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Stay Active While Sheltering In Place

Stay Active While Sheltering In Place

During these uncertain times, staying at home can often be the safest option in Winter Haven or Lakeland, FL. Even if you stay at home and don’t come to Habitat Health and Fitness, you need to stay active while sheltering in place. Whether you’re staying at home as a precaution to protect you from a […]


Foods That Are Good For Your Heart

Foods That Are Good For Your Heart

When you come to Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL, you’ll notice we focus primarily on exercise, but that doesn’t mean we don’t encourage people to eat healthy. That’s especially true if you have a condition, such as diabetes or heart disease, which responds well to healthy eating. Many of the healthy foods are […]


Fitness Helps With Anxiety

Fitness Helps With Anxiety

If you find you fret frequently or simply feel something bad is about to happen, maybe you need to start working out. You’ll be amazed at how much better you feel after a tough workout. People often tell me that even though they started working out for their heart health, weight loss or other physical […]


Is Yoga Good For Anxiety?

Is Yoga Good For Anxiety?

There are a great deal of studies that show exercise is good for anxiety. It helps burn off the hormones of stress, reduces fatigue, improves concentration and reduces anxiety. Exercise stimulates the production of endorphins that make you feel good. It helps you sleep, which can reduce anxiety and depression. Exercise stabilizes your mood, and […]


Best Workouts To Build Muscle

Best Workouts To Build Muscle

Our clients love to workout at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, Florida, because we offer workouts to build muscle, burn calories and build all types of fitness, endurance, strength, flexibility and balance. We focus on building muscle tissue, since the more you have, the easier it is to lose weight. We also focus on […]


Why Are Grains Unhealthy??

Why Are Grains Unhealthy??

Are grains unhealthy? The answer is not as simple as it seems. There are all types of grains and a variety of methods to process them. Not all grains are created equally. Whole grains are not the same as refined grains when it comes to nutrition. Whole grains contain all the nutrients of the bran, […]


How To Beat A Weight Loss Plateau

How To Beat A Weight Loss Plateau

If you’ve ever reached a point that seemed no matter what you did, your weight wouldn’t budge, you’ve reached a plateau. That’s one of the most common problems people face when they’re trying to lose weight and often a reason people come to Habitat for Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL. Not every plateau is […]



How Fitness Helps With Mental Health

How Fitness Helps With Mental Health

Lots of clients at Habitat Health and Fitness tell me how good they feel after a workout. They note that not only do they feel like they have more energy, they feel less stressed and happier. There’s a reason for that. Exercise helps burn off the negative stress hormones that affect your body throughout the […]


Is Soda Good For Bulking Up?

Is Soda Good For Bulking Up?

Many of my clients start out just wanting to get fit and end up wanting to develop that beach body everyone envies. It’s all part of feeling good about yourself when you start to see results. I’ve heard some crazy ideas about what to eat when bulking up, which even extend to some fallacies about […]