Let’s face it, when you’re feeling exhausted or overwhelmed, it’s easy to want to skip your workout. But during these moments, exercize can be exactly what you need to feel energized and rejuvenated.
When you’re trying to follow a healthy eating plan, nutrition labels can be your roadmap, helping you decide what you should eat and what to stay away from. But although they give valuable information, the nutritional facts panel can also be confusing and hard to understand.
When we think of a full body workout, we may focus only on strength and aerobic activity. But there are three additional components that are critical for a total body workout—flexibility exercizes, core stability exercizes, and mobility exercizes.
It’s no secret that regular exercise contributes to better mental health and emotional well-being. And in turn, positivity and optimism can also often help bolster benefits of a full body workout that includes strength training, aerobic exercise – also known as cardio, and stretching.
One of the most common excuses women give for not exercising is, “I’m too tired.” But ironically, lack of exercise is one of the biggest contributors to fatigue. Although you may feel a little tired right after your exercise routine, a full body workout is great for boosting energy levels long after you leave the gym. Engaging in a fitness program that includes strength training helps to keep you fit and healthy and will increase your energy levels overall.
Let’s face it. Going to a gym for the first time can be daunting. If it’s your first time with strength training, even more so
We’ve come a long way since the first aerobic workouts. These were great workouts, but aside from high and low impact, they didn’t offer much variety. Today, there are countless workout styles, from quiet and gentle to loud and intense to back-to-basics pushups and non-stop burpees.
You’ve reached your weight loss goal—congrats! Now to keep those pounds from creeping back on. Research shows that 20% of overweight people who lose at least 10% of their starting weight will keep it off for at least one year, but then there’s the other 80%… A lot of people succeed at weight loss, but then have trouble maintaining it.
Balance came a lot easier when we were kids, stepping from stone to stone across a creek, tightrope walking across a log, or leaping one-legged from square to square in a game of hopscotch.
In older adults, joint pain seems to be as common as gray hair. Regardless of your level of activity, your hips, knees, and back can get stiff and sore.
It’s Monday morning, 5:00 am, pitch dark and freezing cold outside. Your alarm goes off, and although you had every good intention of hopping out of bed and hitting a morning fitness class, you hit “snooze” instead. After all, no one to disappoint but yourself, right?