If years of neglect have allowed your body to slowly gain pound after pound, you may be surprised to learn that some hard work and a dedicated mind is all it takes to help you return to your former self. The human body is incredibly adaptable, more so than many people think. Ridding your body of excess fat is easier than a lot of people think, and many people can often get rid of their excess pounds much quicker than they brought it on. Here are 9 tips that help kick start your weight loss efforts. Stay Off the Scale [...]
9 Benefits of Exercising are truly extraordinary- living better and healthier is a fantastic behavior. Although we are living in a world that encourages the opposite- lets see if these tips can convince people to start living better now and for the years to come *Stronger Heart-You don’t need to be a hardcore athlete to boost your heart health. Moderate exercise can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses as well as improve your endurance, strength and flexibility. Mixing up your cardio and doing Interval Training improves your muscular strength and endurance. *Maintain a Healthy Weight - to put it simply, [...]
Make your Workout work for you: There's much more to a great workout regimen than a positive attitude and a good fitting pair of shoes. Finding the time to fit these routines in 5 times a week besides keeping yourself interested in fresh and fun workouts can be challenging. You may even have simple questions like: When do I do cardio, before I train- after I train? When do I use supplements or better yet- what supplements do I take or NEED? So before we begin, you should probably ask yourself: What do I expact to gain from my workouts? Here's a few [...]
Train like an NFL Pro - Accelerate your Recovery with Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons When your job is to deliver peak athletic performance week in and week out, the methods you take to recover from your workouts are crucial to your profession. NFL linebacker Nate Stupar of the Atlanta Falcons is no stranger to the world of elite athletics. Nate spent his collegiate career at Penn State University amassing 80 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 interceptions in the 2011 season alone. He entered the NFL in 2012 with the Oakland Raiders after an impressive showing at the 2012 NFL [...]
Eating your way to weightloss is what everyone wants to hear. Consuming the right foods can help amp up your calorie burn and help stop those nasty cravings. Here are some Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss Kale- is very high in beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, and rich in calcium. Kale is a source of two carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin. Kale, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contains sulforaphane (particularly when chopped or minced), a chemical with potent anti-cancer properties. Boiling decreases the level of sulforaphane; however, steaming, microwaving, or stir frying does not result in significant loss. [...]
Want a SIX PACK? and we're not talking beer or soda!!! There’s no doubt that shredded abs are one of the most desired fitness objectives. Abs might be challenging to achieve, but it’s not unattainable if the right steps are taken. All you need to do is follow these manageable fat burning, muscle building methods, in the gym and in the kitchen, and you'll be on your way to a SIX PACK!!! Here's your 4 Steps to 6 Pack ABS # 1 – Take A Snapshot Of Your Diet If a basic prescription for acheiving a six pack is 75% diet and 25%working out, you’ve got to itemize what [...]
Why Are We Gaining So Much Weight? The onslught of obesity as a whole has become increasingly concerning. In just a short period of time, we have transformed from a relatively fit population to one that is exploding at the seams. From 1980 to 1991 obesity rose in men 8% to a total of 21% and 9% in women to a total of 26% of the total population . In a single year from 1999 to 2000 the obesity rate skyrocketed to 28% of men and 34% of women. To put this into perspective, the obesity rate in 1960 was less than 1% of [...]
If you're a sports enthusiast, you need to keep up the proper nutrition to maintain stamina. Stamina, by definition, means to sustain long periods of physical or mental exertion. This involves not just the ability to ensure prolonged incidents of cardio workouts, but improving on your strength training as well. If you've been feeling a little sluggish during your games or workouts and are looking to increase your athletic endurance and stamina, check out the following five tips.
Whether you are a hardcore athlete looking to boost your performance or a bodybuilding hoping to maximize your fitness routine, odds are that you have given the workout supplements a thought. With a variety of supplements on the market, choosing the right one specifically tailored to your body’s needs can often be tricky. It is important to note that while there is no quick fix to enhance your workout, supplements taken over time can help your body to perform better and recover quickly.
Strong is the new skinny, there is no question to it, though putting on muscle is easier said than done. Figuring out your desired body size and creating a workout formula may not be rocket science, but some science is still involved. One should know 4 Ways to Boost Your Muscle Growth. Though it might seem counter intuitive, for muscles to grow they first need to be broken down. This is what happens in weight lifting; creating of the best possible kind of injury to trigger satellite cells to rush at the scene and start the repair. The result is [...]