Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Need For Variety

An exercise programme is only as good as the time it takes you to adapt to it. As a general rule it is best to change your programme every two to three weeks. A beginner can make progress for much … Continue reading

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Extremely Low-Calorie Diets

If your goal is weight loss, pounds lost on the scale can be misleading. For example, if you follow an extremely low-calorie diet you will lose glycogen and water giving the impression of fast progress. If you continue following this … Continue reading

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Grazing

It isn’t necessary to eat up to 6 small meals a day to speed up the metabolism or to keep cravings under control. Some people do better than others at snacking in-between their meals. Daily energy expenditure and the combination … Continue reading

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Willpower

Obstacles are just things you see when you lose sight of your goals.

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New Years Resolutions

There’s just over a week left to go to get the hardest month out-of-the-way if you have started your New Years resolutions. Don’t give up now – it will seem a lot easier the longer you stick to your plan! … Continue reading

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Medicine Ball Walkouts

A tough exercise for the abs Put a medicine ball at your feet. Push your hips back without rounding your lower back. Place your hands on the med ball and slowly start walking your hands on top of the med … Continue reading

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Recommendations For Beer Bellies & Man Boobs

Resistance type training is the most effective way to exercise for someone wanting to burn fat. Weight training burns more calories than cardiovascular exercises. If you don’t drink beer and still have what looks like a beer belly then you … Continue reading

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How To Save Time When Exercising

Do full-body movements and use multiple muscle groups. It takes less time and burns more calories. Examples: Swiss Ball Push Jackknife Barbell Deadlift Row Combo Squat + Press Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Row Combination Box Step Up Dumbbell Press Barbell … Continue reading

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Metabolic Finisher

A metabolic finisher is an intense way to burn more calories and fat at the end of a workout. Here’s a metabolic finisher I did earlier. Renegade Rows (using dumbbells) 8 each side Sandbag Cleans (to shoulder) 8 each side … Continue reading

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3-Minute Abs

I have found a way of training the abs as hard as possible in only 3 minutes. It is best to try different abdominal exercises to see which ones you respond best to. Choose 2 exercises and work them back … Continue reading

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