Lifting weight has been a male-dominated field in sports for a long time, but that's beginning to change. More and more women are starting to see the benefits of weight training, and you might be ready to hop on the fitness train and start lifting heavy. However, lifting heavy weights can lead to injury if you are not careful. Here is what every new mom beginning a weight program needs to know to prevent painful setbacks.
28 June 2016
You probably know that regular exercise is key to your overall health, but when you get up early in the morning, work a full day, and arrive home exhausted, the last thing you likely want to do is change into your workout clothes and get moving. While the couch seems much more attractive, it's important to overcome your fatigue and summon up the motivation to exercise. Keeping active can not only improve your physical health, but can also be beneficial for your emotional well-being as a way to lessen stress and even depression.
28 June 2016
If you're someone who has had a knee replacement and is looking to lose weight and put on muscle, then you understand the limitations of what you can do. Running, deadlifts, squats, and lots of other exercises are not a great idea. These exercises put your knees through a lot of stress. This doesn't mean that you have to simply focus on diet and skip the exercise. There are plenty of exercises you can do that will build muscle and help you lose fat.
24 June 2016
Breaking through a bench, squat, or any plateau can be extremely difficult. When you hit a plateau it is time to change things up a little bit, and one thing that you can add is a pre-workout supplement. There are many different benefits that come from taking a pre-workout, and this article is going to hit on three different benefits that come from taking a pre-workout. These different benefits are simple yet very powerful that help weight lifters, body builders, and athletes build muscle, add strength and increase stamina.
17 June 2016
Losing weight is a goal for many Americans. In fact, the top two New Year's resolutions involved fitness. Staying healthy and looking good is a process and a lifestyle change for many people. One of the toughest things to do in fitness is to lose the unwanted fat, but maintain all the hard-earned muscle. In order to lose the unwanted fat while maintaining muscle, it takes a great deal of discipline and consistency.
14 June 2016
Aging brings many challenges to your body. You may have enjoyed excellent health throughout your life without having to do much to maintain it, but the path is not so easy as you grow older. You lose muscle mass and your cellular structure changes. A healthy lifestyle becomes even more important to your health and longevity when you pass middle age. Exercise You naturally lose muscle mass as you age.
10 June 2016
Carrie Underwood is a well-known musician. She has the money to pay people to make her meals and help her eat well, as well as the time to workout properly on a daily basis with a personal trainer. Something the normal everyday person probably doesn't have. Or do you? You can achieve a fit body like a celebrity, only you will need to make your own meals and you will need to hold yourself accountable for finding the time to exercise each day.
8 June 2016
Yoga is one of the most relaxing types of exercise one can do, as long as it is done right. It is possible to do yoga on your own from the comfort of your own home. However, if you are just getting started, or it's been a while since you did yoga last, it is very beneficial to receive instruction from a professional yoga instructor in a formal class. Your first class may be intimidating and you may not know what to expect.
6 June 2016
Hiring a personal trainer can have several benefits. A personal trainer can help increase your motivation, create a personalized workout for you, and improve the efficiency of your workouts. However, your personal trainer cannot help you achieve results if you do not put in the appropriate amount of effort. You need to develop a relationship with your personal trainer and dedicate yourself to training with them regularly. Below are three ways that you can increase the effectiveness of your personal training sessions.
6 June 2016