How to Make Big Weight Loss Goals Seem Less Remote

For those who have incredibly large weight loss goals, such as myself, it can seem overwhelming. A lot of people get a sense of intimidation when they need to lose 100 pounds or more. However, it’s easy to adapt to weight loss goals as long as you don’t focus on the whole. Let me explain.

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How to Challenge Yourself to Get Into Shape…and Succeed

In reality, your strongest opposition to being healthy is yourself. You can make excuses why you can’t exercise, but it all boils down to not having the motivation do get into shape. There’s always something you can do that benefits your life. All you need is a way to challenge yourself.

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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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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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Staying Healthy When You’re Always Behind Schedule

Some of us don’t have the luxury of time to put into certain extracurricular activities. However, keeping healthy should be on the top of everyone’s list. It doesn’t matter what kind of a schedule you keep, it’s literally a matter of life and death. Sure, you probably won’t drop dead today from being obese. But it does take it’s toll on your body while shortening your lifespan. So, what can you do to extend your life when time isn’t on your side?

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How to Get More Fitbit Steps without Trying or Cheating

One of the best ways to dissolve eating so much the day before is by getting more exercise. Walking is one of the easiest things to do, especially since you can do this no matter where you are. I know a lot of people who use a Fitbit to track their steps. If you are working on improving your Fitbit steps, here are a few ways that will increase your daily productivity.

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Can Weight Machines Give a Good Cardio Workout?

Weight machines can do more than just help you add bulk to your muscle mass. If used right, you can also get one hell of a cardio workout in the process. It all boils down to your personal goals for getting into shape. Do you want bulk or lean muscle? Personally, I try to focus on losing the incredible amount of weight around my midsection. So, how do you go about using weight machines for cardio?

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How to Get the Most out of Your Exercise Routine

The whole premise of exercise is to increase your physical activity. This helps burn the calories and carbs you consume throughout the day. Exercise can also lead to improving mental capacity as well as building muscle and endurance. Virtually any movement can be exercise, but it is possible to get more out of the experience. You may be able to enhance your routine without spending money on expensive workout machines.

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How to Lose Weight without Going On a Diet

Every where you look on the Internet, someone has the perfect diet plan for losing weight. But what if you don’t want to go on a restrictive diet? Can you still lose weight without depriving yourself of some of the goodies out there? In reality, you don’t have to diet in order to drop some of the inches that have been accumulated around your body. However, it often takes a bit of restructuring how you go about your day.

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