Fitness Advice, Workout Videos, Health & Fitness | Bodyrock.tv Hi BodyRockers, The Bridge Pose is another posture that has a lot of benefits. Besides giving your chest, neck and spine a great stretch, the Bridge also has been known to calm the brain, help reduce stress levels and mild depression. It is also said to help reduce feelings of anxiety, fatigue, headache and insomnia. As with the headstand that we tried this week, this posture requires patience and repeated practice. We shot today’s post in Kutil Gym which is the best fitness club in Prague I do my private Capoeira training over there on a regular basis. Beginners should practice the bridge on a balance ball and gradualy develop the strength and flexibility needed to hold this posture without the support of the ball. This is a great stretch to have for everyone before getting into the advanced bridge. You can get into the posture from the position on your back or you can do it the way I do it. This way you will be working more muscles and improving your agility. comments
Get Rid of Cellulite Besides whipping your leg muscles into sexy shape, yoga can help smooth spongy thighs too. "Cellulite is a symptom of reduced lymph circulation," says Atma JoAnn Levitt, head of the integrative weight-loss program at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts. For those of you who skipped biology class, lymph is the bodily fluid that contains white blood cells. “Yoga [helps] lymph flow more freely through fatty areas, flushing toxins and reducing cellulite,” Levitt says. Shoulderstand, modified (ardha salamba sarvangasana) Lie on your back with your arms by your side. Plow pose (halasana) Begin in half shoulderstand (above). Sign up for our new Personal Trainer plan: 6 Weeks to Skinny Jeans!
Print the Flat Abs Pilates Workout Chris Shipman This at-home total-body workout, which gives your abs some extra love without damaging your bottom line. All you need is a Pilates ball. Do the following sequence two or three times a week. Starting with the first move, do eight to 10 reps of each exercise with little to no rest between exercises. The best part? More secrets of a Long, Lean Pilates body are here for you in the Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates! Get a Flat Stomach: Secret Weapons of Weight Loss Rodale Images The Abs Diet revolves around a dozen delicious, convenient foods called the Abs Diet Powerfoods. All you need to do is eat the acronym: Almonds and other nuts, Beans and other legumes, Spinach and other green vegetables, Dairy (low-fat), Instant oatmeal, Eggs, Turkey and other lean meats, Peanut butter, Olive oil, Whole-grain breads and cereals, Extra-protein (whey) powder, Raspberries and other berries. Yup, you read that right: You get to eat healthy protein, healthy fats, healthy carbs—there’s hardly anything you need to give up on this program. Ice cream? Sure, have it. These are among the best sources of protein, fiber, and all the other ingredients and nutrients that help fight fat. * Incorporate two or three of these foods into each of your meals and at least one of them into each snack. * Diversify your food at every meal to get a combination of protein, carbohydrates, and fat. * Sneak a little protein into each snack.
Fitness Advice, Workout Videos, Health & Fitness | Bodyrock.tv Hi BodyRockers, Zuzana and I wanted to thank you guys for all of the well wishes on the last post We are working hard to make this little community of BodyRockers even better. Our Developers are in the middle stages of building fantastic new community features that will take our BodyRockers section of the site to a whole new level. All of this plus other cool features are on the way soon. Best, Freddy & Zuzana Instructions: Set your interval timer as a stop watch and complete the following exercises as fast as you can. Sandbag Squat and Backward Lunge Combo Start in a half squat. Lunge back with your left leg. Triple Knee Tuck/One Leg Push Up Combo Starting position. The first knee tuck is diagonal across your body. Lift the same leg up, and do a push up. This is the second knee tuck – straight forward towards your chest. The third knee tuck is sideways. Sandbag Combo – Full Body Exercise Starting position with the Sandbag next to your left leg. Lunge back with your left leg. Jump your feet forward.
Sunday Night Prep to Eat Clean All Week There is nothing easy about making most of your meals from scratch. I don’t care who you are, or how long you’ve been cooking and how much you love it, at the end of the day we all would love to put our feet up and have food delivered to our doorstep or swing through the drive-thru. You can always take that option, but who wants processed garbage full of artificial ingredients linked to diabetes, obesity, heart conditions, and more, when you can provide your family with wholesome, healthy, home cooked meals? And the best part, for me at least, is spending valuable time with my girls by giving them small tasks to help me, and teaching them all about healthy foods and why it’s important to eat them. The worst part — clean up, but thank goodness for dishwashers! :) Sunday night has become my prep night for the week. Before heading to the store I clean everything out. There are a few things I do to make the rest of the week easier when I’m putting away the groceries.
10 Tips on How to Lose Love Handles Fast … How to Lose Love Handles Fast: this is something the majority of women would love to know. «Love handles» is such a misnomer, the phrase doesn't adequately describe that extra padding of flesh around your hips. There are lots of reasons women seek to figure out how to lose love handles fast. They create unsightly bulges, they make it hard for your clothing to fit properly, and they can really mess with your self esteem. The good news is that you can get rid of them pretty easily, as long as you're willing to put in the effort. If you want to learn how to lose love handles fast, just try these helpful tips and exercises. Exercise is one of the most essential tips on how to lose love handles quickly.
Here are 30 Habits That Will Change Your Life Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth. Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve. The following is a list of 30 practical habits that can make a huge difference in your life. You should treat this list as a reference, and implement just one habit per month. Health habits Especially if you don’t do much movement while working, it’s essential that you get some daily exercise. 30 minutes every day are the minimum recommended for optimal health. Breakfast is the more important meal of the day, yet so many people skip it. Sleep deprivation is never a good idea. Snacking between meals is the best way to gain weight. Our body and brain loves getting vegetables and fruit, so I highly recommend eating as much of them as possible. Fish is rich of omega 3 and other healthy elements. Same as above. Productivity habits Career habits
5 Core Workouts For A Tight Midsection - A Beginner's Guide! Main | Arms | Back | Chest | Core | Legs | Shoulders Six-pack, eight-pack (genetic freaks), washboard, whatever you want to call it, your core is the centerpiece for any muscular physique. It is the eye-catcher for the opposite sex. A muscular and well-defined core shows both strength and health. In this article, we go over the basic anatomy of what makes up the core, and list five easy-to-follow workouts to help strengthen your midsection. The core is composed of four different parts. Abdominals Rectus Abdominus Oblique Intercostals Serratus Rep Ranges The core is made up of primarily fast-twitch muscle fibers. This means that core training should be in the moderate rep range for best growth. Now that you understand which muscles make up the core, their function, location and the rep range needed to stimulate them, let's give you some workouts to help you get that strong muscular core. Core Strengthening Workout Programs Conclusion There you have it: five core strengthening workouts.
Bacon, Chocolate And 7 More Super-Decadent Foods You Can Actually Eat Watching your weight? Quit depriving yourself! Even if you’re trying to shed a few pounds, it's not about off-limits foods — just preparations. Whether it’s bacon, ice cream or French fries you crave, there’s a way to eat just about any dish in a way that won’t throw off your entire plan. So read on: we’ve partnered with Progresso to compile some of the most common guilty pleasures that you can easily enjoy guilt-free — with a few small recipe tweaks, that is. Loading Slideshow French FriesYou’ve probably heard that sweet potato fries are a more nutritious alternative to the ubiquitous white version due to the carotenoids they contain (a form of Vitamin A). Hide Thumbnails 66 Points
LIFX: The Light Bulb Reinvented LIFX is the smartest light bulb you've ever experienced. It's a wifi-enabled, energy efficient, multi-colored bulb that you control with your iPhone or Android. LIFX gives you unprecedented control of your lights, reduces your energy costs, lasts up to 25 years and delivers an amazing range of experiences we think you’ll love. LIFX is incredibly easy to set-up. We [Phil Bosua, Andrew Birt, Andy Gelme, John Bosua, Ben Hamey, Dave Evans and Guy King] have designed, redesigned and reimagined LIFX many times during the past six months, pouring countless hours into thinking about the user experience, the technical aspects of the project and how to deliver the world's smartest lightbulb to you at an affordable price point. LED lighting is the future of home and commercial lighting around the world. These bulbs will not only bring you a great experience, but are one of the easiest ways to reduce your energy bills and impact on the environment. In addition they're unbelievably long-lasting.