Why You Should Start Strength Training in Your 60’s and Beyond
The World Health Organization states that ‘Muscle-strengthening activities should be done involving major muscle groups on 2 or more days a week’.
This post will explain the benefits if you to adhere to this recommendation and the steps you can take to start your strength training journey.
Why Should You Do Strength Training?
A common ...
How To Jump Rope For Weight Loss
Learn the different techniques you can use to jump rope and lose weight.
Jumping rope is one of the best yet underrated forms of cardio around. World-class athletes do it from boxers, football players, crossfitters and MMA fighters. The reason being is because it blasts fat while helping to improve endurance, coordination and ...
New Mom 5-Day Workout Plan
If you aren't able to sign up for mommy and me fitness classes then this new mom at-home 5-day exercise plan is just what you need.
Congratulations for becoming a new mom whether this is the first child or the third, whether you gave birth 3 months ago or 3 years ago. You should be applauded. I also understand, since I’m a ...
3 Science-Backed Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Workout
If you want to keep your gym time to a minimum, yet become leaner and stronger, you need to know how to make your workouts more effective with these tips.
Whether you’re at the beginning of your fitness journey or are a seasoned pro, these 3 science-backed tips will help you to get the most out of your next workout.
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How To Lose Belly Fat Quickly
It seems that everyone is trying to shed some belly fat, and there are countless schemes, diets, and tricks that claim to help with dropping the weight.
Yet, if they really worked, then wouldn’t everyone be doing them? Sometimes, the best thing you can do to lose belly fat is to stick to the simplicity of a healthy diet and exercise ...
Why You Can’t Lose Weight And How To Fix It
Better understand why you can't lose weight and strategies to help fix it.
Do you know that feeling of utter despair that overwhelms you when you stand on your scales and see that the digits are the same they were last week? Or, heaven forbid, even bigger?
My thoughts when that happened devolved into the self-depreciating spiral ...
6 Fantastic Benefits Of Jogging For The Mind
The next time you don't feel like lacing up for a nice indoor or outdoor jog consider these 6 fantastic benefits of jogging for the mind.
Aside from the obvious physical benefits of jogging, or any other physical exercise, there are several brain-related reasons why you should consider taking up jogging as soon as tomorrow.
Some think of ...
8 Actionable Ways To Lose Weight
If you have been struggling to lose weight then follow these 8 actionable ways you can do so effectively.
Weight loss is a relatively straightforward process. But that doesn’t make it easy.
Add to the fact that there is so much contradicting information out there and you’ve got yourself the perfect recipe for confusion and frustratio...
At-Home And Gym Workouts For Women
I get asked daily from the women in my free fitness accountability group about workouts they can conveniently do at home.
Then there are others who have gym membership and want something they can perform with gym weights and machines.
I know for myself, I have my own home gym filled with just about every piece of equipment one can think ...
4 Ways To Succeed At Fat Loss
It's a new year so keep reading to learn how you can realize successful fat loss results in the next twelve months and beyond.
In college I wore a size zero in bottoms and an XS in tops. I had the body of Kate Moss, rail thin with long limbs except I was no model. I was an Asian nerd who ate a lot of rice and did a lot of cardio.
All of ...
How To Create Your Own Amazing Home Gym
Building out your own home gym is an excellent option especially if you don’t have the funds or time to deal with annual gym contracts, other gym goers or no available gym equipment. Here’s how to create your own gym space at home.
Regular box gyms tend to be too overcrowded (especially during certain times of the year), noisy, ...
Losing Weight – How To Get Started
I get constant questions about how to get started losing weight so I put together some practical tips to help you get going and to be successful with it.
Reminder - this is strictly an example of what you can do to start your weight-loss journey. Of course always check with your physician before starting any exercise or nutrition program....
5 Most Popular Fitness Posts in 2018
2018 was a very good year for this fitness blog. After getting my personal training certification in 2016 it provided me the background to create more informative and science-based posts to benefit women who have health and fitness questions.
4 Simple Steps to Building Beginner Workout Programs
Here are 4 simple steps to assist anyone build an effective beginner workout program to help them achieve their fitness and health goals.
These 4 simple steps to building beginner workout programs aren't the same old same old. The best workout routines aren’t shaped out of a cookie-cutter ready to put into service by every single one of ...
Kettlebell Workouts for Weight Loss
If you’ve been looking for kettlebell workouts for weight loss you’ve come to the right place. Weight loss is most affected by a change in diet, but that doesn’t mean that your exercise regimen should take a back seat.
In fact, you can use kettlebells to burn fat and increase weight loss at the same time that you build lean ...
6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight
Losing weight can be tough. And if you don't see the scale move, there could be valid reasons for that. Keep reading to find out what they are.
You have been at the top of your weight training and healthy eating plan for the past month, so you expect to see results. But what if you step on the scale and realize that you ...
5 Reasons Women Should Build Muscle
Here are 5 reasons why women should build lean muscle. Women in the gym tend to steer clear of anything that involves lifting weights. If you've ever been to one, you've probably noticed that. Maybe you're a woman yourself.
When someone suggests that you start lifting, the first thing you think is that you don't want to bulk up and ...