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The Ketogenic Diet – is it for you?

The Ketogenic Diet – is it for you?
Also called “Keto” or “LCHF” among other nicknames, the ketogenic diet may seem like a recent fad; when it in fact has been around more than 90 years.

Food prep can mean the difference between sticking to your fitness plan and failing to reach your goals!

Food prep can mean the difference between sticking to your fitness plan and failing to reach your goals!
Having prepared your meals in advance will save you from giving in to sudden cravings or hunger, and when all is said and done, it will actually save you a lot of time!

Healthy Motivation

Healthy Motivation

Motivation to do anything, including to stay fit, comes in many forms. You can be motivated by fear, excitement, defiance, love, or even hate.  

Motivation can be internal, external, or both.

MAKEUP HACKS For the Fit Chick

MAKEUP HACKS For the Fit Chick
If you’re like me, there are days when the last thing I have time for is spending hours in front of the mirror. But we all want to look good, don’t we? You spent all that time working your butt off in the gym, so you definitely deserve some daily glam! 

Is Tabata Training Effective?

Is Tabata Training Effective?

What it is, how it works, why to do it...

The Tabata Method of training began taking form in the early 1990s, when Dr. Izumi Tabata conducted study on exercise intensity with the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Tokyo. Prior to this breakthrough, Dr. Tabata had tried numerous sprinting-type protocols to determine which training program would optimize the ATP synthesis; i.e. the key molecule for energy production.

MEDITATION HEALTH HAPPINESS

MEDITATION HEALTH HAPPINESS
Meditation is an ancient practice that has been used for thousands of years to improve mental and physical health, spiritual awareness, and much more. With stress levels steadily rising among the general population along with an increased use of antidepressants, more and more people are turning to meditation as a natural way to improve their wellbeing. The benefits of meditation are many. Studies have shown that c.. Read More

WOMEN AND WEIGHTS

WOMEN AND WEIGHTS
DEBUNKING THE MYTHS THROUGH SCIENCE Myth: “Lifting heavy weights will make you bulky like a man!” Truth: Science has proven that women only produce a tiny fraction (around 5-7% according to Medline Plus) of the growth hormones men do. That means that even if you lift just as heavy as a man and at the same volume, your body will simply not have the necessary amounts of testosterone to get even close to the .. Read More

BURN FAT WITH HIIT CARDIO

BURN FAT WITH HIIT CARDIO
By now, pretty much everyone has heard of HIIT. HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is an exercise method that alternates between periods of explosive intensity and low-intensity recovery. HIIT training has proven to be far more effective for fat loss than traditional, low-intensity cardio. A study at the University at Western Ontario showed that people lost significantly more fat when they performed just 4..Read More

YOGA: WHY IT IS A GREAT HELP IN HEALING YOUR BODY?

YOGA: WHY IT IS A GREAT HELP IN HEALING YOUR BODY?
Yoga has been living for thousands of years traditionally to help with enlightenment and meditation. Not many yogi fanatics started practicing since they have heard of the healing ability of yoga – body, mind and soul. To get the most benefits of yoga, you may need to put in the great blend of power, restorative and hot yoga. Restorative yoga talks about getting both mental and physical benefits of yoga practice..Read More

BENEFITS OF PILATES EXERCISES

BENEFITS OF PILATES EXERCISES
Pilate’s workout might be of great help to start developing a stronger center and so being considered by many these days. For some, Pilates could mean expensive studio or equipment but there is only a need of mat with this so called physical fitness system. There are already increasing numbers of individuals that are trying the Pilates workouts and experiencing the benefits it could provide. Along with that, the..Read More

WHY IT IS SMART NOT TO SKIP DESSERTS BUT HAVE NUTRITIOUS AND HEALTHIER ONES?

WHY IT IS SMART NOT TO SKIP DESSERTS BUT HAVE NUTRITIOUS AND HEALTHIER ONES?
If you are having your full course dinner, then you will certainly have desserts at the end of your meal. Normally, desserts served are high in calories and could easily get you fat. It is not fortunate that people are used to having rich desserts, as they don’t mind taking those bits of unneeded calories. They crave for more deserts although unconsciously they know that their body knows they don’t require more o..Read More

DO YOU SUFFER FROM A NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY?

DO YOU SUFFER FROM A NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY?
The body needs a range of essential nutrients to function optimally, and it can be difficult to know if you are getting all you need through your regular diet. Nutrient deficiencies are more common than one might think; not just in underdeveloped countries where famine prevails. In fact, many people in the Western world suffer from minor to major deficiencies, despite having access to an abundance of food and supplem.. Read More