At 5:00 AM this morning I had a panic email from a previous client. She is spending a few weeks at the beach. Her goal was to tend to fitness and drop a few pounds while getting a little R & R. She is biking 20 miles every day and walking too. Eating lean protein and salads. It's been 3 weeks and she has lost 1lb. Needless to say she is very disheartened.
...attack the plan! Most of the successful events of our lives were born from a simple idea or thought. It is the same for our fitness goals. After deciding on your goal it is helpful to put a plan into place. Doing so will help you achieve a positive outcome. Fitness is no different. It is good to quantify all aspects of your new goal(s). Exercise and nutrition both deserve equal attention when you begin to create your plan for success. How do you create a plan?
January 2nd many people hit the ground running in regards to their New Years fitness goals. Are you still on track? Nearly two thirds of adults in the United States who make New Year's resolutions have set fitness goals as part of their resolution. Of those, 73 percent gave up before meeting their goal, according to a recent online study conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Bodybuilding.com in November 2012.
Crunched for time? Try this bodyweight circuit for anywhere anytime workout! A1 Jump Squats X10A2 Pushups X 10A3 Burpees X 10A4 Plank (Hold most difficult plank as long as possible)A5 Walking Lunges X10Rest :30 – Repeat for a total of 5 circuits
Do you make a New Year’s Resolution which has a focus on good health and fitness?To achieve success in your resolution keep these 3 things in mind.1) Choose a realistic goal.2) Create a plan/outline .3) Have someone hold you accountable or partner up in your efforts. A goal without a plan is just a wish- by following these 3 suggestions you will be on your way to being successful in your efforts!
With the beginning of a new year many of us will make exercise and fitness resolutions. Statistics show that approximately half of those who begin exercise programs drop out within the first six months.Situations factors as well as personal factors will affect your exercise adherence and motivation. So how do you ensure you don’t set yourself up for failure?
Holidays and special occasions are often difficult times to keep with your 'healthy eating' regime. The same goes for fitness professionals, which is the reason this topic came to mind. Recently some friends and I met for lunch. When the waiter asked for my order I felt all eyes on me. It was as though the world had stopped...
For the last 4 weeks I have had the opportunity to run another Urban Boot Camp. Urban Boot Camp (UBC) is held outdoors from 0430-0530, Monday thru Friday. We are outside unless rain or lightning becomes a safety issue. Programming is such that all fitness levels will be satisfied with the intensity.