Getting fit is just as much about your body as it is about your mind. A lot of what goes into our actions is our thoughts. We can talk ourselves into or out of almost anything and too often we choose the latter. Remember how powerful your mind is. We can come up with all kinds of reasons why we shouldn’t exercise or we can reason our w ..
The reason why most people do not achieve their fitness goals is because they are not clear about what they are looking for. They may have extremely broad goals or too narrow ones. The standard way of achieving fitness is by taking baby steps. You cannot do everything at one. This means that you cannot start doing exercise, reduce you ..
Why do we constantly ask ourselves this? Why do we make excuses when we know that it works and is better for us? We often talk ourselves out of doing exercise and waste time giving excuses. What’s yours? “I don’t have the time.” We often use this because we’re too busy with school, work, children or life in general. We rat ..
You will always miss 100% of the targets you don’t aim for ;-) Have you ever complained about how hard it is to stay disciplined when it comes to improving your life? You don’t want to be the person who ends up regretting NOT STARTING! When you set goals and have time limits you have something that DRIVES you forward. It’s like ..
Being healthy isn’t something that happens in the blink of an eye. It means making decisions to become a better version of yourself. It means deciding to work out and ditch the unnecessary fats and sugars. Here are some things you can swap to make your decisions that much easier for you. Switch big for small. Use smaller ..
Cardio is one of the best types of excise to do if you want to lose weight but that isn’t the only benefit. There are many other benefits to cardio; let’s have a look… Reduces visceral fat. Belly fat is the most dangerous and harmful fat on the body because it causes the most health issues and potential life changing diseases. ..
Although it’s getting cooler now and you’re starting to convert to wearing more layers you should use it as an excuse to let go of your goals. Here are some ways to keep your arms toned and lean over winter. Change your grip Your biceps are the strongest of all arm muscles and make a great curve just above the elbow. Make s ..
Counting carbs or counting calories: it’s a common question when it comes to finding an effective pathway for losing weight. Each strategy has their arguments and the research shows pros and cons on both sides. So what’s the difference? Calories represent your total energy intake; you can measure energy burned from exercise ..
When it comes to weight loss not everyone likes the slow and steady method although it is going to be easier to manage long term and you’ll be more likely to stick with it. Changing your habits can be overwhelming, focusing on small simple changes will make it a lot easier. Instead of throwing your kitchen, eating habits, and sa ..
Scales can cause trouble for a lot of people, affecting your motivation, mood, eating habits and progress. It’s a great idea to your track progress, and if you weigh yourself monthly, that might help you spot a trend in your body weight (gaining, losing or maintaining). But over the course of a week or a day your weight can fluctuate ..