October 04, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Anything that gets you up and moving is good for your health, so try incorporating some of these 10 ways to burn 100 calories into your daily routine.
1. Vacuuming: 25 minutes
Use good posture and stand tall instead of bent over to engage your tummy muscles. Alternate arms on the push and pulling of the movement.
2. Walking: 15 minutes
Along with the calorie burn, taking a brisk walk 2-3 times a day can also help lower stress levels. Be sure to push off your big toe and take larger strides while swinging your arms.
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.