How to Be Realistic When Challenging Yourself

A lot of people will set astounding goals to reach. Unfortunately, many of them will try to go beyond their grasp. Don’t get me wrong, reaching for the stars is good – as long as you keep one foot on the ground. Challenging yourself is a great way to find your limitations and discover more about who you are. Just be realistic when you do so.

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How Can Busy People Find Time for Workouts?

It’s often difficult to find time to get in a workout in today’s fast-paced world. This is especially true for us desk jockeys who ride our chairs 16 hours a day. However, it’s not impossible for busy people to find time to work on health and fitness. Sometimes it just takes a bit of schedule modification and some sacrifice.

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How the Butterfly Effect Alters Health and Fitness

Have you ever thought about the small changes you make today may promote greater changes later? Aside from a cult classic movie, the Butterfly Effect is a concept that essentially encompasses this idea. While I think people take the concept way too far, I can see how it will directly affect health and fitness.

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Fitness Procrastination Wins Again, 5 Weeks and 40 Pounds to Go

It was my goal to be able to dress up as a superhero by this Halloween using my own body to provide the cool muscular appearance. But alas, fitness procrastination wins again. While I might not be able to look amazing after lathering myself up with liquid latex, that’s not going to stop me from at least trying to hit my goal. But is it worth the effort? Yes.

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Finding Your Routine: Why You Shouldn’t Leaf through Health

Too many people try to rush themselves through fitness to get results as soon as possible. Unfortunately, a lot of them will eventually give up their routine because those results are not quick enough. Health and fitness is not something that can change overnight. Even those who had surgeries still need to follow a very strict routine. Here is why you shouldn’t simply try to skim through being healthy.

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7 Ways to Keep the Momentum for a Healthier Lifestyle

A lot of us will start of strong in health and fitness goals. However, a large portion of us will slowly decline in effort. This is one of the reasons why the term “fitness” peaks in January and bottoms out by the end of February in a Google search. Everyone starts off with a healthy New Year’s Day Resolution only to lose interest. What can you do to keep the momentum?

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Is it Possible to Properly Gamify Health and Fitness?

The term “gamification” is a growing concept across many industries. Essentially, it means to turn virtually any topic into something that is both engaging and entertaining, like games. It’s been used in everything from a business dynamic to health and fitness. In fact, many of you probably don’t even realize you’re participating in this type of entertainment. Is it possible to properly gamify health and fitness? Well, that is up to how you adapt to the concept.

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Hide or Show: Using Social Media to Focus on Fitness

Those who know me understand that I am pretty much an open book online. I don’t hide much in social media and proudly share my accomplishments and failures. Why do I do this? Because it helps me maintain focus on reaching a higher level of fitness. This is both from a physical and an emotional standpoint. Can sharing everything on social sites be beneficial for self-improvement?

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Can Health and Fitness Be Dangerous?

It’s quite common knowledge that health and fitness can lead to a better lifestyle. However, there is such a thing as a right way and a wrong way to achieve certain goals. If you’re not careful about how you proceed, you could inadvertently hurt yourself. This damage can go beyond simply pulling a muscle, though. There could be a real threat of danger if you don’t learn more about how to take care of yourself.

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