Common Workout Excuses

Common Workout Excuses

Monday: I've been working hard all day and I'm tired. Depending on your schedule (and your severe case of the Mondays), it may seem next to impossible to get motivated to hit the gym after work. But studies show that the more you exercise, the more energetic you feel throughout the day. If…
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Exercises To Stretch Your Way Into High Heels

Exercises To Stretch Your Way Into High Heels

Nothing's worse than struggling to walk in a fabulous (and vertiginous!) pair of pumps. Instead of relegating them to the back of your closet—never to be worn again—implement a new fitness routine designed to strengthen and stretch your stems, as well as minimize the risk of…
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Moves To Make You Look Better Fast

Moves To Make You Look Better Fast

Doing a few quick exercises before hitting the beach are key in order to get your blood flowing, metabolism working, and bikini body looking tight — even minutes before you step out onto the sand. New York-based certified personal trainer and a NPC nationally qualified bikini competitor…
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Quick Workout To Get A Tighter Tush

Quick Workout To Get A Tighter Tush

Thigh-High Lift Targets triceps, abs, hips, butt, and inner thighs   Sit on floor with knees bent, feet flat, ball between inner thighs; place palms on floor slightly behind hips. Squeeze ball using inner thighs, then lift hips so that body is in tabletop position with torso parallel to…
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A Few Exercises You Should Never Do

A Few Exercises You Should Never Do

Here are a few exercises you should never do.  They are not ineffective, and can cause injury. Crunches If your aim is to strengthen your core, listen up: You never again have to do an abdominal crunch.  This motion puts you in spinal flexion, and reinforces the bad slouching posture…
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HIIT Workout

HIIT Workout

Short for high-intensity interval training, HIIT has been used by trainers for years, but has now skyrocketed in popularity, fueled by the growth of CrossFit facilities around the country (crossfit.com). Known for its short but extremely intense workouts, most often using body weight, a variety of…
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Some Exercise Myths Proven False

Some Exercise Myths Proven False

Here are some common myths that have been floating around from quite some time.  They have been proven false. Strength and resistance workouts will not make women bulk-up.  Men have 20-to-30 times the muscle-building potential that women do because of the male hormone testosterone.…
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Arm Moves That Are Better Than Push-Ups

Arm Moves That Are Better Than Push-Ups

If doing the perfect push-up is hard for you, you can try these moves.  Also, they wont result in injury like an improper push-up. Bear Crawls Begin in plank position with your shoulders stacked over your wrists. Keeping your hips low, move forward by simultaneously reaching forward with your…
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The Secret To Melting The Most Fat

The Secret To Melting The Most Fat

Scientists have proven that high intensity interval training burns more fat in less time than a steady-state approach. When done strategically, HIIT also triggers afterburn, a phenomenon in which your body uses calories at an increased rate for up to 24 hours post-workout. Interval training…
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Get a Firm Butt In Three Simple Moves

Get a Firm Butt In Three Simple Moves

Regardless if your a beginner, intermediate, or experienced lifter, these three exercise will tone your butt up.  It will help those who want the perfect beach body, or just to pick up their backside. The first exercise is a Deadlift Squat. Stand with feet wider than hip-width apart, holding…
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Develop A Good Walking Routine

Develop A Good Walking Routine

Easy? Check. Cost-free? Check. Gets real results...that really last? Check, check. Well, what more could you want from a slim-down plan. We are talking about walking.  The simple act of placing one foot in front of the other.  There are no gadgets, no gear, no trips to the gym. This can…
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Top Reasons To Exercise

Top Reasons To Exercise

The following is a list of the top reasons you should begin exercising. When you're active, you burn calories. When you burn more calories than you intake, you lose weight. When you combine cardiovascular exercise with weight routines, you gain muscle mass, which replaces fat. Exercising in…
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Exercise Makes You Less Miserable

Exercise Makes You Less Miserable

Keeping physically active as you age, will make you worry less and remain more open-minded, outgoing, and agreeable. New research from Florida State University in Tallahassee has found that "Too little exercise had an even bigger impact on personality changes than chronic diseases did," says senior…
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Easy Exercises For The Pool

Easy Exercises For The Pool

Don't let the summer heat keep you from working out.  There are plenty exercises that you can perform in the pool. A good warmup can be 5-10 minutes of jogging back and forth in the pool. In waist-deep water, get into a lunge position with your right foot forward, left foot back. Wrap a…
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2 Exercises That Tones Your Butt

2 Exercises That Tones Your Butt

Here are a couple exercise for women and men who are interested in tightening their butt, and maintaining an athletic lower body. The single leg, works your butt and hamstrings.  You stand with feet together, holding the weights in front of thighs.  Hinge torso forward, lifting left leg…
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Mistakes You Might Be Making On The Tradmill

Mistakes You Might Be Making On The Tradmill

It is a very good trend that more and more people are becoming proactive in their daily fitness.  The majority of people satisfy their cardiovascular requirements in the gym, and primarily on the treadmill.  Here are some of the common errors that people should avoid when using this…
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Excessive Exercise Can Lead to Heart Attack

Excessive Exercise Can Lead to Heart Attack

Researchers from the Department of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, have analyzed data from the NWR or National Walkers and Runners Health Studies databases.  They scanned the data of 2,400 physically active heart attack survivors. The results concluded that the benefits of walking…
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Choose to Be Fit Rather Than Skinny

Choose to Be Fit Rather Than Skinny

Skinny is the ‘in’ thing among women these days. Selfies found in Instagram shows how women prefer to be skinny rather than ‘fit’. It’s a shocking truth that we’re all guilty about. 80% of women admit that they don’t do regular exercise. Getting involved…
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Stay Fit at Home

Stay Fit at Home

You don't have time to go to the gym? However, it is not worth it to compromise on your fitness routine because you cannot hit the treadmill. There are so many ways you can choose to remain fit at home without going through the boring routines at the gym and wasting any more money. If you want…
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Importance of Being Active

Importance of Being Active

We always hear people explore the benefits of regular physical activity and how it is very important for longevity and a healthy life. The idea behind exercising each day is to keep your body in ‘active mode’ all day so that it never enters the ‘sleep mode’. If you do not…
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