Your workout routine is going great and you are feeling good about yourself and the results of your hard work. But then you find yourself under the weather. We have all been there. Is this an excuse to get out of your workout? Do you need to sit out, maybe disrupting the routine you have worked out to establish? The answer depends on the illness. As a rule of thumb, most medical professionals will advise continuing your workout routine (albeit at a lower intensity) if the.Read more
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The way that one approaches exercise while on the keto diet has a lot to do with their current fitness level. However, there is no getting around the fact that being on the keto diet means that you will be eating a small amount of carbs. While eating a more balanced diet that contains protein, fat, and carbs is the best way to maintain your weight, you will have to eliminate calories in order to see a deficit. Eliminating fat is a good way to.Read more
Even a busy job may not provide enough exercise to meet current activity recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, according to a study reported at the EuroPRevent congress in Lisbon.
Dr Eleanor McIntyre from the Galway University Hospital in Ireland said that the workplace -- where most adults spend around 60% of their waking hours -- "represents a significant domain where short bouts of physical activity can be accrued and counted towards the recommended guidelines" for CVD prevention. However, results from this small.Read more
After all the holidays have passed, most of us might experience a little guilt or regret after eating all those yummy deserts and buttered rolls. No worries! Now is the perfect time to make a resolution to GET in shape and STAY in shape. Most of us have no problem starting an exercise regimen, but very few of us have the discipline or drive to make it a lifetime habit. Here are a few tips to help you do just that: Get Motivated! At times, we.Read more
There are many things in life that you don’t have control over. For example, you may not be able to obtain the job you really want or the pay you feel you deserve. Or you can’t control traffic or other people’s actions on the road. But there is one thing most of us do have control over- our health. Aside from some genetic conditions which we cannot control, most sickness and disease such as hypertension, obesity, heart disease and stroke can be prevented. And you.Read more