Can’t make it to the gym? Work schedule is extra busy this week? Kids soccer practice this afternoon? I am not sure what to do! I can’t afford a gym!
How to Make it Fun, Rewarding, and COOL!
So, it’s dipping in the 40s tonight, is that a reason to put outdoor exercising on freeze? Well, with the right preparation, the answer is: No. Here are few recommendations to consider for a fun and safe cold-weather workout:
Did you know that you can lose as much as 50% of the body heat through the head(1)? The biggest concern for exercising in the cold is hypothermia, or too much heat loss. So always dress properly. A good rule-of-thumb to remember is
During the 1984 Olympics, the Russians realized that athletes who rehearsed their sport moves performed better than athletes who didn’t. Since then, several studies have shown the positive
The new year is finally here. It’s a new start, a clean slate and a fresh new page. So in celebration of this, I wanted to share with you a formula for setting fitness goals that would make them easier to reach.
I call it S.M.A.R.T. goal setting: S: specific, M: measurable, A: attainable, R: realistic, T: time-bound.
Let’s take a typical new-year resolution: “I want to lose weight and be healthy” and try to apply the S.M.A.R.T. approach to modify it.
Let the count down begin! The holidays are fast approaching and with that comes all the goodness of the holidays; scrumptious food, parties, shopping, and happy get-togethers. Also with the season comes the possibility of adding on thousands of unnecessary calories, weight gain, and an increased waist line.
Now that we are in the holiday season, weight gain is going to be a concern for many. Time limitation is also going to be an obstacle with everything that is going on; like shopping, family, holiday parties, etc. To help fight the potential excess calories that this time brings, I am rolling out the simple fitness challenge (below):
Have you ever thought about building a home gym? Especially now with the New Year’s fast approaching and all the specials on fitness equipment. The thought of a home gym is a compelling reason to start your healthy resolution. I mean why not? It offers a range of benefits in terms of flexibility and convenience. However, before you rush and grab that hot deal on those treadmills, below are few points to consider so you can decide the approach that best fits your fitness goals:
Can you believe it? The holiday season is almost here. Some may believe that it’s impossible to go through this wonderful time of the year without gaining weight. This year, try the tips below to help you enjoy this season’s festivities with minimal weight gain:
Today I wanted to take some time and talk about a topic that is often misunderstood, or sometimes completely ignored. As the title says, skipping the gym and taking a break from working out, is actually an important factor for the overall success of any training program...
In my career as a Personal Trainer, I am asked all the time about ways to insure the success of any fitness program. While there are several factors to help make a fitness program effective, today I wanted to focus on one of the most important and hardest thing you can do to help stay