Hi gals and guys! I do realize it is the midst of the winter, but, well - it is time to train! Tell me what are you doing today to become fitter, stronger and healthier? And don't forget to have FUN! ;-)
Health, fitness and weight management is all about balancing the number of calories you take in (eat) with the number of calories your burn (metabolize). In general, fit people have higher metabolic rates. Just what is metabolism? Your metabolism is the process by which your body converts food into energy and then puts that energy to use. You need energy for rigorous activities like jogging or biking, but you also need those calories to fuel bodily processes such as breathing and keeping your heart beating.
I've hesitated to post this until at least a few weeks into the new year. I want to say Happy New Year. For those of us that work and damn near live at the gym, health club etc. this is our busy time of year. The new year's resolutions of getting fit, losing weight, eating better and the like is all over the place. We welcome you newcomers and the ones who fell off before the spring of last year.
Crunched for time? Try this bodyweight circuit for anywhere anytime workout! A1 Jump Squats X10A2 Pushups X 10A3 Burpees X 10A4 Plank (Hold most difficult plank as long as possible)A5 Walking Lunges X10Rest :30 – Repeat for a total of 5 circuits
All the new phases of P90x, Insanity, Biggest Loser, Spartin Training, RushFit...People are flocking to these and just a flabbergasted by these new ways to exercise and they are so intense! I hate to break it too you, these have all been around for a while, it just took some people noticing. These are nothing more than just mixing up your workout with aerobic and anareobic movements, isometric/dynamic tension routines, martial arts, calisthenics, plyometrics.... so yeah anytime you are doing that, results will show (and vary).
First off, everybody is different. Whether it's gender, body type or mind set, everybody is built different, that is what makes us so unique. I just don't get why people want to look like a certain celebrity or athlete, unless you have the time to put into it, the resources to fund it and even the same DNA set up, chances are not everybody is going to look like a certain someone. I have dealt with this on more than one occassion. I remember when I was training, one of my clients/ acquintances wanted to have abs like "Jersey Shore" and only work on biceps as well.
The word 'workout' when it comes to exercise suggests hard work. From now on the word workout should be replaced with training. The word 'bootcamp' well that belongs to the army. It has no meaning in the fitness field........ really.. From now on that word shoud be replaced with group training. Ok my 2 cents worth is done.
Do you make a New Year’s Resolution which has a focus on good health and fitness?To achieve success in your resolution keep these 3 things in mind.1) Choose a realistic goal.2) Create a plan/outline .3) Have someone hold you accountable or partner up in your efforts. A goal without a plan is just a wish- by following these 3 suggestions you will be on your way to being successful in your efforts!