How to Start Running… And Love It!

August 25, 2015 Fitness, Motivation, Running 0 Comments

So, you want to pick up exercising again? One way to start is by taking up running. It sounds simple enough right? Put on some shoes, step out and start going. Well, for those who need a little more inspiration on how to start running and enjoying yourself as well, these tips are for you! […]

Workout Buddies: Why You Need One

August 18, 2015 Fitness, Motivation 0 Comments

Is changing your lifestyle turning out to be easier said than done? Who says you have to suffer alone and in silence? If you haven’t tried it yet, try working out with a partner. Chances are you aren’t the only one struggling to achieve your goal of a fit and healthy lifestyle. A workout buddy can […]

Seasonal Eats: The Perfect Strawberry Garden

August 11, 2015 Health 0 Comments

Did you know that many fruits and vegetables start losing nutritional value the moment they are picked? It’s called respiration, and it results in the fresh produce that you buy at the store becoming less and less nutritional as the days pass. Strawberries in particular are considered highly perishable, as they contain more quantities of […]

Summer Activities that Break a Sweat

August 4, 2015 Fitness, Health, Motivation 0 Comments

Summer is in full swing! Want to enjoy the outdoors while still getting a workout in? No problem. There are many activities you can take part in. Some suggestions for outdoor activities that are sure to have you sweating have been gathered here for your viewing pleasure. Hiking: What’s better than hitting the trails and […]

Our Favorite Summer Jams

July 21, 2015 Motivation, Music 0 Comments

Summer is in full swing and with that comes our summer workout playlist! When you really just want to be out enjoying the sunshine, workouts can be dull and time can feel likes it’s taking its sweet time passing by. The perfect playlist can give your workout the jolt it needs.   [Pictured: Zeal Hoodie] We’ve compiled […]

Seasonal Eats: Summer Squash

July 14, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Here at Augusta, we love to showcase a variety of foods that nourish your body and keep it working at its highest caliber. This week, we are excited to share with you the curious history and major benefits of the summer squash. Originally domesticated in Mexico and Central America, the summer squash has quite the […]

Make Fitness Fun: Exciting 5K Events

July 7, 2015 Fitness, Motivation, Running 0 Comments

Why settle for a boring 5K when you could be covered in color, slide down inflatables, or jump over burning logs? Athletes everywhere are ditching the usual 5K events and signing up for more extreme (and fun!) versions of this popular distance run. Here’s a breakdown of a few of our favorite versions: Color run: Celebrate […]

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.   […]

Dumbbell Workout Roundup

June 30, 2015 Fitness 0 Comments

Dumbbells are some of our favorite pieces of workout equipment because they are compact, affordable, and incredibly versatile. The only trouble is that there are so many possibilities, it can be hard to narrow them down. If you’re in need of some dumbbell workout guidance, look no further. We’ve rounded up our picks for the […]