Seasonal Spotlight: Lesser Known Berries to Try This Summer

June 26, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

It’s summer – and that means it’s time to bust out the berries! We all have our established favorites, like raspberries, strawberries and blueberries. It’s true that they’re each delicious and healthy, but at Augusta Active, we like to switch it up sometimes and invite variety into our healthy living. This time we’re focusing on […]

Augusta Active Summer Essentials

June 23, 2015 Augusta, Fashion, Fitness, Training 0 Comments

Summer is almost here, and we couldn’t be more excited! Keeping up with a fitness routine during the summer is harder than most of us realize, especially with risk of heat stroke, sunburn, and tempting summer treats around every corner. If you want to break free from the gym and still treat your body well […]

Travel Workout Roundup

June 19, 2015 Fitness, Health, Training 0 Comments

It can be difficult to keep up with your exercise routine when you’re traveling, especially if you will be away for two or more days. Beach destinations in particular make it hard to put down the piña colada and pick up some weights. Still, it’s important to not let location totally throw off your exercise […]

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 Spotlight: Get Figgy With It

June 12, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Can you imagine current Olympic athletes getting a fig instead of a medal? That’s exactly what early Olympians received for their efforts, despite the fact that they also used them as training food. Figs have been a documented food source for over 11,000 years, slowly making their way across the world as the Spanish conquered […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 9, 2015 Augusta, Fashion, Fitness, Training 0 Comments

Many of us have fond memories of growing up playing sports and having fun with our dads. Every year, Father’s Day gives us a chance to recognize how awesome our dads are and give small gifts. While it’s easy to list off all the ways our dads have shaped our lives, it can be to […]

Healthy Donut Roundup

June 5, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Is it doughnuts or donuts? Either way, these delicious treats are a go-to breakfast treat for many. But traditional sugary offering are high in calories and low in nutritional value. But we don’t have to say goodbye to our favorite O-shaped sweets! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite healthy donut recipes below:   […]

Dive Right In: The Benefits of Swimming

June 2, 2015 Fashion, Fitness, Health 0 Comments

Many of us have great memories of swimming and playing in the water as kids. Nothing beats a refreshing dip in the pool on a hot summer day. Now that it’s warming up and summer is its way, have you thought about picking up swimming or water aerobics as a form of exercise? Water exercises […]

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 […]