Most of us use the scale to determine how much progress we make toward better health and fitness; however body composition is one of the most important indicators for general health. The most commonly used measurement of body composition is Body Mass Index (BMI). While there are many ways to measure body composition, there are also many factors that determine body composition which can make for a complicated understanding.
Throughout the health and fitness world, using BMI measurements to determine weight classification has received a lot.
Between a jam-packed social calendar, quality time with family and all of the shopping that needs to be done, maintaining your workout schedule seems impossible this time of year. But then there are the cookies... and the pies... and the indulgent cocktail parties and dinners... and letting your fitness slide isn't an option, either. To look and feel your best this holiday season, stay motivated with these strategies.
Plan your workout schedule at least a couple weeks in advance. This ensures that you have time.
Here's a list of great tips from various sources for staying fit during the holiday season! Good luck and comment with your favorite suggestion!
Starting on Thanksgiving, a lot of us find our exercise regimen falling by the wayside. “Another slice of pie won’t hurt” can quickly snowball—and by January 1, we’re cursing ourselves for taking it upon ourselves to polish off the eggnog and all of Santa’s cookies.
But this year can be different. To help keep.
Resistance bands are portable, affordable and can help you enhance your workout. You can use the resistance band at any intensity that you wish, and do a vareity of strength exercises. This equipment can be used alone, or with a partner. They are very light, easy to carry around, and easy to put away.
Many of us like to end a work week with a beer, glass of wine or other spirit, and so we should also understand the effects of alcohol on the body including the brain, memory, heart, lungs, liver, etc. Due to the caloric content of alcohol, many people end up with a beer belly or unwanted excess fat in other areas of the body. Since about 30% of us consume one drink/day and another 20% consume two drinks/day, let’s explore some of the ways alcohol.