Well, 2020 is the year that seems to go on forever! However, in some cases, it went too fast. You thought you were going to lose the quarantine weight gain when summer came. But now it’s almost winter and you’re worried about gaining more. Winter is a tough time to stay in shape. You’re inside […]
When you’ve been sedentary and morbidly obese for a long time, it can be difficult to get into a regular exercise routine. Following the weight loss that comes from bariatric surgery, you’ll feel renewed energy. But you may still need to take things at a slow pace for your safety. It’s unlikely you’ll be ready […]
Do you want to see results from your exercise sessions? Regardless of your goals, results are only achievable with the right intensity. Walking on a treadmill for 30 minutes will do nothing compared to running for the same amount of time. The more intense your workouts are, the quicker you will see results. So, here […]
It seems a common-sense deduction that too much sitting causes obesity. But now we have reliable science to that back-up. Science also shows that too much sitting increases the risks for metabolic syndrome (aka belly fat) and diabetes type 2. Both metabolic syndrome and diabetes type 2 are obesity-related illnesses. So it is obvious that […]
My tummy tuck led to an incredible 8 inches lost from my waist in only three months! But not everyone wants to have plastic surgery. And the good news is there is an excellent exercise for a smaller waist. It’s called isometric contraction and according to BodyBuilding.com it is one of the best exercises we can do. […]
I alternate days between my ab circuit workout and high-intensity sprinting walking interval training. Sprinting is a high-intensity short-duration movement at the highest speed you can safely muster. It’s fun. It’s easy. You go at your own pace. And it’s great for fast fat loss. …two minutes of intensity equals 30 minutes of steady-state exercise… Increase Metabolism, […]
Each of us has a certain level of improved wellbeing after weight loss. And while dropping our excess weight is hugely important to our health, there is more that can be done to heighten our wellbeing after weight loss. Consider this: While some people have a more elevated feeling of wellbeing after weight loss, others […]
Looking after your body through exercise and diet takes a lot of time and thought. For example, you’re going to be asking yourself to resist natural urges and force yourself to avoid things you actively enjoy. While that all might seem like a negative, the reality is they are huge positives. Being fit and healthy […]
You don’t need a fitness studio to get fit at home! I would say the most common excuse for not exercising or getting active is that you don’t have time to go to the gym or go out for a run. The second most common excuse is that you can’t afford to join a gym […]
Exercise is a vital aspect of maintaining a healthy weight and living a long life. However, you need to approach it in the right way, if it is to work for you. That is why you need to get into good habits. Habits that will not only make each session easier but allowing you to […]
If you are hoping to lose weight, then you will probably need to make sure that you are approaching it from a number of angles. The truth is that losing weight is a struggle for so many of us, in part because it can be hard to grasp how to actually go about it in […]
When I was first introduced to the term pilates an immediate curiosity came over me. What is pilates, I wondered? And I soon learned that pilates is a system of exercise developed by a man with the same name, Joseph Pilates. “Exercise!” I thought… and my curiosity waned. I was on the overflow side of […]
We all know that a good diet is needed for our bodies to get the most out of exercise and working out. In fact, without a diet that is rich in energy, you will find that your performance starts to diminish in each of your workouts. You could feel really tired and exhausted as soon […]
Restorative Yoga can bring many positive health benefits and can be an excellent beginner exercise for those who’ve had bariatric surgery and/or have been sedentary. This gentle exercise form helps students gain flexibility and has been shown to greatly reduce stress and anxiety. It really is a perfect form of activity for most newbies to exercise! Of […]
The majority of people tend to use a gym to workout, but this isn’t necessarily the best option for all of us. Some of us feel self-conscious working out alongside regular gym goers, some of us are put off by pricey membership plans, and others simply can’t find the motivation to travel to the gym […]
Whether you’re trying to get more active, to improve your mental health, or simply to get out of the home a little more often, walking is of tremendous benefit. It improves your energy levels, helps you get a more fulfilling sleep, and it gives you a chance to get away from the daily struggle of […]
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2 months ago
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