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
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.
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:
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...
Effective Ways to Break a Workout Plateau
Haven’t seen a weight loss lately? Are you truly watching your diet and portions but the scale is not budging? Are you spending hours on the treadmill or outside completing miles and miles of cardio and all you see is the same weight?
10 Easy rules to help you lose weight and keep it off. Free poster included!
Hurricane Preparation Left You Feeling Sore? Here are 6 Exercises to Get You Stronger than any Storm!
When Hurricane Matthew veered its path towards South FL, many of us found ourselves caught with the urgent task of preparing for the massive storm. This preparation included demanding physical tasks, like lifting heavy and large objects (storm shutters, furniture, boxes, etc.) and climbing ladders. It’s also no surprise that many of us found our necks, shoulders, arms, backs, and legs sore on the days after.
Are you looking to start exercising, but feel short on time? Do you dread the thought of spending hours on the treadmill? Are you looking for an exercise that is fun and easy on the joints? Are you looking for an exercise that’s suitable for a beginner, but can also be challenging to a seasoned pro?