5 Reasons Why Lifting Weights is a Woman’s Best Friend
I constantly hear from clients, when asked about their fitness goals, that they want to lose weight. Once I create their workout plan and they see the amount of weight lifting is included many immediately question why I designed their program that way. They then express concerns about growing big and bulky.
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5 Top Tips to Lose Body Fat
Forget about weight loss!
It’s a term that’s constantly being thrown around in the media, making it to the top choice for New Year resolutions every year.
Instead focus on fat loss. What’s the difference you may ask?
Weight is the number you see when you step on the scale. It fluctuates depending on which day of the week it is and ...
3 Tips to Get Energy For Workouts
It’s that time of year where the gyms will once again be crowded with New Year resolutioners which I think is a great thing. If you are one then you want to keep reading this. If you aren’t used to working out as a routine it can be a little tough to get your energy up on a regular basis to keep it going after the initial excitement ...
Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid
As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight. The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my clients and people whose weight seems to yo-yo and provide solutions so you either can stop ...
3 Tips For the Ultimate Fit Body and Mind
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It is actually quite amazing that the activities that support a healthy body are also the same activities that support a healthy mind and brain. It may not sound like much but as our bodies’ age, it doesn’t function at full capacity as when we were in our early 20’s. The same goes ...
How To Build Muscle At Home
Generally, we want to hit the gym every single day and work out our muscle with weights and all the machines in there, right? However, not all of us have that luxury. Sometimes, we’re too busy to go to the gym, even 3 times a week. And this is the reason why you need to think about working out from home.
However, the problem is there are ...
The Power Of A Fitness Community
We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to achieve our fitness goals, which should be the case since it is an individual accomplishment. However, it is as important, if not more, to surround yourself with others that want you to reach your fitness goals as much as you do. The slightest support or motivation from others can make the ...
How to Warm Up Before Exercising
When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, warming up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason.
We all know how beneficial physical exercise ...
7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout
As you can imagine, there are so many exercises and variations, it’s sure to make you dizzy but don’t fret, we have compiled a list of some of the most effective total body exercises.
You will find that these exercises have a lot in common such as they are basic moves, don’t require equipment, just body weight and are compound ...
September #NoFluff Fitness Challenge
Registration is open so sign up today for the #NoFluff Challenge (SEPTEMBER): http://bit.ly/NoFluff3.
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This program is a total body challenge with workouts to focus on 1 body part a day, 6 days a week with 1 day's rest. ...
How To Lose Weight With Technology
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Technology has reached the state of having the power to help you with almost every aspect of your life. With it getting so smart, it has become possible for you to follow up on your daily habits in order to correct and improve them.
Fitness shops are full of various gadgets that you can make ...
How Fitness Can Affect Your Wellbeing
Positive Effects of Fitness
Fitness in this context can be explained to be the ability of the body to remain in good health, to be able to do our day to day activities without undue fatigue and remain physically fit.
Common components of fitness include; Muscular power, muscular strength, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular power, ...
How to Get Lean With Cardio
Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with challe...
Cardio Versus Weight Training For Fat Loss
The average gym goer would probably tell themselves "If I want to burn fat, do more cardio" and "If I want to build more muscle, I should lift weights".
Well with this article, we prove that weight training tops cardio for fat loss for many reasons.
Could Weight Training Strictly Be Used For Fat Loss? Yes it can.
Carb Cycling Plan – The Ultimate Lean Gains Solution
When it comes to not only burning fat, but actually gaining lean muscle mass in the process, a lot of people tend to find themselves avoiding all fats like the plague, including healthy fats such as polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats.
When it comes to fat loss and lean gains, however, studies have found that carbohydrates ...
8 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out
For a lot of us, finding the motivation to exercise can be difficult sometimes. After all, it's much, much easier to stay in bed for a half hour more than to get out of bed and get your butt to the gym.
Admit it, how familiar is this scenario? You plan your workout schedule for the next four weeks and get super pumped about it. ...
3 Things You Need to Power Through a Powerhouse Workout
What is going on Fitness Family? I'm back with another powerful workout but first let me share some top tips that will help you power through this workout and beyond.
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Get Enough Rest
In order to get through a challenging workout you ...
7 Lower Body Exercises for a Toned Shape
A perfectly fit body is the goal of everyone. People tend to control eating and maintain a healthy diet to be able to achieve this goal. The balanced meals are combined with the proper exercise routines which involve movements of several body parts. Workouts dedicated for the lower extremities have been introduced to address problems ...
Finding Fitness: Top Apps to Help You Make Healthy Changes
Fitness does not involve a quest or magical elixir. Basically, you’re looking to make minor changes that will have a major impact on your health and life. Those changes can start today and technology can help. Here’s a range of apps that will help you get in shape and keep you there. Make some healthy changes that start with a few finger ...
Fuel Your Bangin’ Bosu Workout with Quest Cinnamon Crunch Protein Powder
If you want a bangin' Bosu workout keep reading. I’m asked all the time for recommendations of a pre-workout by my clients constantly. I tell them there are some key things a pre-workout should do for you:
Give you energy
Feed your muscles
Not make you feel weighed down
Help you with your endurance
Increase your ...