Many sit all day behind a desk and then when they get older they suffer due to muscle loss. This is happening for people much younger than ever before. Muscle mass is important not just functionally but also metabolically.
Fitness and weight loss is not just about spending time at the gym and eliminating certain foods from your diet; your mental state can have a huge influence on whether you can hit your weight loss goals. Cortisol, the stress hormone slows down your body’s metabolism. So if you stay stressed for a long time, your body will not be able to burn as many calories as it should. So, beat stress with this fitness regime.
Did you know that 78% of people who had a goal last year and achieved some success will set a goal this year and achieve a similar success? Why is that, when so many people do not achieve the success they desire?
These fitness truths can change the way you think about your fitness lifestyle.
When we look at fitness we often focus on what is happening on the outside but the best benefits happen from the inside out. A new study in the March issue of Cell Metabolism shows that when people exercise it can alter their DNA almost instantly. These DNA alterations are likened to tune-ups helping our bodies to work more efficiently.
The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And the benefits of exercise are yours for the taking, regardless of your age, sex or physical ability. Check out these Top 6 ways that you can benefit from a regular routine of exercise….
In the cold winter months, We understand that it is tempting to sit inside with little activity but this is a perfect opportunity to exercise. Here are 10 things to do this winter….
If strength training with dumbbells leaves you in the dark about what size weights to use for which exercise, here’s a little help until you become more experienced.