One of the biggest mistakes that is made in the fitness world is lifting to impress the ego, rather than lifting for health and wellness. What I am talking about is trying to lift weight that is completely too heavy, as well as, trying to perform cardio like they are 18 again.Read More
On a basic level interval training is the raising and lowering of the heart rate during a given workout. So, why do we want to raise and lower the heart rate? For years the answer has been because it helps you lose weight faster. Well that answer is correct, but how do you lose weight faster.Read More
Setting the right goals is an important first step. Most people trying to lose weight focus just on weight loss. However, you’ll be more successful if you focus on nutritional and exercise changes that lead to long-term weight change. Successful weight managers select no more than two or three goals at a time.
Effective goals are Specific and Attainable. “Exercise more” is a commendable ideal, but it’s not specific. “Walk five miles every day” is specific and measurable, but is it attainable if you’re just starting out? “Walk 30 minutes every day” is more attainable, but what happens if you’re held up at work or there’s a thunderstorm? “Walk 30 minutes, five days each week” is specific, attainable, and forgiving. In short, a great goal!Read More
Meditation is an invaluable tool for relaxation. It has many health benefits. It wards off the physical damage caused by stress and boosts your immunity by relaxing your mind and body. So how do you start meditating? Here are a few simple steps on how to learn to meditate.Read More
If you are not a happy person that is a choice you are making. You have full control over your life and the decisions that you make. There are many factors which people measure happiness. Some people think money is happiness. Unfortunately, most of those people are miserable with what they do daily to make their money.
You might look at people who appear to have everything and you think you want to be like them. These things may be wealth, possessions or even status. We tend to forget material things and titles don’t create happiness. Happiness is a choice that comes from inside you.Read More
If you want to lose weight, it is simply not enough to begin an exercise program. You must also be able to stick with it. This can be challenging, especially if you have spent most of your life as a couch potato. You may find exercise to be boring or a chore. And you may be wondering whether your exercise program is worth the effort because the results aren’t immediate.Read More
Your brain is the most complex organ of your body. After all, it includes more than 100 billion nerves that are continuously working together and controlling what you do, feel, and think.
When all the parts of your brain are working well together, everything is fine. However, sometimes, there may be an imbalance of serotonin and dopamine, which are neurotransmitters.Read More
In the past 27 years as a coach I have probably been told “I can’t” no less than at least twice a day by a client or someone asking for advice. Every time I hear “I can’t” I have proven to that person that they can but just won’t. Sometimes it’s fear but most of the time it’s laziness. I say it’s laziness because it requires effort to do something that they have never done before.Read More