Health & Wellness Articles

Shannon has written or been interviewed as an expert on the topic of health and wellness over the years. Click on a title below to read some of what she’s had to say!

How Daily Exercise Became the Last Great Indulgence

5 Things to Remember When Returning to the Gym After COVID-19

5 Body-Weight Exercises You Can Do Right Now

Do These Muscles Look Old to You?

5 Things You Can Do To Make Weight Loss Easier

Why The 60-Minute Workout Is Dead

Is It Better To Exercise In The Morning?

Spring has Sprung: Why Adults Should be Working Out on Trampolines

Top 10 Mistakes People Make In the Gym

How To Be Smart About Your Cardio Time

The Truth: All Strength Training Is Not Created Equal

The Burning Truth About The Hot Tub Diet

What Your Soreness After A Workout Really Means

3 Ways to Find Your Fit

Why You Should Be Scared “Sit-Less”

Why You Should Forget About the Fat Burning Settings

What You Really Need to Know About Spot Reduction 

Why You Should Stop Believing All The Hype

How to Gift a Gym Membership So It’s Well Received

How to Maximize Your Strength Workout with Full-Body Movements

21-Day Training Plan for Rowing Machine Anyone Can Do

The Anytime Fitness High 5 Dynamic Warm-Up

Build Essential Strength with This Weight Lifting Plan

How to Progress Your Weight Lifting Plan

3 Pregnancy Health & Fitness Myths You Should Know About

What’s In Your Gym Bag? Must Have Items for your Group Fitness Class

7 Ways for Parents to Sneak in a Workout

How to Transform Your Fitness Routine (And Life!)

Why The A4 Waist Challenge Is Awful

4 Quick-Fix Fitness Myths You Need to Forget

How to Increase Your Leaping Ability

How to Be Consistent When Working Toward Your Wellness Goals

Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

5 Yoga Poses for Quickly Relieving Stress

5 Terrific Ways to Burn Those Thighs

7 Postnatal Core Exercises for New Moms

I’m a busy mom- how can I establish (and stick to) a regular fitness routine?

What Every New Mom Should Consider Before Working Out

8 Thigh Exercises Trainers Swear By

The Most Common Ways People Sabotoge Their Fitness Goals

Increase Your Odds with a Free Get Started Plan

5 Effective Ways to Downplay Digital with Your Children

The Best Stretches for Fighting Decreased Flexibility

15-Minute BOSU Workouts for Better Balance

Ask Anytime: Why Resting Heart Rate Matters

Time Management Guidance From One Busy Mom to Another

How to Evaluate Pain & Progress When Strength Training

How To Avoid the Summer Slump

5 Keys to Preventing Running Injuries

How to Achieve The Ultimate Bridal Back

How to Develop Soccer Strength Like a World Cup Athlete

6 Creative Ways to Turn Water Parks into Workouts

Effective Arm Exercises for the Tank Top Showdown

Playtime for Parents: How to Fit in a Park Workout

How to Stay Safe While Exercising Outdoors

5 Spring Snacks You Should Eat Post-Workout

What to Bring to Your May Outdoor Workout

The 7 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2015

4 Great Reasons Why You Need a Workout Buddy

8 Fitness Hacks From Top Health and Fitness Experts

Weight of the Union

6 Wellbeats Classes You Should Try Next Time at the Gym

The 3 People That’ll Get You to a Healthier Place

Fit in 2015: Your 28 Day Workout Plan #AFit15

Fit in 2015: Start with this Fitness Test #AFit15

5 Tips for Navigating New Year’s Resolutions

10 Things to Remember When Eating This Holiday

Complete Core BOSU® Workout

6 Health To-Dos for December

6 Fall Activities That Are a Hidden Workout

9 Clues You’re More Fit Than You Think

Fitness Fundamentals: Yoga 101

6 New Tips to Living a Happy, Healthy Life

Ask The Expert: How Long Before My Workout Should I Eat?

Fitness Pros Share Their Favorite Exercises

How to Properly Cool Down After A Workout

A Fitness Pro’s Guide to Surviving the Summer

Which Should I Choose: Sleep vs. Workout

Swing Into Shape: 30-Minute Full Body Kettlebell Workout

Ask The Exert: Do I Need to Warm Up Before My Workout?

30-Minute Warrior Dash Circuit Workout

Ask The Expert: Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

?12 BOSU Workouts to Try at the Gym

Torch 300+ Calories With This Backside Burner Elliptical Workout

Fitness Fundamentals: BOSU® Balance Trainer

5 Alternative Ways to Fuel Your Body For Race Training

Beginner 6-Week 5K Training Plan

The Big Game Fitness Challenge

Burn 500+ Calories With This Treadmill Workout

Fitness Fundamentals: Cardio Exercise

Why Thigh Gap is Absolute Crap

Fitness Fundamentals-Foam Rolling 101

8 Easy Steps to Living a Healthier Life

Beach Workout-Oceanfront Obstacle Course

10 Ways to Reclaim Your Pre Baby Bod

Fitness Fundamentals-Stretching 101

Fitness Fundamentals-5 Bodyweight Exercises You Need to Know

Beginner’s Guide-High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

5 Full-Body BOSU Exercises Favorited by Master Trainers

Trampolines: less impact, similar pay-off

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Make Your Cardio Workouts Harder (Not Longer)

Sleep enough to make the most of exercise

Is it Better to Sleep In or Work Out

7 of the Best Home Workouts You Can Do in 30 Minutes or Less

Tips for Making a New Year’s Resolution You’ll Actually Keep

Nutritionists and Trainers Confess the One New Year’s Resolution They’re Making

7 New Year’s Resolutions Health Experts Wish You’d Really Make

Get Fit in 2015: Tips for Making a New Year’s Resolution You’ll Actually Keep

Why Intense Workouts Are Killing Your Progress

Are You Overdoing Your HIIT Workouts?

Your 10 Biggest Fitness Class Mistakes

The Best and Worst Barre Exercises

How to Break Into the Fitness Industry

10 Ways to Reclaim Your Pre Baby Body