Kimberly Bland holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Kennesaw State University and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and a SCW Certified Yoga Instructor. Kimberly has a diverse athletic background ranging from being a classically trained ballerina to an […]
Train Your Heart to Protect Your Mind
A study released August 25th from researchers at the University of Montreal finds that exercising to improve our cardiovascular strength may protect us from cognitive impairment as we age. “Our body’s arteries stiffen with age, and the vessel hardening is believed to begin […]
Spring is finally here, and it’s a perfect time of year to get outside for some exercise – and for folks who are looking to start an exercise regimen, the easiest way to do it is by walking.
Everyone should walk, jog or run at least 10,000 steps a day, […]
Adding exercises that improve core strength is one of the most important things you can do in your workout.
Most people immediately think of situps or crunches when they hear “core” – but some of the most effective core exercises are stabilizing exercises. Many employ only small movements. And they often look […]
You are probably already familiar with the medicine ball. Let us introduce you to its’ cousin the Slam Ball (aka Dead Ball, aka Non Bouncing Plyo Ball). The slam ball can be used for a variety of exercises – but is particularly good for exercises where you want to combine cardio & […]
We are excited to announce that beginning in March, Big Peach Running Co. in Brookhaven & Excellence In Exercise are teaming up to provide a 6 Month Series of Clinics on a variety of topics important to runners. Clinics will be held at the Brookhaven location of Big […]
Cold weather and dark skies getting you down? Exercise is a proven way to beat the winter blues! Divine Caroline gives us 9 more ways in their list of 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues. And we all know that a yummy warm muffin can heat […]
With the new year comes resolutions – resolutions for better eating, more exercising, weight loss and overall wellness.
Resolutions can be a great way to re-invent & re-energize, especially when it comes to your workouts.
Our advice – keep your resolution goals reasonable and attainable. Long term goals are great – but […]
By following a few simple tips & remembering our mantra, “Everything In Moderation,” you can eat, drink, and be merry during the holidays without the unwanted effects that can last into the New Year.
For tips to avoid those extra holiday pounds, check out Dana James’ entertaining and educational run-down […]
Happy fall, everyone!
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in keeping with our theme of transformation, we are highlighting the benefits of diet and exercise as they relate to your cancer risk.
Other than quitting smoking, the most important things you can do to reduce your cancer risk […]
Running is a popular form of aerobic exercise. But for as many clients who enjoy running, we see an equal or greater amount who just don’t like to run.
I’ll admit, I used to hate to run. Nothing is worse than a cramp in your side or feet that hurt. But […]
The 2012 London Olympic Games are now in full swing. Why not challenge yourself to train like an Olympian and take our Olympic Challenge?
We recently concluded this challenge with one of our corporate partners, and the teams seemed to have a lot of fun with it – […]
I LOVE an exercise that gives me a full upper body workout, core benefits & even cardio – all in one exercise. And this exercise certainly fits the bill. The combination of a row, pushup, shoulder press & burpee provide a true circuit busting exercise!
And don’t let it’s alternate name […]
Our Circuit Busters series focuses on giving you exercises to add to your normal routine to take it up a notch.
Today, we’ll show you how to get that booty in gear by adding the Kettlebell Swing to your workout. The Kettlebell Swing is a great exercise for glutes & quads and also offers […]