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.

Going Beyond Discipline In Weight Loss

When it comes to achieving lasting weight loss, discipline is without a doubt a key requisite of success. However, should it come at the cost of everything else? Should you force discipline upon every aspect of your life? Should discipline trump pleasure, and spontaneity? Definitely not, as if you’ve been rigidly following a plan for […]

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5 Actions That Support Permanent Weight Loss

Nothing is a motivation buster more than failing over and over again. Or maybe you’ve had some success with losing weight, but that was in the past and now whatever you do seems to not make any difference. The good news is that weight loss is one of the simplest things to do in the […]

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Yoga, the Centuries-Old Natural Pain-Reliever

You have no doubt heard of yoga, an ancient practice used for head-to-toe, internal and external health and well-being. Perhaps you have taken yoga classes, or know someone who does. There are many reasons why people have been using yoga for thousands of years for mental, emotional, physical and spiritual benefits. Created as a philosophy […]

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How Exercise Can Relieve Pain More Safely Than Prescription Drugs

This may seem exactly opposite of what you are thinking. If you are suffering from physical aches and pains in your muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints, becoming physically active may sound like the worst thing you can do. In actuality, the old Victorian idea of resting and being inactive to help with relief from pain […]

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Diet, Exercise and Parkinson’s

People diagnosed with Parkinson ’s disease must be aware of the fact that this disease and diet must be considered together. They must keep in mind that poor nutrition can result in and contribute to the many common complaints that come with this disease. Another important thing to be aware of that certain Parkinson’s medications […]

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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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