Green: It’s the color of the Emerald Isle, the hue of sickness and envy, and a shade associated with grotesque monsters. And its most universal interpretation conjures imagery of nature, a vibrant symbol of the environmental movement and healthy living.
Earth Day should act as a reminder of how important Mother Earth is to our present as well as our future. Don’t just be kind to her today — make an effort to better the world around us as often as possible! Earthday.org is a great place to start if you don’t already know about events, festivals and marches planned in your area. You can also find out about environmental news, campaigns centered on what’s happening in our schools, with endangered species, with reforestation, and how to get your city to “go green.” The site even has a downloadable toolkit so you can organize an Earth Day event in your own community! But for those of us unable to organize a huge event , here are ways you can give back on April 22nd to the amazing planet we call home:
The temperature has been rising lately, and soon summer will be upon us. Regardless of whether or not you’ve kept up with your New Year’s resolution to get healthier, now is the perfect time to sign up for a new class. Not sure what one to try? My recommendation is kickboxing. Yes, you read right. Kickboxing might be just what you need to help bust through your latest fitness plateau.
Just when you thought you couldn’t celebrate another important month, March comes out of the gate screaming “nutrition” and “eat right!” The National Nutrition campaign began as a weeklong celebration in 1973, complete with a presidential proclamation, TV and radio ads, and bumper stickers sporting the slogan “Invest in Yourself—Buy Nutrition.”
With IHRSA and FIBO on the horizon, members of the SportsArt team — and many others in the fitness industry — are about to travel a lot! Whether you’re on a business trip or taking a well-earned vacation, it’s important to find ways to stay healthy even when you’re away from home. Here are some tips from our blogger Nicole on how to make sure your fitness plan is consistent no matter where you are.
The pinnacle of the NFL football season, Super Bowl 51, has come and gone with the New England Patriots as the victors once again after an exciting match against the Atlanta Falcons. Now offseason has officially begun! But although it may be called “off,” but the boys are definitely not taking any kind of break. Training in the offseason is just as important during this time as any other, if not more so. After all, the players from the Falcons and the Patriots didn’t get to this Super Bowl by sitting around drinking beer and watching basketball! Here are a few resources on what teams have done to get stronger than the year before, and great tips on how to stay in shape the way the pros do:
Upon moving to its new location in Mukilteo, SportsArt America announced a pet-friendly office policy that encouraged employees to bring their dogs into work with them. The results? A boost in morale and even the personal health of their owners. But don’t take it from us: here’s what one pooch in particular has to say on the matter.
Let’s be honest: You (or someone you know) put in a valiant effort to eat healthier this past holiday season, but still managed to overindulge a bit. Maybe you had one more slice of fruit cake or simply didn’t have any time to exercise with all that traveling you had to do. No matter what it was, if you’re aiming to lose that holiday tummy, you should arm yourself with the facts. Here are 4 common weight loss myths, freshly debunked!
It’s that time of year again! The holidays came and went like they always do: desserts, drinking, and parties. And just like always, our post-holiday high leaves us feeling like the pounds have attached to our bodies like Velcro. So what do you do? Make a New Year’s resolution to lose the “x” amount of weight by the such and such day and month. It sounds good on paper, but by the second week of January, all those resolutions are broken for a number of (legitimate) reasons. Let’s break that trend in 2017. Here are some suggestions on how to stick to your fitness goals this month and all year-round!