” than others, largely due to the intensity of the exercise and the amount of […] READ MORE
3 Secrets to Staying Fit without Killing Yourself
Staying fit has been a science for me (literally) for the last 18 years. I went from being a star dual-sport athlete in high school, to a Division one collegiate athlete, to married and pregnant just 3 months after the final game of my career. Pregnancy was a wildcard this athlete and exercise enthusiast had […] READ MORE
Friday’s Fit Tip: Always Fail Forward
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan READ MORE
8 Year Old Exercises More with BURSTClub
I love getting stories like these! This is one dedicated grandfather. He read our advice on how to get kids moving more and applied it to his grandson. It takes a team sometimes to raise a family. I love it when my kids’ grandparents reinforce good habits in my kids – just like this grandfather […] READ MORE
Friday’s Fit Tip: A Timeless Roadmap to Success
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. –Aristotle READ MORE
Friday’s Fit Tip: When to Go Shopping for Running Shoes
Shop for workout shoes late in the day because that’s when your feet are the largest! Be sure there is a half inch of space in front of your longest toe. You should also be able to easily wiggle your toes. Compare the shoes with your bare feet. If each shoe isn’t noticeably wider and […] READ MORE
5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Exercise
The habits we instill in our kids carry with them throughout their life. When they become adults, either they will have to fight to undue bad habits that have been instilled in them or they will look back and thank you for the foundation that has been laid in their life. It’s never too late […] READ MORE
Friday’s Fit Tip: Do Drugs Eliminate Post-Workout Soreness?
Tempting as it may be, don’t pop a pill after you work out. Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences found that ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) were no more effective than a placebo in alleviating post-exercise muscle soreness. These type drugs may actually suppress muscle growth when taken after a workout. READ MORE