A Successful Fitness Routine Does Not Have To Be Complicated

complicated workout routine

The hardest part of getting fit involves taking the first step. You must be ready to challenge yourself. While most people think exercising is hard and getting a routine together is difficult, the simple reality is that neither of these things are true. Working out doesn’t have to be tough, boring or impossible. Getting fit should be fun and energizing, so don’t let fear stand in the way and your … [Read more...]

How Much Exercise Is Right For You?

the right kind of exercise

Think exercising isn’t for you? How about finding the right kind of exercise as well as the right amount? Because even a little bit of movement over the course of a week can go a long way toward improving your health in 2013 while boosting your energy levels. Discovering what’s right for you will benefit you the most. Researchers at Oklahoma State University have discovered that even two … [Read more...]

Are Your Workouts Engaging, Challenging, and Motivating? Find Your Right Level!

engaging workouts

Starting a workout routine and sticking with it is hard. Stopping one after it’s become your habit and your results are becoming evident can be even harder. Even so, it can sometimes be very important to take a breather now and again. As much as you would like to get your results quickly, workout burnout could just strike if you push your body too much! What is Workout Burnout? Workout … [Read more...]

Your Early Morning Workout…Can You Do It? Yes…You Can Create Your New Body!

groggy in the morning

It can be hard enough to wake up knowing there’s a full day’s worth of work just waiting to be conquered. Add in the prospect of an early morning workout and the propensity to hit that snooze alarm is pretty likely to rise, right? If it’s time to beat that stay-in-bed mentality and fit a workout into your morning routine, there are ways to make the process a whole lot easier to get going. It’s … [Read more...]

When You’re On The Road Are You Struggling With Your Food Choices?

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Establishing a healthy pattern or sticking to a routine when you’re trying to lose weight and get into shape can be tough. It can be even tougher when eating out and traveling at the same time. You have to develop and practice strategies that will empower you to make good choices. Just because you’re trying to lose weight and get healthier, however, doesn’t mean you need to skip meals out with … [Read more...]

You Have To Get Underneath the FAT To See Your Abs!

six pack abs

Crunches can only take the abdominal muscles so far. When a six-pack or chiseled look is the desired outcome, more needs to be done to tone and strengthen that belly for optimum appearances. One of the most important things to not overlook when working out the abs are the “invisible muscles” that lie in this area. Yes, that’s right – the invisible abdominal muscles. The transversus abdominis … [Read more...]

Are You Too Busy To Exercise?

too busy to exercise

Do you think it’s necessary to carve out two hours to go to the gym to work exercise into a routine? Think again! Everyone has different amounts of time available. Some of you have morning time open and others only have the afternoon and evening. No one is technically too busy for starting a fitness routine that can have a positive impact on health. Even when only 10 minutes a day can be … [Read more...]

Maximize Your Time With Opposing Muscle Groups- Are You Implementing It?

balanced muscles

Most of us know that exercising is important for keeping weight in check even losing weight if that’s your goal while promoting good health. Even so, most people just don’t relish the prospect of working out for one minute longer than they have to. If it’s time to exercise and you want to maximize your efforts, it’s time you consider adding opposing muscle group workouts into your … [Read more...]

Why Are So Many People Afraid of Losing Their Balance? I’ll Tell You Why…

losing your balance

Have you ever noticed that people don’t like to look bad? Or that most of us only like to do things we are already good at? Let’s face it; not everyone is born with the balance and grace of a ballerina. Ask my dance partners over the years! Unfortunately, when balance is a concern, injuries can also be a problem. As long as your lack of balance isn’t caused by a medical condition, such as an inner … [Read more...]

Fitness Routines Should Be Unique And Challenging For You

Cats- More time on treadmill

Your best friend works out six days a week, looks great and is almost ready for that upcoming marathon. You’re ready to start working out, but that routine sounds too intense to meet your tastes. How can you select a fitness routine that fits you, your lifestyle and your personal physical abilities? The key lies in selecting a routine that does, in fact, fit your personal needs. It’s best to … [Read more...]