The popular image of a successful entrepreneur is someone who devotes every second of the day to work. While hard work is inevitable, failing to take care of yourself can lead to exhaustion and burnout. If you are struggling to find a healthy balance between your company and your health, then it’s time to make some lifestyle changes. Shapeshifter Media presents a guide that can help you balance success and self-care.Continue reading “Self-Care and Success: How You Can Thrive Alongside Your Company”
Description: The most challenging part about home workouts is regularity. Weak motivation and household chores kill our dream. How to organize sports at home? Let’s take a look at 7 effective ways to make home workouts a lifestyle.
You are not alone. I also started somewhere. I ran every day for two months; then I went to the gym for several months. Group training taught me the correct exercise technique, raised my self-esteem, and gave me self-confidence. I’ve thought: why don’t I start training on my own? It is a real money-saving plus experience. And a lot of good video complexes on the Internet will help me.Continue reading “Home Workouts as a Lifestyle: Tips for Organizing the Training System”
Devoting yourself to regular exercise is hard. Whoever says that’s not the case is masking the truth. In that enthusiastic moment when you start planning when and how you’ll start your workout routine, all seems possible. The troubles begin when you have to put that plan in motion.
If you are starting a fitness regimen and you want this one to last, give a fitness journal a try. Keeping a fitness journal can be one of the means that will help you stick through.
Are you intrigued by the idea of keeping a fitness journal? Do you want to know the benefits of keeping one? In the following lines, you can get answers to these questions and also learn the best ways of writing a fitness journal. Let’s begin!Continue reading “How to Write a Fitness Journal”
As the saying goes: where there’s a will there’s a way, you can find a way to make it all happen if you are willing to do so. It is very relevant to your intent and effort to fit running in your busy calendar.
We don’t dare question your intent. In many cases, however, people who say they are too busy to take a time out from their busy lives to exercise are a majority of escape-seekers. They can find any excuse to seek that escape.
Hopefully you are not one of those people. You are doing all you can to make fitness a part and parcel of your daily life struggle.
A tiresome urban lifestyle makes a regular exercise a need, just like any other need, i.e. a need to work. You should not ignore it. Find as little time as you can to exercise to become and stay fit.
Running is amongst only few exercises, which you can do anywhere, anytime. You do not require a fitness equipment to do it. All you need is some time, and there you go; start running.Continue reading “Fitting Running Into Your Busy Calendar”
You don’t have to be flexible to start incorporating Pilates exercises into your fitness routine.
But you do have to develop flexibility and core strength side by side if you really want rock solid trunk strength. Here’s why…
What if I told you that blood circulation is directly responsible for how quickly we’re able to heal surface wounds? What if I told you that our muscles aren’t able to heal and repair without oxygen being properly transported through our circulatory system? Everyone knows that circulation is important, but not everyone knows exactly why.
I’m going to outline the vital importance of the circulatory system in this article, and then I’ll tell you how to improve your circulation.
You can strengthen your circulatory system to improve your health and recovery speed by adapting several specific lifestyle techniques and by including certain foods and vitamins in your diet,
If you could fold a home gym up and keep it in the corner of your closet… would that be cool?
Of course it would! 🙂
And in a way that’s what you get with a kettlebell.
It’s one of the most versatile home training tools if you are limited for space.
And when combined with bodyweight exercise you get a fun, fast paced, fat-burning workout you can do anytime, anywhere.
Recently my family and I spent the week at a cottage near Mont Tremblant, Quebec.
I arranged for my buddy and kettlebell expert Chris Lopez to bring a KB. And I brought a TRX and a jump rope.
Then together we came up with a workout each day that combined the tools we had with some bodyweight exercises. It was fun crafting the workouts on the spot… and it provided a great way to keep our workouts on track even though we were miles from the nearest gym.
Here’s what we came up with on the first day…
Who doesn’t love a firm butt?
What’s the one common physical feature that stands out when you look at a dancer, a gymnast or someone who practices Pilates?
A firm, attractive butt. But it’s not just firm, it’s also lifted.
“High & Tight” — that’s my motto in the Pilates studio. In fact, I say it so often my clients chipped in and had a tank top made for me!
Tight rounded shoulders and a super tight chest are uncomfortable and outright frustrating to deal with. And I’ve seen it in just about every beginner Pilates student I’ve worked with. Continue reading “Tone & Sculpt With This Upper Body Pilates Workout”
Obviously, I think bodyweight exercise is pretty cool.
You can get a 100% badass workout anywhere, anytime without any fancy equipment.