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Benefits of Planking

Benefits of Planking

Why every woman should add planks to their workouts Many women ignore one of the best core-developing exercises from their workouts - planks. They tend to lean toward the tried and true crunch, or even sit-ups (FYI – leave sit-ups out of your exercise catalog. They are bad for the ...
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Importance of Heart Healthy Fats

Importance of Heart Healthy Fats

Don't Fear the Fat We all want to burn fat and shed a few pounds. That’s why we exercise regularly and watch what we eat. However, just because we want to burn fat doesn’t mean we need to avoid it. In fact, fat is vital to weight loss and cardiovascular ...
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Healthy Heart Leads to Healthy Brain

Healthy Heart Leads to Healthy Brain

You may not put much thought into how the heart keeps the brain active and healthy. But the brain relies heavily on the heart for the necessary oxygen and nutrients to keep it running smoothly. As the heart pumps blood through the body, it also provides essential blood to the ...
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How to Get an HIIT Workout on a Treadmill

How to Get an HIIT Workout on a Treadmill

Ah, the old standby – the treadmill. Used for decades to get a good jog in, a brisk walk or to just hang laundry on as you got bored with it. However, you can get a decent HIIT workout on a treadmill that will test your limits. All the while ...
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6 Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

6 Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a common, but possibly preventable, condition that affects nearly 10% of the U.S. population. While it is most common in adults over the age of 45, in recent years it has become more widespread in young adults and children. People with diabetes are more likely to ...
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Health Benefits of Coffee

Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is the third most consumed beverage in the world (after water and tea). It is also one of the healthiest drinks, loaded with antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients. Some of these nutrients are capable of preventing diseases. Research also reveals that coffee is the most consumed drink as compared ...
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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

One thing I hear often is how expensive it is to eat healthy. Sure, you can pick up a box of macaroni and cheese for just a few cents per serving. But, do you really want to? Of course not. Those empty calories do havoc to your body. Here I ...
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How to Lose Arm Fat and Tone Your Arms

How to Lose Arm Fat and Tone Your Arms

“Bingo wings” are something that many women would like to get rid of, right? Studies reveal that many women who want to lose weight are especially looking for ways to lose the flabby fat in their arms. However, there are some misconceptions about how fat accumulates. When you gain weight, ...
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Тірs tо sрееd uр уour mеtаbоlism

Тірs tо sрееd uр уour mеtаbоlism

Importance of metabolism А vаrіеtу оf сіrсumstаnсеs ехіst аs tо whу іt mау bе bеnеfісіаl tо sрееd уоur mеtаbоlіsm. Тhе mоst іmроrtаnt rеаsоn fоr mоst реорlе іs tо burn fаt. Тhеrе аrе mаnу wауs іn whісh оnе саn іnсrеаsе thе аmоunt оf саlоrіеs thаt аrе burnеd аnd thе bеst wау ...
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Why you are not losing weight

Why you are not losing weight

How Come I'm Not Losing Weight? You’re counting your calories diligently. You downloaded all the latest fitness apps. You’re exercising daily. You’re watching what you eat. So, how come you’re not dropping the weight? Stephanie Smith at Active details several reasons how you may be sabotaging your weight loss goals ...
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How to Lose 10 Pounds and Keep It Off

How to Lose 10 Pounds and Keep It Off

If you have been trying to lose weight for a while and it seems like nothing seems to work, then you are not alone. People try a lot of things just to lose weight; they starve, exercise and some even try using weight loss pills to get rid of that ...
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Should I Work My Abs Daily

Should I Work My Abs Daily

If you are looking to get back in shape and are in a hurry to see those sexy abs, you should do core exercises daily, right? Wrong. Your core is a made up of muscles just like your glutes and quads. You don’t work them every day, do you? Your ...
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Is Your Protein Smoothie Killing You?

Is Your Protein Smoothie Killing You?

Protein smoothies are delicious and convenient. They provide a quick way to get in a balanced breakfast full of healthy fats, carbs, and protein. They also replenish our bodies with essential amino acids after a tough workout. But, are they a risk to our health? Two Scoops of Heavy Metal ...
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HIIT and Its Effects on the Brain

HIIT and Its Effects on the Brain

Over the last few years, high-intensity interval training, or HIIT for short, has become one of the most popular training protocols in the world of health and fitness. The number of people performing HIIT-based workouts on a weekly basis is now higher than ever, and it’s easy to see why ...
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8 Yoga Exercises for Awesome Abs

8 Yoga Exercises for Awesome Abs

If you have tried yoga in the past, then you know that it can strengthen your core and develop your abs. Yoga is not just about stretching and posing. Yoga takes strength. It takes a strong core to perform many of the moves and hold them for an extended period ...
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Cardio Kickboxing Workouts For a Killer Body

Cardio Kickboxing Workouts For a Killer Body

Cardio workouts burn calories and strengthen muscles. One of the best cardio workouts you can do is a kickboxing workout. Kickboxing workouts require no equipment and can be performed at the gym or in your home. All you need is a little space to move around. (You will be moving ...
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Health Benefits of Black Garlic

Health Benefits of Black Garlic

Did you say black garlic? Yes, black garlic, while not as common as white garlic, is just as versatile. It can be used in rubs, sauces, broth, salads, hummus and more. Health benefits of black garlic Jessica Cording at Fitness Magazine explains the health benefits of black garlic: "Rich in ...
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How to Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat

How to Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat

The Dreaded Belly Fat Reducing belly fat can prove to be a challenge and you may get discouraged in your quest for a thinner body. It's important to have your fat burning capacity running fully by not skipping meals or going hungry to get rid of stubborn belly fat. Also, ...
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Foods High in Antioxidants and Why You Need Them

Foods High in Antioxidants and Why You Need Them

The best way to stay healthy is to eat healthy. Healthy foods are foods rich in antioxidants and vitamins. These help you fight diseases and are also beneficial in the anti-aging process. Here we look at some of the foods that are rich in antioxidants and how they can help ...
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The Effects of Sugar on the Brain

The Effects of Sugar on the Brain

How Sugar Affects the Brain and Why You Should Reduce Its Consumption Glucose, a form of sugar, is the primary source of energy for every cell in the body. The brain is the most energy-demanding organ because it is so rich in nerve cells, or neurons. It uses one-half of ...
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