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

The Best Balance Board Exercises to Build Core Strength and Prevent Injury

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 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 the market, but they… Continue reading

High Calorie Burn: The Ultimate List of Exercises to Lose Weight

Regardless of whether you’re hitting the gym, attacking an aerobics class or doing yoga in your living-room, it’s fair to say that everyone wants to get the most out of their exercise and burn as many calories as possible.  It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to lose a few extra pounds for that holiday you have coming up, fit into your new skinny jeans or treat yourself to a piece of cake, all of us, men and women alike, feel better knowing we have got the most we possibly can out of our workout session. Maybe you have been taking it… Continue reading

45 Minute Workout Routine – Exercising for Longer

We all know we should workout more, but with the hustle and bustle of daily life it can be difficult. Exercise and fitness methods that break workouts down into smaller blocks have become increasingly popular, like four minutes or seven minutes. Although short workouts can be great, to get the best results you should also try to include longer sessions every so often. To get stronger and fitter, you need to push closer to your physical limits. A regular 45 minute workout routine is an excellent way to gain strength and burn more calories. In this article we will discuss… Continue reading

Exercise for Fitness and Health, NOT Just Weight Loss

Too many people either don’t exercise enough, or are simply exercising for the wrong reasons. The benefits of a healthy lifestyle are so wide ranging, and yet people still seem to focus on how they look. By thinking about fitness and health, as opposed to just weight loss and appearance, you can make marked improvements to your lifestyle and happiness. In this article we’ll look at: Tracking things other than your weight The key benefits of exercise Tips to get started Thankfully people are starting to focus on fitness more, and are choosing to pursue sports that have really great… Continue reading

Why Can’t I Lose Weight? Top Six Reasons Revealed

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The road to successfully losing weight can be long and challenging, and if you don’t start your journey with the right tools and mind-set, it can be very difficult to lose the weight, and more importantly, keep it off. You’ve probably found this article because you’ve been asking yourself, “why do I always fail?” and need some clear, to the point answers. Fear not, this article will tell you everything you need to know about why diets fail, some of which may surprise you. It’ll also give you some invaluable advice on how to overcome these obstacles and maintain the… Continue reading

Is Climbing Stairs Good For You?

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You may be wondering about the health benefits of climbing the stairs instead of taking the elevator, or perhaps you’ve heard that taking the stairs can be bad for you because of the extra strain it puts on your joints? This article will cover both sides of the argument, looking at the benefits and the drawbacks of using stairs for exercise. Specifically we’ll cover: The benefits of stair climbing Options for taking the stairs Tracking your progress Things to be wary of Read on for the details… Simply walking more can have a massive positive impact on your health, but… Continue reading

Doing More With Less Time to Exercise

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This is a guest post from Josh Anderson, founder and Editor of DIY Active. In this article Josh talks about the disastrous impact a lack of exercise can have on your health, and encourages readers to make the most of even small blocks of time to get some exercise in. We’ve spoken about the importance of finding and creating time for exercise before, and here Josh calls out a specific exercise routine that you can do in just 20 minutes…. If you are like many of us, you have less and less free time… From work obligations to barely having… Continue reading

Walking to lose weight – A Journey of a Thousand miles

You might have lost weight in the past using different diets, but you weren’t able to sustain it over the long term? Or perhaps you’re looking for a healthy way to lose weight naturally and you’re asking yourself “will walking really help me to lose weight?” In this article i’ll cover some of the many reasons that simply walking more is a great way to lose weight, and will hopefully inspire you to think about how you can incorporate walking into your everyday life. In short, while the calories you burn on any individual short walk may be relatively low,… Continue reading

Finding the Time for Exercise

People say that they don’t have time to exercise, but actually this as a really poor excuse. If you dig a little deeper, you’ll usually find that they don’t want to find the time. Making time is all about prioritizing the various things that are going on in your life, and recognizing which things are really important. Without question, your health and well being is one of the most important things. And the great thing about exercise is that is it has so many knock on effects that you’ll notice in your personal live that actually CREATE time. If you… Continue reading