It’s so important when setting fitness goals to be realistic about what’s achievable for your body type and level and commitment, but how to do you manage your expectations when everything you see and hear encourages extreme measures and unrealistic results? Here’s what you need to know!
It’s Sunday night and the fear of the impending Monday doom and gloom is slowly taking hold. Thankfully, not all Monday’s are inherently bad. Here’s what to can do right now to make sure you kick Monday’s ass and set yourself up for great week.
Tired of busting a gut at the gym only to see your waistline swell and your muscle mass decrease!? Despite your best efforts, it’s possible that you’re not getting the most out of your workouts.
Keep in shape this summer without breaking a sweat with our top tips on how to optimise your workout and diet plan to keep you fit and healthy all summer long.
Motivation is most important when beginning any sort of exercise program. It will allow you to ease into the rhythm of your new routine and your desire to train will be greater, yielding more impressive results.
Whether your goal be to carve out Brad Pitt's six-pack of steel in fight club or to build an Arnold Schwarzenegger like physique, you're going to have to include some weight training into your exercise routine.
New to weight training? Fear not! In this article we'll provide you with everything you need along with a sample workout plan to help get you started.
In the spirt of Halloween, we've come up with a "killer" Abs workout with a fat burning suicide drill to finish you off!!
Scared? You should be.
When we exercise is very rarely something people consider when beginning any sort of exercise program. People exercise when it is convenient for them and rightly so. However, if you're serious about sustainability and optimised results, it could be worth taking a look at not only how you workout, but also when.
They say that every new beginning in life is tough – but even if you set your custom-devised workout program off on the right foot, it still doesn’t mean that peak fitness results are guaranteed. To safeguard your training agenda against stagnation or downright nosedives, you should keep your diet, workout, and recovery optimized for sustainable progress.
But how exactly do you tweak your lifestyle for long-term success and maximum performance during every workout session? Brace yourself: the road to training consistency isn’t paved with roses, but you can avoid thorns by adjusting your daily routine based on the guidelines listed below.
After months of pool parties, long and fun filled beach days and procrastinating on your exercise routine, summer is finally over and it's time to turn your focus towards getting fit. Here are 5 benefits of getting into a fall fitness routine:
You've been eating clean, training hard and until recently were on course to reach your final weight loss goals, only to have it all come to a frustrating standstill, sound familiar!?
Unfortunately the last few pounds are always the most stubborn. The good news is, you are leaner than you were before (well done you). The bad news is, your new and improved body now requires fewer calories to get you through the day. For every pound lost, your body requires roughly 20 fewer calories per day (bummer).
After months of your body stretching, growing, and shifting to make room for that sweet little bundle of joy in your tummy, the big day has come! You have finally welcomed that precious baby into the world. You’re excited to get back home and start life with your growing family, and anxious to get your pre-pregnancy body back. As a fitness professional and a mother of two little ones, I’ve been there. I know how overwhelmed and exhausted you probably are. I also know how real and heavy mommy guilt can be. I promise you the chores can wait.