Training while pregnant
As some of you know I have been pregnant for the last 10 months. My Husband and I just welcomed our brand new baby boy Jack in the beginning of January. I often would get the question when should you stop or start training while pregnant.
What is the secret to staying motivated for the long term?
Every person that embarks on the journey of living a fitter and healthier lifestyle has their own “why”. What I mean by “why” is what got them started. Was it because they wanted to lead by example for their family? Or it could be as simple wanting to get fit for a summer vacation. Or it could be a deeper reason a family member became ill due to lifestyle choices that lead them to an unnecessary situation such as heart disease or type 2 diabetes. Your “why” can be described
Why is water so important?
Why is water so important? Water is integral to humans we need it to survive. Apart from oxygen, water is the only other constant bodily requirement without it we can only survive for a few days. Our bodies are made up of 50-75% water. We lose water throughout the day by breathing sweating and digestion.
The key to a longer and healthy life
Older adults who met twice- weekly strength training guidelines had lower odds of dying in a new analysis by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Can meditation really boost your training
We are starting to see more and more research suggesting meditation can boost all aspects of life. Studies suggest that it can help with cope with stress and even over eating.
Sleep you way to success
Many people are too tired or say that they don’t have enough time to maintain a regular fitness program. One of the biggest motivators to getting exercise is simply to be rested, healthy and energetic – impossible without enough sleep.
Training is not just for looking great in a bikini!
Weight training in many medical journals (including Human Kinetics Advanced Exercise Prescriptions text) has scientific evidence to prevent an array of different medical issues both physical and mental
How to get started in a fitness journey when you are really unfit?
I didn’t start out being fit. I knew that I wanted to start exercising but just couldn’t seem to muster up the strength to start in the beginning. I couldn’t tell you how many times I would tell myself “today is the day” and then tell myself in the next sentence “tomorrow is the day!” As a young adult didn’t really seem to me as gratifying in anyway…
How to fit fitness into your busy lifestyle?
We all know by now that maintaining an active lifestyle should be one of our top priorities in life. Only by taking care of ourselves do we stand a chance of being the kind of person we strive to be on the job, at home with our loved ones, and in our communities.
How much cardio do i need to do?
Firstly what is cardio? Cardio exercise uses large muscle movement over a sustained period of time keeping your heart rate to at least 50% of its maximum level. Such as biking, running, and walking, etc.