If you read the previous article in our fat loss series, you may remember me mentioning that cardio is not the most important tool when it comes to fat loss. Although cardio should not be the staple of your fat loss routine, that doesn’t mean it can’t be utilized to expedite the fat loss process. If you are to do some cardio to accelerate your fat loss, it’s important that you understand how to use it properly. You may have heard of HIIT before, but, what is HIIT cardio? It is one type of cardio that has become very popular. Let’s learn more about it and how it can be utilized in your fat loss journey.
In the previous edition to the Fat Loss series, we went over a couple of different variables that play a role in fat loss such as resistance training and nutrition. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of nutrition.
After going through the two big rocks that will help you get a grip on fat loss through nutrition, it’s time to dive deeper into the benefits of resistance training.
It's no surprise that running up a steep incline can have toning and strengthening benefits. But downhill running also plays an important role in a runner’s training. Sure, climbing the hill builds endurance, but the descent is not to be ignored.
You wake up, you head to the gym, you do your workout, and you go home. Or you wake up, you turn on the TV, you blast through a workout DVD or treadmill workout, and you go about your day. Boring, right? Did you know that working out with a partner can not only be more fun but more beneficial to your ultimate fitness goals as well?
One thing fitness experts agree on is the need to change up your routine from time to time. That’s because doing different exercises and eating different foods not only keeps things fresh and exciting, but also challenges your body, boosts your motivation, and helps you power through periodic plateaus.
The holiday season is unquestionably the most perilous time of year for dieters and exercisers. The endless supply of scrumptious treats that begin to appear at home, school, and the office at the end of October combined with extended visits to relatives and other disruptions to regular schedules is enough to throw even the most dedicated fitness buffs off their routine. By the time things settle down again, it’s two months and several extra inches around your waistline later.
A vast majority of the home fitness equipment currently on the market is designed for use by able-bodied individuals who have excellent balance and enjoy full range of motion in all joints and limbs. It’s rare to find an affordable product targeted to home users that are injured, elderly, or disabled. While this might make good business sense for manufacturers, it does leave a sizable segment of potential customers out in the cold.