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Coping With Dehydration and Summer Workouts

Coping With Dehydration and Summer Workouts

Summer workouts can cause you to perspire and that can lead to dehydration if you’re not careful. Dehydration can be particularly worrisome for seniors, since seniors dehydrate faster. Their body composition changes with age, and they have less fluid in their system than children and younger adults. If you’re working out in the summer, you […]


How To Kick A Weight Loss Plateau

How To Kick A Weight Loss Plateau

Sometimes, you can do all the right things and still hit a point where you feel like you’re standing still on your efforts to lose weight. At Prime Fitness in Totowa, New Jersey, we track your progress, so we know when a weight loss plateau occurs and can make changes to your program. Weight loss […]


How To Get Your Kids To Exercise

How To Get Your Kids To Exercise

If you’re a parent, you want your child to have an easier road to travel. You want them to have more. You want a better lifestyle, better education and even want your children to make better choices. If you’re presently fighting excess pounds or a condition that improves when you workout, you probably don’t want […]


Do I Really Need A Food Journal?

Do I Really Need A Food Journal?

You might not realize all the food you eat throughout the day. Mindless eating, those bits and pieces of food, handfuls of nuts, chips or candy eaten throughout the day can add extra calories, no matter how faithful you are to eating healthy at meals. If you’re having a problem losing weight and mindless snacking […]


Signs You're Working Out Too Much

Signs You’re Working Out Too Much

You’ll read articles and hear personal trainers tell you that if you’re not making progress, you’re not working out hard enough, but that’s not always the case. It’s why we create personalized programs at Prime Fitness in Totowa, New Jersey. If you’re spending hours at the gym pushing yourself extremely hard, but aren’t seeing the […]


Scales Lie

Scales Lie

We all know that sinking feeling when you are sure you’ve lost a lot of weight, but instead that needle doesn’t budge off last week’s previous weight, or even worse, goes higher. That’s because scales lie. That’s right. They don’t always show that your efforts actually paid off and you are making real progress. How […]


Lazy Weight Loss Options

Lazy Weight Loss Options

Are you constantly looking for lazy weight loss options, ones you can do without much effort, but that make a difference? It’s not cheating to do them, but actually smart, in some cases. If you’re considering pills, laxatives, smoking or purging, don’t. They create more problems, cause weight gain later and can destroy your health. […]


Why Running Relieves Stress

Why Running Relieves Stress

That great feeling you get after running is called a runner’s high. Running can be an intense workout and intense workouts can burn off the hormones of stress. With that in mind, it’s easy to see how running relieves stress. Why does that occur? It’s all about the fight or flight response. In early man, […]


How Exercise Helps With Mental Health

How Exercise Helps With Mental Health

If you’re like most people, there are somethings you simply do without thinking. You just somehow know it’s going to help. Exercise when under stress is one of those things that are natural for some people, but not for everyone. If you’re feeling down and out and ready to get under the covers and sleep […]


Focus On Your Fiber

Focus On Your Fiber

One topic that’s not the focus of conversation at parties or when good friends get together in Totowa, New Jersey, is fiber. Let’s face it, fiber just isn’t that exciting. However, fiber is extremely important when it comes to your diet, especially for weight loss and colon health. Most fruits, vegetables and whole grains are […]