Fantastic Fitness Ideas You Can Put To Good Use

Fantastic Fitness Ideas You Can Put To Good Use

You already know it makes sense to put effort into you personal fitness, but the advice in the article below can also help make your effort more effective. Getting the results you can feel and see is a matter of increasing the effectiveness of what you do, every step of the way.

Avoid eating late – especially just before bed – in order to keep your diet in line with your fitness goals. No matter how healthy your food is, when you eat late and hop directly into bed, your body is going to digest it according to your inactive state. Food will go directly to storage in body fat instead of getting burned by your muscles.

If you want your kids to get more exercise, try making it a competition. Buy everyone in your family a pedometer. Each day mark down how many steps each person has walked. At the end of the week, tally the totals up and see who the winner is. Come up with a good prize for the winner – a new toy, an extra desert, or getting to choose dinner for the night.

For maximum fitness results a healthy diet needs to be combined with an exercise program. The two processes are mutually complementary. Eating well helps you work out better; working out encourages you to eat better. When you make sure to address both areas simultaneously you will find yourself getting fit much faster.

You can replace high-performance sports drinks with plain water unless your fitness program involves strenuous exertions lasting more than an hour. The chief selling point – and cost justification – for engineered sports drinks is electrolyte replacement. The plain fact is, until your workouts break the one-hour mark, you are simply not going to be sweating long enough to lose the trace minerals that sports drinks replace.

A great fitness tip is to start using chains in your workouts. Using chains is a great way to add extra resistance and challenge yourself. You set up the bar with plates as you normally would, and then you add chains on each side for the extra resistance.

When walking or running, find a good pace. Pushing your limits might be a good idea with some types of exercise. This isn’t the case when it comes to walking or jogging for your health. If you find yourself huffing and straining to breathe, slow down a bit. The goal is to build endurance, not wear yourself out.

Exercise to improve your sleeping ability. Being able to sleep efficiently is an important part of overall health, and staying active helps your sleep. Those who exercise are better able to fall asleep quickly and sleep more deeply. Better sleep and exercise go hand in hand; if you sleep better you will be better able to exercise and if you exercise you will sleep better.

Increasing the effectiveness of whatever you do for your personal fitness can be as easy as following one or more of the tips in the article above. Your goal of looking and feeling better can be a reality with just these simple tips. Use them to make your workout more effective.

Top 10 Safe Diets

Top 10 Safe Diets

There are so many different diets on the market that it is important to know which diet is honestly safe to use. The different factors involved with each diet can make either the diet effective and safe or a health hazard. Here are ten safe diets that have been researched and reviewed by leaders in the diet industry, to verify the health related factors for everyone wanting to diet safely.

eDiets.com is a diet plan that incorporates most of the plans into their online system for dieters. The main focus on the diets includes healthy eating habits and exercise for the weight loss. This site uses Atkins, Glycemic Impact, Mediterranean, Slim Fast, Low Fat, High Fiber, Wheat Free, Cholesterol Lowering, Vegetarian, and Heart Smart diets along with many others on the site.

Diet.com has a credible doctor backing this site, who has authored books about weight loss. Dr. Robert Kushner, uses personal lifestyles of the individuals to create a customized diet plan; based on the personal habits that will help people lose weight and maintain a healthy weight.

Other doctors to help their patients lose weight effectively and safely created Medifast Diet. It consists of six meals a day removing the hunger many suffer during a diet. The plans are transitional with maintenance and exercise plans to help keep the weight off, as well as a strong support system for continued guidance and assistance.

Jillian Michaels Diet Plan is used by a national television program with proven results. The diet is designed so the individual can exercise in the comfort of their homes as well as eating a healthy diet and concentrating on the mental aspects of the dieter. The plan is based on the individual’s metabolism and increasing it so the person can lose weight safely and effectively with the abilities to learn weight management for long-term effects.

Denise Austin Diet was created by a fitness expert that bases her diet on the development of a diet plan that allows a person to eat what they want but at lower levels that are healthy and nutritional. The concept helps dieters learn to avoid the cravings while eating a balanced diet with an exercise program.

Sonoma Diet uses the Mediterranean diet with added styles in the plan. The foods are known to be extremely delicious that adds to the wonder of losing weight. The people are taught to eat slower so they not only enjoy their food more but also learn to eat less since it takes about 15 minutes for the brain to accept the stomach is full when eating. The diet is based on “waves” or steps where the person uses the described steps to lose weight effectively.

South Beach Diet Plan is based on healthy eating foods that will be satisfying, while removing the hunger issues. There are three phases to the diet that are each designed to deal with the many issues such as eliminating the food cravings, kick-start weight loss, and weight management.

The Duke Diet & Fitness was created by renown experts in the nutrition and medical field dedicated to helping others improve their lives with healthy eating and weight management. The diet focuses on the diet, fitness routines, and behavioral strategies to help the person create a healthier life style.

Nutrisystem Diet Plan is a unique plan for women, men, over 60, vegetarians, and Type 2 Diabetics. The personalized diets use good carbohydrates in the diet with fiber and Omega-3 fatty acids to control the appetite while promoting a healthier heart.

5 Factor Diet Plan was created by a diet coach for Hollywood stars based on fitness and a healthy diet. The people eat five times a day, cut the time on the exercise routines, and transforming the person’s body into a healthy body.

To be on the safe side it is always better to consult with your own personal physician prior to commencing a specialized diet or exercise plan.

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We want you to know that your time with us is all about YOU. PURE’s mission is to strive to support and serve you in your journey no matter where you are at. More importantly, we make it FUN and COMFORTABLE. Soon enough you’ll recognize we are more about holistic lifestyle of mind, body and spirit ready and always excited to serve YOU!

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Guarantee An Optimal Fitness Lifestyle With These Suggestions

Guarantee An Optimal Fitness Lifestyle With These Suggestions

There is much to learn about fitness and much personal success that can go along with this knowledge. There is plenty of information available online, however not everything you read will apply to your specific situation. This article will gives some of the best tips known in regards to fitness.

You can build bigger biceps by bending your wrists slightly when you are doing arm curls with dumbbells. When your doing your arm curls, extend the wrists backwards slightly, and hold them like that. This slight change of movement will make your biceps work harder, thus, building bigger biceps.

Try to find a wardrobe that makes you want to go and work out. If you have a set of clothes that flatter your body while you work out, you will feel more confident and you will want to work out more often. Try this if you want a funner fitness program.

In a fitness program centered around running, the exercise schedule should include long-term allowances for recovery and rest. One week out of every six needs to be a light week with sharply reduced goals for speed and distance. A good rule of thumb is to work out only half as hard during this rest week.

Pay attention to your food intake. Learn about what kind of food is healthy and plan ahead of time, just what you will eat for each meal. Shop accordingly and take the time to cook. A healthy food intake will help you lose weight and build up your body through fitness.

Even if you have established a great exercise routine that you absolutely love, it is important that you vary it so that you will not get bored. In addition to relieving boredom, variety in the routine allows you to work all your muscles so you can achieve a well-rounded overall fitness.

Get your kids off the couch and exercising! A lifelong habit of exercise and a healthy diet is never to early to start. Kids should get at least an hour of exercise daily, and it doesn’t have to all happen at once – it can be spread throughout the day. Remember to lead by example: if your kids see you leading a fit and healthy life, they are more likely to want to exercise.

To improve your fitness, you should review your current exercise routines. If you always do the same workout, change either the exercise or the intensity to avoid a plateau. For example, if you usually power walk, add in a bit of jogging to increase the intensity. If you usually do step, try a boxing class.

Get a pet. Pets keep you more active. While almost any kind of pet will add some extra movement and responsibility to your day, pets that you have to walk are usually ideal. Walking the dog is a great way to add a little extra fitness to your average routine.

In summary, there are some obvious ideas that have been tested over time, as well as some newer techniques that you may not have considered. Hopefully, as long as you follow what we suggest in this article, you can either get started with proper fitness or improve on what you have already done.

Get Back on track with a Personal Fitness Trainer!

Get Back on track with a Personal Fitness Trainer!

One of the most honest assessments for most of us is that we’re procrastinators. We’ll delay and wait for as long as possible especially if what needs done are lifestyle changes. Take for example the need for more exercise.

We’re a nation of people that sign up at the local health clubs, buy all the expensive equipment then proceed to go round and round the parking lot looking for a close spot so we don’t have to walk so far. Come on, you know that’s true! Who hasn’t seen people at all stores traveling the equivalent of several miles looking for that just right close parking spot.

One thing that seems to work however is to obtain the services of a personal fitness trainer. Fitness trainers typically will be found in almost every gym but can be located by simply calling a cardiologist. Many highly qualified and skilled lifestyle people are associated with cardiologist. Cardiology by the way is the heart doctor, which is what we’ll all be needing if the snack foods aren’t replaced with healthier foods. LOL

A fitness trainer will create a health and exercise plan that will then be monitored for progress. By having someone holding us accountable, the potential for success is greatly increased.
While we’re on the subject of success, we should also practice what we preach and enforce the same type of healthy choice lifestyle on the rest of the family. After all, didn’t someone once say that misery lover company. :o)

Seriously, here are a few ideas that can help get all of us and our families back into some shape other than “round”

1 Explain the difference between healthy and not so healthy food choices but DO NOT NAG. The idea is to make better choices most of the time not be perfect!

2 Prepare healthy meals. Quit the burger and taco runs and calling that dinner. One of the biggest problems with our diets isn’t that we eat to much but that it’s the wrong kind of foods. And those wrong kind of foods are in most cases sold by corporate conglomerates looking for profits not a healthy customer.

3. Never use food as a reward. If food is a big part of some outing, (popcorn at the theater) start to change that behavior by having other, more healthy snacks available. Our family would buy candy and oil laden popcorn at the movies and still do but in much smaller quantities. We lower the amount of the bad foods by bringing in bags of those small baby carrots to munch on. It’s now preferred by many of the kids and are considered a movie snack!

4. When you can walk to do something, do it. Don’t just get into the car to go a couple of blocks.

A personal fitness trainer can go a long way to helping with ideas like these. Interview trainers and look for one that’s not interested in changing your world overnight. The best personal trainer is one who sees the progress and works to see those little successes turn into major lifestyles changes.

PURE BODY ULTIMATE MEMBERSHIP – and….HAPPY POST THANKSGIVING

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend….truly so much to be GRATEFUL for….I loved to witness what my 4 and 7 year old daughters had to say on the topic…..expressions like….mommy, family, my spirit, my health, love, my pyjamas, my bed….sooooooooooo heartwarming indeed!

On the note of HEALTH, PURE is so proud to announce that it is moving in the direction of Bio-Energetic as well as Reconnective Healing as two other wonderful ways to support the momentum of those seeking quality of LIFE.

May Gratitude inspire you to feel blessed in this moment for what is, what has been and what will BE!

Dancing Until My Feet Could Feel No More…..

WOW I am back….that is a loaded statement from my return on Gabriola Island for the Awakening Retreat and the beginnings of my certification process to teach Kundalini dance.

I want to express deepest gratitude to all those who made it possible for me to extend my stay. Your support, willingness and encouragement were felt all the way on the beautiful island. I feel so privileged to do what I do in support of people’s desire to feel better within themselves and more connected to their physical body. I believe that my path in understanding the keys to kundalini energy pathways will really enhance my ability to support YOU in deeper and more profound ways.

Summer officially opens up for us in a few weeks and I challenge you to look at what is it that your soul longs for and to choose activities, people, events, classes, workshops that really resonate so that you may bring yourself into greater alignment with the truth of what will bring you the most joyous results. Check out PURE’s website and our menu of services of offerings that may further enhance your ability to really breathe in this gift we call life…as always we are honored to serve you and always open to feedback about how we can improve your experience. Happy Summer Fun Ahead to You and yours…..

SPRING EVOKES NEW AND INSPIRES REBIRTH….

It has been a long while since my last post and sitting here deeply aware of the many profound changes that have taken place in the last few months. I am currently on a break from a 3 day seminar I facilitate called Living FITT in Calgary and deeply humbled at the journey called my life as i support others in their own.

As I inspire others to levels of greater clarity, wisdom and truth I am now faced looking at my own. What do I feel clear about in this moment? The desire to BE free, to live simply, to lighten up, to have more fun, to love myself and others with NO filters or conditions. I have wisdom in this moment of the knowing of the greater truth unfolding within me the more I allow myself to open to it, to not be afraid of myself and to trust my own voice and to be willing to have ground and take a stand with something I really believe in.

The loud theme is my life in the last two years has been transition and mega change which poses its own set of challenges, re-adjusting my sails and deep deep surrender to what is in front of me especially those set of circumstances I am embarassed about or want to run or hide away from. I have really felt into my own self-judgements of how my life has played out both personally and professionally and experienced the default for beating self up for “not getting it right”.

But the truth is where does that even happen, I mean isn’t my life the permission to BE human, to live taking risks, to be challenged, to challenge others, to be right, to be wrong, to be neither and so on and so on….I get to choose how I respond to what is right in front of me! In this moment, I choose to BE self-loving, self-respecting and trust in my ability to navigate my way breath by breath in the greatest experience ever…..my LIFE! May you feel inspired and blessed to remember the greater truths…..

Exercise And Proper Diet: Indispensable Ingredients Of Fitness And Healthy Living

Exercise And Proper Diet: Indispensable Ingredients Of Fitness And Healthy Living

For the past several years, there is hullabaloo on the need to be slim and sexy. Grocery shelves are filled with several food supplements and other products that promise certain health and wellness benefits. Home TV shopping channels also offer everything from slimming tea to herbal soap to ‘instant abs’ exercise gadgets. Gyms across the country are fast gaining members who are willing to sweat it out just to burn excess calories from mindless munching and eating. There is also an increasing number of vegetarianism and raw food diet converts who vow to trade juicy hamburgers for fresh vegetables and fruits. People who are stressed out dream of luxurious spa treatments, Thai and Swedish massages, and detoxification diets. All of a sudden, there’s the need to attain fitness and healthy living. This desire can be attributed to man’s realization that the world he is living in is too polluted and toxic. Fitness and healthy living seems to be man’s only hope in staying sane and sound in this otherwise hostile world.

If one wishes to achieve fitness and healthy living, he should go for ‘holistic’ approach. A person who wants to have super-fit body goes to the gym a lot and sticks to rigorous exercise routines. There’s nothing seemingly wrong with this but he should also see to it he is eating the right kinds of food. It is not enough to be physically fit outside; one has to strive to be internally and externally healthy. Body builders have to follow specific diets appropriate for his physical needs. It is a must to consult personal trainers who can prescribe a proper workout routine and the corresponding diet needed for such routine. Furthermore, people with weight problems should not only focus on improving their diet. Overweight and obese people also need to regularly exercise. One sure way to improve one’s health condition is through exercising and eating wisely. A person should consider these two key aspects as a two-in-one package.

Fitness and healthy living cannot be attained without the exercise of one’s will. An overweight person cannot be fit and healthy just be watching TV all day and expecting to wake up slim the next morning. Fitness and healthy living requires a lot of effort and involves many decision-making opportunities. One must be really determined to improve his diet and religiously follow exercise routines to be able to resist temptations that may go along the way. Sometimes, it is too tempting to pig out a little more often and to just watch movies at home instead of exercising and eating good food. But if a person firmly decided to be slim and sexy, he should be willing to let go of life’s needless pleasures.