5 Workouts You Can Do in Small Spaces

No time to go to the gym for your workout? Don’t worry, the gym is not the only place where you can exercise. There are several routines that you can perform without exercise equipment and space, which the gym offers. You can work out in your bedroom or living room if you really have limited space. Here are the 5 exercises that you can do in small spaces in your home. Jumping Rope Jumping ropes can easily be performed in a small space. All you need is a piece of…

How to Get Rid of Cellulite

Cellulite refers to fat just beneath the skin that looks like lumps of cheese. It usually accumulates on the thighs, buttocks, and stomach. Aside from being unsightly, cellulite can cause deformity of the lower limb as the curves of the ankles and the knees disappear. It can result in nervous pressure, which can be painful. There are ways to get rid of those ugly cheesy lumps on your thighs, buttocks, and stomach. Some women resort to liposuction, a cosmetic surgery procedure wherein extra fat is suctioned from beneath the skin.…

5 Top Reasons Why Rest Days Are Important

When it comes to maintaining a healthy body, rest is just as important as exercise. Working out every day will not make you lose weight or build muscles faster. When you exercise daily without taking a day off, you could overwork your body and this will put your health in danger. Here are the top 5 reasons why taking a rest day from exercise is important. Rest will help improve your sleep. Too much exercise keeps your heart rate and alertness high. When your heart beats faster than normal, you…

Difference between Warm Up and Cool Down Exercise

You might have observed athletes doing a brisk walk, jogging in place, or stretching before the game starts. They are actually doing warm-up exercises to prepare their bodies for the game ahead. What’s more, after they have played, they do not sit down right away. Instead they perform cool down exercises such as walking. Warm up and cool down exercises are necessary for guarding your well-being especially when you do strenuous exercises. Warm up and cool down routines differ in terms of purpose, type and duration of the exercise needed.…

10 Easy Ways to Stay Active at Work

One of the reasons for the increasing number of obese people is a sedentary lifestyle. At home, they spend most of the time sitting in front of the computer or television. At work, they still have to spend the most part of their work sitting down while doing their jobs. Spending five days at work usually leaves people too tired to exercise during the weekends. To keep a healthy weight, remain active while at work. Here are 10 ways to do this: Walk instead of ride. If you live near…

Extreme Exercise: When Does It Become Too Much

People exercise for many reasons, either to lose weight, tone those muscles, have a sculpted figure or win in a competition that requires strength and endurance. To achieve all these in a short time, they choose strenuous exercises and increase their workout time. You might not know it but probably, you are exercising too much without knowing it. Too much workout can do you more harm than good. Here are some tips on how to know if you have been overdoing your training. Lack of interest in exercise. If you used…

7 Tips on How to Enjoy Running

Running is one of the easiest, practical, and equally effective ways to stay fit. Sadly, while running can provide a lot of benefits to one’s cardiovascular endurance, leg muscle strength, and, to a certain degree, flexibility, it is often quite difficult to sustain the momentum. After a feverish start, many newbies eventually lose steam. Why? They simply haven’t learned the secret to enjoying a good run. You see, you only need to learn how to enjoy running so you’ll also reap all the benefits that this activity provides. Here are…

Satisfying Your Cravings While Keeping Your Body Fit

Exercise results in the depletion of the stored glycogen that serves as fuel to your body and damage the proteins in your muscles. You need to recover your energy and repair your damaged muscles. This can be done by eating the right foods after your workout to provide nutrients and glycogen to your body. Eat foods that are nutritious and rich in carbohydrates. The body converts carbohydrates into glucose to provide an energy source for your body. Here are the foods that you need to eat right after you had…