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.

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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Exercising After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

After you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, the last thing you probably feel like thinking about, let alone doing, is exercising. Yet a number of studies have shown how beneficial exercise can be in relation to cancer patients getting a good outcome by exercising regularly. Unique challenges A woman who has breast cancer may […]

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Best Exercises for Fibromyalgia

  What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is actually a host of conditions and symptoms that occur together. The chief complaint of people who suffer from fibromyalgia is overall muscle pain. The very term ‘fibromyalgia’ is a composite of two Greek words (myo+algos) which mean “muscle pain.” Those who suffer from fibromyalgia often report feeling soreness and […]

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Best Exercises For Back Pain

  Back pain plagues thousands of people, whether from injury, fatigue, work, or from a chronic condition, such as, arthritis. While some may think that movement is not good for pain, it actually is. The back muscles need to be exercised and stretched, to increase mobility, improve flexibility and build strength that can prevent further […]

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Best Exercises for Arthritis Pain and How it Helps

The idea of exercise while in the midst of arthritis attack may not sound inviting, but suffering from arthritis doesn’t mean you have to avoid exercise altogether. In fact, exercise can help combat arthritis pain in a number of ways, and you don’t need to engage in intensive workouts to do this. How Exercise Helps […]

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Can Exercise Beat Candida?

When many people hear the word exercise, they cringe. The association with the word drums up images of lifting heavy weights in a sweaty gym, performing calisthenics or body weight exercises at the direction of a sadistic instructor, and running or jogging for hours. These are all forms of exercise, but exercise, when you get […]

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