Tag: Exercise

Towards a Healthy Mind & Body

HIIT can seem similar to circuits

HIIT Can Seem Similar to Circuits. Similar, but Not the Same

While HIIT can seem similar to circuits there are differences. Choose with approach best suits your goals.

Warm Up for HIIT

Warm-up and Cool-down Routines for HIIT

Taking the time to do an appropriate warm up and cool down is essential for HIIT.

HIIT 20 minute workout

HIIT 20 Minute Workout: No Excuses!

No time, no equipment. With HIIT you have no excuses. Try this for twenty minutes.

controlling belly fat

The Importance of Controlling Belly Fat

Some fat in your body is essential but excess fat in your belly region is a big health issue. Be aware and act.

7 Great Exercises for Your Core

Make sure you pay attention to your core region when exercising. Get started here.

essential elements of HIIT

Essential Elements of HIIT for Beginners

HIIT is a great way to work out. But you need to do it correctly, right from the start.

6 Stretches for Greater Flexibility

Loss of flexibility can be an issue for many people. Here are some stretches to improve flexibility.

HIIT is for you

High Intensity Interval Training is for You

High Intensity can sound a bit much. But HIIT is for you.

What is your Optimal Heart Rate During Exercise?

Your optimal and maximum heart rate during exercise depends on your goals, age, and current fitness.

no pain, no gain

The Myth of ‘No Pain, No Gain’

Exercise is good for your health. But you can have too much of a good thing.

body burns fat

How Your Body Burns Fat (or Does It?)

We talk about our bodies burning fat when we exercise. It’s true, but there’s more to it.

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Not Enough Time? Try High Intensity Interval Training

Lack of time in often the main reason why people don’t exercise enough. HIT might be the answer.

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Music Makes HIIT More Fun!

Music goes well with exercise as long as it is motivational and upbeat.

exercise and weight loss

The Links between Exercise and Weight Loss

Have you ever told yourself that you deserve a treat because you have worked out? You’re fooling yourself.

role of nature

The Benefits of Nature to Your Life

Modern living can lead to the exclusion of the natural world. Don’t let this happen. Live with nature.

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I Feel Good – It Works!

Why do we start to feel tired when we exercise? Is it possible that if you tell yourself during exercise that you’re not as tired as you think you are that you could make that true?

exercise makes you healthier

Exercise Makes You Healthier. How Does that Happen?

Regular exercise makes you healthier, compared to if you are sedentary. How does this happen?

Muscles Ache After Exercise

What Does Muscle Pain After Exercise Indicate?

It’s not nice but think of the pain as a useful signal from your body.

How to Start Exercising if You’re Out of Shape

How to start? Here are some tips to help when you haven’t been exercising for a while.

5-2-7 breathing

5-2-7 Breathing for a Minute

It’s good advice to take a deep breath before acting in haste or making an important decision. The 5-2-7 breathing technique has been shown to give real benefits.

small steps

Small Steps to a Better You

To be the person you want to be, you need to make small changes, take small steps, do it consistently, and don’t give up.

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How to lose weight and keep it off – according to science

Both diet and exercise are essential for sustained weight loss.

jogging tips

6 Simple Tips to Help You Start Jogging

Jogging can add years to your life. Here are 6 simple tips to help you start jogging

is stretching important?

Is Stretching Important? It Depends

Stretching is good for your body but it’s probably not in the way you’ve heard.

abdominal fat

Exercise and Deep Abdominal Fat

The relationships between the amount of exercise you take, the amount of fat in your body, your weight, and common diseases are not simple.

lower body exercise

Lower Body Exercise Home Workout

An easy to follow lower body exercise routine to do at home. No equipment needed.

how much exercise

How Much Exercise Is Enough?

How much exercise should you do? Official guidelines with scientific basis have been updated.

progressive muscle relaxation

How to Do Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation is a simple technique for what life throws at you.

hydration

Make Sure You Get Adequate Hydration

Water is central to life. Hydration is central to exercise.

simple formula for success

A Simple (but not easy) Formula for Success

There is a simple formula for success irrespective of your goal. Sound too good to be true?

benefits of exercise

The Benefits of Exercise

The benefits of exercise are much greater than many people think. So, get moving.

to do today

10 Things To Do Today

Make small steps towards your goals every day. Start today.

mind-muscle connection

Mind-Muscle Connection

Do you have stubborn muscle groups that do not seem to improve no matter how often you train? The solution is right inside your mind.

light exercise

A Little Light Exercise

If you haven’t been doing a lot, start with some light exercise. The benefits will surprise you.

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