How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Exercise August 26 2016

  People have a number of reasons or “problems” that prevent them from working out and enjoying a higher level of health with a lower body weight. Here are some of the biggest ones, as well as ways to overcome them: “I don’t have time to work out.” Fitting a workout into your schedule isn’t always easy, but it is one action that can improve your quality of life (and...

How to speed up the process of getting fit August 21 2016

  When you get older, it becomes harder to try and find the time to stay in shape. Keeping fit is important for all age groups, as you will find yourself living longer and have more energy to do your favourite activities. Read on to find some pointers on getting fit fast:   Key 1: Eat early Your basal metabolic rate (the number of calories your body burns at rest)...

Self control grows stronger when I workout regularly August 15 2016

  Keeping up a good habit is down to willpower. The willpower response is a reaction to an internal conflict. You want to do one thing, such as smoke a cigarette or supersize your lunch, but know you shouldn’t. Or you know you should do something, like file your taxes or go to the gym, but you’d rather do nothing.   We can look at willpower like a muscle. It...

Should I use a Jump rope between sets? August 12 2016

  If you lead a busy life and do not have much time to spend at the gym, you may find yourself thinking you have to choose between weights and cardio. However, here is evidence that doing high-intensity cardio between your weight training sets is an effective and time-efficient way to achieve optimal fitness and improve your overall health:   Weight training is mostly geared to building muscular strength. Studies...

Best routine for a first timer at the the gym August 08 2016

  First and foremost the most important step to understand before entering the gym is what you want to achieve? do you want to lose weight? Or gain muscle ?  Here are a few of the most common goals for gym goers; Weight loss  Muscle gain  Toning  Strength  Cardio fitness  Going to any gym for the first time can be difficult for a number of different reasons. Not knowing where...

These 5 Things Will Change the Way You Approach Fitness August 07 2016

  Research is constantly evolving, telling us things we never knew about how to best approach our fitness. Therefore, if you haven’t kept up on studies being released lately, here are five of them that will likely change the way you approach fitness…forever… Longer rest periods found to be better for muscle growth. Traditional advice has always been to use shorter rest periods between weight lifting sets, but new research...

How To Overcome A Sports Injury August 05 2016

A sports injury can be a big worry for athletes, especially if they’ve been involved in their sport for a long time and it’s all they’ve ever known. However, there are a few tips athletes can use to counter injuries, so they can get back to their best in no time. Allow Yourself To Mourn Suppressing your feelings about your injury can stop you from coping and recovering properly. Your...

6 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Exercising August 04 2016

  If there’s one thing in fitness that’s true, it’s that you must listen to your own body. It will tell you how far you can go and it will also tell you when it’s had enough. However, paying attention to your competitors can help as well. In fact, here are six things your competitors can teach you about exercising: That it’s extremely important to watch your form. You know...

Resistance Exercise Bands Total Body Training August 01 2016

  This is a 10 minute workout total body workout using resistance bands. Using the Pro Resistance bands for home fitness training. In this video you will find information on using the bands for a mixture of different exercises that focus on working the entire body. With the resistance set you can test your strength with a number of different resistance levels to suit your need. I use lower levels...

10 Most Important Things Olympians Do Daily July 29 2016

Olympic athletes work hard for years to be successful on the world stage. They train nearly every day, eat healthily and get lots of sleep. These are some of many sacrifices they make to be the best in the world at their chosen sports. Here are ten things that they need to do to win that elusive gold medal: Rise Early Waking up earlier will help you develop a morning...