Personal trainers aren’t cheap. You’re hiring a professional, and sometimes you see them multiple times a week. Are they worth the investment? Often they are, for numerous reasons.

Reasons for Hiring a Personal Trainer

First, we should discuss that personal trainers aren’t for everybody. Depending on the price and how often the sessions are, it’ll cost you hundreds or more a month. This is not a good idea if your financial situation isn’t solid. You can always wait until you get a raise, a better job, or properly implement a budget.

With that being said, there are multiple excellent reasons to get a personal trainer. Many…


The United States has 63 incredible national parks, all of which are worth visiting if you have the chance. However, many people won’t be lucky enough to see every single park; if you have to choose only a few, here are some that will offer a truly unforgettable experience.

The Grand Canyon is a truly magnificent sight however you choose to experience it. Visitors can participate in guided tours down to the bottom, hiking trips, camping, and river excursions. If you want to see the majesty of the canyon in a genuinely unique way, try taking a walk on the…


Nestled outside of New York City’s concrete jungle lie the extraordinary opportunities of northern New York state. Charming communities and stunning scenery await those wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle. These five towns are a must-see.

North of Albany is the historic city of Saratoga Springs. Noted for its horse racing, fans can stroll among the trophies at the National Museum of Racing and spend a day at the Saratoga Race Course. For those that live life in a faster lane, there’s the Saratoga Automobile Museum. …


Spring is right around the corner. A time of out with the old and in with the new. This concept applies to more than just material things. Spring’s a great time to reevaluate fitness approaches. The following tips can help energize and reorganize any routine.

Clothing makes the man, but with fitness, this thinking sometimes gets left behind. is the perfect time to look at attire and spruce up what has been neglected over the long winter months. Check shoes for wear and tear. Toss shabby sportswear. An updated wardrobe can pump up attitudes.

Taking fitness out into the sun…


The lockdowns have been an excellent opportunity for many people to work on personal development. For many, this means trying to get in shape. Unfortunately, while the lockdowns give us an abundance of time, they also limit our access to proper training facilities.

Thankfully there are many ways to get in shape without weights . Some of the more popular ways involve plyometrics, yoga, and bodyweight exercises. So long as you have a flat floor and a wall, many exercises can be done to improve your fitness.

This is just like a regular push-up but harder. You make a flat…


The Catskills is home to many breathtaking waterfalls. These waterfalls can be seen by taking hikes through the forest. Those that love spending time in nature are urged to embark on these hikes.

Some waterfall hikes are easier than others. Beginner hikers are encouraged to start with the Old Mill Falls. The hike is a total of 200 feet, and the most used starting point for it is Josh Road, which is on top of the Platte Clove Road. Those who drive in can park there and make their way over to King Post Bridge, where the Old Mill Falls…


The cold weather is settling in, but that doesn’t mean the winter blues have to. The pandemic has changed a lot of things, but not the importance of exercise. Exercise has become even more critical because obesity is one of the leading risk factors for more severe COVID-19 symptoms. Staying active during a pandemic isn’t just possible; it’s necessary.

Before you can start figuring out how to stay more active during a pandemic winter, it’s essential to know why you should be active in the first place. Obesity is one of the underlying health conditions that put you more at…


If you’ve traveled to Niagra Falls and had your fill of all three of the falls composing it, it might seem as though there isn’t anything left to do. However, if you’re willing to look a little more closely, there are plenty of unique activities to experience in Niagra Falls, NY, that don’t involve the iconic water feature.

Whirlpool Rapids

These rapids are some of the most dangerous in the world. There are many ways to view this spectacular phenomenon, including the trails in Whirlpool State Park and Devil’s Hole State Park. If you’re looking for an aerial view, try…


The Adirondacks are a beautiful, serene mountain range in New York; vacationing there provides a wealth of activities and experiences, no matter what you’re interested in doing. With fantastic hiking trails, lakes to swim in, and great places to ski if you visit during the winter months, it’s a paradise for anyone who loves the outdoors. If you’re looking for something more sedate, though, there are plenty of museums and shopping opportunities. The Adirondacks have something for everyone, but here are some suggestions if you find yourself overwhelmed by choice.

Olympic Sites

The Adirondacks is home to several significant places…


Many people have spent the majority of 2020, committing to improving their health through fitness. There are some excellent apps to help keep people on track. These apps are meant to motivate, inspire, and allow people to help others by helping themselves.

Named on the list of top fitness apps for 2020 is Charity Miles. Users can choose one organization that they can earn donations for, simply by walking, biking, or running as a form of exercise. The app sponsors donate money on each user’s behalf, and users will see each sponsor’s ads. Users can also set goals to meet…

Andrew Lombara

Andrew Lombara is a professional living in New York, New York who, in his spare time, likes to travel and cheer on Boston sports teams. http://andrewlombara.com

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