April 17, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Has simply looking at an athlete, fitness trainer or someone in ideal shape inspired you to increase your workouts? Picturing how you want to look and feel can be a big motivator to exercise regularly and make healthy decisions.
Repetitive visualization, combined with your associated emotions, will help develop your power to visualize and take action to achieve your goals. Here are several ways you can use the power of visualization in your quest to live fit.
April 10, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Exercise is the perfect remedy to alleviate stress. It can release built-up tension, stress and any frustrations about your day. Exercise also provides you with endorphins, which can boost your mood. Plus, the social aspects of exercise, interacting with friends at the gym and building camaraderie through small group workouts, can reduce stress and promote your overall sense of wellbeing. The more you enjoy the exercise you are doing, the less stressed you will feel. We suggest checking out these stress-busting options.
April 03, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
When you’re trying to get into shape, the question isn't whether or not you'll hit a plateau, it's when. Plateaus are as inevitable as rainy days and Mondays—and just about as welcome. Before you throw in your workout towel, first know you aren’t alone. A plateau simply means you have reached a state of equilibrium: the calories you’re consuming and the calories you’re burning are balanced. Balance is a good thing; it’s your body’s way of announcing that you’ve succeeded. But if your weight loss has come to a screeching hault, we advise you to perhaps add one thing, change one thing and stop one thing to break free from your plateau and see the results.