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HOW TO SET WEIGHT-LOSS GOALS AND STICK TO THEM If you want to shed some weight and regain fitness, you may need to set a couple of goals to help you stay on course. While it’s easy to just set some goals, seeing them through requires a lot of focus and tenacity. According to research, a goal is more likely to be successful if it is SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. This strategy may seem a bit cliché, but it is actually effective and will help you set sustainable goals for your weight-loss program. Here are few...

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HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR HEART RATE AND ENTER THE FAT-BURNING ZONE A lot of people believe that the only way to burn more body fat is by working out harder, but that’s not true. Actually, fat burning happens at a much lesser intensity than we think. This implies that even though you’re working out real hard and sweating profusely in a gym, you might not actually be losing fat. Fortunately, it’s quite easy to discover the perfect spot where your body starts to burn fat during your workout. With recent advancements in wearable technology, cardio equipment and smartphone apps, it...

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SHOULD YOU BUY ORGANIC FOOD OR NOT? For so many years, health experts have endlessly argued over a certain topic: Should consumers buy organic food or not? There are lots of reasons why you may want to opt for organic food. Maybe you’re concerned that the residual pesticides found in conventional foods could be harmful to the health, or maybe you feel that consuming organic food equates to healthy eating; after all, organic foods are usually labelled “green”, “clean” and “natural”, constantly reminding us of traditional family farms. However, does the label (and price tag) actually prove that the food...

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Don't let STRESS stop your progress! Why Stress Is Hard To RecognizeOne important thing you should know about stress is that, contrary to what most people think, it is not really a negative thing. As human beings we are all bound to experience stress at one point or the other in our lives, and the truth is, we may not be able to survive without it. Stress makes you feel excited and with great excitement comes more productivity and an increased level of performance in daily activities. Nonetheless, stress becomes a huge problem when you can no longer handle it...

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3 SIMPLE WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR ATHLETIC ABILITY We all have different fitness goals; you may be exercising daily to burn body fat or add more muscle, while some other person may be doing it to just improve their well-being. However, regardless of what the goal may be, the easiest way to achieve fitness is by increasing your athletic ability. Increasing your athletic ability can be beneficial in a lot of ways. It doesn’t only show you how to create a better physique or improve your performance in sports and athletics, it also helps you increase your body’s ability to...

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