How Many Regular People Play Sports?
How many people do you know who engage in a favorite sport? Most people do it to have fun, some do it to stay in shape and a few are really serious about their sport. Just because you’re not a pro athlete doesn’t mean you don’t take your sport seriously. [...]
Regular exercise is all-important to maintaining a healthy body, staying young and looking your best. The question is… how do you know if you’re working out too hard or not hard enough?
You’ve probably seen the term “MET” on the display while running on the treadmill, sweating it out on the stepper or gliding away on [...]
There are many terms used quite casually when speaking of fitness and exercise. One very popular one is “aerobics”. There have been aerobics classes in existence now for decades but ask nearly anyone in a gym what it really means and you’ll probably get something like, “Well, it’s when the body uses air to create [...]
In previous articles we’ve talked a lot about the fat-burning qualities of muscle and why strength training is a must for anyone interested in burning fat and reducing their waistline. In this article we’re going to explore the amazing, under-acknowledged and bountiful vitamin D. Why? Well, because recent research has pinpointed vitamin D as a [...]
Losing weight implies a subtraction of some kind – you want to subtract body weight (preferably body fat) – and there are several different ways to go about it; one is through diet which means subtracting calories from your food intake. That’s what low-calorie diets do, you eat fewer calories (calories measure the energy value [...]
A commonly asked fitness question is, “What’s the best type of exercise for weight loss?” It’s a really good question but one that gets many incorrect (and sometimes even downright silly) answers depending on who is answering and more often than not, what they’re trying to sell.
For a long time it was believed that long [...]
Losing weight can be very confusing when you consider the vast number of possible diets to choose from. The pressure to be thin is amazing in our society and yet there are more obese people than ever before.
Everyone has an opinion on which method is best but, clearly, not all diets work especially in the [...]
1. EAT FOR PURPOSE
Don’t just eat for pleasure. Eat for the goal you want to achieve whether for health, energy, fat loss, muscle tone, muscle building, longevity or even to look great on your wedding day.
2. SUGAR: AVOID SUGAR AND SUBSTITUTES AND PROCESSED FOODS
Cut out all white refined and processed sugar. These can [...]
There are many reasons why people hire trainers. The following are a few of the more common reasons I have seen.
1. To get professional guidance
2. To get faster results or break through a plateau
3. To learn how to do exercises correctly and safely
4. To be held accountable or get help with discipline
Most common goals people [...]
Aging and Fitness
How to Slow the Body’s Clock
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, by 2030 the portion of the U.S. population aged 65 or older will double to about 71 million – that’s a lot of older people! The question is, how can we age and still get the most out [...]
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