Nearly half of US adults have heart or blood vessel disease

The medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. By MARILYNN MARCHIONE Article Reprint A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent

3 Reasons to NOT drink Diet Pop

The lie that makes us gain weight By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer Article Submission Yes, your favorite trainer used to sweeten his coffee with Stevia in the morning and when he wanted a fizzy drink, he’d get a Diet Coke.  Now I just use milk and I drink sparkling water.  Why

New Year’s Resolution Makeover

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer Article Submission 88% of people set exercise New Year’s resolutions and about 81% of them will not follow through with their goals.  Most won’t even last until February.  Well in light of this stat, I have taken it upon myself to insure everyone I know has the tools

4th Annual Timbuck 2 Tribute Party Continues to Grow the Legacy of Chicago DJ

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer The 4th annual Timbuck 2 Tribute took place earlier this week at the House of Blues in Chicago. The event which is sponsored by the TFJ Foundation commemorates  the life of Chicago DJ Timbuck2 who passed away from cancer in 2015. The purpose of the

Are You A Sugar Addict (4 questions)

Sugar Addiction is Real By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer Article Submission Sugar addiction is at an all-time high. The AHA recommends that the average woman eat a maximum of 30 grams of added sugars per day and the average man, 45 grams. Unfortunately, people are consuming closer to 100 grams per

Holiday Weight Gain Tips

8 Weight Gain Tips By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer  Article Submission 1. Over indulge in alcohol: Drink and be Merry! Consuming alcohol is a great way to ingest large quantities of sugar and calories with little or no effort (cough cough, sorry Keith S.). Plus, there are added benefits of the

Hey Fellas The Balls in Your Court

The Balls in Your Court By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer  Article Submission A cancer diagnosis can make you feel very alone — especially if you’re a guy and you’re supposed to always be tough and never get scared. No matter who you are, you’re going to worry, but you are definitely not