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Family Fitness and Fun

Family Fitness and Fun

Building fitness and having fun together is a great foundation for a happy and healthy family. In these days of fast food and hours spent sitting at computers and video games or in front of the TV, families need more than ever to work together to stay healthy. As a parent, you have a responsibility […]

Use Mind Power to Lose Weight Effortlessly

Use Mind Power to Lose Weight Effortlessly

Over two-thirds of the adult U.S. population is overweight or obese. In Australia, the figure is 60%. The vast majority of these people would like to lose weight. Why haven’t they? Why is losing weight so commonly a struggle? To lose weight successfully you need to use of all your resources. This is where the […]

Put the FUN Back into FITNESS

Put the FUN Back into FITNESS

Putting the FUN back into FITNESS is the key ingredient to making your exercise routine a successful part of your daily life. Do you look forward to doing your exercises? If not, you’re more likely to come up with reasons to skip a session or two. As missed sessions become more common, you’ll lose the […]

Resistance Band Exercises

Resistance Band Exercises

Resistance bands must surely be one of the cheapest and most effective pieces of exercise equipment you can keep at home. Their benefits are huge. Resistance bands provide a convenient way to keep up with your strength training if you don’t want to go to the gym. You’ll even be able to do some moves […]

Let’s Talk About Body Image

Let’s Talk About Body Image

Many of us have body image issues. Sometimes they can seriously undermine our confidence in ourselves and even our ability to get on with our lives. And sometimes we can also be judgmental of others. Fitness experts see a variety of body image issues in their classes and gyms every day. They have important lessons […]

Reflection: My Body is Vibrant and Moves Easily

Reflection: My Body is Vibrant and Moves Easily

Here’s a Reflection to help you appreciate your body more fully. My body is good to me. When I want to do something physical, I can. Whether I undertake a simple task, such as lying down for bed at night, or a complex one, like playing an instrument or a sport, my body is vibrant […]

Reflection: I Am Committed to Exercising Daily

Reflection: I Am Committed to Exercising Daily

Here’s a Reflection to help you get into the habit of daily exercise. Having good health is at the top of my priorities list, and I recognize that I need regular physical activity to sustain me. Therefore, I make it a point to get some exercise each day. Acknowledging what is most important to me […]

Increasing Your Energy Levels

Increasing Your Energy Levels

Do you have to push yourself sometimes to get going and accomplish your goals for the day? Do you ever feel as if you’re running out of steam? Well, you’re not alone! Most people feel the same, experiencing low energy levels once in a while. Consider these suggestions to guard against low energy and put […]

Fitness Motivation if You’re a Plus Size ...

Fitness Motivation if You’re a Plus Size Person

Weight loss usually requires eating less and moving more. The second half of that formula can be daunting if your size makes you feel uncomfortable at the gym. Solve that dilemma by tapping into exercise motivation on a grand scale. Of course, it’s especially important to talk with your doctor before beginning any workout routine […]

Are You Getting Fit Or Sick at the Gym?

Are You Getting Fit Or Sick at the Gym?

You go to the gym to get fit and healthy. You work on your cardiovascular health and do some weight training, often in the hopes of losing weight. However, during your fitness efforts, you may be exposing yourself to billions of bugs, germs, viruses, and microbes that can make you sick. Where the Gym Germs […]