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

Tracking Your Diet Progress

As the old saying goes, what gets measured, gets managed. And tracking your progress against your fitness goals is the only way to ensure you’re moving in the right direction. If you’ve made the decision to try the 500 Calorie Diet, you want to know whether it’s working sooner rather than later. Advice varies on this, but in my experience, measuring and charting your progress is a great motivational booster and lets you know what is working and what isn’t. It tells you when you need to work harder and when you can take your foot off the gas. And… Continue reading

The Best Arm Workouts for Women

At 500 Calorie Fitness we take a holistic view of diet and exercise, to create an all-round healthy lifestyle. Cardio is a really effective way of burning calories, but for a great physique you should also include resistance training as part of an all over body workout. In this article we’ll look at some of the best arm workouts for women, including: Body weight exercises Arm workouts with weights Gym arm workouts for women Continue reading through, or use the links below to jump to the relevant section: Arm workouts are more important than most women perceive them to be. … Continue reading

Building a 7-Minute Workout

A short, low intensity workout that you can do in the comfort of your own home is a great way to start incorporating more exercise into your lifestyle. If you are already on a weight loss plan using something like the 500 calorie diet and you’ve started eating lower calorie meals, light exercise will complement this really well and help to make sure that you see results even faster. A very popular type of short exercise session is the 7 minute workout. This has become popular due to a number available apps on both iOS and Android. These apps essentially… Continue reading