Too many men and women over 50 believe it’s too late to get in shape. They mistakenly believe they have to accept the fact that since they are older they will never weigh what they did in college, or they won’t be able to get rid of the belly fat or widening hips that seem to come with middle-age (not to mention the stiffness, lack of balance and flexibility).
When it comes to pound-for-pound effectiveness, there is little out there that is as awesome for getting in killer shape than a set of battle ropes. Here’s more about how this old-school will give you some serious new school results.1. Battle ropes encourage a balanced strength and conditioning approach.
Driving to work at UNM, I felt overwhelmed to draw awareness to two natural occurrences:1. The tendency for us to easily follow as we leave adolescence and transition to an adult, and2. The need to reveal the invisible walls we place around ourselves so we are less limited. So when I arrived at UNM Ballroom, I wrote these words on the board: THE UNITED NATION OF BALLROOM
Have you ever tried to exercise with a foam roller? You should definitely try it some time, it’s a great way to add an element of challenge to your usual mundane workout routine and can help you to achieve those uniformly-toned abs so you see in gym ads.
When it comes to picking out a gift for the athletes in our lives (or for ourselves), it can be tough. After all, how many shaker cups and water bottles does one person really need? Instead of picking up the athlete in your life something they already have a heap of, why not give them something that they desperately want?That’s where this little guide will come in handy.
One of the best ways to get yourself motivated to exercise is to do it on a regular basis with friends. Not only does it make working out more enjoyable, but it also adds an element of commitment that's easier to keep when you know someone is expecting you to show up. Group exercise can be a great thing. It can even bring a community together to make it healthier. For example, one of my clients is a physician, and he is involved in a weekly event called "Walk with a Doc".
Most of the women are under the impression that any type of weight training exercise will bulk them up - adding too much muscle to be attractive. In fact, the opposite is true. Muscle building for fat loss is possible, and adding muscle will, in fact, help your body to burn fat more quickly. Adding muscle to your frame helps you to secure a lean, toned appearance. You'll be stronger, and more flexible.