7 Minutes to Stay Fit and Healthy

New exercise science proves you don't need to spend hours in the gym to get in shape,  by Travis Illian, Ph.D. Exercise can be a science and an art. But sometimes we just want someone to tell us what to do and how to do it. A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the fitness benefits of Read more [...]

How to Stay Active on the Weekends

Electric shock therapy, arctic “ice bath”, and 11 miles of fun. Can you think of a better way to spend your weekend? On Sunday May 19th, my husband, mom and I participated in the Jacksonville Tough Mudder. As we recited the Tough Mudder Creed, I was a bundle of nerves. A million thoughts went Read more [...]

A Form of Exercise to Fight Hunger

New studies from Japan suggest that vertical exercise movements, like jumping rope, fight feelings of hunger better than other forms of exercise. Researchers studied 15 healthy men with an average age of 24. Their goal was to compare hunger levels while jumping rope, cycling and resting. Their new Read more [...]

Should I walk or should I run? By Travis Illian, Ph.D.

I really enjoy getting asked this question…should I walk or run?  Let’s start with some basics: General Training Rule: Start with simple and move to complex!  This is an easy rule that is often broken.  Take the time to master simple tasks.  If you have not been working out for a while, Read more [...]

Marco Borges to sign his new book for Greens Plus at Arnold Fitness Expo

Greens Plus will proudly host Marco Borges, fitness trainer to top celebrities and athletes, at a signing of his new book, POWER MOVES, at the Arnold Fitness Expo at the Columbus Convention Center. A world-renowned exercise physiologist, Marco has spent the past 16 years teaching people how to Read more [...]