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Getting fit is a big goal for many of us but what if you want to do it without spending hours in the gym?
With the cost of gym membership these days it is no surprise that a lot of people are looking for alternative ways of working out that don’t cost so much. The following are some of the most popular ideas for doing this.
Get a Home Gym
One of the simplest ways to get fit at home is to buy the sort of sports equipment UK gyms use. This means spending a bit of money at the start but after that the exercises are free. Instead of looking at highly expensive new gear you... (more)
...low impact and resistance, it’s a perfect piece of equipment for older fitness enthusiast and overweight individuals as any extra weight won’t impact against your skeleton and cause sore bones the next morning. However, if you’re a little self-conscious to use the machine at your local gym, a water rower can be bought at a reasonable price for home use. Fitness companies such as Gym Company have a range of body-boosting options available that allow you to exercise comfortably in your own space.
When you use the machine, make sure that it is positioned close to a mirror, so... (more)
... your biceps, and find exercises that help you to achieve greater muscle mass, such as curling.
Take a look at this guide from the BBC, which highlights different exercises for different upper-body muscles.Consider working out in the home
Not everyone is comfortable working out in a gym; add to that the soaring costs of memberships and it’s understandable why many people choose to work out at home.
If you’re planning on giving the gym a miss and limiting your workout to things you can do in your own home, take a look at an earlier post on 4 ways to stay active... (more)
You’d be surprised at how many people feel uncomfortable working out at the gym. Sweat patches, a glistening read face and our self-conscious wobbly bits can make a few hours in the local sports centre extremely stressful, so it’s no wonder that a lot of us prefer to exercise in the privacy of our own home.
That said, it’s unlikely that your garage or spare bedroom is capable of boasting the same range of high-tech equipment and stimulating atmosphere as the local gym. However, for those of you who are much more comfortable working out at home, we’ve put together some handy tips for... (more)
...between working, family, and other responsibilities. It takes real motivation and sacrifice for people in these situations to achieve their goals. It also takes prior planning to make sure you eat the right foods and make time to get your workouts in. If you don’t have time to make it to the gym, I suggest doing cardio outside and purchasing resistance bands that you can use at home.There are plenty of videos on youtube to help you plan your workouts. You have no excuse not to buy these inexpensive and yet versatile bands if you feel you are low on time.
7. You’re just not... (more)
There I said it, I bet you haven’t heard that before. Hardcore dieters have known this for some time as they are well aware that fructose has a similarly bad effect on our bodies as table sugar. (Sucrose) If you are really serious about losing weight you must count every carb from fruit and make sure not to over do it. People only dieting for overall health and not to lose weight must also be aware of the sugar content of the fruits they eat. People falsely assume that the sugar in fruit is not bad for you. False! It has a negative effect on insulin levels when over consumed and can contribute... (more)
The government is supposed to be there to help us, but very often their policies leave me wondering what their true intentions are. I have this belief because the government is not a good resource for nutritional information. That fact is proven in that they rarely ever update the information they distribute to their citizens. You never hear the government say anything more than telling you to watch your calorie count. That is obscenely vague to the point it is harmful. That is because it is now known that calories from carbs are not equal to those from protein.The truth of the matter is that... (more)
Losing weight is one of the most frustrating experiences that someone can attempt to endure. The reason it can be so frustrating is not just for one reason, but many. That is because successfully losing weight is a multi dimensional process for true longterm success. It is one part knowledge, one part hard-work, and one part marathon that we must truly be invested in to gain the success we want. The good news is that I firmly believe that I can help you achieve your goals, but only if you really want it.
Why do we eat what we eat? This right here is the biggest problem I come across... (more)
...with anger. The doctor gave me a number to some anger management office, but I long throw that number away. What saved me was going back to boxing!
I wish that I didn't throw away that number, but I cannot afford to make some doctor rich. Instead, I continued my therapy at the Broadway Gym. (The Pugilistic Writer) I did do some research over the internet on Anger Management and other problems dealing with the anger issues. So I pretty much diagnosed myself as a candidate for Anger Management.
I learned that there is three approaches to dealing with your anger. 1)... (more)
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