Category: Motivation

Stay Healthy During the Fourth

July 3, 2015 Health, Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

Don’t let your hard work go to waste during the Fourth of July weekend. You may be tempted to skip workouts and healthy meals, but you don’t have to miss out on the BBQ fun. You can turn your BBQ or kitchen area into a healthy and savory workstation all the while enjoying company.   […]

Push Up Variations

June 16, 2015 Fitness, Motivation, Training, Workout 0 Comments

Pretty much everyone you meet has done (or at least attempted!) push ups before. Push ups are a common exercise everywhere from high school gym classes to the military. While athletes make push ups look easy, they can be tough! Because push ups engage your core, legs, and arms, they are a great full-body workout […]

Seasonal Eats: Artichokes

May 29, 2015 Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

Don’t let their tough-looking exterior – and history – scare you away! Artichokes are full of nutrients and antioxidants that provide many health benefits when added to your diet. Augusta Active has the story on the ancient artichoke, from famous celebrities to New York gangsters to powerful antioxidants. The History As one of the oldest […]

The Seven Minute Workout

May 26, 2015 Motivation, Training, Workout 0 Comments

If you’re getting into fitness and fitness apps for your phone, you’ve probably heard of the “7 Minute Workout” apps. While this fitness app craze started with the Official 7 Minute Workout app by Johnson & Johnson, many other app developers have created similar programs. There’s one big question for anyone considering including a 7 […]

Best Bagged Lunches

May 22, 2015 Health, Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

With costs of living rising and work hours extending, it’s smart to pack your own lunch for work these days. While images of brown bag lunches aren’t quite as appealing as restaurant offerings, homemade lunches are often much healthier than what is served at restaurants. If you want to upgrade your bland bagged lunch, here’s […]

Resistance Band Workout

May 12, 2015 Fitness, Motivation, Training, Workout 1 Comment

If you don’t currently use resistance bands as part of your regular workout rotation, you’re missing out! Resistance bands are ideal for sculpting muscles and stretching muscles before and after your workout. They are also small, extremely portable, and easier to handle than free weights, especially if you travel often for work. If you’re new […]

Giving Back Through Fitness

April 21, 2015 Augusta, Motivation 0 Comments

We’re all familiar with races, fun runs, and other fitness-oriented events that aim to collect donations and raise awareness for various charities and research organizations. But have you ever considered the other ways you could give back through fitness? Fitness education and instruction can make a huge difference in the lives of people of all […]

Spring Fitness Essentials

March 20, 2015 Fashion, Fitness, Motivation 0 Comments

Spring is finally here! Even though the weather hasn’t quite caught on yet, we are buzzing with excitement that warm days are finally on their way. Spring is the perfect time to take your workout outside. There’s nothing better than soaking up the sunshine while you tone up for swimsuit season. Here’s a few of […]