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Best Fitness Mother’s Day Gift!

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best fitness mothers day giftThis weekend we celebrate a day for a special person of our life – our Mother’s day!

It’s a day to be grateful and acknowledge all the love, sacrifice and teachings she gave and will be giving for the rest of our lives.

To show our appreciation, we will try to give the best gift ever!

If your mom is into fitness or you want her to get into fitness, check out these gift ideas that will make her happy and live healthy.

(Specific items or brands were not discussed on this topic as we are not making any item or brand review)

Best Fitness Mother’s Day Gift!

  1. Gym clothing – our mom should feel comfortable when she workout. Comfortable enough to keep her going. Be sure to know her size and favorite color.
  2. Running shoes – it would be nice to ask your mom to be your running partner sometime. Well, this will only be possible if she has running shoes, not only she will appreciate a new pair but this will also motivates her to do running more.
  3. Fitness Watches – technology is all over now, so why not upgrade your moms watch. Find her the latest yet user friendly fitness watch and let her enjoy working out while being tech savvy.
  4. Cute Water Bottles – this probably will be the cheapest among the gifts you can give, but be creative. There are customable water bottles now in the market that you can buy or some that she can use with infusing etc. Why water bottle? To make sure she gets hydrated while doing her exercise routines. Every sip she make will remind her that you look out for her health.
  5. Yoga mat – most of the moms love to do yoga. Even at home or outside the beach these yoga mats will be useful in doing workout routines as it will provide comfort and a place to exercise.

These are only few things you can give to your mom or wife this Mother’s day.

She will surely appreciate how you support or encourage her wellness and healthy lifestyle.

Happy Mother’s day to all moms out there! Keep your fitness going!

10 Moves to go from Fat to Fit

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10 moves to go from fat to fitExercise is one of the best moves you can do to ensure good health.

Nowadays there are a lot of exercise routines you can do at home, in the gym or at the park.

Fat or Fatness is a body state where you gain or have excessive flesh. It is when your body shape or weight is over the recommended number. Also, fats causes a lot of illnesses.

While…

Fit or Fitness is a sign that you’re physically well. This entails lean muscles, less fats, strong and flexible body.

But, how to go from FAT to FIT?

Here are 10 best moves you can do;

  1. High Knees 15x 3 sets
  2. Burpees 15x 3 sets
  3. Jumping Jacks 50x
  4. Squat Jumps 15x 3 sets
  5. Lunges 20x each side
  6. Side lunges 20x each side
  7. Mountain Climbers 50x
  8. Bear Crawl 1 minutes
  9. Crunches 25 x
  10. Plank 1 Minute

Make sure to rest in the middle and have a sip of water to hydrate. Do these moves everyday at home or in the gym alone or with a partner.

With these moves you will burn those nasty fats, convert it to energy and create lean strong muscles.

Get to know and feel the difference of being fat versus fit.

Move a lot. Fitness is life!

Know the Secrets to Beach Body

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secrets to beach bodyYou want to look good in a bikini? Don’t you?

Well, the good news is you can. It is a matter of choice and push to self reaching your sexy goal.

Note to self that six packed abs and toned muscles will not just appear to your body, it is a lot of hard work, discipline and healthy habits.

So, the secret to beach body is to exercise a lot and everyday.

Choose to exercise than just sitting and doing nothing. 30 Minutes of workout at home everyday will go a long way. Look for workout that helps you tone those arms, legs, butt, body back and of course the abs.

Before summer try to do these workout routines.

  • Jumping Jacks x20 reps
  • High Knees x30 sec
  • Squat Jumps x10 reps
  • Split Lunges x30 alternating reps
  • Burpees x10 reps
  • Pushups x10 reps
  • Hip lifts x20 reps
  • Plank x30 sec

Before summer comes, you know you will be ready to have fun in the beach. Make it possible to yourself and reach that goal.

Enjoy the waves, summer heat, white fine sand and your bikinis!

Five Good Habits If You Are Training

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five good habits if you are training

It takes consistency to make things a habit. Doing things over and over everyday will train your memory to do it without any reminder or push to self.

Here are five good habits which is best to do especially if you are training or doing intense workout;

Warm upthis should be done before exercise in which will make your body heat up and be ready to workout. Warm ups can be as simple as jog in place, jumping jacks or lunges or choose to start an intense warm ups like sprints, bear crawls, or stairs climbing. Anyhow do something that can make you sweat a little bit and feel some burning. Make it a habit to warm up before workout to boost your energy and prepare your lungs.

Stretching doing this every after training or exercise will prevent you from injury and soreness. You can do basic yoga poses to stretch such as downward dog or simply work your superman pose. Make it a habit to stretch every after workout to reduce soreness and slow down your heart rate.

Eating healthy and in moderatehaving a good diet helps the body recuperate faster and sustain more energy. It will be easier to loss weight or reach your weight goal if you watch what you eat. They say, you are what you eat, so depending on your weight goal either to loss weight in which you should be eating less carbs and more fiber rich foods; or to gain lean muscles so eat more protein. Also, make it a habit to eat in moderation, smaller meals is more encouraged 5 times a day than eating once or twice with big full meals. It will take time to get used to food such as juicing, greens, less carbs and so on. Advice is to do it gradually. 

Drink plenty of water our body are consist of so much water, every workout you sweat and loose a lot of water. Therefore drink at least 8 glasses a day or as many as you can. Water keep our body hydrated which is essential during training. Hydration helps the body function properly such as burning those calories. Make it a habit to drink more water during the day and less at night.

Sleeping on time it is essential to have a proper and enough sleep everyday. Especially if your training, sleep helps the sore muscles to heal and will definitely provide our body the energy needed to conquer the next day of training. Make it a habit to sleep at least 8-9 hours a day and get to bed early to be able to wake up early the next day.

These are just  some good habits to do when you are into intense exercise/training or any sports to make sure your body is in good condition all the time.

Doing physical intense activities needs good healthy habits.

Achieve Flat Abs with 2 Minutes Workout Daily

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how to achieve flat abs with 2 minutes workout dailyHow to achieve beautiful abs?

Is there any easy and short routines?

Abs or abdominal exercises are those that affect the abdominal muscles.

This is one of the most noticeable and most exercised part during workout.

Here is a list of ab workout routines that only takes 2 minutes of your time, thus easy and short.

You will be needing a soft mat or space to be able to comfortably do it.

Each routine should be done 20 seconds each, everyday until you reach desired abs shape.

  1. Knee-to-elbow crunches – lie on your back on the floor; raise your arms behind your head; lift your shoulder towards the ceiling and reach your elbow to your knee left and right; slowly go down as you inhale then do it again.
  2. Flutter Kicks – lie on your back on the floor; lift your legs one by on left and right make your to keep it raise up
  3. Scissors – same with flutter kicks only that this time you will cross your legs while on lift.
  4. Hundreds – this is a classic Pilates warm up. Lie flat on a mat with your legs squeezed together and long, strong arms by your side. Raise your arms, reach them forward over your thighs and pump your arms up and down with energy as you breathe in and out.
  5. Reverse Crunches – lie on your back on the floor; put your arms beside your body; lift your legs and hips upwards and reach for the ceiling.
  6. Sitting Twists – Lie down on the floor placing your feet either under something that will not move or by having a partner hold them. Your legs should be bent at the knees. Elevate your upper body so that it creates an imaginary V-shape with your thighs. Then twist your body from left to right.

This can be done at home daily with your other workout routines to ensure flat abs.

Figures with abs signifies a leaner and stronger body.

How to Loss Fat in 30 Minutes?

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Time is very precious and hectic especially on weekdays, with all the work, chores and activities to attend to time is just not enough.

But even doctors advice to exercise everyday, to be healthy. As much as possible spare at least 30 minutes of your day to exercise.

There are so many ways to exercise, yet the simplest workout are the most effective and easy way to loss fat.

These workout routines will answer the question “how to loss fat in 30 minutes?”.

It can be done at the comfort of your home, find a good space and set your time for 30 minutes, workout these routines.

  • 30 Jumping Jacks – reach as high as you can to stretch up those arms and legs.
  • 20 Lunges – be creative and use some weights to add some intensity.
  • 20 Squats – use kettlebells to workout those arms strength and pressure on your thigh area.
  • 30 High Knees – keep your knees as high as you can to workout those thighs and legs.
  • 50 Ab Crunches – try to lift you shoulder and head at the same time to avoid neck injury.
  • Jog for 10 Minutes – do this as fast and long as you can for better cardio.

It is best to do this once you wake up in the morning, before having your breakfast or getting to work.

Try also to warm up or stretch before to avoid getting sores.

Start your week right, healthy and feeling good.

Why Yoga is good to your body?

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How good yoga is to your body?

What is yoga? What are its benefits to your body?

Yoga is now one of the most popular kind of workout. This can be done from the privacy of your home or in class.

People are getting fond of doing yoga, especially women – working or housewives.

Yoga is widely practice for health and relaxation purposes. In which it includes breathing control, meditation, and learning specific bodily postures. Yoga is a matter of physical, emotional and mental form of disciplines.

And yes, there are so much benefits of this workout regime.

But we listed some below;

FLEXIBILITY. The workout positions helps the body learn and adapt to be flexible enough to stretch and curl. Also teaching your body a good sense of balance and good posture.

STRENGTH Yoga helps the body to gain strength while doing the movements and shifting positions. It involves the entire body to workout such as the bones, muscles and mental strength. This also can help our body to lose weight as you can sweat enough to burn calories/fats from your body. With yoga, you can gain self-confidence.

BREATHING AWARENESS. This is one of the most effective way to exercise proper breathing. With some meditation techniques, this requires you to practice controlling your breathing properly and benefits the body for having a good cardio and more able body to workout.

RELAXATION. Yoga is great for reducing stress allowing yourself a great relax feeling. Which also helps getting a better sleep.

CONCENTRATION. This workout allows to better control our bodies. It takes a lot of discipline to gain focus and teach our body to concentrate. With yoga techniques, this is one of the main benefit.

Start from beginner class meaning the easy postures and movement, don’t push yourself too hard and gain injury instead of wellness.

There are different types of yoga, class routines to do as well as etiquettes to remember. But don’t get overwhelmed, be prepared, gear up and attend the class.

Do yoga and gain these benefits!

7 Tips for a Trimmer You

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7 Tips for a Trimmer You

Gain weight from holidays? So much party, still feeling bloated and trying to cut down calories.

This time you wanted to feel better and lose some weight. With so many resolutions losing weight is one of the most difficult to achieve.

To lose some pounds this year here are 7 simple tips you can take to reach that goal.

1.Drink plenty enough water. Our body is consist of average 65% water, so it important to keep it hydrated. Hydration leads to hunger. Drink as much as 8-ounce glasses a day, also it is best to drink a glass full of water every before meal.

2.Sleep more. Study shows that lack of sleep leads to weight gain. Sleep deprivation can cause cravings, moody feeling and laziness. It is recommended to get at least seven hours of sleep everyday.

3.Choose Food Wisely. There are so much food types and nutrition available to consume. Good, junk and we thought good kind of foods are up for sale on the market so better choose your food wisely. Choose foods high in protein and fiber rich foods to make you fuller and provide more energy. Load up foods like eggs, poultry, cottage cheese, vegetables, whole grains and seeds.

4.Avoid Empty Calories. These are the foods we knew it’s bad yet so delicious and hard to resist. Try to avoid such as sodas, syrups, sugary snacks, white bread, white rice and highly process foods.

5.Look for smart substitutions. Like choosing the right food, try to choose better ways or options on how to cook or prepare your food. For example use olive oils on frying, sauté foods in stock or broth instead, choose popcorn not chips, or substitute your coffee with some smoothies.

6.Listen to your body. Be responsible with your own body, take care of it and listen. Eat on time with small amounts at least 5 times a day. Do not eat when your are too hungry, bored or stressed – or else your body will crave for more. Put down the fork when you feel full and satisfied – your body says enough so listen.

7.Exercise or move more. Visit your gym as much as you can, try to walk or jog around your village, take the stairs instead of elevators at work and do sit ups while watching TV. These are just some that helps your keep moving and somehow makes you burn those calories and fats. Don’t stay on one place/position in an hour, you got to move.

Follow these simple ways to trim down weight, make it a habit and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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