Resident Tips

Improve Your Health Instantly with These Teas

Whether it’s sipped standing at the kitchen counter, savored under a blanket at night or passed around to share with friends, there’s nothing quite like a steaming hot cup of tea. But tea isn’t just soothing and heartwarming—it’s also loaded with health benefits. Read...

Meet Your Fitness Goals Faster with 9-Minute Workouts

Two months into the new year is a tricky time for maintaining healthy habits and continuing to work towards your fitness and wellness goals. The novelty of New Year’s resolutions is starting to wear off, bleak weather is dragging on and you’re starting to grow stir-crazy. You know sunnier days are right around the corner, yet you can’t seem to bring your motivation to work out up to spring and summer levels quite yet. To the rescue: These super short, interval-style workouts, all under 10 minutes each, will quickly increase your heart rate to help boost metabolism and calorie burning throughout the day.

These Surprising Foods are Actually Good for You!

Fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, beans and lentils…we are all familiar with the foods that are considered healthy, and rightfully so. Filling our plates with roasted chicken and steamed broccoli, sipping water throughout the day and snacking on a few berries for dessert is certainly one way to eat healthy and achieve your wellness goals. But there are other more indulgent foods that recent research has discovered it’s alright to put back on the menu. Read on to find out what they are and some genius ways to enjoy them!

New Years’ Resolutions from P4LF Instructors

Have you made any health and wellness resolutions for 2019? Or do you want to, but you’re not sure where to start? However cliché it may be, the start of a new year is the perfect time to take an inventory of your habits and lifestyle choices and think about ways you can change them for the better in the New Year. Whether you want to take better care of yourself, make a change in your family or give more back to the community, the start of a new year is a great opportunity to put these things in motion. But if you’re unsure of what you want to focus on, you’re in luck! We asked Power for Life Fitness instructors what their healthy resolutions are for the new year. Read on to see the goals they are setting and be inspired to set some of your own!

Guide to the Most Popular Diets for 2019

According to a YouGov poll, two of the three most common New Years’ resolutions in 2018 had to do with living healthier: Eat healthier and get more exercise. Power for Life Fitness group fitness classes and personal training make it easier to accomplish the latter, but the former can be trickier, especially given the plethora of diet plans to choose from. To the rescue: We’re breaking down the most popular diet plans, how best to follow them and the resources that can help you succeed in eating healthier, losing weight or just improving your overall health.