Don’t we all aspire to being bodybuilders? Well, not really, but building muscle has its place in weight loss for sure. Losing weight is a multi-faceted deal, but replacing fat with muscle is a key component for both men and women. (more…)
As a personal trainer, I hear a lot of my clients say that they would love to set up a home workout space, followed by a list of reasons why it hasn’t happened yet. Why does it sound like such a great idea, but they haven’t done it yet? The few clients who have done so are very happy that they have this great space to workout at home whenever they want to! (more…)
Is losing weight your nemesis? Well, you are not alone, if it is. Watch this short video for our top 10 fitness tips for weight loss. You will find a few nuggets, for sure. (more…)
What is Yoga?
Yoga has been around long before gym classes and exercise videos. The word “Yoga” comes from an ancient Indian language, Sanskrit, and is interpreted to mean “union”. Through the union of mind, body, and spirit, a person is in harmony with himself and his surroundings. Traditionally, this is achieved through meditation, breathing, and movement, three pillars of yoga. (more…)
If You Only Have Ten Minutes, Do This
There goes the day again! No exercise, ate too much at lunch, feeling kind of cranky, and you just want to sit down on the couch and watch TV. Sound familiar? If you say “yes”, you are not alone. You just need to shift your attitude towards exercising and ditch the “all-or-none” mindset. (more…)
Stretching after a workout helps to reduce muscle soreness and increases your blood circulation. These are some great stretches you can do if you are a beginner.
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By Sue Bream yoursimplehealthylife.com
The plank is one of the best exercises for targeting your core, is easily modifiable for different fitness levels or injuries, and doesn’t take long to measure improvement. Just about anyone can do some variation of it, it can be done virtually anywhere indoors or outdoors, it requires no equipment, and it is effective. There are so many plank variations, that it won’t get boring any time soon. With all of these great reasons to do the plank, why do some people find that they are not getting results? (more…)