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Losing weight and getting healthy is a lifelong commitment, however, for some people, thinking so far ahead and realizing that they may very well have to spend time at the gym, for the rest of their life may be way too intimidating to deal with. This is one of the... Continue reading
There are literally thousands of Shakeology reviews pouring in from satisfied customers who have experienced first-hand the benefits that this revolutionary meal replacement shake can bring. Shakeology users have reported everything from dramatic boosts in energy, accelerated weight loss, lower cholesterol levels, improved mental clarity, and healthier skin, hair, and... Continue reading
Exercise of Choice - Many people are looking for the best overall exercises. If I was to select the best single exercise if you could only pick one, then it would be the Leg Squat. Squats are an excellent lower body exercise that hit the largest muscles in your body... Continue reading
Negatives are a good thing - When a muscle shortens during an exercise, it is called the concentric or positive phase of contraction. When it lengthens, it is called the eccentric or negative phase. Research shows that the muscle can be up to 40% stronger in this negative phase. Capitalize... Continue reading
Slow down as the sun goes down - What do I mean by this? Well just as important as it is to eat a great breakfast to start the day, it is also as equally important to reduce your food consumption as the day goes on. So plan to eat... Continue reading
Eat Your Breakfast - I was bad at this many years ago, but I learned to fuel up early in the day. Eating a good solid breakfast to start your day helps supply you with the fuel you need to get started, especially if you are incorporating an early morning... Continue reading
Eat 5-6 times per day. - Do not allow your blood sugar levels to drop in between meals. By eating more often and eating the right types of foods that are on the low end of the glycemic index, you can keep your blood sugar levels more even throughout the... Continue reading
A sound nutrition and exercise plan is among the most important factors in reducing stress levels. Continue reading
Eat Slowly - If you read about the French Paradox, it discusses why the French eat a lot of fatty foods but are a leaner society than that of the United States. They take their meals very seriously, and it is one of the most important times of the day.... Continue reading
According to tai chi masters, tai chi is supposed to be good for massaging the body's internal organs, for improving the exchange of gases in the lungs and the digestion of food in the stomach, for increasing the level of awareness and calmness of the mind, and for improving the... Continue reading
The Right Carbs for Weight Loss - Eat complex carbohydrates instead of simple sugars for a leaner body. Your body is in constant need of carbohydrates to be converted into glucose and used as fuel. When your body has extra glucose, it will be stored as fat for later use.... Continue reading
More than 1.5 million businesses have a presence within Facebook, mostly through the use of Fan Pages. A recent SmartBrief on Social Media poll reported that over 73% of respondents had a fan page, and another 9% were considering it. via Continue reading
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Diets Don't Work - Never go on a diet! Statistics show that going on and off diets will actually increase your chance of permanent weight gain. Skipping meals is a common mistake that dieters make. While this will lead to a lower calorie intake, it will also trigger your body... Continue reading
Watch those liquid calories that add up - One great alternative to soda is a fresh brewed glass of decaf Green tea. Brew green tea with cloves and a cinnamon stick and sweeten it lightly with Splenda and a fresh wedge of lemon or lime juice. It's a great health... Continue reading
Any activity that gets your heart rate up and moves your muscles qualifies as physical activity. Some ideas to live a more active lifestyle are gardening, cleaning your home, washing your car by hand, skating, walking briskly or bouncing on a mini trampoline. Continue reading
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Use variety - The body is very adaptive. Performing the same routine over and over is not only boring, but your body will get used to the routine and quit responding. Change your exercises, the order in which you do them, the number or sets and reps, or change the... Continue reading
Regular aerobic activity such as running, brisk walking, tennis, and cycling will speed up blood flow and cause you to take deeper breaths which will bring more oxygen to your heart, lungs, brain and muscles. Oxygen will pick you up and make you feel more energized. Continue reading
Lose Weight All Year Long - Want to effortlessly drop 30 lbs in one year? Millions of people drink an average of 2 regular soft drinks a day, which is a total of 300 calories. When you add these extra 300 calories up over a year, they result in over... Continue reading
Eating frequently speeds up your metabolism. With a constant supply of food, and frequent physical activity, your body will be more likely to burn the calories you intake rather than store them. If you eat only 1-2 meals a day your body thinks it's starving, so it gets into a... Continue reading
Who are you around? What effect are they having on you? Is that okay? How you answer these questions, and the action that you take around those answers, will dramatically affect your level of success. Surround yourself with winners. - One of the key qualities of successful people is that... Continue reading
Persistence! - Violate this step and you'll never achieve permanent results. A10-year study was recently conducted which proves that persistence is the single most important aspect of any diet or exercise program. The study followed a group of people (Group #1) who exercised and dieted very strictly, but sporadically. They... Continue reading
Fitness Tip: Good Form - Good form is important throughout the entire workout, not just during the exercise. Dropping a weight on your foot is not only embarrassing in a crowded health club, and it will definitely put you out of commission for a while. Use your legs when lifting... Continue reading
Perform exercises with proper posture and good form - Never try to throw a weight into position. What is proper Form, it is a specific way of performing a movement, often a strenght training exercise, to avoid injury, prevent cheating and increase strength. Stand with your feet apart, a slight... Continue reading
Fitness Tip: Slow down as the sun goes down - What do I mean by this? Well just as important as it is to eat a great breakfast to start the day, it is also as equally important to reduce your food consumption as the day goes on. So plan... Continue reading