Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Sports and Fitness for Health and Weight Loss

Today people especially need to practice sports or fitness programs due to sedentary way of life. Everybody knows that any physical activity is required to lose weight, because it speeds up the metabolism and burns excess calories. Regular sports and fitness exercises is a key to enjoy good health and well-developed figure. Also, women, propensity to osteoporosis, make physical activity of special benefit to them.

Every sport is a good form of exercise and helps to keep your body healthy. In addition, sports develop your motor skills. Meanwhile, some people are flexible, whereas others are strong. Different sports require different skills, so you may try various sports to choose one that better suits your needs.

Every parent is enthusiastic about the benefits of team sports for kids. In group sports players are aware that success or failure is an entire team effort. So, team sports develop social skills and friendly networks.

At the same time some people prefer doing individual sports. Such sports as martial arts, fitness, gymnastics, and various field events force the trainee to carry out alone. This creates a deep feeling of self confidence and knowledge that one is able to overcome any problems.

It is recommended to practice about three times a week for beginners. Keep in mind that overload can be dangerous for your heart. Listen to yourself. Doing exercises at your own pace. Don't pressure yourself too much. Have some rest if your feel tired. Check in blood pressure by heart monitor after your training to be sure that you're not exceeding your normal heart rate. You need to have some medical devices at the hand to control your healthy condition.

It's not easy to follow a new fitness schedule. Sometimes busyness routine doesn't give us possibility to visit fitness centre regularly or jogging every morning. Don't give up, it's really important to improve your fitness and keep on your exercises. You need to be a devoted person and be ready to work hard.

If you don’t have enough time to visit the gym, just carry on some simple physical activities in daily life. Go up steps on foot instead of using escalator or lift, and so on. Doing exercise you will feel great and look appealing and young. Sport helps people to increase endurance and get self motivation, so they are able to withstand active life challenges.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Build Your Body with Callanetics Exercises

If you want to change your body cardinally – to lose weight, tighten your muscles, and correct the problem areas - it's the time to do callanetics exercises.

The author of this technique Callan Pinckney confirms that doing callanetics allows to achieve significant results in a short time. The peculiarity of the system is a huge static load on the muscles of the body. Each exercise is designed in such a way that all the muscles of the body work simultaneously.

Callanetics is a set of exercises for all body parts: arms, shoulders, back, legs, buttocks, thighs and abdominals. Callanetics includes exercises from several types of oriental gymnastics, and special breathing exercises.

With the help of callanetics you will correct your posture, tighten the abdomen, lift the breasts, and improve the shape of the buttocks. After some classes you will see the results.

In the beginning, do exercises 3 times a week for an hour. When you get the first results, cut the classes to 2 times. After achieving stable success, an hour a week will be enough to maintain shape. The starting position is always the same - feet shoulder width apart, back straight, stomach in.

Adopting the desired position keep it for 60-100 seconds depending on your initial level of fitness. Tension should be felt in every muscle. Start each training session with a workout.

Callanetics requires that an involved person should constantly feel his body, which makes exercises even more effective! The result is not inflated muscles but a slender and toned body.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Fruits for Weight Loss. Part 3.

Apples are next fruits for weight loss. Apples contain pectin, a compound that has an effect on reducing appetite that is why apples should be eaten before meal. Apples are rich in sugars and fiber which helps to reduce weight.

One more beneficial fruit is a pear because it contains organic acids that promote to regulate metabolism and digestion. Pear also contributes to cleanse the body from toxins and heavy metals. A dried fruit gives a feeling of satiety.

One should pay attention to kiwi as a fruit rich in vitamins. Kiwi also contains magnesium and potassium salts and fiber. Another beneficial kiwi property is the ability to burn fat, which block the arteries and thus, reduce the risk of blood clots.

The fruit should be added to the diet plan is avocado. It is very different from the rest fruit as it is rich in good fats which activate metabolic system to burn calories. Avocados also contribute in maintaining low hunger level and stabilizing blood glucose level.

With such a diverse of fruits available, you can choose the one you enjoy.  Eating two or three of them every day, you will be on the right track to achieving harmony in weight.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Fruits for Weight Loss. Part 2.

Experts assert that all citruses including lemon, lime, orange, tangerine, and of course, grapefruit is the best choice as fruits for weight loss.

Citrus fruits are not only sources of vitamins, they contain flavonoids - a group of substances that burn fat. In addition, citrus fruits are high in fiber, which cleanses the gastrointestinal tract, splits fats and removes the excess water from the body.

Grapefruit is the most low-calorie fruit. It contains a large amount of water, vitamin C and enzymes that burn fat, stimulate the liver and help get rid of toxins. Red grapefruit protects people from developing cancer, protects the cell membrane, and supports heart function and metabolism. You can satisfy your appetite with grapefruit. However, it is not recommended for people with high acidity.

Orange is the next fruit to eat often. This fruit is the main enemy of the fat around the stomach.

Lemon is one of the most useful fruits to cleanse the body; it helps to boost vitality, energy and, as well, melts the fat. It is rich in minerals like magnesium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese. It has antibiotic properties and this is why lemon should be used in cold and flu season. It is recommended to squeeze a lemon in a glass of warm water and drink every morning.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Fruits for Weight Loss. Part 1.

How any fruits can contribute to weight loss?  Do you know that the main cause of obesity is metabolic disorders in the body? Fruits stimulate to remove waste products and excess fluid.

In addition, they are very beneficial for health due rich content of vitamins C, E, B and A which help to strengthen immune system, accelerates the metabolism, and reduces the bad cholesterol.

In fact, fruits can help to improve our nutrition and satiety and, as well, ensure getting the dietary fiber we need. Fruits for weight loss are those which have low calorie content and as well split fats. There are plenty of fruits available but some of them are the most supportive for weight loss.

Perhaps the most popular fruit for weight loss is a pineapple. It contributes to the rapid resorption of fat received from food due to a component bromeline that cleaves fatty acids. However, pineapple can’t affect the reduction of existing fat reserves.

Among the most useful products for weight loss should be noted berries such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. All berries are rich in vitamins, fiber and antioxidants.

Strawberry is low-calorie, sweet tasty, and provides the body with a sufficient amount of fiber and vitamin C. It satisfies our cravings for sweet and also helps to get rid of overweight.

Blackberry is one more fruit for weight loss; it is high in dietary fiber, so you will become satiated quickly. It has beneficial properties that contribute to the fight against cancer.

Raspberry is another useful fruit that is very low in sugar and as well contains elements ketone which is a natural calorie burner.