Choose The Right Strength Training Program

By now, you know how beneficial strength training is for your overall fitness and health. And you’re ready to continue to progress with a strength training program.  But there are so many programs out there to choose from – it can be quite overwhelming when searching for the strength training program that best suits your […]

How To Workout With a Single Dumbbell

Working out with a single dumbbell may sound foolish, but imagine the following scenarios. You walk into the gym, ready to roll, and it is packed, and most of the equipment is taken. This makes completing your current program an annoying challenge. Or the will to train is strong, but time is short, or you […]

The Sunshine is Back – BionicOldGuy

The recent long bout of storms is finally over, so yesterday I went for my first long sunny ride. I do ok riding in the rain as long as it is not too severe, and I can also get by indoors when needed. But I must say that riding in nice weather is good for […]

How to Do a Running Lunge

For enhancing lower-body strength, power, and stability, it’s tough to beat the lunge. If you really want to turn up the intensity, there’s no better choice than the running lunge. “Adding a single-leg vertical jump to the reverse lunge makes the classic strength exercise more challenging,” says Beachbody Director of Fitness and Nutrition Content Trevor Thieme, […]

Combat the Cost of Groceries with a Plan

Food costs have skyrocketed in the past year, but that doesn’t mean you have to forego healthy eating. With just a little forethought, there are ways to counter this increase. Here are some tips for maintaining  a nutritious diet without breaking the bank.  Think ahead  Take inventory. Before heading to the store or submitting your […]

How the Gut-Brain Connection Affects Mental Health

This article is part of a series on Nutritional Psychology and how what we eat affects our brains and moods. Nutritional Psychology is a relatively new field that emerged in pursuit of taking our time to examine and investigate the connections between what we eat and how we feel. Eating to maintain gut health plays […]

It’s National Hyaluronic Acid Day! 3 Underrated Ways To Use It

Hyaluronic acid is a humectant, which means it attracts water into the skin and plumps it with hydration. “Think of the skin as an actual sponge,” says board-certified dermatologist Ava Shamban, M.D., founder of SKINFIVE, about the ingredient category. “When it is dry, it is thin, brittle, not pliable, rough in texture, dull, and sallow in color. Run […]

Disney 3-night Baja cruise recap

Sharing a full recap of our latest Disney cruise: the 3-night Baja cruise from San Diego. Just a heads up that this post wasn’t sponsored or comped (I wish lol) – just sharing our experience since I know many of you also love a lil Disney magic.  Hi friends and hello back in the real […]

6 Arm Exercises To Tone Your Arms Without Weights

Trying to get rid of flabby arms or bingo wings? Or do you simply want to get toned arms? Remember that all arms are beautiful and as you age decline of your muscles is normal.  The term “toned” has no official definition, and it can vary in meaning depending on personal goals. But the two […]