Pregnancy brings so many changes that, when you’ve all sorts of important things to think about, maintaining your regular fitness regime is probably one of the last things on your mind. continue reading »
Ask any 40 or 50 year old woman what her number one wish is, and she’ll probably give you the popular ‘to look younger’ answer. Aging is a natural process, and none of us are immune from getting older; but who says we have to look our age? continue reading »
Exercising can be addicting. Many fitness buffs get a “rush” of adrenaline when they work out. They live by the motto of “No pain, No gain.” Scientifically, this slogan is accurate because the process of muscle-building requires stressing muscles to their limits, which causes micro-tears.
The body responds to this stimuli by feeding more nutrients to the muscle, which eventually results in a longer, stronger muscle. Unfortunately, if people overtrain, they might suffer any number of symptoms, including chronic fatigue, headaches and injuries. continue reading »
If you are like most people, your day is already filled with work, taking care of the kids, soccer practice, dinner preparations and the dozens of other daily chores we must complete. Who has time to exercise?
Well, you may be surprised at the answer. As it turns out, you only need to carve out 30 minutes a day! If you still don’t think you have time for exercise, consider this: continue reading »
Warmer weather pulls many people outside with smiles and enthusiasm. Higher temperatures and clear ground enables transferring many indoor exercise routines into the great outdoors with minimal changes to basic routines. continue reading »
The word endorphins seems to be one of the buzz words within well-being lifestyles, and it’s for good reason. All of us contain natural feel good chemicals commonly known as endorphins, and when these chemicals are released it makes us feel a sense of euphoria and can greatly influence our outlook on many things.
If you and your partner worked on releasing these endorphins collectively, on a regular basis, absolutely everything in your lives will be positively impacted. continue reading »
If you’re looking to get six pack abs, knowing what the 3 best ab exercises of all time are will help you accomplish this goal quickly. When doing your ab workouts you want to focus on instability, total ab engagement, as well as added resistance, so any exercise that accomplish one or more of these objectives will work incredibly well. continue reading »
Sitting for hours and hours at a time in your car or on a bus isn’t the healthiest thing, especially if you’re spending all that time sitting just to go to another place where you’ll sit for another couple hours.
It’s hard to find time to exercise when you spend two or more hours a day commuting, and by the time you get home you’re too exhausted from the drive to work up a sweat. continue reading »
If you’re currently on a muscle building workout plan and have been finding lately that you’re seeing less than optimal development, chances are you’ve hit a growth or strength gaining plateau. This is a very normal occurrence for almost every trainee because as the body adapts to the workload being given to it, it fully manages to overcome it and then no longer sees a reason to change.
If you want to keep your body responding as best as possible so that you can move forward and see greater results, you have to push it back out of its comfort zone so it has a new reason to sit up and grow stronger. continue reading »
Sometimes we just can’t help it. We see the latest fat-burning gadget on a late-night infomercial, and we just can’t help but think that certainly [Vaguely Recognizable Celebrity] would never let me down.
Certainly if they are willing to put their name on this product it must be the best way for me to get rid of belly fat, and fast. Certainly this will work better than the stationary bike, treadmill, and ab muncher/cruncher/slicer ever did. continue reading »