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Enhance your Butt with these Booty Workout

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enhance our bootyWhat is the best asset of your body?

It is more often that women’s best asset are they’re butt.

Those curvy hips and toned cellulite free booty will be most shown asset this summer.

Physically most men admire women with good looking butt than big chest.

As such, women workout on this set of feature to enhance and tone it.

There are so many butt exercises online and in YouTube these days that you can try, but I listed here few of the most effective booty workout.

You can do these exercises at home in a yoga mat or on your floor make sure it is comfortable.

Get ready and enhance you butt with these booty workout:

  1. Squats (25x, 3 Reps) – stand upright with feet shoulder width apart. Bend and do a sit or squat position while keeping your back flat. Return to upright position and repeat.
  2. Jump squats (25x, 3 Reps) – this is a squat exercise with a twist. Start from squat position (sit lower as you can) then blast with a high jump raising your arms reaching up as high as you can. Then go back to squat position and repeat.
  3. Sitting Twists (25x each side)– 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.
  4. Lunges (25x each side) – start on a standing position, lift your right foot off the ground and place your right foot on the ground heel first. Then, twist your upper body to the right. Shift you left leg forward then twist.
  5. Twist Mountain Climbers (50x each side) – go down on the floor with both hands and both knees touching the ground. Then lift your right feet first pointing your knee across your body towards left hand, do the same to your left feet doing it simultaneously as fast and as many as you can.

These workout exercises are easy to do and can be intense with some workout equipment such as kettlebells or dumbbells. Do these everyday with some warm ups and stretching afterwards.

What are you waiting for?

Work it out and enhance this feature of yours.

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.

10 Most Favorite Exercises You Can Do With Dumbbells

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There are so many exercise equipment you can use to work out. They have various styles, specific used and benefits like for cardio, weight and strength exercise.

Equipment’s such as treadmill, medicine ball, bicycles, boxing pads, etc.

Yet, one of the most common and used equipment there is, the dumbbell.

Dumbbells are  used in weight training, they are made of either metal bars or cast iron with metal plates on both sides. Can be used individually or in pairs, with one in each hand.

Here are 10 Most Favorite Exercise using Dumbbells;

  1. Biceps Curl – with a dumbbell on each hand start on standing position. Arms should be hanging at your sides while palms facing forward. Then flex your elbows to curl the weight in a controlled motion. Pause the motion then go back on the staring position.
  2. Shoulder Press – with a dumbbell on each hand start on standing position. Do the pressing movement by extending your arms, flexing and abducting your shoulder to rotate the arms as you press above your head. Pause at the top then go back on the staring position.
  3. Overhead Triceps – start on a sitting position, hold dumbbell on one hand directly above head with arm fully extended. Try to clasp  elbow with free hand for support. Then, slowly fold elbow so dumbbell is lowered behind head. Finally extend arm back to staring position and repeat.
  4. Front Raises – on a standing position, knees slightly bent, shoulder with apart. Palms should be facing towards thighs. Raise one dumbbell directly in front of you. When arm is parallel to ground lower dumbbell slowly back then repeat with the other arm.
  5. Hammer Curls – in a standing position with dumbbells both sides. Turn palms inward so they face body. Curl dumbbells up slowly keeping your elbows close to sides. Do as many repetitions as you can.
  6. Flat Chest Press – Lying flat on a bench or mat, hold the dumbbells directly above chest with arms extended. Then lower dumbbells to chest on a controlled motion, press dumbbells back to starting position and repeat the movement as many as you can.
  7. Half Squats – Holding dumbbells at sides, stand upright with feet shoulder width apart. Bend and do squat position while keeping your back flat. Return to upright position and repeat.
  8. Lunges – Holding dumbbells at sides, stand upright with feet shoulder width apart. Step one foot forward about 2 feet and bend your knees to 90 degrees nearly it touches the ground. The push off with front foot to return to starting position.
  9. French Press – lying on a flat surface or bench, hold dumbbells with both hands directly above chest with palms facing and just about touching each other. Locked your shoulders and let your elbows fold so dumbbells are lowered down to either side of head. Go back to staring position and repeat.
  10. Triceps Kickback – standing position right beside a bench place one arm and leg on the bench. Upper body should be parallel to ground. Holding dumbbell raise your elbow so upper arm is parallel to ground while elbows bent on right angles. Then extend elbow so entire arm is parallel to ground and go back to starting position, repeat. Switch position and work on the other arm.

There are so many dumbbell weight class to choose from. In using this equipment, you should be conscious on how heavy you can carry to avoid any injury. Better start on lighter weights and as you get used to it move on to higher weight.

Dumbbell exercises are good for building and strengthening muscles on upper body especially the arms and shoulders part.

Try these 10 most favorite exercises using one of the most effective tool, the dumbbells.

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.

Becoming the Best Possible Version of Ourselves in 2017

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Becoming the best possible version of ourselves in 2017

It is a brand new year! 2017 year of the Rooster.

This time of the year we come up to a realization what we had achieved and accomplished last 2016.

A time for resolutions, new set of goals or new strategies to meet last year’s goal. One of them for sure is how to be the best version possible of yourself – health wise.

New Year Resolution list;

  • To loose weight or to meet ideal weight
  • To avoid junk food
  • To sleep at least 8 hours
  • To exercise more
  • and so on……

Above are few resolutions most people will list down when it comes to being healthy. Well, these are mainly right and direct.

But what are the things to consider to be the best version of ourselves this 2017?

DIET and NUTRITION

Food intake or diet should be nutritious to ensure good health. It is best to always have all the foods in the healthy food pyramid – it is a guide suggesting quantities of food to make healthy eating easier (proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals). Try to eat small portions of food 5 times a day and drink plenty of water.

Here is an example of healthy food pyramid;

Eat in Small Amounts

  • Oil
  • Butter
  • Sugar

Eat in Moderate

  • Meat (Beef, Chicken, Pork)
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  •  Milk
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt

Eat Most

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Cereals
  • Nuts
  • Wheat Bread
  • Grains

 

SLEEP

Recommended sleep hours should be at least 8 hours a day, preferably time between 10pm-2am. For all the hard work during the day, it is best to rest our body to ensure good health. Sleep is very important. Try to keep a consistent sleep schedule and establish bedtime rituals. Good enough sleep has so many benefits – good active mood during the day, prevent from diseases like heart problems and will make body systems working properly like metabolism.

To sleep on time try the following;

  • Turn off lights and any gadgets that might stimulates you at least 1 hour before
  • Have a good relaxing bath
  • Drink a warm milk
  • Set a clean comfy warm bed

Have a good night sleep.

 

EXERCISE

Last but definitely not the least, do exercise. Exercise has so many good benefits to our body – weight lose, preventing diseases and making our body in good shape. Exercise or workout routines includes cardio, strengthening core/muscles, and gaining athletic skills.

Here are some of the exercises our body needed.

Good Cardio Workout; do one of these 1-2 hours everyday as it good for the heart, proper breathing development and will burn many calories and fats of your body.

  • running/jogging/walking
  • biking/swimming
  • Aerobics/Zumba

Core or Muscle Exercises; do

  • Crunches
  • Squats
  • Planking
  • Lunges
  • Bridge
  • Push Ups
  • Arms and Legs exercises with equipment’s

Exercise with athletic gain;

  • boxing
  • mix martial arts
  • kick boxing
  • judo
  • jiu-jitsu
  • wrestling

It is also best to do warm up and stretch on every workout, to prevent our body from getting sores and injury.

EAT less, SLEEP enough and EXERCISE more!

Start as early as now, get in shape and take care of your body. Be the best version of YOU this 2017.

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