When weight loss is the goal, it’s best to have a few helpful tips to fall back on. While on the road to weight loss, we face roadblocks and the occasional failure. It takes times and a huge change in habits. That’s why we’re going to give you some tips that you can easily apply to your daily life. Although simple, they’ll take the edge off your weight loss journey.
Are you feeling slow and forgetful? This could be due to fatigue, your level of activity, environment, lifestyle and even genetics. However, you do not have to resign to such living. There are foods that can keep you sharp and alert, ensuring that you are sharp and productive. After all, just as there are foods for the heart, muscles, stomach, etc, there are healthy foods for your brain.
Building a home gym is super simple. It can be a designated room or a corner in your living room bedroom or office. As long as you have enough space to exercise safely and a place to store a few equipment essentials, you’re good. Below are 5 things you need in your home gym. Each one opens a world of possibilities, has a place in any workout routine and, to top it all off, each item is affordable. Staying fit and healthy at home shouldn’t cost a lot of money. Check them out.
Today is the youngest you and your body will ever be. Naturally, age comes with health challenges and diminishing control over your future. Very soon your face will not be as smooth, your body will cease to be as flexible and you will have no time for the things you love most. It is therefore important to make the right lifestyle choices as early as possible to ensure that you celebrate a healthy and vibrant future.
Attending your first yoga class is exciting. It is the start of your journey. There’s so much to learn, so much to do and you may even make some new friends in the process. The thing is, very few know what they should bring to class. All your class essentials are below.
Everyone should aim for killer glutes. Aside from the impact building, such a large muscle group has on the metabolism, a nice backside makes all physiques more aesthetically pleasing. In women, it creates curves, tones and tightens while well-developed glutes are the perfect complement to the strong quads men work so hard for. Check out the killer glute workout below. Along with delivering the results you want, no equipment is needed so you can do this workout ANYWHERE.
Before getting started, warm up. A brisk walk or jog will do the trick. Keep your warm up between 5-10 minutes then cool down with a few stretches to return to your neutral posture and promote blood flow to muscles after the final exercise. Both will speed up your recovery.
The list of yoga poses (asanas) is vast but there are a few you have either already heard of or poses you will probably learn in your first few yoga classes so why not go over some of them right now? Perhaps you’ve been brushing up on some poses and want a little more information or are deciding if yoga will deliver the benefits you’re looking for. Below you’ll find explanations of six basic yoga poses as well as some helpful info about each along with their incredible benefits.
As physical fitness improves, stress management improves. Regular exercise is by far the most effective stress reducing technique. It alleviates the tension that makes us feel like we’re going to burst, stabilizes mood, boosts self-esteem and improves sleep (which we all know is another natural stress reliever). Best of all, you can do a little exercise whenever you’re under pressure; even if you just do a few pushups. Let’s take a closer look at how regular exercise impacts stress.
Whether a friend sparked your interest or you’ve been reading up on the many benefits of yoga, it’s best to learn a few of the core fundamentals before jumping in with both feet. If you’re going to do something, you want to do it right and understand it. Yoga goes beyond the impressive poses and growing popularity. Check out some of the core fundamentals of yoga in the next few pages.
Most can get over the discomfort experienced during workouts and even grow accustomed to the burn. What people dread is post exercise soreness. For many, they’re fine right after but once they wake up the following morning, they’re greeted by soreness and stiffness. Is it unbearable? No, but we can go without it. Here are a few things you can do to reduce post exercise soreness.