You know we never see ourselves how people see us. The picture on the left, I thought I was cute AF. Then a year later, a friend took another picture of me while we were celebrating my aunts birthday and then I was WTF????!!!!??? I was soooooo mad at myself for letting my body get like this. I was nearly 300 lbs. I sat there and cried. I yelled at my husband and asked him why he never said anything. I wanted to blame someone else, but at the end of the day this was all on me.
I know I’m not alone here when I say running has never been my favorite form of exercise.
The human body was meant to walk, run, jump, squat, sprint, and dodge, tracing its origins back to when nomadic peoples had to follow food sources to feed their families. Today, we still sport these same bodies that require exercise to function properly, which can at times, seem daunting in a social distancing world. We’re at home, on the couch, using our phones, laptops, and TVs to keep our kids busy, all the while our bodies beg us to get up and move around – if only for a little bit.
You may have heard about functional training as it is trending a lot in the fitness industry. The fitness centers let you incorporate a functional training program into your routine.
As the famous saying goes that “A fit life leads to a perfect life balance”
If you're looking to strengthen your abdominal muscles, why not give dance workouts a try? A well-rounded dance training program is a great way to get in some cardiovascular exercises and boost your fitness levels. With dance, you can achieve greater aerobic capacity and enhance your muscle strength.
Let’s celebrate running. An activity that completely tires and exhausts you, yet you continue to love it and engage in it every day. We’re not crazy, right?
If you've ever experienced that almost Zen sense of calm just after a workout, you understand the positive effects exercise can have on your mental health.
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During the last century, the way we do some daily activities have changed a lot with the arrival of the industrial era, computers, technology, social media, and so on. More and more jobs require less physical efforts since computers can do a large number of things and sedentary has become part of thousands of people’s lives.
The sweat was pouring off of my face and there was not a doubt in my mind that the barbell wasn't going back up. Eventually it did make it safely back into the hooks and off of my shoulders. My heart was pumping through my ears, everything was shaking and it didn't seem possible that it was only the second set.