Happy, Healthy Knees

When it comes to having happy and healthy knees, having strength and mobility in the hips is essential. The knees and the hips work together for movements such as squats, lunges, step-ups, etc. If there is weakness or tightness in the hips, then there is going to be more strain on the knees to get… Read more »

Cognitive Stages of Change

Every January marks a time where many Americans start acting on change. Many of us pick a New Year’s resolution and choose this month to get started. However, many fail to maintain long-term change. Why is that? There are many reasons, but a common one is that we don’t begin at the beginning! According to… Read more »

Staying Consistent During the Holidays

Staying on a routine during the holidays can be very difficult. Entertaining, traveling, and partaking in evening festivities often steer us away from some of our healthier habits such as exercise. However, when you have a tool like FITFOREVER, you can be fit ANYWHERE! Whether you’ll be at home, visiting family in a hotel, or… Read more »

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Importance of Proper Footwear

Footwear is such an important topic in the health and fitness world because having healthy and happy feet is a large component of being consistent with your exercise program and recreational activities. The two problems I see most often in the clinic when it comes to footwear are clients extending the life of their shoes… Read more »

Dr. Jeremy James assists with Birddog

Get our FIT TIPS for August Activities

August is a big month for most of us. It can include summer travel, vacation, seasonal cleaning, back to school, sports, new activities and returning to old ones. Read our FIT TIPS to take on your August Activities.  Much of the work we do at FITFOREVER is around fitness for living and for life. This… Read more »

Side Plank with Tube

Why Tubes? Tubing- Why We Love it so Much at FITFOREVER

Muscle Challenge, Access, Ease of Use, Flexibility, and Price are the key benefits of resistance tubing from FITFOREVER. Tubes are said to be the “great democratizer” in fitness because they are a fraction of what other types of exercise equipment cost. And yet, tubes pack a huge punch in terms of adding to the challenge… Read more »

Move Your Ass! The Top 3 Approaches to Resuming Workouts

You won’t get the ass you want by sitting on it. It’s more important to move our bodies now more than ever. Our bodies are designed to move, but COVID restrictions have limited us from doing just that. Movement and exercise are more than just keeping the body in shape. Movement goes beyond that and… Read more »

What Happens to Your Energy Levels When You Start Working Out?

What happens if you do: Enhanced vigor and mental clarity, and more capacity for exercise.  What happens if you don’t:  That dull-and-sluggish feeling One in four people suffers from general fatigue that’s not associated with a serious medical condition. You’re beat, for no particular reason. It may sound strange, but science shows that expending energy… Read more »

Mobility or Flexibility: Which is Better?

What is the difference between mobility and flexibility? While both of these terms describe the movements of muscles and joints, there is a major difference between passive range of motion and active range of motion. Many people think mobility and flexibility are the same thing and that some simple stretching before or after a workout… Read more »

FITFOREVER digital fitness program for active adults

Bone and Joint Health: Training Your Brain to Commit to Exercise

We know we should. We feel ashamed and guilty when we don’t. We notice the external signs of an out-of-shape body — abs in absentia, thighs as dimpled as loaves of Wonder Bread, buttocks that are pendulous instead of perky, and jiggling “Hi, Betty” upper arm, rather than defined triceps. Training your brain to commit to… Read more »