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Bones are made of cells that grow and die just like all of the other tissue in our body. When we are younger our bones grow and strengthen and when we hit the age of about 30 and our bones begin breaking down quicker then we are able to replenish them. You can strengthen your bones by increasing your calcium intake. The average adult needs 1,000 mg of calcium, if you are not consuming the adequate about of calcium your body needs your body will begin taking the calcium from your bones, this can lead to osteoporosis. Calcium can be found in many different foods, which makes reaching your recommended dosage of calcium easy! Calcium can be found in vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, and beans. There are several other things that can help pro...

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One of the most common "problem" areas clients (mostly women) complain about is the dreaded bra fat area. This is the area under your arm pit that wraps around to your back. Like always the most important aspect of losing fat is a healthy diet but there are a few exercise that can definitely help! Working all of the muscles in the back and even the core are important in achieving a toned back. Check out the exercises below and come into Live Fit if you have any questions!

Plank Lateral Raises

Bentover Dumbbell Rows

Arnold Shoulder Press

Dumbbell Front Raise

Renegade Rows

Supermen

Upright Rows

Chest Fly's

Overhead Pull Overs

You do not need to perform all of these exercises, you can choose a few to do each time you perform a strength...

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Today I wanted to share with you a quick 10 minute cardio workout. You do not need an hour to get a great workout in. Try this 10 minute workout and repeat as many times as you can throughout the day.

10 Minute Cardio Workout: Perform each exercise for 1 minute with minimal rest between exercises.

Jumping Jacks

Squat Jumps

Mountain Climbers

Butt Kicks

Burpees

High Knees

Lunge Jumps

Plank Jacks

Tuck Jumps

Explosive Push Ups

Come into Live Fit if you have any questions about the workout. As always modify where needed!

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I thought I would drop in today with a recipe I made on Thursday night! I just threw a few things together because I was worried our spaghetti squash was going to go bad. Check out the recipe and let me know if you have tried any other spaghetti squash boat recipes!

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Summer is officially under way! Have the "I'm board" started? Unfortunately summer is sometimes hard to find activities to do as a family to keep everyone happy. Today I wanted to share a few of my favorite activities to do in the Kansas City area that are fun for the entire family and keep you active.

Day Trip to Parkville: Parkville is a fun little town just north of Kansas City. They have a cute main street area where you can grab lunch and then go mini golfing and finish the day with a hike at the Parkville Nature Sanctuary that has a gorgeous waterfall.

Visit the KC Zoo: The zoo is a great place to get outside and do some walking. The zoo is rather large and if you've been there before you know about the large hill that brings y...

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Can you believe it is already Memorial Weekend! This year we get to spend the weekend attending the wedding of my boyfriends brother and fiancé, we can't wait! I know many of you will be headed to the lake to enjoy some time in the sun. I wanted to share a few of my quick recipes that allow you to continue your diet even over a holiday weekend.

Grilled Corn:

Ingredients:

Corn on the Cob

Butter

Cotija Cheese

Salt and Pepper

Cayenne Pepper

Directions:

Wrap corn in aluminum foil, add 1 tbls butter, salt and pepper, and a dash of cayenne. Grill for 18 minutes. Immediately remove from the grill and sprinkle with cotija cheese and serve immediately.

Tomato and Cucumber Salad:

Ingredients:

2 seedless cucumbers (get seedless, it makes i...

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Whether your workout involves high impact exercises like squat jumps or low impact exercises like walking the type of shoe you choose is extremely important. Investing in the proper shoe can help prevent foot, ankle, and knee injuries that can derail your workout plan. There are many types of sport shoes, ranging from running shoes that have built in shock absorbers to aerobic shoes that are lightweight to prevent fatigue, to high top shoes that help prevent ankle injuries. Make sure you are choosing a shoe that is correct for the type of activity you are performing. The proper shoe can help prevent common injuries and will lessen the impact of your step and cushion your foot. Last but not least make sure you are replacing your workout s...

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At Live Fit, we are excited to offer yoga training. Our yoga training is delivered just like our personal training programs, one on one. With private yoga training you can focus on your goals and receive personalized instruction based on your needs. Our expert yoga instructors will adapt a yoga program just for you by understanding your goals and health concerns. Many health issues can be managed by regularly practicing yoga so whether you need special attention to master a specific pose or you just want to feel better a yoga program at Live Fit can be developed just for you! Below I have listed a few great beginner yoga poses, these poses can increase flexibility, strength, and muscle imbalances.

Downward Dog

Warrior 2

Bridge Pose

Trian...

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