Fitness

Secrets to Getting Fit While Still Having a Social Life

Secrets to Getting Fit While Still Having a Social Life

One of the most common concerns my Boston personal training team and I hear when first meeting someone new to our center is, “how do I reach my weight loss and fitness goals while still having a social life?”

It’s a legitimate question as many of our society’s rituals for bonding and connecting with family and friends often revolve around food and drink.

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Get an Extra Boost with These 10 Energizing Foods

Get an Extra Boost with These 10 Energizing Foods

We all have days when we could use an extra boost of energy to handle the demands of our busy schedules. 

While it may be tempting to indulge in that salted caramel latte for a quick jolt of energy, it’s important to know that excessive caffeine intake can cause an increase in stress hormones, like cortisol, and adversely affect your sleep, waistline, and more. 

The good news is that there are a variety of all-natural energy sources that provide long-lasting stamina without overstimulating your body.

Here are our top 10 AUMazing foods for keeping you energized, focused, and productive, along with Coach Chris’ Tips on how to incorporate them into your day.

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How to Become Your Own Health Coach

How to Become Your Own Health Coach

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably followed the suggestions and advice of “experts” and “gurus” and experimented with various eating approaches. 

It seems like nearly everyday, a new diet or method of eating is being promoted and touted as the “best” and/or “healthiest”.  

As a result, you may feel extremely confused about which approach works best as you attempt to sort through the overwhelming amount of information. 

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3 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know

3 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know

Are you afraid that lifting weights will make your body bulky? Are you convinced that cardio is the best way to lose weight? If you’re confused by all the conflicting info on how to reach your fitness and weight loss goals, you’re not alone. We’re going to dive into three myths about strength training for women.

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Aum Holiday Gift Guide: Unique Fitness and Health Gifts

Aum Holiday Gift Guide: Unique Fitness and Health Gifts

In my constant quest to discover the most effective strategies, products, and tools for losing weight, getting stronger, and combatting aging, I’ve researched the highest-quality products, and the most unique, health-conscious gifts you will find in our Aum holiday gift guide.

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3 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

3 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

There’s a good chance that you’ve tried different workout classes and a variety of diets, but you’ve gotten frustrated by your lack of progress despite your efforts.

After spending the last decade helping busy professionals turn back the clock to look and feel years younger, we’ve found that there are a few common “mistakes” that hold people back from looking and feeling their best.

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