One of the most important aspects of making fitness gains is to set reasonable goals. If you’re not getting the results you want, the problem may be with your goals or lack of. Here are six tips for setting fitness goals that deliver results.
Fitness related articles
Are you seeing improvements in your fitness level or is your fitness routine on cruise control? Routine is good because it means you’re working out consistently, but you also have to shake up your routine to keep your body guessing. “Shocking” your body with a new cardio routine can further your fitness level and help you break through a weight loss plateau.
High-intensity workouts can be exhausting, especially if you do them for a long period of time. Have you ever felt you needed a nap after a high-intensity workout and just don’t have the energy to get on with your busy day? You might even wake up the next morning feeling tired, especially if you work out more intensely than you’re used to.
Exercise does good things for every organ in your body including your brain – but what’s the link between exercise and brain health? Researchers have now identified a protein that may explain why exercise helps cognitive function and mood. Find out more about this discovery.
Problems sleeping? You’re not alone. Insomnia becomes more common with age. What role does exercise play in improving sleep quality? Find out what a new study shows as well as what prior research shows about sound sleep and exercise.
Planks – do you love them or hate them? Regardless of how you feel about them, they have their benefits. Find out why you should include planks in your fitness routine and the benefits they offer. You’ll also find out what the world’s record is for holding a plank position!
Whether you’re pursuing a career in the fitness industry or you’d just like to get in shape, your awareness of fitness-related terms can be the difference between success and failure. Muscle imbalance is one such term. Muscle imbalances occur when specific muscles are more or less developed than their opposing muscles. If not corrected, muscle […]
Are you looking for a cardiovascular workout that’s never boring and is easier on your joints? Look no further than step training. This article discusses the benefits of step training, offers tips for getting started and suggestions for making a step workout more challenging.
After a workout are you drenched in sweat or barely sweating? A number of factors determine how soon and how much you sweat – age, sex and level of training. Do men really sweat more than women and do untrained individuals sweat more or less? Find out more than you ever wanted to know about sweat.
Do you wear weight lifting gloves when you train with weights? If so, why not? This article discusses the benefits of wearing weight lifting gloves during a workout and what to look for in a pair of gloves.