Taking days off when exercising or high intensity training is essential to not only high performance athletes but the general population. For many athletes or those who are training for their first race or trying a new exercise program, feel guilty when they take a day off or a rest day. Between workouts and continuous training, rest is necessary for the body to repair, rebuild, and strengthen muscle tissue. For
That injury or illness can be overwhelming especially if it disrupts your daily workout routine. Life happens and sometimes we get injured from every day activities or sports and we have to take time off due to a surgery, or heal the injury. How do we keep motivated when our bodies need to recover? The most important thing to remember within any given injury is maintaining a positive attitude. If
Going to the gym has its advantages especially if you’re looking for motivation, to work through an injury, or simply just to meet other people. But what if you can’t make it to your local gym as it’s not convenient, too expensive, or you don’t enjoy working out with other people? So how do you get a workout in if you don’t have the necessary tools that a gym has?
As you start to think about your next vacation, combining both activity and relaxation components can be beneficial for your mind, body, and soul. Gone are the days of lying on the beach, drinking unlimited pina coladas, and lining up for the buffet line if you’re looking to maintain your body weight and vibrant health. There are still many ways to enjoy an active vacation with that will allow you
I hope you’re not looking for an actual ‘quick fix’ type secret. You will end up being quite disappointed. The secret isn’t Dr. Bernstein’s or any other specifically itemized diet. The secret isn’t the bowflex, or any other piece of fitness equipment The secret isn’t P90X or any other group exercise program. And there is no magic pill you can ingest that will make the fat go away and the
There has been a shift in behaviour for travelers, especially when it comes to a better quality of life and long-term health. People are living longer these days because they are taking care of their bodies through exercise, healthy eating, and nurturing the mind. A fitness holiday seems to be a natural fit to those who expect to come back from a holiday the same weight, shape, or mindset when