Category: Fitness

How to Stick to a Workout Plan (and Avoid Burnout)

With the start of the new year, gyms around the world have experienced a surge
of new memberships—people who’ve decided to dig in their heels and finally take
control of their fitness. But as the months go on, gym attendance will wane and
diminish until next year’s resolutions.
So—why is it that so many people struggle to stick to their exercise plan? What
happens in the months that separate the initial excitement and the later concession to
resignation? Most importantly, is there a way to improve the chances for success with a
workout plan? The answer is a resounding YES!
Below are some of the most effective tips for turning your tentative plans into
concrete habits. Even if you’ve tried and failed before, there is hope. As you think about
the future of your fitness, incorporate these guidelines to ensure the greatest chances
for success.

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Yoga for Core Strength: 5 Poses That Will Show Fast Results

Yoga is an excellent mind and body practice that has been around since the dawn of civilization. Its central goal is to unite the individual mind with the universal consciousness of the world around it.

When you begin to practice yoga, you will notice many areas of your life improve including your quality of sleep, your ability to balance, and you will see an increase in your strength. But if you really want to see immense physical improvements, then you will need to work on yoga for core techniques.

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Top 7 Reasons Why Every Woman Should Lift Weights

It can be a little intimidating to walk into a gym and see a bunch of super fit, muscular people. This goes for guys and girls alike. But, men have more a tendency to want to “get big” while women tend to avoid the free weights out of fear they’ll become “manly” or “too muscular.”

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Why you need to add balance exercises to your training routine.

Whether you’re a runner, a powerlifter, a yogi, or just someone trying to stay in shape,
you’ve probably heard of the benefits of cross training. Athletes, who once focused
mainly on strength and power, are heading in groves to their local yoga studios or
spending time in front of the mirror doing their stretches.

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Why Meditation Matters

While meditation has quickly penetrated the world of contemporary health, riding the wave of other eastern practices like Yoga, there still exists a great divide between those who swear by it and those who can’t seem to wrap their minds around it.

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