June 2017 Fitness Challenge: 50 Pounds to Go!

I have 50 pounds to go before I am at my original goal weight. There’s doubt I will lose that much inside this month, but I will still strive to lose at least 15. I have five full months to get down to Captain America size. So, what am I doing for my June 2017 Fitness Challenge here on Crossing Colorado?

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Top 5 Reasons Why Cardio Workouts Are Important in Life

Cardio workouts, aka aerobics, do more than just help you burn fat. In fact, doing activity that increases your heart rate does an incredible amount of good for the body. It’s more than just stepping on a scale and not cringing from the results. It’s about keeping yourself alive longer and happier.

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Why Do You Get Angry When You’re Hungry?

How often do you feel “hangry?” This is the slang term for when you haven’t eaten and you feel like you could kick a kitten across the room. Not that you ever would, but it’s the feeling of being angry that accumulates the longer you go without food. Why do you feel this way and will a Snickers really help?

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Why Everyone Should Have a Superhero Complex for Healthy Living

One of my personal goals is to dress up as a superhero for Halloween while looking like I jumped right out of the movie. My current focus is Captain America. Although I doubt I’ll be as ripped as Chris Evans, it’s still something I would like to do. However, looks are not the only reason why you should have a superhero complex.

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Fitness Experiment: Breaking Lying Leg Raise Record in 7 Days

I am currently in a challenge with a friend to lose the most weight inside of 30 days. As part of this challenge, I am going to run an experiment regarding whether or not I can break my personal lying leg raise record within seven days. I think I need more than a week, but I guess we’ll see.

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Why You Should Never Cheat in Health Tracking Apps

A lot of people cheat at games to make themselves feel exceptional. No one likes to lose, and some just cannot handle the thought of being “bad” at something. This is also evident in fitness apps that promote a social element. While cheating may look good on a smartphone, it doesn’t do anything for your health.

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How to Gain Benefits in Fitness By Breaking Personal Records

It can be quite difficult at times to stay motivated for health. I’m not just talking about physical fitness here. You also need to pay attention to the mental side of things. Breaking personal records may deliver far more benefits than just being able to lift a certain amount of weight. Here is why I relish in trying to surpass my own abilities.

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