The truth is that there is no “right” time to get started. The perfect time is right now. And, what better time to start than at the beginning of a new month. Christmas and the holiday season are creeping up fast and that means you’ll be facing a lot of temptations along with the possibility of getting into your swimsuit. ..
You might want to get healthy but you’re not sure where to start or you don’t want to start living at the gym. The good news is that you don’t have to to get some great benefits. Firstly, if you want to lose weight you do need to start exercising. At least three times a week, 30 minutes each time. This is wha ..
The back is often the last part of the body that people think about until they need to try on a bra, wear a strapless dress or get the bikini out. Targeting your back muscles will help you look good any time of year and help you with your overall shape. But more importantly, strengthening these forgotten muscles will help you feel good and redu ..
Everybody hits a wall at some point in their training. You start seeing some wonderful changes in your body and then suddenly your progress grinds to a halt. Exercise plateaus and setbacks can be extremely frustrating, and can derail even the most ambitious workout plans. Weight loss plateaus are to be expected as you are losing weig ..
We can all experience some aches and pains when we’re training. The discomfort you feel 24 hours or more after exercising is commonly known as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). DOMS is the result of micro tears to your muscle fibres caused by excessive or new exercise. It’s common when you’re just starting a new routine or ..
Days of sitting or wearing heels can actually tighten up the muscles in the front of your hips, which shuts down the muscles in the back which can get worse over time and lead to a flat or shapeless butt. The key to a great butt is to focus on the big, compound movements, such as deadlifts, squats and lunge variations. These fundamental movemen ..
A good breakfast fuels you up and gets you ready for the day. In general, kids and adults who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school or work, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired. According to Better Health Channel (Victoria) (http://www.bet ..
Snacking can actually work as an advantage for your weight loss because it’s actually a good thing to eat frequently instead of waiting until you're extremely hungry. It can stop you from overeating and it helps keep your blood sugar levels normal and brain chemistry in balance. By pre-planning for snacks and eating the right f ..
Workouts can boost your energy and mood along with all the other health benefits. But, sometimes our workout can make us hungrier and we end up eating enough food to more than undo our last sweat session. While exercise can actually be an awesome appetite suppressant, if you're making one of these mistakes you might find yourself stuck in ..
It’s important to be in tune with your body and any changes that may occur. It’s common these days to jump onto Google and figure out what the new change could signify. Self-diagnoses is on the rise and is a concern when people are under or over estimating exactly what the issue is. Nevertheless, whatever the c ..