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.

Advanced Abdominal Exercise Ideas

  Many bodyweight exercises work at strengthening just the abdominal core, but planks and lunges not only target your core, but burns belly fat too. Let’s look at some advanced workout variations of each type… Planks Most of us are familiar with the basic bridge plank, but let’s look at the Side Plank and one […]

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Are Natural Sweeteners Actually Healthy?

As more and more people have become concerned with both the amount of sugar they are consuming, and the large number of artificial sweeteners that are being put into the food chain, attention has turned to trying to find the ‘holy grail’ of sweeteners, one that is both healthy and natural. The trouble is that […]

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Setting Your Mind Towards A Healthy Lifestyle

Cognitive Behavour Therapy asserts that all our actions and behaviors are a product of what we think and feel; therefore, if we want to alter our actions and behavior, we need to alter our thoughts and our feelings. Does that make sense? Indeed, it does; especially in the field of health and fitness — for […]

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10 Habits Of Fit And Healthy People

Have you ever met anyone who is a health fanatic? Maybe they rarely touch dessert or fried chicken, or they go to the gym every day. Maybe their favorite lunch includes a whole grain bread sandwich with sprouts and a wheat grass juice chaser? Possibly they don’t engage in unhealthy behaviors like, smoking or excessive […]

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6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Skip A Workout

Creating an exercise routine and staying committed to it is easier said than done. We all want to skip a day every now and then, but should we? When we skip a day we set ourselves up to want to skip more days. We can also lose momentum, this is especially true for those prone […]

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Core Stability vs Core Strength

When talking about your core muscles, you might think that the ultimate goal is to make them as strong as possible, just like with working out any other muscle. You also might be hearing people talk about core stability, but might not know exactly what the term means. While the two concepts are related by […]

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Top 5 Cardio Exercises For A Leaner Stomach

Getting lean, washboard abs is a two-step process. First, you need to tone up your stomach muscles to get the tight, well defined, muscular outline. Then you need to reduce your body fat percentage so that your toned abs are visible. However, many people neglect this second step and end up disappointed with their ab […]

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Staying Motivated During Your Walking Program

As with any new form of exercise, you have a beginning and intermediate phase, when you are just getting started with your new routine but it has not yet become a habit. You might start out with a huge burst of enthusiasm, but gradually start getting sick of pounding the pavement as you work in […]

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Walking for Fitness

Walking is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to keep fit. All you need is a good pair of walking shoes and a pedometer to help you count your steps, and you will be well on your way to working up to the 10,000 steps per day recommended by the US Surgeon General […]

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Your Zumba Questions Answered

Zumba is extremely popular and millions of people have experienced the fun and fitness benefits of this dance style. Zumba is a unique dance program and one that comes with a rich history. The dances are fun to perform and allow you to easily burn tons of calories. What is Zumba? Zumba uses hypnotic Latin […]

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