Yoga has been around for centuries. Anything with that much history is obviously working. Can it be your path to weight loss? Flexibility? We are flexible in our answer. To read the whole post, please click on the title link. Clickity Click!
Myth or Magic: Can creams, massage, herbals, heat therapy, injections or surgery get rid of cellulite? What the heck is cellulite? And most importantly – Can I get rid of it if I exercise? By the way, you can only blame your parents for your cellulite up to a point. After that, you either need magic or movement! Please click on the title to read the entire post.
Waaay back in January, we answered a question about why people should exercise besides having the goal to lose weight. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic, we gave the top 7 scientific, “just the facts, ma’am” reasons. That got a few people asking us, “Come on now, what really motivates people, especially if they don’t check research to know why to work out?!” So we prepared our list of Top 7 Reasons People Really Exercise. You’re welcome!
If your baby is older than a year, can you still claim that abs that resemble a fallen souffle are due to “baby fat”? What is the difference between baby fat and body fat? No fair saying that the former is on the baby! Once you get rid of that baby fat (sometime before your kid heads off to college) what do you do to get the taut, tight, toned abs you once had? Pretend that traveling back in time to your pre-parental days is not an option.
Which diet is the “best” diet? And who wants to participate in something that has the word “die” in it? Just to satisfy our curiosity about diets, magic pills and quackery, let’s take a look back at a few diets that were trendy in their time (you know, like last week).
Are there REALLY any benefits to exercise? Or is it all a trick just to get us to wear ridiculous clothing? Mayo Clinic lists 7. How many can you name? I’m sure I’d sleep better, smile more, get more dates, be slimmer and healthier, be more energetic, and have waaaay more fun if I knew the benefits!
Quick Quiz Question (to be answered for “New Year=New You: 30 Day Fitness Challenge” participants): Do you burn more calories in one hour of hard core, full core, super duper exercise or in the other 23 hours of the day (even if those 23 hours are lethargic and mosey paced)? Knowing the correct answer will help guide your training choices. One GREAT training choice is our upcoming “New Year=New You: 30 Day Fitness Challenge.”
You want to lose weight this coming year? You are not alone. Even celebs have their questions. “Dear Fun and Fit: Each Christmas I seem to gain a few pounds. People call me jolly, but I think they’re being nice to my face because they want something from me. In truth, I am verging on rotund and starting to weigh down my sleigh. How can I keep from gaining weight this year and surprise the the Missus when she welcomes me home after a hard day’s night work?
Ho ho ho and how how how? Santa Claus, North Pole
Lose weight. Burn fat. Get 6-pack abs. These are the inalienable rights of the exerciser. Or the top three goals of most active adults. And the foundation of a billion dollar industry. So get in on the packed action and check out the moves we suggest for cashing in your 12-pack for a 6-pack.
Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA QUIZ TIME! How well do you know your Fitness Facts? Yes, it’s time to get your freak on with Fun and Fit, who examine the DARK side of activity this time around. At least one of the following Freak Out Fitness Facts is in fact, not a fact. […]