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How to Stay Motivated and Avoid Bailing on Your Fitness Classes

stay motivated 2You’ve decided to get started on that New Year’s resolution early, this year you’re really going to start going to the gym regularly, you’re going to get yourself in the best shape of your life, you want to prove 30 is the new 20…but after footing that pricey bill for a gym membership or a 20-class pass you find yourself dragging yourself out the door or skipping class altogether.

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Are Fitness Classes Worth the Money? An Expert’s Opinion

fitness classes 2Fitness classes are an excellent method of getting fit and optimizing health.

I personally grew up in fitness classes. My mother was a Jazzercise instructor and had me in head bands and leg warmers for as long as I can remember. Even after years of education in the health/wellness/fitness field when I’m feeling like I need a little fun or extra motivation for my workouts, you will surely find me attending a nearby fitness class.

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Want a Ripped Body? Here’s Where to Start.

ripped body 2There are numerous factors involved in getting ripped, I am not to keen on the phrase “abs are made in the kitchen” because I am a believer of developing all areas not just one.  Please keep in mind; the major factor involved in getting ripped is being CONSISTENT.  Just like anything else, it takes time, along with hammering at it on a daily basis.

1. Nutrition Is Key

It is important that you are in a negative energy balance. In order to see your abs, you must lose the body fat covering the abs, in order to drop the body fat you must be consuming fewer calories than you are burning. This can be achieved through a number of modalities including metabolism, nutrition, cardio, training etc. The easiest and simplest way to control this is by monitoring your nutrition intake.

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It’s Worth the Sweat! Top Circuit Training Exercise Benefits

circuit2You are a young professional, running around at work, maybe still doing some school, but although you live a busy lifestyle, you are adamant to stay active. Your goals may be to shed those last ten pounds, or maybe you just want a no fuss way to exercise that is going to keep you interested. Whatever your goals may be, one sure fire way to get the benefits of resistance and cardiovascular training all in one is through circuit training.

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