Intermittent Fasting Success Stories (2018)

Intermittent fasting success stories

Intermittent fasting is a popular dieting buzzword, but there is often confusion around the term and how effective it really is. Looking at Intermittent Fasting Success Stories from real people who’ve done it is a great way to understand whether it could be right for you. You may even be wondering “what is intermittent fasting?” and “is fasting good for you?” In this article we’ll look to cover those questions and many more. Specifically we’ll look at: The many different types of intermittent fasting Pros and Cons How it fits in with exercise Intermittent fasting results before and after Further reading… Continue reading

The Best Balance Board Exercises (2018)

The balance board is a great piece of fitness equipment that can have many important benefits if you use one regularly as part of your fitness routine. This article will tell you everything you need to get started with balance board exercises and wobble board exercises including: An overview of different types of balance board Balance board benefits The best balance board exercises Where to buy an exercise balance board This page contains links to balance board manufacturers and affiliate links to product listings on Amazon. What is a Balance Board? There are a wide variety of balance boards available on… Continue reading

The Best Ankle Weights – Finding the Right Type for You (2018)

Ankle weights are a great way to add extra resistance to your workout and increase the overall intensity. This can help you build more muscle, or burn more calories in the same amount of time as you would have done in a normal workout. This simple fact has made ankle weights popular across a range of sports and fitness disciplines, and various types have evolved. The best ankle weights for you will therefore depend on specifically what you are looking to do with them. In this article we’ll look at some of the use cases and highlight some of the… Continue reading

The Best Home Exercise Equipment for Weight Loss and Muscle Definition

Having a regular workout routine that you can do in the comfort of your own home is a great way to get in shape. It removes the need to go to the gym, or to find the motivation to go for a run on the cold and rainy days. With so much high quality fitness equipment available, there are never been a better time to start working out at home. But this has also led people to ask “how do I find the best home exercise equipment” and “how do I know what is right for me?” In this article… Continue reading

The Best Stepper Machine – Finding One that Works for You

Regular walking and taking the stairs is a really great way to burn some extra calories and get in great shape. But if you want to do this in the comfort of your own home, you’ll have to invest in some exercise equipment. A standard treadmill is a popular option, but if you want something that has less impact on your joints, or will do more to tone your legs, then the stepper machine could be a good choice. But how to do you find the best stepper machine for you? In this article we’ll look at: Exactly what a… Continue reading

Qigong Breathing Exercises for a Healthier and Happier Life

If you’re looking for a beginners guide to Qi Gong, broken down into bite size chunks lasting just 15 minutes a day you should check out the Qi Gong Secrets Home Study Course. Over 22 weeks the course includes: Over 8 Hours of video tuition 214 pages of written instruction 5 special bonuses The course will teach you 19 of the best Qi Gong exercises, that can help you live a happier, healthier and longer life in just 10-15 minutes a day. The daily pressures of modern life can result in us often feeling like we’re carrying a weight around on… Continue reading

The Best Mini Stepper Machines and Why You Need One

The mini stepper is a really simple piece of exercise equipment that virtually anyone can use to help burn a few extra calories. But with so many to choose from how can you work out the best mini stepper machine for you? In this article we’ll go over why a mini stepper makes a really good purchase, who the main manufacturers are and where you can find them. We’ll also have a look at a few exercises to get you started. Specifically we’ll cover: Exactly what a mini stepper is and how to use it Mini stepper benefits The best… Continue reading

The 500 Calorie Diet: Weight Loss Made Simple

The 500 calorie diet is without question a very effective way of losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, without cutting back on the foods you enjoy. In this article we’ll cover: What the 500 Calorie Diet involves Pros and cons of a low calorie diet Health benefits and concerns How to get by on only 500 calories a day 500 Calorie diet plan Continue reading or use the navigation below to jump to the relevant sections. What is the 500 Calorie Diet? It really is as simple as it sounds, and involves restricting your daily calorie intake to 500… Continue reading

Recumbent Bike vs Upright Bike: Differences Explained

A recumbent bike and an upright bike will both give you a good safe cardiovascular workout and are often recommended as the ideal exercise for people who are recovering from injuries or starting an exercise regime. However it is good to be aware of the differences between a recumbent and upright bike to understand which is best suited for you. Recumbent Bike vs Upright Bike – Comparison The main difference’s between the two bikes is as a result of the layout and structure of each.  On a recumbent bike, you will have a bucket seat with a backrest and you… Continue reading

Best Kettlebell Workout DVD (Top 5 Revealed)

If you want an all-in-one workout then you can’t go wrong with a kettlebell workout routine as it will cover strength, cardio and fat burning. Achieving the best results from a kettlebell work, however, relies on one very important factor: form. Without good form then you can kiss goodbye to any gains and say hello to injuries. Naturally, without a personal trainer on hand, achieving perfect kettlebell form can be difficult. Thankfully, though, that’s where kettlebell workout DVDs can help. Packed full of useful programs and detailed breakdowns of how to perform each exercise correctly, a kettlebell workout DVD can… Continue reading

Kettlebell Swing Benefits

The kettlebell may look relatively simple compared to most gym equipment, but its simplicity hides some of the most intense and effective exercises available to the fitness fanatic. There’s a bit of a buzz surrounding kettlebells at the minute and it’s no surprise when you consider that they can build strength, improve posture and burn those stubborn calories that we’re so attracted to. However, what are all the benefits behind these amazing kettlebell swing results? Kettlebell Swing Benefits Improved Aerobic Capacity One of the best kettlebell swing benefits is the effect that they have on your aerobic capacity. After all,… Continue reading

Five Best Essential Oils to Improve Health

Essential oils are proving to be a game-changer in the self-help industry. More & more people are no resorting to the natural remedies of various ailments, and essential oils are proving themselves to be a true remedy in this regard. Below I will enlist a few of these incredible oils. 1.       Peppermint This oil is one of the most popular of all the essential oils, and it holds its position for all the right reasons. Peppermint is an herb we are all too familiar with; it could be in your shampoo or your toothpaste. Right now I’m chewing bubblegum, and… Continue reading

Best Balance Board 2018

The balance board is becoming an increasingly popular piece of fitness equipment that people can use at home to improve stability and core strength. With such a wide variety of possible balance board exercises this rise in popularity will not have come as a surprise to many. In this article we’ll have a look at a few different options to help you find the best balance board for you. Best Balance Board 2018 According to Wikipedia there are now “more than a hundred models of balance boards on the market in the United States”. This ranges from very simple inexpensive… Continue reading

Revolution 101 Balance Board Trainer

Are you an athlete looking for a good way to rehabilitate your muscles? Or maybe you need to work a little bit on your balance and focus? Perhaps you are trying to find a good way to work your core muscles without doing endless sit-ups? Maybe you are looking to do all these things? This article will look at how the Revolution 101 balance board trainer can help you achieve these goals and more. Normally, you would need to develop a specialized gym routine to hit all of those focus points, meaning hours in the gym focusing on each individual… Continue reading

3 Week Diet Review (2018)

The Three Week Diet is a new weight loss plan created by Brian Flatt. Flatt’s system includes four books: and introduction, a diet manual, an exercise manual, and a mindset and motivation manual. Flatt promises that if people use all four of the books and follow the Three Week Diet Plan exactly, they are guaranteed to lose weight. Flatt claims that in just 21 days, users will see a 12 to 23 pound reduction in body fat, dropping 2 to 3 dress sizes, decreased cellulite, increased energy, improved cholesterol, losing 2 to 4 inches in your waistline, increased muscle tone,… Continue reading

How to eat 500 calories a day and feel full

Many different intermittent fasting diets sug gest limiting your intake to 500 calories a day on your fast days. One of the biggest challenges with these types of diets is figuring out how to eat 500 calories a day and feel full. In this article we’ll look at how you can plan your food so that you’re not starving hungry despite only consuming 500 cal on your fast days, including: The types of food you should eat Spacing of meals The most effective way to eat How to eat 500 calories a day and feel full This can be broken… Continue reading

Oolong Tea Benefits

Oolong tea makes an excellent addition to any low calorie breakfast, as part of a broader intermittent fast diet. While other types of teas are widely known, Oolong is sometimes overlooked, despite having a host of health benefits. What is Oolong Tea? Oolong tea is different from both black tea and green tea. In fact, Oolong tea is in a class of it’s own. The way that Oolong turns out, more like black tea or more like green tea, largely depends on the tea master that is working with the tea. During the tea making process, Oolong is allowed to… Continue reading

Coffee Pros and Cons – Should you drink it or avoid it?

Are you a coffee addict? For millions around the world coffee is a must-have staple food, especially for starting off the day right. If you’re on an intermittent fasting diet, black coffee is an excellent low calorie drink to include in your plan. But is coffee really healthy for you? Whether in magazines or on social media, there’s so much discussion surrounding the coffee pros and cons debate. Should you drink a cup per day or per week? Read all about the health benefits and side effects of drinking coffee in our guide below. Is coffee good for you? If… Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting Side Effects

One of the most effective (and quickest) ways to lose weight is by restricting yourself to a 500 calorie diet. And, as well as reducing your weight, there are many health benefits of fasting which make it an attractive way to improve your life. In particular the effects of intermittent fasting on metabolism combined with a reduction in high blood pressure are benefits which cannot be ignored. However, as with all changes to your diet, there are a number of side effects that result from intermittent fasting. Naturally, undertaking a 500 calorie diet is going to call for some extreme… Continue reading