About Kriss Brooks

I’m Kriss Brooks and I’ve been in the fitness field for many years, actually, my entire life! Fitness is my passion and fitness is my life.

Get in the Habit of Keeping in Shape

Another year has passed, and the advertising for weight loss and exercise is abundant. We know we should keep ourselves in shape. But, somehow, by the time we get to March, we let it go by the wayside. It’s not necessary to join a gym to stay in shape. What is necessary is consistency and […]

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4 Essential Oils for the Gym Bag

There are plenty of oils derived from plant parts which can improve physical performance. Some essential oils help you heal faster after stressing and straining your muscles, and others add a pleasant aroma to your exercise experience. The following 4 essential oils should be considered must-haves for the home gym, and if you work out […]

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5 Ways Exercise Helps Depression

Not only does moderate exercise help to treat depression, but it can also prevent it. According to a research team from the University of Toronto, moderate exercise might as well be considered to be one of the best approaches to beating depression. Apart from providing you with obvious benefits when it comes to mental health, […]

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Dealing with Muscle Soreness and Pushing Forward

One of the biggest hurdles when it comes to exercising is the aches and stiffness you feel roughly around 24 hours after your workout. This is known as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). The symptoms are usually pain in your muscles when you move and your muscles may feel weak and tender. This is normal […]

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What Type of Weight Training is Best for Women to Tone Their Butt and Legs

Most women will nod their heads in quiet agreement when one mentions that it’s easy for them to gain weight on the thighs, hips and butt. Men generally do not put on fat in these areas because they store their excess fat on the bellies. The hard truth is that losing weight will mean cleaning […]

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Cardio Workouts That Women Can Do at Home

There is a common assumption that to do cardio, one will need to go out for a run, walk or swim. If they’re indoors, they’ll need a treadmill, Elliptical trainer or stationary bike. This is NOT true. An activity is considered cardio in nature when it raises your heart rate for a prolonged period of […]

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Is Exercise The Fountain Of Youth For Your Brain?

Ok, so no one really wants to get out of bed and hit the treadmill or go to the gym, but it’s a New Year’s resolution and you kind of promised yourself you wanted to get in shape and be healthy. Of course, there’s no actual fountain of youth that you can drink from or […]

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Why the Right Mindset is Everything When it Comes to Fitness

If you plan on getting in the best shape of your life, then what do you need to do to make that happen? Answer: it’s all about your mindset. It’s all about the way you approach a goal and go after your training. Millions of people make the decision to get into great shape every […]

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The Dangers of Energy Drinks

I think we have all had one of those days where it seems no matter what we do we cannot stay awake. Whether you have a new job, new baby, or are battling insomnia, an energy drink can seem like the perfect solution to your drowsy woes. I am going to stop you right there. […]

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5 Tips for Women to Build Lean Muscle

Many women seek to improve their fitness levels, partly for health reasons and partly for looks. When it comes to looking more toned this is achieved by building muscle tone and making those muscles much leaner. But how is this achieved for women? We all know that women’s bodies are different to men’s in many […]

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