Someone made a very insightful comment to me recently. When I told this person (who is not a fitness pro) that when I added 15 min of hip stretches to my usual evening stretch routine my knee ache went away within a few days. Her comment was “wow, you’re finally not stretching for no reason.” My jaw hit the floor…I exclaimed, ”There are a million reasons to stretch … [Read more...] about Benefits of Stretching
Real weight loss is a simple numbers game. Truly, it is “calories in” vs. “calories out” per day. To see results, you need to have between 200-500 more calories going out than coming in. Understanding what exactly makes up the “calories in” and the “calories out” is key to your success. “Calories In” consists of every single calorie ingested in your day. Including all … [Read more...] about The Skinny on Real Weight Loss: The Calorie Game
For one reason or another, in the past couple of weeks, my life has been organized in a way where working out at home is really the only place I can squeeze in 30-45 min of workout time, then change my clothes and head out. The big challenge with a home workout is focusing enough on the workout and completing the whole thing. Your best bet is to first have an outlined … [Read more...] about When Working Out at Home is the Only Option
In today’s world, we all know the basics of how to get fit: eat right, make good choices, and maintain balance. And if you don’t know the basics, then the resources for learning them are endless - Internet, magazines, TV shows, and all the "helpful" advice of friends, loved ones, and complete strangers. Being healthy is even interwoven into our pop culture. “The Biggest … [Read more...] about Do You Need to be Frightened Into Fitness?
Here it is- a total body workout that you can do anytime you have 6 min. No excuses and nothin' to it but to DO IT! I used this one myself each weekday morning and evening, for the last 5 days, regardless of what kind of day it was. Now I am taking a day or two off from it. Try it, then check yourself out after 5 days, you will notice your improvement. If you have hurdles to … [Read more...] about 3 Minute Meltdown!!