Posts Tagged“fitness”

Looking younger than you are is part genetics, but mostly behavioral. In other words if you start off with good genes you have a head start but you can be quickly caught by people who do things to keep themselves looking young. Here is a list of those things you should do if you want to have people always guessing that you are many years younger than your actual age. Use skin products that protect it from the environment and promote anti-aging The science used in cosmetics has advanced to the point where the high quality products are very effective…

Surgery involves a medical specialist performing an invasive procedure somewhere on your body. It may be minimal or major, but in any case it creates some level of trauma to the body. Orthopedic surgery which involves specialists like orthopedic surgeon James DeVellis MD performing an operation on the skeleton and or muscles, can be particularly hard to recover from, and will often require a long rehabilitation period of several weeks or more. Here are some of the things you can do to ease your recovery and get you back in action as soon as possible. Closely Follow the Instructions from…

Sometimes you have to go back in time to find something great. These three exercises have been around for decades, lost their popularity and now with a recent surge in health and fitness consciousness and people looking for alternatives to the usual hardcore fitness regimens, they are more popular than ever. 1950s – Hula-hoop Hula-hooping consists of spinning a plastic hoop around your waist, while gyrating your hips to keep it in place.  This 1950s craze used to be but, is no longer just for kids. Hula-hooping, or “hooping,” has been recognized as a great cardio workout with an ability…

It is inevitable that at some time or another throughout our lives, the aging process will catch up with us and we simply won’t be able to do things anymore, the same way that we used to. This is an awful thought to consider but unfortunately one which you can do absolutely nothing about. You may not be able to stop the signs of aging on your body but you can be smart in terms of how you approach it to ensure that you are still able to live in the right way, remain as active as you possibly can…

What you do in the morning when you wake up can either make or break your day. Therefore, you should kick things off by consuming a healthy drink that fills you with energy. Healthy drinks will get your body and mind moving thus allowing you to blaze through your daily activities.  Do you want to boost your immune system and speed up your digestion for loads of energy? Here are the beverages that you should consume each morning: Warm lemon water The best way to start your day is by consuming a cup of warm lemon water. It increases the…

Photo by CC user Unsplash on Pixabay Traveling for business can be one of the easiest ways to stray from your habit of healthy eating. The combination of long hours and opportunities to eat out can make it almost impossible to stick to healthy choices. However, with a little bit of planning and willpower, you’ll be able to make it through your business trip without reverting to square one.   Avoid Airport Food    As soon as you walk in an airport, you’re bombarded with all kinds of food choices, from greasy burgers to sugary coffee drinks. To avoid the temptation…

Photo by CC user tibio1982 on Pixabay Would you like to have the perfect beach body this summer? If you dream about walking on across the beach shirtless with a ripped six pack and perfectly sculpted body while wearing your favourite boardshorts, then pay attention to the following exercise recommendations to get your body in the right shape. Regardless of how your body is now, you can make a significant change in the next 3 months with the following exercise routine. Commit to doing 40 to 60 minutes worth of cardiovascular activity 6 days a week. It might sound like a…

Photo by CC user Sajccricket2011 on wikimedia commons Improving your reflexes isn’t only required for achieving the leading video game score. Better reflexes are a result of enhanced fitness and stamina, which in turn means you will feel a range of benefits – from better sleep to increased productivity. Why wouldn’t you want to live the greatest life you possibly can? We’ve put together 8 proven ways to improve reflexes and endurance, so you can perform at your absolute best. Interval exercise One of the best ways to ignite your metabolism is to interval train. Usually consisting of 30 – 40…