When you first start working out, it is easy to be motivated as it is a novelty. You are on a high about eating healthier, exercising more and are excited at the prospect of looking better. However, as time goes by it is easy for motivation levels to wane a bit (or a lot in […]
Losing weight is something you should be proud of once you have reached your goals. Now comes the difficult part of the weight loss journey – keeping the pounds off and maintaining a healthy body weight. What do you need to do now? Read on for some suggestions. Pay Attention to Carbs Do not consume […]
One pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 calories (1 pound = .0.453592 kilos). To be as safe and as healthy as possible a real goal to strive for is to lose one to two pounds a week. To lose one pound in a week’s time, you will need to burn off 3500 more calories than you will take in over the course of the week it’s not as difficult to do as it sounds.
If there’s one thing that a lot of people miss out on when it comes to losing weight, it’s weight training. Unfortunately, the understanding that most people have when it comes to losing weight is that cardio is the only real option. Lifting weights just makes you ‘bulky’ and has nothing to do with slimming […]
You do not have to work out at the gym every day in order to lose weight. Find creative ways to add more physical activity to your day-to-day life. Perhaps you could walk to the school to pick up your children instead of driving? Maybe you and your spouse could sign up for that salsa class that you have always wanted to take?
You’re trying to get your health back on track, so you’re checking out some workout programs that you think will work best for your body. You may be thinking about how much time you have each day for exercising, and what areas of your body you’re looking to improve. There are a lot of things […]