Reinvigorates Your Body and
There's a British psychologist
who has done a study concluding that January 23rd is the most
day of the year. This could be due to the weather or the fact that it's
more or less the middle of winter for many people.
Whether or not this is true,
the best way to stay positive whenever you are feeling a little tired
depressed or the weather has got you down is to exercise. Exercising
your mind off any worries or problems. It allows you to stay positive
attack any issues or problems you may have in a new positive light.
also reinvigorates your body by filling your lungs with more air,
allowing your whole body to be refreshed, full of new energy.
Posted on: Monday January
Setting for Weight Loss and Exercise
Often when people begin exercising
or start a weight loss program, they tend to focus on short-term goals.
When those goals aren't realized or they may be set too high and are
unattainable, they get frustrated and discouraged. A negative attitude
sets in and they eventually give up.
Rather than looking towards
the short-term, try to set long-term goals that are achievable and more
realistic. By doing this, you are taking much smaller steps towards
goals. You see better results and as a result, you are maintaining a
outlook. Eventually as you persevere, you will achieve your long-term
and feel good about yourself, your results.
This short tip is just a
generalization. Some people will tend to lose weight or benefit from
at a much faster pace, while others at a much slower. It all depends on
many factors including your metabolism. Just remember to adjust any
according to your honest ability to achieve them.
Posted on: Sunday January
To Exercise At All Ages
It's never too late to begin
exercising or to exercise. Ideally you should begin exercising when you
are young and continue throughout your life. Once you stop, for many
it becomes difficult to get back into it and for most people, they gain
weight as a result. Just yesterday, I heard about a recent study in the
news that concluded that seniors who exercise will not get Alzheimer's
Another point is that many
children these days are over-weight due to a lack of exercise. Instead
of taking part in sports, be it organized or not, they are in front of
their video games. Technology in today's society is great but can be
to our health. Also, if parents don't exercise, this sends a negative
to the kids. The point I'm trying to make is that when parents exercise
and live a healthy lifestyle this sends a positive message to your kids
and reinforces the need to exercise for all age groups.
I know it may be hard to
begin exercising or you try every year and then quit. In these cases
really need some expert fitness guidance and advice.
Posted on: Tuesday January
You've probably heard this
many times before, but it's worth repeating. To lose excess weight or
your ideal weight you must exercise and eat properly. They go both hand
in hand. If you are looking to add size to your physique i.e.
athletes, again you must exercise and make the proper nutritional
Today, I will only discuss the importance of exercise and nutrition
weight loss, maintaining your ideal weight.
Exercising regularly between
2 to 3 days a week is important in maintaining strong bones, a healthy
heart and for keeping excess weight off. It can encompass anything from
a daily brisk walk to cycling, rollerblading or weight training.
a combination of weight training and some cardio exercises.
Many people attempt to exercise,
but soon give up. Be it due to lack of willpower, time or lack of
It's important that when you start to exercise that it becomes part of
your lifestyle. That's where an online fitness program will help you.
With respect to proper nutrition,
there are so many diet programs but which one is right for you? Which
actually work? It's tough to decide. You may consider reading the
excellent book, The
Flavor Point Diet. It discusses how the choices of food we
our appetite and whether or not we overeat. By making the correct food
choices you can eat the right amount of food and prevent weight gain or
lose weight by changing your eating habits.
Posted on: Saturday January
7, 2006 5:22pm
Gains - Tip on increasing muscle
strength with weight training
So you've been exercising
with weights regularly, say 3-4 times a week over the last few years,
you haven't made any gains in strength lately. With the new year, maybe
now is a good time to re-evaluate your workout routine.
If you are experiencing this,
it's likely due to the fact that your muscles have grown accustomed to
the weights you are using. Try this approach. Increase the weights you
are using. For example if you are bench pressing, say the most you can
do is 180 pounds at 10-12 repetitions, increase this to 190 pounds. Do
as many reps as you possibly can. Don't worry if you can only do 6-8
The point of this method of weight training is to force your muscles to
get stronger when lifting the heavier weights. It's not about whether
not you can complete a desired number of repetitions. Make sure when
are training this way you use proper form because you want to increase
your strength and not hurt yourself over the long run. You may also
shortening your workout time a little because this method of training
taxing on your body.
This is only an example.
You may want to go as heavy as you can and perform only 4 reps. Over
you will find that you will increase your strength gradually and safely.
Posted on: Thursday January
5, 2006 10:38am
Your Abdominal Muscles,
Looking to get toned and
flat abs for the summer? Now's a good time as any to start working on
A lot of people seem to feel
they have to have six-pack looking abs. You don't necessarily have to
abdominals that look rock hard like they were sculpted to have great
abs. The key is to tone them and strengthen them. Toned abs not only
great, but stregnthening them helps you to keep your lower back strong
and helps with your posture. So not only does it help with your
appearance, but it has health benefits.
All it takes is 10-15 minutes
a day, 3 times a week. You can do it almost anywhere and no equipment
even necessary! Just vary the exercises up over the three day period.
can find some simple exercises for your abs here.
Posted on: Wednesday January
4, 2006 12:45pm