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!

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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?

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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?

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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…

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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

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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...]

Your Feet, Legs, and Hips- Definitely Your Foundation Should Serve You A Lifetime

Leg Strength

Getting your lower body strong and keeping your legs and hips fit for your lifetime is essential for your daily life. From running and cycling to just lifting heavy objects around the house, the legs especially your hips provide a firm foundation for getting it all done. When your lower body is weak, your performance in life tends to be, as well. Coming up with viable, easy and repeatable actions … [Read more...]

It’s Your Snack Time What Do You Go For?

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It happens to you almost every day. Somewhere around 1pm through 4:30pm., the post-lunchtime woes tend to strike. When they do, energy wanes, perceived hunger rises and the need for a snack or pick me upper becomes evident, right? Sadly, many people rush for the sugar or caffeine to help pick them up when the lows strike, sacrificing their health in the process. While an occasional sweet snack or … [Read more...]

Working Out Through Your Injury

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It can happen to anyone even you. Your fitness routine is created and you are seeing real results. Your muscle strength and tone are improving and you're dropping serious pounds. Everything’s going great! Then an injury occurs and staying on your intended course seems next to impossible. There’s good news though. Depending on your injury in question, there may not be a reason to derail your … [Read more...]

Are Squats The Best Exercise For You?

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Are you about ready to give up on squats all together since you’re not seeing the results you want? Squatting is an amazing exercise for you if you have adequate range of motion of the ankle, knee, and hip. But there’s a pretty good chance you’re missing out on the benefits of this exercise or causing yourself pain and injury if you’re just too tight to gain the proper form to produce effective … [Read more...]