For most of us, taking a vacation means taking time to relax, recharge and saying goodbye to a plethora of day-to-day activities and obligations – including time spent at the gym. While a rest day or two can be nice here and there, if you choose, it’s easy to stay active while away from home. Here are three ways:
Creating a new fitness goal often stems from some sort of individual motivation. However, whether you want to lose weight or to be able to run a faster mile, chances are you’re going to need at least a little help along the way.
Let’s be realistic – following a fitness routine can be tough. Some days are good, others are not so great, but in the end it’s all part of the process. Although you can face many different obstacles along the way, one of the biggest barriers to committing to a fitness routine is time – or rather, the lack of it. While we don’t have the ability to add an extra hour to the day, we can help you maximize the time you do have.
There’s nothing better than finding a short, efficient workout that fits perfectly into your busy schedule. This does not mean, however, skipping out on warming up properly before exercise. A good warm-up should mimic the activity you’re getting ready to do, but you should perform movements at a lower intensity level.
Interval training – ever heard of it? There’s a good chance you’ve heard one or two people throw those words around in the gym, but maybe you don’t quite know what it means. And that’s okay! We’re going to break down what interval training is, why it’s beneficial and how to incorporate it into your workout routine.
What is it about sunny days and warmer temperatures that cause us to go to the gym a little bit less? Maybe we’re tired of being cooped up indoors after a long winter or are just more so drawn to sitting on patios for happy hour. Whatever it is, we all know skipping the gym too many times isn’t in our best interest – especially with bathing suit season around the corner.
Most years just when we start to feel like spring will never arrive, it does. And we couldn’t be happier about it. There’s just something about the season and new found sunshine that makes us feel happier and ready to tackle just about anything. So when you are making your spring cleaning list this year, why not add your fitness routine to it?
All types of shopping become increasingly harder as Easter approaches. The shelves of just about every retail market are packed with brightly-colored candies and chocolate bunnies. Who wants to dodge that kind of temptation day in and day out, especially when you are working hard to keep up healthy habits?
Chances are everyone from your neighbor to your 12-year-old niece has an Instagram account – and that includes lots of top companies and personalities in the health and fitness industry. From healthy recipes to workout motivation, whatever you’re seeking on your fitness journey can be found on this social media platform.
Take a second and think about the best workout you ever had. You probably felt strong, confident and full of energy. What if you could bottle up that feeling and take it with you throughout all of your workouts? That would be, in short, amazing.