The hour we usually spend at the gym is not that efficient. Sure we lift some weights and get in some cardio, but we also watch whatever is on TV, scroll around on our iPhones, and generally don’t push ourselves all that hard. Not only is this Scientific 7-Minute Workout quicker, you don’t need anything besides a chair and a wall to do it.
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Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training on 21 Nov 2012 at 1:00 AM With the holiday season fast approaching, you want to make sure your thighs and calves look hot in the tights for your elf costume - right fellas? That's why this week we're challenging you to this fast and effective bodyweight workout which will strengthen your legs - and as we all know, strong is sexy!
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To relieve stress, lift your mood, increase your energy, and feel all-around happy, I recommend yoga. But that feeling of calm joy isn't the only thing you'll walk away from your mat with. The physical demands yoga places on your muscles also give you an amazing body — Jennifer Aniston is living proof .
Simple Ways to Naturally Cleanse Your Body Simple Ways to Naturally Cleanse Your Body March 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Cleansing and Detox What does tea have to do with naturally cleansing your body? Spring time brings on the waking of the natural world around us and is also a cue to our bodies to break out of our winter routines. If nurturing spring showers bring on summer flowers, what do you think nurturing your body during the spring months will bring for your system?
After an exciting summer with friends & family [ & food...+ maybe some alcohol : ) ], I felt like I needed a quick detox to jumpstart my metabolism. When doing a cleanse, it is essential to select one that fits your body’s schedule & needs. I picked this Juicer’s Solana Beach cleanse to rid my system of toxins [ it was nice to drop eight pounds too- [ note : four, of which were attributed to water weight-loss ] because it fit perfectly with my work schedule. It was effortless & tasted decent. The cleanse consists of three days with different juices every hour, lots of water, & lean protein [ first, I choose ground turkey, then chicken, & lastly oysters ] with veggies at night. I would recommend this one in particular because it’s easy to make from home.
Apples make a great pre-workout snack. An all-around healthy diet is best for any exercise routine, but cardiovascular exercise requires a balance of special nutrients. If you get cardiovascular exercise regularly (and we all should) – here’s how to fuel up. Cardio Basics Cardio exercise like walking, running and biking require energy from both carbohydrates and fat. Carbohydrates are the body’s #1 go-to source, but healthy sources of fat also give ample doses of energy. As exercise intensity changes (like due to an increase in speed or running uphill, for example), the body switches back and forth between carbs and fat to provide energy.
I recently came across a workout on Pinterest called “The Ninety-Nine”. It is said to have originated from this blog: http://beautifulday4running.tumblr.com but I can’t find an actual place on the blog where it was posted. Anyhow, I tried the workout.
Combine exercises Take a dumbbell of your choice and do a bicep curl, followed by a shoulder press, a squat followed by a bicep curl or a lunge, followed by a shoulder press. Gary says that combining moves in this way gives you 30 to 40 different exercise options. Enhance Your Muscle Workout – YouBeauty.com
You’ve signed up for the gym, but now what? Your most efficient and effective exercises are based on your body type . Whether you’re a skinny-winny ectomorph, a fit and firm mesomorph or a soft and feminine endomorph, there are workouts that work best for your body type. Your first move?
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