If you’ve ever trained for a race, you know how taxing it can be on your body. Our friends at fix.com have put together a useful guide to help you determine if you are overtraining and provide tips to train smart, improve your performance and prepare for race domination!
If you’re one of the many that are committed to making 2016 a fit and healthy year, congratulations! Now that you’ve made the decision to focus on your health, are you overwhelmed with where to start? If you haven’t worked out in awhile, the thought of getting back into it can be daunting. The On The Road To Fit 30 Day Beginner’s Exercise Plan was created to help ease you into working out regularly. Starting simple will increase the likelihood that you will stick with it!
Trying to cut coffee out of your morning? A cup of hot water with fresh lemon juice is an ideal alternative. It tastes great and has a handful of health benefits as well. Here are 11 compelling reasons to make this quick concoction part of your morning ritual!
Let’s be honest here, indulging during the holidays is pretty much a non-negotiable. Christmas ham. Cocktail parties with massive cheese plates. Eggnog-fueled caroling runs. December is ripe with parties, meals and snacks that can fill you with the holiday spirit and way too many calories. But staying in shape during the holidays doesn’t mean forgoing all your favorite traditions and activities. Below are 6 tips from the 12 Minute Athlete to keeping fit and healthy to ensure you enter 2016 in your best shape.
Who doesn’t need a mid-day energy boost? Whether it’s to get you through the end of the workday, finding the energy to make it to the gym, or something to fill those mid-day cravings, this is an excellent recipe from FitLifeTV that will give you a wonderful burst of energy while nourishing your body.
In search of the perfect gift for the fitness enthusiast in your life? Look no further! I’ve compiled a list of 20 gift ideas that are sure to please. From practical, to quirky, to motivational, there’s ought to be an idea to win over that special person on your list.
It’s no surprise that your diet is just as important in getting fit than the time you put in at the gym. But do you know exactly what foods you should be eating to build muscle and lose fat? Stronglifts.com compiled a list of the top 20 super foods to build muscle and lost fat. Get a pen and paper ready to make your next shopping list!
Turkish Get-Ups are one move that I get pretty excited about. The Turkish Get-Up is a highly functional movement that requires all the muscles of the body working together in order to accomplish the task. It’s great move for your entire body, requires a clear mind to master the technique, and some would argue that it can also save your life!
We could all use a little more healthy and happy in our lives. Everybody wants to look and feel their best. It’s easy to forget that it’s not a destination – you don’t just wake up one day and are suddenly healthy and happy! Both are a journey. Step by step, day by day, you get a little closer to your goals. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do starting today that will help you along that journey and keep moving yourself forward.
I’ve never been one to weigh myself regularly. I generally go off how my clothes fit or how I look in the mirror, not a number on a scale. Now that I’ve been taking my health and fitness more seriously, I have been more interested in the details of my body composition. I was beginning to research smart scales, when I was pleasantly surprised by an email from Beets BLU asking if I would like to review their scale. Needless to say, I was pretty excited to get in the mail and start putting it to use!