How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

What’s the best diet for healthy weight loss? Pick up any diet book and it will claim to hold all the answers to successfully losing all the weight you want—and keeping it off. Some claim the key is to eat less and exercise more, others that low fat is the only way to go, while others prescribe cutting out carbs. So, what should you believe? The truth is there is no “one size fits all” solution to permanent healthy weight loss. What works for one person may not work for you, since our bodies respond…

Challenge Yourself Daily

Challenge Yourself Daily

I was thinking about making a comeback, until I pulled a muscle vacuuming. – Johnny Bench The fastest way to improve your fitness is to challenge yourself daily to make improvements no matter how small they might be. These small improvements not only help your fitness but they also help you to develop a winning mindset where you know that every day you are getting better in some way. Even if, in the course of a whole resistance training workout you only manage to do a few more repetitions in one exercise or lift a…

Circuit Training is Fun

Circuit Training is Fun

Laughter is the most healthful exertion. – Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland Circuit training is a fun way to get fit. It is also an excellent form of training to help people to stay motivated as you get a variety of exercises to perform in the course of a training session. A well-designed fitness-training program will also target all the muscles of the body so you will be getting a full body workout at each session. Combined with upbeat music that many gyms have on with circuit training, the time tends to pass a lot faster and…

Exercise and Back Pain

Exercise and Back Pain

My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit. – Phyllis Diller With the majority of people experiencing some form of back pain in life an exercise program that assists in the strength and flexibility of the back will be highly beneficial. It can help to reduce or eliminate back pain, or for those who have never suffered with back problems, it might be all that is needed to ensure that back pain won’t be a part of your life. There are various exercises that can help with the strength and flexibility of the back.…

Finding Time for Fitness Training

Finding Time for Fitness Training

Fifty years ago people finished a days work and needed rest. Today they need exercise. – Anonymous With the demands of modern life we tend to neglect the most important things, like the condition of our body and our health. How often do we use the excuse that we just don’t have the time for fitness training? By taking the time to plan our lives we will always allow for our heath and find the time for some form of fitness. This time is essential to rejuvenate the body and the mind and you will…