Shoulder tightness? Back pain? Hip inflexibility? Knee issues? Everyone has some sort of dysfunction or weakness. Proper exercise (specifically strength training) is one of the most effective methods in reducing and/or eliminating joint mobility issues. However, a missing piece in the exercise puzzle is the influence of bodyweight movements. Finding the right movements can make all the difference in range of motion and muscle activation. The best part is... bodyweight training requires almost no equipment and just a few minutes of your time. Are you ready to fix your aliments with a few mobility movements?
Are you familiar with the term "skinny fat"? It's the metamorphic phenomenon when an individual has developed a slim figure yet they are covered in mush and fat. Yes, a rather less-than-attractive image. We all know someone plagued by the skinny-fat syndrome. This person exercises almost everyday, usually running their butt off mile after mile, pouring out a puddle of sweat, and yet they still look as if they've never spent a minute in a gym. It's tragic, and yet completely avoidable. People who fall victim to the never ending struggle of fat loss seem to forget that their are multiple routes to success. It's simple: instead of hammering away at the same method for fat loss, readjust the focus. Let's explore the 7 factors of fat loss and outline the options available for redirecting focus. It's time to place your energy in other categories to stimulate the fat loss you so desire.
The fourth Thursday in November. A day of feast, football, and sleep. The meal that initiates the inevitable holiday weight gain, plaguing our country each year. Luckily, there are a few tricks and options you can implement to off-set any food storage and manipulate the effects of overindulgence. Time to take control of your turkey day!
LIQUID NUTRITION?! Just typing those words in combination seems unethical. We are seeing a growing trend of speciality food shops that sell the nutrition dream: the idea that fruits & vegetables can be consumed "naturally" in a liquid form. The idea sounds great in theory and provokes interest in a society that falls short eating a healthy amount of real fibrous fruits & vegetables. Is it possible to extract the essential nutrients from food sources and blend them together in a new style of consumable nutrition without altering the way they absorb in our bodies? Can juicing and smoothie-sipping be beneficial for those who would otherwise forgo eating fruits and vegetables? These questions and more are addressed as we explore the newest liquid nutrition craze.
It'd be great if your workout could be the determining factor in your body metamorphosis. Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is the nutrition that enters your body dictates the effectiveness of your workout. From the food you ate the night prior to the newest calories that you consume after your workout, everything has an influence. It may seem tedious and overwhelming to think about your every bite, but with this simple reference guide you can retain all of the benefits from your exercising.