The Positives of Going to a Smaller Gym

A lot of people automatically gravitate to going to some of the big gyms and chain gyms that you see all over cities and that seem to dominate the world of gyms today. While there is nothing wrong with going to a big gym, sometimes you can feel like you get lost in the shuffle with the hundreds of other people that are trying to get into the gym at the same time that you are. While you may have [+]

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Reasons You are Not Losing Weight

It is something that nearly everyone struggles with at some point in their lives. Whether you are just looking to lose a few pounds or you have a significant amount of weight you want to lose, losing weight can be a struggle and it is not something anyone looks forward to trying. Sometimes, even though you feel like you are doing all of the right things to help yourself lose weight, the pounds just do not seem to want to [+]

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Quality Stationary Bike Workouts

Of all of the devices that you may use when you go to the gym the one that may not get much attention anymore is the stationary bike. More people are focused on using the treadmills, weight machine and cross-fit devices than they are on the stationary bikes now. Even then more people are interested in using the bikes designed for soul cycle and spin classes more than the standard models of the past. Even though it may not seem [+]

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Doing the Right Ab Workouts

For many women getting their core into the best shape possible is one of their biggest goals. You are willing to undertake whatever exercises you can to try and tone this area of your body so you can get those great-looking abs that you have always wanted. What can be frustrating for many women is that even though you may be doing a ton of core exercises, your abs do not seem to be getting the definition that you want. [+]

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Using Balance Trainers to Help Your Exercise

Of course getting exercise of any type id better for you than not getting anything at all, but there are certain types of exercise that you can perform that can help enhance your body in different ways. Most people are familiar with this when it comes to things like cardio workouts or strength training, but another important part of your fitness is balance and stability. Having the right balance can have a big impact on your overall fitness level and [+]

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The Best Time for Your Exercise Depends on Your Goals

Everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to the type of workout they want to do and the time of day that you want to do it. For some people, it may be completely dependent on what their schedule is like during the day to determine where and when they get their workouts in. If you do have a choice as to what time of day you can do your workouts, you may want to select the time [+]

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19 Top Dinners Under 500 Calories

Calories are something that almost everyone is concerned about. Be it building fat, losing weight, adding muscles or just staying fit, calorie counting is a need of hour. Read on a compilation of these healthy dinners that are less than 500 calories and will save you the trouble of counting the calories after every meal. 1. Turkey-Basil Meatballs With Collard Greens This non-vegetarian meal will constitute 478 calories with 31.2g protein and 23.g fat. This meal will add 9.9g fiber [+]

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Busting Your Workout Boredom

Are you doing the exact same exercise routine you’ve been doing for years, but wondering why you’re not seeing results? The reason is simple—it’s not just your body that’s bored, but also your mind. When you get stuck in an exercise rut it’s harder to motivate yourself, and you also tend to physically plateau, meaning you likely aren’t seeing the results you once were. If you’re looking for new ways to ramp up your workouts, here are a few easy [+]

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The Basics of Bikram

I recently discovered a Bikram yoga studio opened in my city—while this may not be a big deal in larger cities, it’s the first of its kind where I live. We do, however, already have a few hot yoga studios, so I started to wonder what the difference is between these two practices? What is Bikram? Bikram yoga is often a term used interchangeably with hot yoga, but in actuality there’s a lot of differences between the two. Bikram is [+]

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Revamp Your Metabolism

Some women find their metabolism begins to slow down after having children, unfortunately. Even if your  metabolism stays the same or even speeds up, you want to keep it working overtime, to remain energized and at your ideal weight. If your metabolism is making you feel overweight or sluggish, there are things you can do to give it a makeover, and most of them are easier than you might think. Lift Weights Health and fitness experts are continuously advising women [+]

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