20 Minute KETTLEBELL HIIT Workout Class for Strength & Intense Cardio in One

Combating Depression With Exercise

Personal training is not often associated with mental health, and in particular with depression. However, exercise is. There are numerous studies that show that taking part in physical activity reduces the symptoms of depression. Some go further to suggest that activity such as running has the power to cure depression. Is there a way to lead those with symptoms or a diagnosis of clinical depression to take up personal training? We share the mental health benefits of exercising with a personal trainer if you are feeling low and advice on taking steps towards working closely with other professionals to help those with depression to take up regular physical activity.

How Exercise Helps Fight Stress

Many people feel stressed out as they go about their daily lives, but some people cope with their stress better than others do. If you are feeling stressed out and you don’t know where to turn for easy, but safe stress relief, then you may want to consider taking up exercise. Not only does exercise help to promote physical health, but it can also improve the mental health of participants.

Tips for Sleeping After a Workout

It was previously thought that for most people exercising right before bedtime was a hindrance to better sleep. A recent study found that wasn’t really the case; a reported 83% of respondents said they sleep better after they exercise, even if it is immediately before going to sleep. In the same survey people who say they exercise moderately to vigorously slept better on workout days than days than when they didn’t work out. Generally speaking it can be said that exercise regardless of when it is done allows people to sleep better.

Exercises and Workouts – Lunge Variations You Must Consider

As you get going on your strength training workout program, which is a must-do for anyone looking to optimize the control they have over their blood sugar levels, one of the best exercises to ensure you are getting into the picture is the lunge. Lunges are great because they’ll hit the glutes, hamstrings, quads, as well as the core muscles in your body as they help to keep you upright with every step that you take. If you find yourself getting bored with the standard walking lunge however, there are some other variations you should consider adding to the protocol instead. Here are the main ones to consider…

Techniques for Abdominal Definition

If you want those cut abs by summer, now is the time to start doing the work. Genetics are less of a role than most people believe, especially when it come to core definition. Focusing on the right aspects of fitness and nutrition will shape your body however you please, it just takes knowledge, hard work and dedication. Here are a few effective techniques for you to get the abs you can show off proudly.

Cool Exercises to Flatten Your Stomach

We all want a figure that looks super fabulous and when it comes to those toned abs we do not mind going to length for perfecting them. Hitting the gym is the foremost thing everyone starts with but with the busy schedule and the time consumption in social activities, things get a bit hectic to go those extra paces to the gym and working out there every day. So why not spend some quality time at home and do a few stomach exercises and get that fantabulous figure we always wished for.

Exercises and Workouts – A Workout Partner Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Getting geared up to start your first fitness plan? Or, perhaps you were steadily working out for years already but happened to let your efforts slip and fell off the bandwagon. Now you are making a comeback. Whatever the case, having a workout buddy by your side can make the process that much easier and can mean the difference between success and failure. But, you need to choose your workout buddy correctly. The wrong workout buddy may actually hinder your results – so you need to think carefully to ensure you are selecting effectively. Here are three quick tips…

Using Gyms As an Antidote for Stress

Stress impacts your physical and mental health. Head to one of your local gyms and get active to help fight off those worries.

Walk Your Dog and Keep in Shape

How can you keep in shape if you walk your dog? If you own a dog, you will develop a routine of walking the dog. That people who walk a dog will get some exercise through their walking is obvious. But a study at Michigan University has revealed that people who walk a dog are more likely to have more overall physical activity.

The Kettlebell: Your Defense Against Weakness

There is an oddly shaped round weight with a flat bottom, it has a handle on top of it and people use it for exercising. It is a kettlbell and it has multiple uses. Like a dumbbell, you select the weight that is appropriate for you.

Is Your Workout Killing You?

Is your workout killing you? It just might be. Typical cardio and endurance training (that is, any strenuous, non-stop workout of more than 20 minutes in length) take a vicious toll on your body that mainstream sources seem to completely ignore.

Exercises and Workouts – What To Look For When Choosing A Home Cardio Machine

If you’re looking to invest in a home cardio machine to help you reach your cardiovascular fitness goals, it’s critical you have a good idea of what to look for. A home cardio machine is highly convenient and for some, perhaps this may be the only way they are going to be getting that workout in. So what should you be seeking? Here are some key tips to remember…

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