Is Cardio Exercise the Best Method For Weight Loss?

Everyone has their own ideas about what the best method is for weight loss, aside from a proper diet that is. Should you lift a ton of weights, or should you spend more time running and cycling? Well, that really depends on your idea of weight loss and your goals. Although cardio-based activities can quickly burn the fat, you may also be able to add muscle density in the process.

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How Hard Should You Push Yourself to Lose Weight?

When you’re determined to lose weight, it can be incredibly easy to push yourself too hard. But what exactly is “too hard,” and why does it matter? Pushing yourself beyond your physical limits can actually cause a great deal of pain as well as affect your emotional state. You need to be realistic in your goals and what you want to accomplish, and here is why.

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80 in 4: Update Week 3 – Getting On Track Now

Ok, so now this week went far better than the previous two. It’s where I wanted to be at the very beginning of this adventure. But, it’s better late than never. This week has been quite an active one and I plan on continuing the trend. Now, I have an additional reason to stay on track for losing weight and health. I am going on vacation to Los Angeles in 26 days!

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Can Cheating One Day On Your Diet Be Bad?

A lot of us have a hard time sticking to diet plans. Especially those who love foods and snacks like myself. I’ve seen people go into a full-blown panic attack because they indulged themselves for one day. I’ve also seen people get incredibly upset at themselves because they ate a cookie. Can one day of cheating really throw that much of a wrench into your goals?

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Halloween Candy: And So It Begins

If you’ve been to the website before, you know that I am trying to lose 80 pounds in four months. It is my goal to hit 180 pounds by the end of December. As the holidays approach, this can be an incredibly bad time to try and lose weight. For one thing, I have a weakness for Halloween candy. Now that the stores are stalking this in bulk, here comes the true test of will power.

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10 Realistic Goals to Have for Fitness

Everyone has some kind of fitness goals when they decide to become more active. Most people center around losing weight while others simply want to improve their health. While these are OK to have, perhaps looking at fitness with more realistic goals could keep you motivated to continue. After all, the last thing you’ll want to do is become lax and revert back to where you were before.

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80 in 4: Update Week 1 – Gained a Bit

So, it’s been quite the week for me. Not because I am trying to lose 80 pounds in four months, but because I have been sick for the past 12 days. However, I am still pushing to meet my objectives. Unfortunately, I was kind of bad the last few days and ate a bit more than I should have. As a result, I gained two pounds. On the other hand, the weight gain doesn’t mean I’ve added fat.

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You Need to Relax: Why Taking Time for You is Vital

We live in an incredibly fast-paced world. It seems like most of us are constantly running about trying to get done everything we can in a short amount of time. Running the kids to school, cleaning house, preparing meals and heading off to work are only a few of the things that could be on your plate. While this may seem quite productive to you, it may also be hurting your mental and physical states. Being able to relax is vital for your survival.

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