Contemplating running a marathon? If you're not prepared when it comes to race day you can expect many hours of suffering and struggle. Let me set you off on the right track!
Getting in shape takes more than aerobic exercise. While aerobics are an important component of overall fitness, you also need to incorporate muscle building workouts several times a week to achieve a well-balanced exercise program. The benefits of aerobics are well known. When you exercise aerobically you strengthen your heart muscle as well as your … Continue reading You Need More Than Aerobic Exercise…
In the bodybuilding world, you may hear about "muscle building food." What exactly is "muscle building food?" Is this food that actually builds muscles for you? "Muscle Building Food" is essentially food that aids in building muscles. It does not, by any means, build the muscle for you. Most "muscle building food" is high … Continue reading What is “Muscle Building Food?”
This is the time of liposuction, botox treatment, face-lift, skin stretching, and other synthetic treatments to achieve a good-looking (and hopefully healthy) figure. However, the point to be taken seriously is that nothing, not even the said services worth thousands of dollars, can beat a good diet. A healthy combination of food provides a strong … Continue reading What’s In A Good Diet?
There are many reasons why you might consider hiring a fitness trainer to help you with exercise and advice about nutrition. One might be that you feel you need an expert in the field to help make sure you are doing all your exercises properly. Another might be that you want this person to … Continue reading What to Look For When Selecting a Fitness Trainer…
In 1993, the Harvard Medical School released the results of research that studied the diets of those countries bordering on the Mediterranean. Their findings suggested that fat and carbohydrates were NOT the main culprits in obesity and heart disease, but rather that the RIGHT fats and carbohydrates should be the base for a healthy … Continue reading What Is The Mediterranean Diet?
Weight loss is one of those subjects that everyone is always talking about. It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing or hearing some type of weight loss message. Stories of the dangers of not losing weight appear regularly on our news feeds. Retail outlets and the internet both are full of weight loss books and … Continue reading 5 Super Simple Weight Loss Tips
If you’re struggling with your motivation, or you simply want to squeeze more out of every workout you do, then one of the smartest moves you can make is to get a workout buddy. In fact, having the right workout buddy can often be the difference between failure and success, mediocre results and incredible results. … Continue reading 10 Really Good Reasons to Get a Fitness or Sporting Buddy
According to the American Dietetic Association, the difference between weight loss and weight gain can be as little as 100 calories a day. A lot of people suffer from 'weight creep' - those nagging pounds that creep on over the years - at an average of about 2 pounds per year. That's 20 pounds in ten … Continue reading What’s 100 Calories A Day?
Here's a question you've heard many times before: How many glasses of water do you drink each day? Two, three, four... more? You've heard it so often because it's a very important question, prompting you to think about the amount of water you consume, urging you to drink more... Get the basics right, like eating … Continue reading Water and Your Health – Did You Know…