Fitness & Wellness Blog

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Focus On Your Strengths

April 23, 2014

To improve your motivation levels and reach your goals faster, it’s important to learn how to shift your mind from focusing on the negative to the positive.  Many people focus on what they cannot do, what they are unskilled with, or what they dislike about themselves.  The problem with this is that it creates a … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Surround Yourself With Supportive People

April 22, 2014

You have surely heard the old saying “you are who you hang around with”.  This is very true.  We are easily influenced and affected by the people we spend a lot of time with.  You may find that your mood plummets when you’re around that negative person in your office.  You may also find that … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Overhead Ball Slam

April 21, 2014

If want to work your arms, core, legs, and back all while getting your heart rate up, overhead ball slamming is the perfect move for you.  First, you need a 15-25 pound medicine ball or dynamix ball.  The key is to finding a ball that has absolutely no bounce.  Many medicine balls are filled with … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Smoothies

April 18, 2014

Do you make smoothies as a healthy alternative to a snack or meal?  If so, there are few strategies to follow to ensure that your smoothie doesn’t make you gain weight.  Smoothies can be healthy and tasty by following these simple tips: Make sure your smoothie contains lots of fiber by adding foods like berries, … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Plie Squat Kicks

April 17, 2014

If you’re looking to tone and strengthen your inner thighs, try adding some plie squat kicks to your routine.  While doing this move, you will have fun and also feel and see the results!  Start by standing with your feet wider than your hips with your toes pointed outward.  Making sure your posture is good … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Be a Morning Person

April 16, 2014

Do you struggle with fatigue in the morning?  If so, you may just have some bad habits that are leaving you feeling sluggish in the morning.  To feel your best in the morning, try creating these new habits:  First, do not eat late at night since digesting a heavy meal will interrupt your sleep.  Go … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Boston Strong

April 15, 2014

Today is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing.  It’s amazing how quickly one year can go by, and it’s even more amazing to see how far each survivor has come.  If you want to honor the survivors and all of those who were affected last year’s tragic event, go for a run … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Challenge Yourself

April 14, 2014

If you’re consistently working out but you’re not seeing the results you would like to see, you may need to challenge yourself more.  It’s common to get comfortable going through the motions by doing the same routine day after day.  To continue improving your fitness, you must gradually increase your intensity.  This means increasing the … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Find the Right Shoes

April 11, 2014

When we purchase new gym shoes, we often choose them for their color or look.  Unfortunately, this is not a smart way to choose shoes.   The two main factors for choosing shoes is comfort and function.  Certain shoes are made for certain activities.  For instance, you do not want to start a jogging program while … Keep Reading »

Serotonin-Plus Fitness Blog: Progression

April 10, 2014

If you have been consistently exercising for a period of time, give yourself a pat on the back.  Now that you’ve found your groove and have formed a fitness routine, it’s time to focus on progression.  As we workout day after day, our bodies adapt to stress we place on it.  This is why a … Keep Reading »

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