With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q: How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity.
Posted by Alexis Scott @ Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 11:21am
If you started the year out with plans to diet, I urge you to rethink it. I’ve been there. I’ve gone on diets, I’ve done cleanses of sorts, I’ve trained for and run four marathons, I’ve taken supplements marketed to enhance fat loss, diuretics to remove ‘water weight’…I barely managed to stay within the weight standards my entire military career! I was absolutely convinced the standards were unfair to women and to short people. My point is that I wanted to change the way I looked by changing the mirror rather tha
During the start of the New Year, a majority of people make resolutions about losing weight, eating better, and living a healthy lifestyle. Yet, still filled with good intentions, the month of January has come and gone, and you still haven't starting moving.
Posted by Alexis Scott @ Thursday, January 05, 2017 @ 13:11pm
In an interview, I had the very fortunate opportunity to ask Jack Lalanne the questions I had been dying to ask him for 25 years. He was 93 at the time, two years before his passing.
What’s your secret? How have you stayed so healthy and committed for so long? What makes the difference between a Jack Lalanne and an average person?
Whether you get pumped up for gym time or you'd rather crawl back into bed if someone mentions exercise, your genes might be to blame, a new study suggests. Most people receive a mental reward from working out in the form of increased levels of dopamine—a brain chemical associated with feelings of motivation, pleasure and well-being.
Posted by Juliet Gould @ Wednesday, December 28, 2016 @ 05:06am
Many people seem to feel that the fitness industry is pretty easy to get into, you make a lot of money, train celebrities, open a business, and just have fun doing it all. The reality of it can be a rude awakening. There are a lot of things you will need to prepare for and the more informed you are, the better off you will be.
Posted by Dawn Baker @ Saturday, November 26, 2016 @ 08:40am