Is Sunday the beginning of a new week or the end of the week for you?? For me it's the end of the week. I START all my NEW challenges, NEW goals, NEW programs, NEW lists and pretty much anything NEW on Monday. On Monday we start a new challenge:
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By Kelli Calabrese MS, CSCS, ACEOkay, it's true that exercising first thing in the morning after an overnight fast burns more fat during the exercise session. But, there's more to it.
Fitness Tip: Use a smaller plate - Most houses have a collection of more than one set of dishes and usually they all vary in size. So, when you have a family dinner and the table doesn't have to look perfect, set the table giving yourself the smallest plate you own. It holds a lot less food, but gives the appearance of normal servings. By using a smaller plate, you will naturally eat less food.
Personal trainers everywhere will tell you to build muscle in order to lose weight and get in shape. Although it’s true that in the early stages of a weight loss program doing lots of cardio will help us lose weight, the best way to keep your metabolism revved up and burning those calories over time, is through building muscle. That’s because muscle requires more energy, which equals calories burned. Keep up the cardio and add large muscle strengthening exercises to your complete health and wellness plan.
Were you one of those kids who used to hide your vegetables under your plate? Maybe you still avoid them even as an adult. Research indicates you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Data and Statistics, over 75% of Americans fail to eat the recommended five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis.
Urban Boot Camp (UBC) kicks off 10/17/11 and will run through 11/11/11. Sessions are 0430-0530 Hrs. UBC is an outdoor fitness boot camp for men and women and located in Athens, AL. Urban Boot Camp utilizes the 'muscle confusion' training concept. The same principles of p90X. Progamming is designed for men and women of ALL fitness levels. You will be pushed outside your comfort zone but not beyond your limits. All principals of fitness will be addressed and a nutrition component is included.