Motivation is a huge factor in exercising, as the more of an incentive that we have towards achieving a fitness goal, the more likely we are to succeed. Everybody’s goals may be different and so might the techniques that are used to motivate us towards those goals.[Read more…] about The Effects of Music on Exercise [Infographic]
How to Fit a Fitness Routine Into a Super Busy Schedule
Most of us can recall at least one period in our life when we’ve neglected our physical fitness. In fact, an alarming number of adults seem to see little value in exercise at all. Fortunately, most people are at least aware of the importance of exercise and making some kind of effort to stay active. But there’s no shortage of excuses to avoid exercise. One of the most common excuses is a lack of time.
But no matter how busy your schedule is, it is still possible to fit in a proper fitness routine. As long as you are motivated and willing to put in the necessary work, anyone can formulate a fitness regime that fits around their lifestyle.[Read more…] about How to Fit a Fitness Routine Into a Super Busy Schedule
Health Goals You Can Actually Stick to in 2019
Goals are a tricky thing. Setting them up is easy, following through is harder, and then actually sticking to them for a long period of time seems almost impossible. We’ll vow to go on a diet and exercise every day, we’ll promise to take much better care of ourselves, and then our initial energy and enthusiasm will quickly wither away after a few weeks or months.[Read more…] about Health Goals You Can Actually Stick to in 2019
5 Healthy Ways to Break a Weight Loss Plateau
First of all, acknowledge that you are beautiful just the way you are and that you shouldn’t pursue a slimmer physique if aesthetics is what you’re concerned with.
Eliminate the toxic beauty standards imposed by the mass media, and strive to make 2019 the year of complete and unadulterated self-love. Does that mean that you shouldn’t try to lose weight? Not necessarily.[Read more…] about 5 Healthy Ways to Break a Weight Loss Plateau
4 Counterintuitive Fitness Facts and Statistics
Fitness has many health benefits from better cardiovascular health and better muscle tone to decreasing symptoms of anxiety and depression and cranking up your sex drive. Yet, there are some fitness facts and stats that are totally counterintuitive but nevertheless true, and not all of us have heard of them. Let’s take just four of them and have a closer look.
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6 Warning Signs of Heart Problems During Exercise
Heart disease kills over 610,000 Americans annually. If you’ve experienced a heart attack, or open-heart surgery to restore the health of your arteries, it’s vital that you make changes to your lifestyle to ensure it doesn’t happen again.
For those living with the risk of heart disease due to a sedentary lifestyle, exercise and changes to your diet are necessary to avoid the onset of heart disease. However, working out can also induce a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack.
Here are six warning signs of heart disease or dysfunction that you may experience during exercise. If you find yourself dealing with any of these symptoms, consult with a medical professional right away. [Read more…] about 6 Warning Signs of Heart Problems During Exercise