Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

The Sounds of Disco and Workout Tempo Are a Perfect Match

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
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It can be difficult to garner the motivation to work out. Between finding the time and overcoming the fatigue of day-to-day life, it isn’t hard to understand why committing to a regular exercise routine is so challenging. That said, no challenge is without a solution. Introducing some fun and excitement to the mix could be all you need to help make your routine effective and fruitful. Adding music to your routine is a proven way to elevate your experience and get you on the right track. Given the intense tempo of your typical workout and the righteous beats of disco, we can’t help but think the sounds of disco and workout tempo go together perfectly.

While music is highly subjective and a matter of taste, you may be surprised to learn that certain styles have characteristics that lend themselves to ensuring a fiery workout time and time again. Universally loved for its driving tempos, motivational lyrics, and energetic nature, Disco seems to be tailor-made for cardio, weight training, and more! 

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Looking For A Fitness Center 101 – 6 Things You Must Consider

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022
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There are different reasons to join a fitness center, and some people might want to improve their general health, while others might be looking to tone their bodies or lose weight. Either way, the important thing is that you will have to find a workout plan that suits your needs. When you begin looking for a fitness center you should keep a few factors in mind, from class times, equipment availability, fees, and hours – all of these considerations should factor into the final decision.

Below are six things to look for before enrolling in a fitness center:

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Tips to Start Exercising in the New Year

Thursday, January 6th, 2022
Start Exercising in the New Year

Do you want to start exercising in the New Year and get in amazing shape for 2022?

While this may seem like a simple goal, the majority of people who try to start exercising end up failing. To ensure you crush your New Year’s Resolution and your fitness goals, follow our simple tips and find out how to start exercising again to start off the New Year strong!

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Only 6 More Days Until Christmas!

Sunday, December 19th, 2021
6 More Days Until Christmas

There are only 6 more days until Christmas and boy are we excited to dip into the egg nog!

Have you kept your fitness and nutrition in check this holiday season? Have you been able to stay slim this holiday or at least maintain your current progress?

Relax a Little

Hopefully, you have, so you can let your guard down a bit during Christmas or your main celebration day of choice. There’s no need to be a pig and eat ALL the fudge and cookies, but there’s also no need to avoid all desserts and gravies like the plague. (Have you finished all of your shopping and most of your wrapping?)

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Best Ways to Get In a Workout At a Crowded Gym

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
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There’s nothing worse than feeling motivated and ready to work out, then going to the gym and finding out it’s crowded. Motivation dives when you see the equipment you were hoping to use all filled, and you may stare out at the crowd wondering where you can squeeze in to get your workout. When you’re trying to workout at a crowded gym, you need to have a plan to get in, get fit, and get out efficiently. Perhaps the frustration gets to you and you leave, feeling dejected and disappointed. A lot of people have been there, and although it seems daunting and disappointing, you can still have a great workout, even if it’s not according to plan.

With the new year coming and resolutions about to hit, you can believe your gym is about to be crowded, so pay attention! Read on for some tips on how to survive the crowded gym and still get your workout in.

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9 Tips to Maximize Your Holiday Season Fitness

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021
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Indulgence is often synonymous with the holiday season. You stuff your face during Thanksgiving and then attend various Christmas parties through the end of December. You may also skip workouts because you are too busy gift shopping and planning your own holiday bash. The best way to maximize your holiday season fitness is to pay attention to your habits each and every day.

It is no wonder that many people gain weight toward the end of each year. You do not have to fall victim to this pattern, however.  Here are nine ways to stay fit during the holidays.

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How Can I Find the Best Personal Trainer?

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021
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With the holidays here and the new year coming, everyone is going to be focused on getting in shape for the new year. But not everyone knows how to go about making it happen. Personal trainers can be considered the most valuable tool in building your body and helping you get to the best shape of your life. If this interests you or you are already a fitness enthusiast or even a person who does not particularly enjoy working out but wants to do so for reasons beyond simply wanting to look good, here are some tips to help you choose the best personal trainer for you.

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Does Social Media Motivate or Discourage You to Work Out?

Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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Introduction 

This question is often asked by people. Does social media motivate or discourage our workouts? The answer to this question stays unclear mostly. 

According to researchers, a new study has been found where for some people social media is very helpful when it comes to working out.

For some people, media posts that include images of other people or friends doing workouts motivate them. 

People get motivated when they see good working out clothes, or others checking into gyms, and also people sharing their fitness achievements.

The other half does not like or get motivated even though there are hundreds of posts about working out.

 It leaves a negative impact on them, and they start feeling bad about their body, as they think to fit in the society or earn the ‘perfect body’ tag is very important. 

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Benefits of Exercising from Home – Your Ultimate Guide

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
Exercising from Home

How often do you find yourself with nothing to do, no one to hang out with, and nothing on TV? When those moments hit do you stop to consider how the benefits of exercising from home can improve your lifestyle?

The truth is that sometimes the best workout plan for us is just sitting around. That’s because when we’re bored at home, our bodies naturally move more than they would if we were completely entertained. And more movement means better health.

This article will help you figure out how to use your downtime as an opportunity to get some exercise. We all know it can be tough getting motivated enough to go outside for a run or head down the gym every day- so why not take advantage of those moments where you have time on your hands? 

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Kill Your Halloween Workouts This Year With These Terrifying Tips

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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No matter how committed you are, the jam-packed festive Halloween season might throw your fitness routine off its gear. Starting in early September, many Halloween enthusiasts spend their nights and weekends decorating, picking apples, solving corn mazes, watching horror movies, and snacking on fun decorative desserts. This means we don’t always have time to complete our Halloween workouts with the same year-round discipline as we might be used to.

In spite of perhaps missing a workout or eating a pastry, try to remember not to feel guilty about it. The holiday season is the time of the year when we can live somewhat carefree. You get to spend time with your family and friends and gorge on the festive treats. 

Halloween is the one time of the year when you actually get to justify eating that candy bar. So, you shouldn’t hesitate to eat it. Rather, you should make sure you limit your portion size and choose healthy, protein-rich snacks over the calorie and guilt-laden junk food. Check out Project Swole’s “healthy” Halloween recipes for some fun protein-laced holiday treats.

Another thing that you should do is not let the Halloween spirit take complete control over your health. We all know that festive season weight gains are common across the globe but what we don’t realize is that most people fail to get rid of this extra baggage and then, the next festive season kicks in. 

Don’t let this happen to you. No matter how caught up you are baking cookies or buying gifts, make sure you take at least some time out for yourself.

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