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We may not consider work as a place where we could get fit – it’s nothing but a rat race of meetings and emails right? Your workday may be packed, but finding a way to fit in fitness is not only for the sake of your health, it also helps to make work a more [...]
We've seen it all the time on TV – trainers screaming at someone to finish that last minute on the treadmill or in a person’s face picking away at a person’s psychology regarding their fitness level. Because at the end of the show there are radical transformations, we think “Maybe I need that kind of approach to boost my fitness levels.” Have you ever had a drill sergeant style trainer that ended up scaring you out of exercising?
Valentine’s Day is often associated with romantic dinners and chocolates. If you’ve pledged to work on a healthy lifestyle, be careful not to turn your love into love handles this holiday!
If you or your Valentine are unlikely to stop at one or two and could demolish a whole box in a sitting, make this Valentine’s Day about showing your love without the calories. CalorieKing.com has some helpful tips to consider.
It’s Valentine’s Day and hearts are the topic. Everyone knows exercise is good for your heart so we won’t put you sleep with yet another reading of the heart-healthy benefits of exercise. Instead, with love in the air today, the topic is how better fitness equates with a better sex life. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will tell us all about it.
The pro athletes we see playing in the Super Bowl are capable of pushing their bodies to the limit. Clearly these guys are “in shape.” They train year round to endure the rigors of a pro season.
Perhaps we can be fooled into thinking their level of fitness – or any pro athlete in the sport of your choice – is what we need to aspire to when we start adding exercise into our daily routine. Not so! We simply need to get moving. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will break it down for us.
The weight loss plateau is one of the toughest challenges facing those on a weight loss journey. It is so disheartening to feel like you have been doing everything right – eating healthy, staying fit and avoiding temptation – and yet the scale has stopped moving. What is going on here?? As Allan Borushek explains, [...]
Or the 15-Day Cleanse? Every year we hear about a new fad diet claiming to detox you or help you drop the weight fast. And every year we consider one of them. Why do we do that? It’s simple. The fad diet tells us that with a simple pill or liquid or plan that we’ll lose the weight without the hard work. It promises to “reset” our system and that we might look like the incredibly thin, perky person that peddles it. The fact is while you may indeed drop some weight, there is nothing in a fad diet that will help sustain your weight loss goals. We'll tell you why they fail us.
Even on our best days we can all use little tips and reminders on how to focus ourselves to stay on track with our healthy living goals. It’s important to use every trick in our arsenal to get us to those daily victories that we can turn into habits. CalorieKing has ten of our best tips to get you started.
Mindless overeating is a huge stumbling block to sticking to our weight loss resolutions because it’s habitual. We do it over and over. Food is the last thing on our mind and by the time we do take notice, the overeating has taken its toll in added weight and loss of confidence in our ability to achieve our goals. We'll give you advice on how to stop it.
It is often so much easier at the beginning: there's the rush of enthusiasm, and many of your responsibilities are not yet ramped back up to full speed from the holidays. But, a few weeks later, the spark of enthusiasm is gone, routines return, job and family responsibilities rise to normal levels...and consistency can waver. If you’re in a fitness routine in the new year, congratulations. You should be settling into a routine that allows you to live your life while making it better through fitness. It may be a nice realization that you can live healthier and not have to clear everything else off of your calendar to do it! If you’re in a fitness rut, know this: It will happen to all of us at some point. (Yes, even me!) There have been (and will be) times when for one reason or another, I don't get all my workouts in. It will happen to you, too (whether you’ve had a perfect first three weeks or a bumpy ride.) The important thing to focus on is not WHAT HAPPENED, but what your response will be to what has happened.