A Guide to Muscle Building for Mesomorphs

A guide to muscle building for mesomorphs first means classifying this body type. Mesomorphs are those individuals which naturally have a cut and well developed body with a lot of muscle. As one of the three main body types (there are also endomorphs and ectomorphs), mesomorphs have the easiest time building muscle. But you can […]

A Guide to Muscle Building for Endomorphs

If you are endomorphic, you have the basic human body type which is characterized by a tendency to store body fat. Mesomorphs are characterized by a well-defined musculature, and ectomorphs have neither a preponderance of fat or muscle. So as an endomorph, you are predisposed to collecting fat. But once you know that you are […]

How to Improve Your Willpower So You Can Permanently Lose Weight

Losing weight is as much a mental challenge as it is physical. The biggest obstacle to you losing weight may be you – your lack of willpower and self-discipline. Most articles you read on weight loss start out talking about the typical physical aspect of burning calories to lose weight and what foods you should […]

Diet Vs. Exercise: Which Helps You Lose More Weight?

Which is more effective in helping you lose weight, diet or exercise? Obviously, in the perfect world you would exercise regularly, develop a sensible and nutritious diet, get lots of sleep and drink lots of water. That would help effectively return your body to its ideal weight. But if you had to choose one or […]

The Importance Of Posture For The Health of Office Workers

If you work in an office, chances are you sit at your desk all day, typing at your computer. Have you ever thought about your posture as you sit there, day in, day out? Most people don’t and regret it somewhere down the line. Why is this so? Maintaining a good posture is extremely important […]

How to Satisfy Your Hunger While You’re Cutting Calories

If you are trying to lose weight, we know one strategy is to cut calories. However until your body gets used to not getting as many calories per day, you may have occasional pangs of hunger. The good news is there are several strategies that can help curb the urge to eat. Water Good ol’ […]

The Link Between Exercise and Mental Health

The brain is a complex organ that we still have much to learn about, however through research and studies, we are starting to see connections between exercising the physical body and improving mental health. In a recent Brazilian study on older lab rats, they found that even exercising at a mild-intensity level the rats showed […]

I’m So Tired, So Why Can’t I Get to Sleep?

Toss, turn, yawn, stretch, shift, toss some more – but you just can’t get to sleep. When you prepared for bedtime, you were so tired you thought you might fall asleep brushing your teeth. But the clock face flashes 1 o’clock in the morning and you’re still not asleep. If this is a regular problem, […]

How Positivity Affects Weight Loss Success

Believe it and you can achieve it. Attitude is altitude. Your attitude is everything. These are common mantras bandied about by inspiration gurus and self-help professionals, and they have frequently been shown to have a definite positive impact for many people. But can a positive attitude be a cornerstone for weight loss success? Many health […]

The Benefits of Exercising in Group Fitness Classes

The most obvious benefit of working out within a group setting is accountability, not only to the instructor but to your other classmates as well as to yourself. Beyond that, some of the other benefits include: 1) Motivation to keep going If you are new to exercising, one of the first thoughts you’ll have about […]

How Fitness Can Impact Every Area of Your Life

There are many health benefits to getting fit, both mental and physical, which we will be talking about. But first, let’s talk about exercising itself. The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate activity each day, but you don’t have to exercise for 30 minutes all at one time. Many people don’t exercise because […]