Body fat is the enemy—at least, that is what you are led to believe. But the truth is that it is not smart or safe to eliminate body fat completely. Your body actually needs fat, and for a variety of reasons, some of which are listed below. So continue reading to learn why the goal should never be to eliminate body fat entirely, but rather to reduce it to a healthy level. […]
Cellulite is a common, and embarrassing, problem. And it can be difficult to get rid of it, too. If you have tried a few different solutions but your cellulite won’t go away, give the following tips and tricks a try, as you might finally achieve some success. Focus on Your Diet What you eat can Read more about If Your Cellulite Won’t Go Away, These Tips May Help[…]
You worked hard to get your body summer-ready, but now it is time to work on incorporating some extra bikini season fitness tips into your workout routine. In this way, you can maintain that sexy, slim, and toned body all summer long. Don’t quit now! Know When to Eat the Most Calories To maintain your Read more about Bikini Season Fitness Tips for a Toned Body All Summer Long[…]
Will targeted workouts actually tone up flabby areas with exercise? It’s a question most of us have asked. The odds are that we’ve asked it more than once. With all the workouts online that promise to be able to shrink your middle, butt or thighs, it’s easy to think that certain movements are all you need to zap those problem zones.
The key to knowing if you can tone up flabby areas with exercise is to understand the difference between toning muscle and burning fat. There is a very large difference between the two and they are often confused for one another.
To answer the question simply: yes, you can tone up flabby areas with exercise. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you can use a targeted movement to burn fat in one specific part of your body. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works.
Ever been curious about how your body changes with regular exercise? What if you were to discover that the only reaction is not fat burning. More interested yet? Because the truth of the matter is that regular physical activity produces a tremendous spectrum of physical, mental and emotional benefits.
How your body changes with regular exercise goes far beyond building some muscle or slimming down your middle. Believe it or not, if you are typically sedentary and all you do is add a brisk walk to most days of your week, you’ll experience changes right down to the cells of your body. Your brain patterns will change. You’ll be at a lower risk of a huge list of diseases, including type 2 diabetes and even some cancers. The longer you keep up the activity, the better and broader the benefits.
When you love running, even the cold and wet weather can’t get in your way. However, if you don’t have the right shoes for winter running, it can make your favorite sport into a far less pleasant experience. After all, if you’re trying to keep up your groove, it becomes a great deal harder if freezing cold water is squishing up between your toes.
This year, focus on the right shoes for winter running and you’ll find the experience warmer, dryer and safer on slick running surfaces. It may mean that you’re spending a bit more on shoes each year but once you give them a try, you’ll know that they’re more than worth your while. […]
Thanksgiving is the holiday that is synonymous with overeating, carb comas, and the kickoff to the end-of-the-year shopping season. While there isn’t much that you can do about the effects of carbs or gift buying stress on your body, you do have some control over those extra calories at the dinner table. Below are some of the best Thanksgiving workouts to battle the mashed potatoes and other treats that become abundant during the holiday season.
Go for a Jog After Dinner
Everyone has that one family member, or several family members, that they want to run away from when the holidays come around, and while it might be tempting to leave the table and get far away from Aunt Fran and Uncle Tony, it isn’t always considered acceptable behavior. […]
Are you searching for a new workout routine that will get you excited to exercise and help you achieve powerful fitness results? Then you definitely want to give Tabata a try.
You have probably heard of Tabata, but if you are unsure of the benefits of this new workout routine and you want to know more about what results with Tabata you can expect, keep reading for some helpful information.
Burn a High Amount of Calories
One of the most desirable effects of doing a Tabata workout is the ability to burn a lot of calories. […]
Getting to the gym and working out regularly is a really important component to any fitness plan, especially if you’re trying to lose weight and get in the best shape of your life. But if you’re too embarrassed to go to the gym because you don’t feel like you’re thin enough or strong enough, especially when compared to those who go to the gym consistently, you may be unable to overcome your fear of judgment. If that’s the case, keep reading for a few helpful tips that will allow you to overcome your anxiety and get to the gym with confidence.
You’re Not Really Being Judged
Truthfully, the people who are at the gym working hard aren’t judging you. If anything, they admire you for making the effort to go to the gym and work hard and with dedication to get in shape. […]
Just because you want to get strong and toned doesn’t mean that you need to use artificial products to transform your body. Rather than opting for products like steroids or hormones, you can instead get ripped naturally if you follow the healthy approach and tips that are listed below.
Get Carbs in Your Diet
There are a lot of diets out there, along with so-called experts, that recommend cutting carbs out completely from your diet. However, this is incorrect because if you slash your carb intake completely, your mood will be adversely affected and you’ll feel lethargic, as you won’t have enough energy. […]