Functional fitness is based on natural moves that help you perform better in everyday life. It focuses exercises that engage more muscles at the same time, require coordination and burn more energy. Because of this, functional exercises improve your mobility and agility, can enhance mood and can help you get slimmer. With a functional fitness r ..
A toned, flat tummy is a goal that so many of us are trying to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favourite foods isn’t really that appealing. But, a sculpted or trim tummy can be attained by incorporating small tricks and changes into your day, like holding in your abs while you walk and adding the right healthy fats to ..
It's 3 p.m. and you're hungry, it can be hard to escape. But, it’s a common misconception that snacking is unhealthy; but smart snacking can sustain yourself until dinner and also benefit your body. Skip the vending machine and reach for a tasty, nutritious snack that won't sabotage your results. Here are some quick and healthy snack idea ..
It can be easy to boost your heart health. In fact moderate exercise can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses as well as improve your endurance, strength and flexibility. The point is to challenge your heart so it works harder and becomes stronger. Cardiovascular fitness will improve the way your body ..
Don’t let the heat kill your momentum. You can keep working hard in the summer, you just have to adjust your approach a little. Keep the following summertime fitness tips in mind as you continue getting stronger and healthier. It’s always good to be sun smart and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated; remember pushing yourself to t ..
Can you believe that January is almost over! Unfortunately now is around the time that New Year’s resolutions are ditched. Some of the most common resolutions are: 1. Enjoying life to the fullest 2. Living a healthier lifestyle 3. Losing weight 4. Saving more, spending less 5. Spending more time with family and friends ..
Just because January is almost over, doesn’t mean it’s too late to be trying to get a bikini butt. Do these exercise and you’ll be on your way to a beach ready butt in no time. Squats Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, brace your abs and keep your back almost vertical. Wiggle your toes so your weight tra ..
Whether you're breaking a sweat at the gym or just walking on the beach on a scorching day, you may be giving your health a huge boost because of the mental, physical, and emotional benefits of a little perspiration. Beyond letting you know that you're pushing yourself to the limit, sweating is how the body and the skin protects itself from ove ..
If you're ready for a nap by mid-afternoon, you're not alone. Lots of people experience an energy drain after lunch. Next time, try a quick, easy workout instead of coffee. Exercise can give you an instant jumpstart with no post-caffeine or sugar crash. Increased blood flow also helps clear your head, and the release of pleasure chemicals such ..
If you're looking to lose weight, salads are bound to be a big part of your life. Luckily, there's no better season than summer to enjoy the best produce the season has to offer! There's nothing like wandering around the farmers market on a bright, sunny day as you sample all the ripe produce. Here are three in-season salads to get you sta ..