As an adult, one of the most wonderful joys you can receive in life is the gift of becoming a mother. It’s what many look forward to, and it’s a natural part of life as a human being. But as truly fulfilling an experience it is to become a mother, the reality is that motherhood takes a real toll on so many aspects of your life: from your professional life, your romantic life, your finances, and of course, your body. continue reading »
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We all know how diets go… they are kick-started by a huge burst of inspiration and motivation and for the first week or so you’re on a roll. You’re at the gym every day and you’re eating nothing but low-calorie, healthy meals. Your body is a temple! However, fast forward a couple of weeks and everything grinds to a halt. You’re sneaking in the odd cake or donut, you’re skipping gym sessions and you’re consumed with feelings of guilt about that late night kebab (you know, the one you ate right after you downed a bottle of wine). continue reading »
Belly fat is, just as it sounds, a layer of accumulated fat that resides above the abdominal muscles. While no area of fat can be targeted specifically and exclusively for elimination, the following tips will help anyone to burn fat, lose weight and have a more defined, less amorphous abdominal region. continue reading »
If you want to get into great shape then having you own gym equipment rather than having to travel to the gym to workout is one of the very best ways to make sure that you put the time into your workouts and aren’t constantly making excuses. The reason for this is that by working out in the gym you force yourself to have to go outside – possibly in the rain or the cold – and this also means taking up more time as you have to add on the amount of time it takes to travel onto your workout time. continue reading »
Internet is becoming an integral part of our daily lives, especially the social networks. The big wigs like Facebook are witnessing a nonstop growth in their user base while the new ones continue to take the World Wide Web by storm. But with the growth, more and more people are seen voicing their disapproval for these networks. Reason? Because a vast majority of these networks hardly serve any real purposes, except allowing people to keep a tab on their friends and family members, or simply sharing random stuff with each other.
But that’s because most of these critics are not aware of the online communities made with a focus, for example the support groups and fitness communities focusing on people looking to lose some weight and stay fit. Once you become a part of these communities, you will be getting a lot of advice, motivation, and inspiration to break the shackles and reach your goals sooner than later. Following is a list of five communities buzzing with the fitness enthusiasts that will help you meet your weight loss targets. continue reading »
A lot of the time it can seem hard to find the time you need to keep yourself healthy. We are often being told that, if we want to live a long life, we need to have regular exercise. continue reading »
Most of us are spending long hours sitting in front of a computer or watching TV programs. As a result, we are doing less physical activities and starting a regular fitness regimen seems to be an impossible goal. For sure many of us tried to fit in exercise in our daily schdule but it simply didn’t work out for some reasons. You hardly find one person who can make it through to their goal of staying fit and healthy.
As we all know, exercise is full of health benefits but the idea of staying on track is a challenge. If you are facing this challenge, then the below points may help you convince yourself to exercise.
Be a morning person. Losing weight or staying fit is an effort. It means you need to work out and sweat to achieve your desired fitness level. It will not happen if you are simply sitting in front of the TV though it will if you will run everyday for half an hour or go to the gym on regular basis. continue reading »
As winter comes and goes, men and women across the country are beginning to realize that the clock is ticking and summer is fast approaching. These same couch potatoes are looking forward to heading out to enjoy the warm beach weather, but are also realizing that their bodies are not in beach-ready conditions. While each person has their own idea of the perfect beach body, both men and women will undoubtedly benefit from changes in their daily routines. If any of these individuals are truly committed to seeing results, they will find encouragement through following these simple tips and tricks.
Put the Potato Chips Down!
If the body is likened to a car, then its fuel source is food. While sugary, high-fat meals and snacks are rich energy sources, they do not provide a very high gas mileage for the vehicle. Crisps, chips, cakes and buns are like crude oil that will clog up the car’s pipes and valves. On the other hand, fresh fruits and vegetables are nutrient-dense that provide the body with a high-quality, clean energy that helps the engine run better. These foods not only give the body more energy for immediate use, they also help to boost the metabolism and help burn off some of the existing fat stores in the body. continue reading »
Ok, 2012 has come and so have the New Year’s resolutions. Have you stuck to any of those resolutions to date? Are you thinner? Did you stick with that exercise program you promised yourself you would? Are you feeling great and getting back into shape?
It is so difficult to make changes for the better when life is just so busy and the kids need new shoes, work is challenging and you are just exhausted when you get home from work. continue reading »
Bodyweight exercises may be overlooked by some fitness experts, but the truth is they are very beneficial. Whether you’re doing squats or heel lifts, these exercises should not be overlooked. Here are just a few benefits of bodyweight exercises. continue reading »