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Snacks That Will Keep You Full At Work

Planning healthy meals is important. However, most people fail to include snacks. That can leave them starved at their next meal, so they overeat or even worse, grab a quick candy bar from the vending machine at work or some unhealthy snacks at the gas station/convenience store. Not only are healthy snacks lower in calories, […]


How Does Salt Affect Weight Loss?

How Does Salt Affect Weight Loss?

If your goal is weight loss, then cut back on the extra salt. It can help you reach your goals and benefit your weight loss. Salt does add water weight, which occurs because of the excess sodium. Water helps regulate the amount of sodium in your body. If you have too much sodium, the body […]


How To Calculate Your BMI

How To Calculate Your BMI

In order to achieve your goals, you have to know where you’re at right now and find a way to measure your progress. BMI is a tool that helps you do both. At UpFit Academy in New York, NY, we do use BMI to help calculate both things, but it’s just one way to both […]


Healthy Staples You Should Always Have On Hand

Healthy Staples You Should Always Have On Hand

Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is important, but having only the freshest of meats, vegetables, fruit and grain products can leave you short if you can’t get to the store, have unexpected company or find the grocery shelves empty. During the pandemic, many people were afraid to leave their homes, particularly elderly people. For those […]



Alcohol Might Speed Up Aging

Alcohol Might Speed Up Aging

There’s nothing wrong with having the occasional drink that contains alcohol. Some types of alcoholic beverages, such as red wine, may actually make you healthier when consumed in moderation. What is moderation? For women, it’s drinking one 5 ounce glass of 12% wine a day and for men it’s drinking two glasses. Anything beyond those […]


Inspire Kids To Move At An Early Age

Inspire Kids To Move At An Early Age

We have a wide variety of clients at UpFit Academy in New York, NY, which includes many parents. Our parents often ask how to ensure their kids grow into fit adults. The answer is simple. You have to inspire kids to move at an early age. Fitness is all about eating healthy and being active. […]


Best Exercises To Manage Everyday Pain

Best Exercises To Manage Everyday Pain

When you’re in pain, the last thing you want to do is exercise. However, there are exercises that not only can manage pain, but relieve it. That doesn’t mean that if you have a pulled arm muscle you lift weights, but going for a walk can boost circulation and help improve healing. Active recovery is […]


How Chronic Stress Affects Your Fitness

How Chronic Stress Affects Your Fitness

Stress can affect your health negatively. Stress doesn’t have to be something awful. It can occur with wonderful surprises in life. Getting married or going on a vacation can be just as stressful as losing a job. The worse type of stress is chronic stress. Chronic stress affects your fitness even if the stress seems […]


Why Planks Are So Good For You

Why Planks Are So Good For You

If you workout at UpFit Academy in New York, NY, you’ll have a personalized program at group rates. We use science backed workouts that help you get fit fast. Just because we’re using the latest information, it doesn’t mean we throw out traditional workouts. In fact, many traditional exercises, like planks, are even more valued […]