Face Down Your Fitness Fears-- Whether you are walking into the gym for the first time, participating in a group fitness class, or competing in a 5k, you will more than likely feel scared. You are not alone. I know exactly how you feel! In June of this year, I came face to face with my own fitness fears while participating in a 100-mile cycling event. If you feel the least bit of fear, I encourage you to consider the following guidelines to help you combat your fears:
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2 p.m. greek yogurt, slice of cheese, 2 glass of water.3 p.m. - 4 15 p.m. - Run.Start slowly,gradually increase speed. Try to drink as much as possible.Working today on the 100 - 200 m distance (it is means that I try to deplete my glycogen stores)Look around - only a few people running today.Feel myself during activity dood, but heat finally hit me in the end of the exercise.Tty to calm dawn, decrease speed, breathe deeply.4 20 p.m. - 3 pounds lost, have to drink minimum 4 glass of water.To restore glycogen stores, I try this:
Here are some tips to get rid of that unwanted belly fat: 1. Be smart at Exercising::Better is to lift heavy for lower reps. You need to work your muscles and work them hard to burn that excess fat. So put down those 5lb dumbbells are start challenging yourself!High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)2. Be smart at Eating::
I have a number of clients who have too much stress in their lives and as a result, I see a lot of shallow breathing. Stress causes breathing to shift upwards to the muscles surrounding the neck and top of the shoulders. These muscles connect directly to the skull and cervical spine and overuse associated with shallow breathing can result in headaches and lightheadedness. Inadequate oxygen throughout the body can also lead to retention of metabolic waste, resulting in muscles that are fatigued and stiff.
When you hear the words “set a goal” what comes to mind? Does that thought energize or drain you? If you are all fired up with new goals popping in your head, wonderful! Unfortunately, many of us default to the drainers of what we “should do” such as “Uggh…I should lose weight” or “I should go for a walk” or glumly “No thanks on the pie. Pass the rice cakes.” How draining of all life.
Posted by Jane Birr @ Thursday, July 12, 2012 @ 09:33am