We hear it all of the time: "Boost your metabolism to burn fat around the clock", but what is your metabolism? Can you really boost it? How? Let's find out.
We are in the middle of summer and you may be finding it a struggle to make time for your fitness routine. When it is so hot outside, working out may be the last thing on your mind. I totally feel you! I have experienced this many times over my journey to health. I do want to share some hope for all that have fallen short of your goals. I am on my third summer consistently using the TOTAL GYM! So this CAN work for you too!
Did you know that those with four legs can help those with two legs? Owning a pet may be genuinely beneficial for your physical and mental health. From helping you be more active, calmer and more sociable, to reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels, lowering your risk for heart disease and even extending longevity, owning a dog has been found to have wonderful health consequences.
Did you ever hear of the expression, “too much of anything is not good for you”? This holds true for exercise as well.
Check out Terri's July 2019 Fitness Journey Update!
Sometimes, life gets in the way of your workouts. You get a new job, have a baby or get injured, and you are forced to take time off from training. You’ve put in all the work to build muscle and strength, but if you stop training, what happens to it?
The pursuit of a better physique doesn’t have to be accompanied with over-the-top routines that are so complex it’s difficult to remember the exercise routines and you lose your form! Keeping a workout simple can build confidence, establishes a baseline for improvement, and the basic exercises you perform can be expanded with some easy to understand variations that still challenge your body!
Looking to improve your golf game? JayDee runs through a simple workout to keep your back tight, improve your range of motion and increase strength to drive the ball even further!
We all love a good BBQ and all the yummy food that is associated with a BBQ. Unfortunately, if you are trying to stick to a healthy eating plan then that is where a BBQ can really throw you off. My strategy is to bring a healthy dish that you can eat without guilt and everyone else will love!
Fat and oils are an important part of a healthy diet providing sustaining dense energy at approximately 40 calories per teaspoon (9 calories per gram), as well providing and/or helping you use the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Having some fat in your daily diet provides satiety, good health, and is important for everyone; it also makes food taste good!