1. 5 Fat Burning Tips

    A common fitness goal that many people share is to lose fat. Fat loss involves burning more calories than you consume, but there are more steps you can take to specifically burn more fat. One of course is to come work out at our gym, Spunk Fitness! On top of that, here are some other things you can do to burn more fat: Eat Breakfast You have likely heard that breakfast is the most important meal o…Read More

  2. Why You Should Try A Fitness Class

    We’ve all been there: you know you should workout, but you are dreading another dull hour on the treadmill. More often than not, if this is your attitude, you will decide to stay at home on the couch instead. Fortunately, there are many ways to spice up your workout routine and increase your motivation. One such way is to implement this is to try a group fitness class. Many people are resistant …Read More

  3. Monitoring Your Heart Rate to Get the Most out of Gym Sessions

    Heart-rate monitoring is a time-tested method to make sure you’re getting the maximum cardio-respiratory benefits from your fitness center workouts. The main objective is to stay within your pre-determined target heart rate zone for the duration of your chosen activity. If you’ve never used this method to gauge the intensity of your workouts, there’s no better time to start than now. Here’…Read More

  4. Hydration & Exercise: How Much Water Do You Really Need?

    Everyone agrees that hydration is an important aspect of health – water makes up more than half your body weight, and can be found in every cell of your body. What’s not as agreed on is how much water you should be drinking on a daily basis. The old standard says everyone should drink at least 6, 8-ounce glasses of water a day. More recently, experts advise dividing your body weight in half an…Read More

  5. How To Exercise More Often

    You may find it difficult to incorporate exercise into your routine, but it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Exercising more can elevate your mood, improve your sleep, and make you feel better in general. Here are our exercise tips for getting out and moving more: Find the right exercise. When you hate exercising, it is not going to be easy to fit into your routine. Finding something that suit…Read More

  6. Finding the Perfect Workout Partner

    Some people prefer to workout alone, and don’t need much outside motivation to commit to getting fitter. Many others, especially those who are joining a fitness center for the first time, can have a hard time sticking with a routine once the initial enthusiasm wears off. Finding a friend to workout with can provide the perfect solution if you need help with motivation and prefer social activity.…Read More

  7. 3 Keys to Great Abs

    Great abs are the ultimate sign of fitness on both male and female physiques. With countless fitness experts out there, you’d think getting great abs would be down to a science at this point. Instead, competing voices and conflicting information can be confusing to the person who just wants to rock a 6-pack. Beyond genetic factors you can’t control, the keys to getting phenomenal abdominals ar…Read More

  8. Being Heart Healthy with Exercise

    Cardiovascular diseases are disease of the heart and blood vessel system.  They include coronary heart disease (often called heart disease), stroke, high blood pressure, angina and rheumatic heart disease.  According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, with 500,000 people in the United States dying of heart disease each year. Many others with heart problems become …Read More

  9. When It Comes to Exercise, Variety is the Spice of Life

    Everyone knows that regular exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but it can often feel like a chore. This is especially prone to happen if your routine doesn’t change much from day to day. Perhaps you only run or walk, and take the same routes every day. Maybe you only lift weights, and do the same reps or moves on a rotation. Whatever your exercise routine, variety is the key t…Read More

  10. Diabetics Can Incorporate Exercise to Control Blood Sugar

    Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use its own insulin as w…Read More