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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.

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..

WOMEN AND WEIGHTS - DEBUNKING THE MYTHS THROUGH SCIENCE

women and weightlifting, debunking the myths through science
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

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...

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...

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...

TOP TIPS FOR WEIGHT TRAINING TO BUILD MUSCLE FASTER

TOP TIPS FOR WEIGHT TRAINING TO BUILD MUSCLE FASTER

If you are doing weight training to build more muscle, sometimes it is simple to end up in a plateau wherein you sense as if you are not making any progress. If this is your concern, then you might be searching for a weight training tip, which can help you move far beyond that plateau so that you can start building muscle. Get ripped faster through using these helpful tips as part of your training regimen. Increas...

HOW TO MEDITATE?

HOW TO MEDITATE?

Meditation is being considered by many. In a certain aspect, it could be a great tool. It could help to foster physical health, combat stress, make you sleep better, help with chronic pain, be more peaceful and be more present or active. There could be numbers of great things that mediation could provide. But on a serious note, meditation is considered as a doorway to the unknown. It could help us with regards to get..

TOP CARDIO WORKOUTS YOU MUST CONSIDER

TOP CARDIO WORKOUTS YOU MUST CONSIDER

Cardio is considered as one among the most important things that could be done for the body for numbers of purposes like for losing weight, burning fat or improving health. The best thing would be the idea that there are numbers of options for cardio exercises. Those that would make your heart rate into the target heart rate zone could work however there are certain exercises which give you better results. Actuall...

Power of Pilates

Power of Pilates
Pilates emerged in the early 2000’s as the hottest new workout trend thing used by celebrities to shape their body to perfection. Today, it is a well-known concept with countless branches and variations. So what is Pilates exactly? Pilates resemblances yoga in many ways (especially Iyengar); although it lacks the spiritual element and places heavy emphasis on strengthening the body’s core, and a bit less on f...

GETTING BACK IN THE GYM AFTER AN EXERCISE RELATED INJURY

GETTING BACK IN THE GYM AFTER AN EXERCISE RELATED INJURY by fitness model Ingrid Romero

“How and when do I train after an injury?”  This is one of the most common questions trainers hear from clients, but also one that puts their knowledge to the ultimate test. Not only is proper exercise application crucial for preventing injury in the first place, but also in order to recover after the damage has already occurred. Before you can understand how to train after an injury, you must first understand...