How Walking and Strength Training Help You Lose Fat

One of the quickest ways to lose fat is to eat a proper diet and get plenty of cardio. But can walking and strength training help lose body fat? Depends on your workout routines and the intensity of your walks. The trick is to do activity that gets your heart rate up to the point of putting your body into “cardio mode.”

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7 Ways to Exercise When it’s Cold Outside

The winter months have potential for making exercise difficult for many. This is especially true if you live up in the mountains of Colorado. Sure you can go to the gym in a nice warm and cozy facility, but what if you don’t have the money for that? Perhaps you don’t have transportation to get to the gym. In either case, you can still work up a sweat at home.

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7 Effective Exercises to Help You Lose Weight Quickly

When it comes to specific results, some activities are simply better than others. While every form of physical movement is beneficial to a person’s health, pushing yourself a bit further burns more fat and calories. So, what are some effective exercises that can help you drop weight as quickly as possible?

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How to Get a Great Workout Playing Kinect Tennis

One of my favorite activities for fitness is playing Kinect tennis. I am an advocate of fitness gaming, and I only wish there were more titles available for the Xbox 360. However, Kinect Sports Season 2 can be a great addition to any workout routine. There is more to it than just simply standing and moving your arms about. Here is how virtually anyone can lose weight and get a good cardio workout playing tennis on the Xbox.

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7 Easy Exercises You Can Do with a Fitness Ball

A fitness ball can offer a great deal when it comes to health and exercise. In many instances, people use them to replace the chairs at desks. This is because the act of balancing your body while working flexes various muscle groups. It can be a very effective core workout when you don’t have time to properly exercise. Fortunately, there is much more you can do with a fitness ball than just sit on it.

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Exercise: Half Burpee, or No-Push-Up Burpee

Burpees are some of the most intense, full-body workouts you can do. But don’t assume they are too difficult to complete. Even though the burpee forces you to work a lot of different muscle groups, they are actually quite easy. For the beginner, the half burpee may be one of the best ways to get started. The biggest difference is that you don’t include a push-up.

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How to Succeed at Home Workouts

A lot of us feel more comfortable with at home workouts. Whether it’s the lack of funding, such as myself, or the feeling of self-consciousness, it’s just easier to exercise at the house. In reality, you can be just as successful getting the workout you want without paying a lot of money for personal trainers or impressive equipment. In fact, you could save yourself a great deal of money by working out at home.

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8 Easy Morning Workout Routines Anyone Can Do

Mornings can be an important part of the day. The decisions you make when you first wake up can set the tone for how the rest of the day unfolds. From what you have for breakfast to the physical activity you get, it all contributes to a healthier outlook. What you choose for your morning workout routine can impact energy levels as well as your moods for the next 16 hours. What are some easy ways to get the blood pumping?

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My 20 Minute Basic Mix Routine

I’ve covered this basic mix routine once before, but I wanted to make it a bit clearer for my new visitors. This is the workout I usually fall back on when I have the time to pick up the dumbbells. I call this a “mix” because I include weights and cardio inside the time span. It has been an effective workout and has also contributed to helping my golf game, if you can believe it.

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My 10 Minute Beginner Core Workout

Today, I am going to focus on a short 10 minute beginner core workout for those who are short on time. Personally, I’m always busy with trying to keep all of the tops spinning. Because I am looking towards shrinking down my midsection, I decided to put together a quick routine that can help strengthen the core while burning a few calories. This is a simple routine that has been very beneficial for other activities I do throughout the day.

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