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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What is My Net 600 Diet and Why Do It?

So, I am trying a new type of diet for myself. This is an experimental thing, but has merit for being successful. My Net 600 diet consists of restricting myself to 600 net calories every day. Now, this is different from total calories. The end result should be my body burning twice as I consume. Here is the breakdown of how it’s possible.

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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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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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7 Kinds of Cheap Home Fitness Equipment

Fitness equipment doesn’t have to be overly expensive. In fact, there are many things you can pick up for less than $10 at your local Walmart or other discount store. Although there are sophisticated and highly-productive items on the market, home fitness equipment doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. As long as you use these items on a regular basis, even the small purchases can be very effective in losing weight and getting into shape.

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Balancing Muscle Mass and Cardio Exercise

When it comes to fitness, I’ve noticed there are two primary groups of people: those who want muscle mass and those who want to lose weight. Personally, I believe in balancing muscle mass and getting more cardio exercise. You don’t have to aspire to be a body builder in order to enjoy a stronger body. On the other side of the coin, I’ve also seen incredibly strong arms attached to a body that is wider than mine. Why not work for an overall fitness?

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7 Easy Ways to Workout at Home

Not everyone has the money to join a gym. Others still may not have the time available. Regardless of your finances or schedule, you can get a workout at home to lose weight and stay fit. Some ways may be things that you would normally do anyway. It all depends on how you approach exercise and keeping yourself motivated to continue. You don’t need a lot of time or pay hundreds of dollars for a yearly membership to a gym that may wind up going to waste.

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My Basic Home Workout for Beginners

For those who are interested about my beginners exercise routine, here it is. This is the basic home workout that I started with when I was losing more than 10 pounds per month. If it wasn’t for my lack in effort during the holidays in 2014, I would have long since met my goals of being under 200 pounds. This just goes to show you that healthy living is a life choice that needs to be maintained.

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How to Get Exercise When Watching TV

I admit, I am a bit of a couch potato. I bet a lot of people are who read this blog. Even though it may seem that watching television for hours on end is anything but healthy, there is a way to incorporate exercise into your favorite pastime. There is nothing that says you can’t move yourself from the couch throughout your viewing experience. Experts believe that watching TV is making you fat. I believe that it doesn’t have to. How can you get exercise when watching TV?

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Exercise: Spiderman Plank

For those who want to work on their abs, obliques, quads and glutes, the Spiderman Plank may be one of the better exercises. This is a difficult workout and may be something you want to work towards as a beginner. Personally, I was only able to sustain five reps with each set. This is because I am incredibly out of shape. Still, I plan on breaking these records as I work for greater fitness.

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