Whether you are striving to earn a beach body or to improve your overall health and wellbeing, you will need to create a fitness plan. Of course you can develop your own fitness regimen, but you are more likely to stick to your fitness goals, and achieve them, by hiring a qualified personal trainer.
One of my goals for 2015 was to be more active on my social media pages to help motivate and inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle. I started off with posting motivation quotes every morning, and motivational videos that I found on youtube. Youtube videos have been a huge impact on my fitness journey and will continue to be. Everyone should have some source of external motivation when they can't find any internal motivation to get them to workout.
Regular exercise is important for everybody, regardless of age. Health benefits of regular exercise include increased muscle mass (helps to maintain a healthy metabolism because you burn calories more efficiently), stronger bones (decreases the chances of receiving osteoarthritis). Other benefits include reduced stress, and improved sleep and mood.
Post courtesy of Move More Fitness, LLCAre you making the same resolution year after year? How do you break that cycle and make it actually happen this time? Here are a few tips to help turn that corner in your mindset toward health and fitness and actually meet your goals rather than feeling discouraged and giving up.
Postprandial lipemia“huh? Hang with me while I try and explain it. It’s the triglycerides (blood fat) response to a meal. So, depending on how much fat or sugar is consumed in a meal, a person’s triglycerides will rise for 2-6 hours after a meal. These can rise anywhere from 120 to 300+ mg/dl and even higher for those who have diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, or type 2 diabetes.
One of the most common reasons that people quit exercising is boredom with the routine. Mixing up your exercise program from one day to the next is a great way to keep your mind and your body engaged and working. You’ll see better results and feel invigorated every time you work out. Try some of these great exercises to get the most out of your workout without burning out:
Most of the times after you’ve been discharged from the hospital or physical therapy, your body is still in need of specialized attention. You’re not quite sure what to do because you’ve gone through all the known protocols of recovery, but you’re still in pain and your body is not back to its normal self at this point. The next best step is Medical Exercise Training (MET). The experience is intimate and the benefits are endless.