One of the most common questions we receive as trainers is this: “How do I get a flatter stomach?” Nutritionally speaking, eating a well-balanced diet can help to eliminate body fat and naturally give you a flatter stomach. However, in the gym, no exercise will give you a miracle six-pack, but there are certainly movements to begin the process.
There are some combinations in life that are just meant to be: milk and cookies, movies and popcorn, road trips and music. But what about yoga and HIIT workouts? Are the two polar opposites, or is this one of many exercise myths? While the well-known factors of each may not seem similar, taking what you learn in a yoga class off the mat and with you into your HIIT workout is easier and more beneficial than you might think.
It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set them, according to the American Psychological Association. The most common resolutions are related to losing weight, eating healthier, exercising regularly and saving money.
However, research shows that 45% of people fail to keep their resolutions by February, and only 19% keep them for two years.
Toning your abs can be one of the most frustrating and time-consuming goals imaginable. There has to be a focus on nutrition, fitness, sleep, and countless other factors all at once in order to achieve the results we want. It can seem impossible to accomplish it all around our busy schedules or physically demanding jobs.
Living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone for a number of different reasons. Healthy eating and physical activity help prevent chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. The number of Americans with these chronic diseases continues to increase, which raises healthcare and health insurance costs for everyone else in the country.
Nutrition is the foundation of a fit and healthy lifestyle. What you eat can make or break you. Get your nutrition wrong and it can ruin your health. Get your nutrition right and the rest is pretty easy.
But, how do you get your nutrition right? Well, we reached out to Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Shelley Rael and asked her some crucial questions on nutrition and diet.
This may be a cliché, but it’s worth repeating: what you eat affects your health.
Unhealthy eating habits have been associated with various health problems such as obesity, heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressures, and many others.
If you want to live a healthy life, you need to get your nutrition right.
Eve Dawes is a woman of many accomplishments. Born in England, she started her career as a professional dancer; touring internationally with various shows. After 8 years of dancing, she entered the fitness world by attending the Premier International, which is the English equivalent of NASM in the US, and becoming a personal trainer.
“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams once wrote. “I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
We’ve all had the experience of wanting to get a project done but putting it off for later. Sometimes we wait because we just don’t care enough about the project, but other times we care a lot – and still end up doing something else.
Transforming your body into the one you have always dreamt of isn’t easy. It can take years of hard work in the form of healthy eating and exercising. It’s also not a linear journey where everything happens steadily; you’ll likely meet obstacles and setbacks along the way. If you want to reach your goals, you need to stay motivated throughout this tough journey.