Getting Back in Shape After The Winter Holidays
The winter holidays are probably the most beautiful time of year, but apart from the joy of Christmas and the excitement of New Year’s, they also mean an increased intake of fat foods and excess of sweets. While we all indulge ourselves with such a feast at the end of the year, it is important to get back on track as quickly as possible, as severe weight problems can appear.Warming Up Your Body’s ‘Spheres’
Many of the aches and pains, as well as some injuries that we incur, can be prevented with some simple warm up exercises such as the following. Even doing these every other day can bring you tremendous relief!7 Exercise Myths Debunked
As human beings, we tend to hear something that sounds plausible, and so we believe it. Or we hear something that actually sounds doubtful, but we hear it so many times that eventually we figure it must be true. And sometimes what we hear from friends (or people who are supposed to know what they’re talking about) we carry with us for a long, long time. Oftentimes believing false facts about our health doesn’t really hurt us, but usually it doesn’t help us either. Here are some exercise myths debunked – you may have heard one or two of them yourself:Exercise Will Keep You Fit and Healthy
Eat little is more healthful way to improve your health, but doing exercise to maintain or losing weight is more easy. Exercise means you are not participate in any marathon or other sports related activity to get exercise. when we do this the main aim is to stay active, even low impact exercise can help to stay healthy and fit. Exercise not only feels good, but also prevents chronic diseases, for good mood, boosts your energy level and gets proper sleep and the main thing is to control and maintain your weight. Morning walk is a good way to achieve the health benefits of physical activity because it is safe and easy. Walking is an aerobic exercise to help to reduce weight, it is good for your heart and helps prevent from osteoporosis.Focus on Form and Technique to Achieve the Best Fitness Results Safely
It’s easy to get caught up in trying to hit a particular rep range with kettlebell workouts. So many times people are fixated on doing x number of swings, squats, etc. But, to meet most health and fitness goals, the true focus really should be on the WAY the exercises are being performed.How Taking Up Exercise Can Bring Success to Other Areas of Your Life
When you exercise regularly, you feel better and when you feel better physically, you feel better mentally. In addition to that, your body starts to look better, which makes you feel good about your self image, creating a much more positive attitude to all areas of your life. When you feel good about yourself, inside and out, it shows! Have you ever noticed how happy people have a ‘happy energy’ about them, whilst people who are down or depressed have very ‘low energy’.The 6 Best Exercises for Weight Loss
Healthy eating and exercise must go hand-in-hand if you want to lose weight and keep it off. Certain exercises, however, burn more calories than others, so this article will list specific exercises that will burn more calories in less time to help you reach your weight loss goals faster.Should You Stretch Before Exercising?
Stretching has proven to be both beneficial and impractical. In short, if you are a person who is not really physically active on a daily basis, it would be best to stretch. Stretching may not be needed prior to going for a brisk walk. The best question to find your own personal answer to this is: what does your body feel like doing?Fifty Years Working Out and Still No Perfect Body
Fifty years of exercise and I still don’t have a perfect body but I can wear my daughters clothes and shop where she shops. I do know that bulges and rolls are not part of the natural aging process. They come from abuse and/or neglect. Wrinkles and neck? Okay. That’s a different story.Using Your Character Strengths to Support Your Exercise Routine – Part One
Exercise. It’s such a valuable thing to do. It’s great for both your mental and physical health and is something we should all be doing. You can exercise indoors, outdoors, alone or with others. There is something for us all. Despite all this, sometimes we can struggle trying to get into a regular routine of exercise as well as maintaining our motivation once we are started. As such, I thought it would be useful to draw on your 24 character strengths to help you on your fitness journey.Magnesium Deficiency May Be Another Reason for Cramps
As you get older do you tend to get cramps for seemingly no reason? Potassium deficiency may be one cause, but unless it is the result of something specific like kidney disease or diuretics, we usually attribute it to excessive sweating caused by heavy workouts. There is another cause that is coming to the fore, and that is magnesium deficiency, or more specifically an imbalanced ratio between calcium and magnesium.Bad Fitness Habits We Should Try to Overcome
Ideally a wide variety of exercises is a better way to optimum health than a few old standard exercise drills. The body will quickly adapt to any exercise routine if repeated, and change is necessary to keep your body challenged. Doing a full combination of core exercises, aerobic and anaerobic exercise along with strength training will all be vital.