Archive for the ‘MOTIVATION’ Category

12 Ways To Burn More Calories While Running

Running is one of the greatest, and cheapest ways to improve your cardiovascular health. You can find avid runners going for their daily run regardless of the temperature, or the conditions outside of their window. If you’ve been stung by the running bug, you’ve probably not only felt the physical benefits, but also experienced the […]

The Difference Between Toning Muscle and Bulking Muscle

What Is Toning? When most people say that they want to “tone up,” what they usually mean is that they want to become leaner. Basically, they want to lose fat, and add a little muscle definition—but not so much muscle mass that they look like a bodybuilder (much more on that later). In the fitness […]

5 tips for starting a new healthy life

Our thoughts govern each and every aspect of our lives. Many people go about their lives in mainly a non-thinking mode. Their thinking is non-thinking simply because they have a tendency to let other people manage them rather than taking manage themselves. I see a lot of people get caught up with some reality Television […]

6 Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

Studies such as those conducted by Laval University, East Tennessee State University, Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of New South Wales have shown that shorter, high-intensity cardio sessions result in greater fat loss over time than low-intensity sessions. Research has also shown that high-intensity training is more muscle-sparing than low-intensity cardio.

10 Trainers Share Their BEST Strength-Training Tips

In 2011, I was both shocked and honored to be named America’s Top Personal Trainer to Watch in the first-ever contest of its kind, which was run by Life Fitness and the American Council on Exercise, and I have continued to be involved as a judge and consultant for the contest in recent years. It has expanded […]

Staying Patient in Your Weight Loss Journey

Haven’t we all wished at one time or another to have a magic wand and make things appear or disappear? A wave of the wand could make unwanted pounds vanish, a washboard stomach appear, or instantly have sculpted, muscular arms. The thought of getting what you want when you want it, as appealing as it […]

Treadmill Tips to Burn More Calories

A prime tool for achieving a complete cardiovascular workout, a treadmill enables a person to carry out any exercise, be it walking, jogging or running, to burn calories effectively. While a treadmill helps in burning off unwanted calories, it requires the right approach to work towards it. A good treadmill offers variable speeds and inclines, thereby […]

How to Transform Yourself in 6 Weeks

This is a guest post from Trent Bender, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Nutrition & Supplement Specialist and Fitness Athlete of PIT Fitness. The three most common comments I get from moms who begin training with me are: I don’t have much time to spend working out. I want to lose weight. I want to tone up. I […]

The Benefits of Shorter Workouts

The duration of your workout session is not as nearly as important as the physical and mental benefits that you gain from exercising. We all area aware of how much we benefit mentally and physically from a great workout, regardless of the length. However, we may not always have the time or motivation to get to the gym, or […]

Mental Rules Of Fit Women

Attitude plays a big part to whether you thrive with your fitness goals or you fail. Here are 10 mental rules that fit women… Attitude plays a big part to whether you thrive with your fitness goals or you fail. Here are 10 mental rules that fit women follow that helps them continue being successful in […]