Low Calorie Breakfast Ideas

Low calorie Breakfast ideas

If you’re looking to lose weight, or improve your health and well-being generally, diet is a key component and it makes sense to start by making changes to the first meal of the day, breakfast! Most people pay little attention to what they eat for breakfast, often opting for the default options of cereal, or toast, or in many cases skipping breakfast altogether. But getting this meal right at the start of the day can give you a healthy boost that’ll make you feel great and you’ll carry it with you all day long. If you’re a fan of intermittent… 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

Green Tea Before Bed: The Health Benefits and Myths Revealed

If you’re on the 500 calorie diet, or any kind of intermittent fast, clever use of fluids can really help get you through the hungry periods. Green tea has loads of health benefits, and really importantly it is generally regarded as being calorie free. What many people don’t know is that drinking green tea before bed can help you even more. In this article we’ll look at some of the great things about green tea and why you should think about adding it to your diet. Specifically we’ll cover: Why green tea is so popular The surprising benefits of drinking… Continue reading

Yoga Block Uses – Yoga with Props

Yoga is a great way to increase your flexibility, lose a few extra pounds and improve your overall fitness. But when you’re first starting out, some of the positions can seem a little intimidating, especially if you haven’t exercised for a while.  Thankfully, you can use a yoga block to help make some of the exercises slightly easier while you build up your strength and flexibility. This is just one of a number of yoga block uses that we’ll explore in this article. Whether you’re a complete yoga novice, or an experience yogi, the humble yoga block can be an… Continue reading

Mindfulness Exercises for Anxiety

If you are someone who suffers from anxiety, you’ll know how unpleasant it can be. You may find yourself constantly worried or irrationally scared by certain things, and this can start to interfere with your day to day life. Thankfully there are lots of techniques that you can use to help control the symptoms and underlying causes of anxiety, including exercise, cognitive behavior therapy and meditation. In recent years, mindfulness exercises for anxiety have proven to be very popular. In this article we’ll explore a few themes around anxiety and how mindfulness meditation can help including: Coping mechanisms for dealing… Continue reading

Tai Chi for Seniors – Keeping Mobile and Strong

It is important that we keep active as we age, but many people find that their options for exercising decrease, and they struggle to find something they enjoy that also keeps them physically fit. Tai Chi, thought to have originated as early as the 12th century in China, has proven to be an excellent way for elderly people to keep fit, without risk of injury. In this article we’ll look at: Some of the reasons if it important to keep active into old age The specific health benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors Easy Tai Chi movements to get you… 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

Types of Zumba: Why Workout When you can Party!

We’ve all seen it right? Whether it’s at the local dance studio, by the pool on vacation or on DVD at your local Walmart, Zumba is everywhere! Easily the biggest dance-fitness craze to happen this century, there are now many different types of Zumba that make getting fit fun again. But what exactly is Zumba and what makes it so awesome? Well, in this article we intend to find out exactly that! What is Zumba? Zumba is a dance-based fitness workout which offers an array of different classes suitable for people of all ages and abilities. Originally created by Choreographer… Continue reading

7 Incredible Health Benefits of Baseball You Never Realized

This is a guest post by Ryan Spadafora, owner of FiveToolSchool.com, a baseball website devoted to improving all aspects of a player’s game through the best tips, drills, workouts, and gear available. When you think about the potential health benefits of baseball, there are a few obvious ones that come to mind – general body strengthening, cardiovascular health, you know, the benefits that come from most sports. You probably don’t need a blog post explaining those things. However, there are some other health benefits that most people don’t ever think about when it comes to America’s pastime. Those are the… Continue reading

500 Calorie Workout: Easy Ways to Burn 500 Calories

Exercise is a vital part of any healthy lifestyle. While eating a healthy diet will help you lose weight, building exercise into your daily routine will help you achieve your goals much faster. In this article we’ll introduce the 500 Calorie Workout and some of the ways you can burn calories to help accelerate your weight loss. Simple ways to burn 500 calories Burning calories at home The importance of tracking your progress Recovery days Regular exercise comes with many other benefits including improved flexibility, stronger bones, healthier heart and it gives you a strong immune system; so it is well worth… Continue reading