Getting More Out Of Your Workouts

Do you leave the gym feeling like you’ve left absolutely nothing on the table every time? Most of us can’t respond to this question with a resounding yes. We all have days when we feel like we haven’t really put in enough effort or quite achieved what we set out to accomplish. There may be days when you’re under the weather or tiredness puts pay to a PB, but if you experience this feeling on a regular basis, there may be changes you can make to get more out of your workouts. If you’re looking to maximise the time you have available, here are some strategies to try.

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How to Work Out in the Morning and Not Be Miserable About it?

Those of us without an iron will, athletic spirit, or a clear goal concerning our health and body image can have great difficulty in sticking to the healthy habit that is working out. Even worse, if we’re employed full-time, with families and friends who occupy quite a bit of our little free time left, the accursed option of getting up early to do jumping jack is sighed upon heavily as we chow down our breakfasts. Very few people like to wake up with (or even before) the first morning light, but don’t give up just yet. It is actually possible for anyone to form this habit, and along with it, incorporate some exercise without utterly hating their alarm clock.

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Fido Fitness – Guide to Getting Fit with your Favorite Four-legged Friend

Health and fitness are important in our day to day lives – but it’s also very important in the lives of our pets! Daily exercise in pets improves the quality of life and of course, helps them burn off that extra energy that might cause them to chew through the couch. Working out with your dog is a great way to build a relationship with him/her and keep each other motivated! You can go for runs together, play active fetch, or go for a good swim.

PuppySpot, a service who places adorable pups in healthy homes, put together an infographic on ways to workout with your dog! Check it out and let me know what you think – I’d love to hear your favorite ways to stay fit with your four-legged friend!

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Working Out at Home? Avoid These Common Mistakes

We all want to be healthy and look good, but not all of us have enough time and money to hit the gym three times a week. On the other hand, who says you need to go to the gym to get fit? Working out at home is an option which will allow you to save both time and money, and more and more people choose this option over a gym membership. On the other hand, when you work out at home, you risk making mistakes and having no one to help you correct them. We present you with a list of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them.

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Finding Workout Motivation When The Going Gets Tough

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On the first of January, everyone vows to be healthier. Fruits and vegetables are purchased, juicers and blenders get dusted off from the back of the cupboard, and gym memberships get invested in. But a few weeks down the line and people start trailing off. An early gym session might be skipped for an extra hour in bed, or you might choose to hide on the sofa under a cosy blanket rather than get your exercise in after work.

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Addicted to Exercise? Us Too. 6 Reasons We Just Can’t Stop

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Exercising can take a mountain of energy to get over that first initial inertia. You have to drag yourself out of a nice warm bed early in the morning, or give up your night on the sofa to go out and move your body! But once you have overcome this first bit, that’s it, you’re addicted! But why is that? Why is, it that once we get into the groove of exercising, it becomes easier and easier until we wouldn’t consider our lives without it? Well, read on to find out.

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