• 4 Of The Best Workouts To Do At Home
    Fitness,  Health

    4 Of The Best Workouts To Do At Home

    If you are looking to get into shape particularly soon, then there are a lot of things that you might want to consider. You will need to make sure that you are eating well, for a start – in fact, that is probably the most important of all. Then you will need to make sure that you are focused on having some kind of strict regime for your workouts, and that will need to include some workout at home if you want it to be as successful as possible. There are plenty of workouts that you can do at home, and which you will find are necessary to think about…

  • 8 Reasons You Can’t Lose Your Belly Fat
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    8 Reasons You Can’t Lose Your Belly Fat

    Over the last couple years, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend. My belly was getting bigger and it kind of snuck up on me. Over the last few months, extra work has been put in to reduce the belly. With my 42nd birthday around the corner, my health has taken front and center. Below are a few reasons my belly fat might have increased. Eating the Wrong Foods I’ll admit, for a while my choice of foods was atrocious. Too many starchy carbohydrates and bad fats are a recipe for that midsection to expand. Instead, get plenty of veggies, choose lean proteins, and stay away from fats from red meats. Choose…

  • 3 Factors You Should Always Consider Before You Buy Your Exercise Spin Bike
    Fitness,  Health,  Money Matters

    3 Factors You Should Always Consider Before You Buy Your Exercise Spin Bike

    Have you ever imagined how you would look like if you ever got serious with keeping fit? This has been one question that has always motivated people to hit the gym. Don’t forget the health aspect of it,this is according to health.usnews.com. However, this might not be possible for some people because they have a busy schedule. How would you feel if someone told you that you don’t need to go to a gym, instead you can bring the gym to your home? This is simpler because all you need is to look for funds and purchase a few of these gym equipment. One of the best equipment for your…

  • 4 Simple Ways in Which Every Man Can Easily Stay Fit
    Fitness,  Health

    4 Simple Ways in Which Every Man Can Easily Stay Fit

    To some people, fitness sounds like a monster that they are unable to tackle; the kind that terrifies them because no matter how much they try, they are unable to defeat it. However, one reason why people don’t achieve their fitness goals is because they put too much unhealthy pressure on themselves. Instead of losing weight, you end up gaining. Men are seen as the providers and protectors of their homes. They need to be fit to do so. If you are a man, there are some basic principles that can help you stay in shape regardless of the environment: Mindset and research The way you view yourself is very…

  • Fitness Game
    Daddy Talk,  Fitness,  Health

    Dad Bod To Rad Bod: How To Up Your Fitness Game

    January is here, and what better time of year to set yourself some targets and bounce back from the overindulgence of the holiday period? If you’re keen to get fit, tone up and change your dad bod into a rad bod, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some useful fitness tips and some suggestions to help you get the best out of your body. Getting back into the swing of things Be honest. Has it been a few weeks, months or even years since you did a workout that didn’t involve moving from the sofa to the fridge? At this time of year, it’s all too easy for…

  • Work Stress
    Fitness,  Health

    Can Fitness Mitigate Work Stress?

    Stress is unavoidable. And it can make life—yours and those around you—miserable. The good news is that stress is very much manageable. There are also ways to mitigate it. Regular exercise is one such way, perhaps even one of the most effective ones. How common is work stress? Feeling stressed out at work lately? You can find relief in the thought that you are not alone. Work stress is extremely common. According to a survey, no fewer than 26% of workers reported often feeling stressed or burned out from work. Additionally, 29% of workers said that they feel extremely or somewhat stressed by work. Changing your job may not always…

  • Dad Running
    Daddy Talk,  Featured,  Fitness

    Dad’s Guide to Becoming a Great Runner This Summer

    Okay, so you’ve decided you need to shed some of that daddy weight. Perhaps you want to release some stress as well at the same time. Well, if that’s the case you need to take up running this summer. It can be fun and exhilarating when you go for a run. Sure, the first few weeks might be arduous, but you’ll soon get used to it. And it’s one of those things you’ll be glad you did in the end. It will leave you feeling much happier and healthier, and it’s a great pastime for any father to have. Check out this definitive guide to becoming a great runner this…

  • Fitness
    Daddy Talk,  Fitness

    4 Ways Dads Can Get Their Kids Interested In Fitness

    If fitness is a goal you’d like to have for your whole family, then getting your kids active is probably on the top of your list of things to do. Good news- kids are naturally energetic and want to be active! Getting your kids to understand the importance of fitness, however, goes beyond just playing with them and having them enrolled in sports. You can teach your kids about fitness in some simple ways in order to instill a love of exercise early on. Be an example Plain and simple- if your kids see you working out, they will understand that working out is something you value. Going to the…

  • Make Keeping Fit Fun for the Entire Family
    Family,  Fitness

    Make Keeping Fit Fun for the Entire Family

    Fitness is an important part of life, and you need to make sure you involve the whole room family in keeping fit and healthy too. The best way to do this is to make them excited about getting fit, and help them find it fun. So, here are a few ideas about how you can go about making fitness fun for the whole family. Think Outside the Box If you want to inject some fun into family fitness, then you should try to think outside the box. Not everything you do has to necessarily be regular. For instance, you might think about using bubble soccer suits or going zorbing. These…

  • Sports Enthusiast
    Fitness

    The Things Every Sports Enthusiast Needs to Have

    If you love sports, then there are some key things that you really should own. Read on to find out more. The Right Footwear It’s your feet that take the brunt of the damage when you are playing sport. They pound the flood time and time again. And if you are not wearing the correct footwear, you could do serious damage to them. You need to match your footwear to the activity that you’re doing. The shoes you wear while running should be different to the ones you wear when playing squash, for example. Different activities impact on your feet in different ways. A Suitable Ring When you’re playing sport,…

  • Dad Pushing Son on Tricycle
    Family,  Featured,  Fitness,  Outdoors,  Parenting

    5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Be More Active

    As a parent, one of our most demanding tasks is keeping our kids active. In 2015, it’s especially hard. Children, teens, and even babies are raised around technology—from iPhones to tablets to laptops—,and it can be hard to motivate them to grow up like we did when they constantly see our phones in our hands or us working at the computer. Whether it’s riding a bike, going swimming, or playing basketball in the park, we all want our kids to explore the great outdoors and get their energy out among the dirt and the sunshine. It’s especially important to keep your kids active when they are young, as this leads…

  • Featured,  Fitness,  Health

    How to Get in a Significant Workout, Even on Busy Days!

    Working out can be hard on busy parents. You may not always have time to make it happen- or so you think. Even on our busiest of days you can still get in a significant workout. All it takes is a bit of planning and a few tips to make it happen! Download an App Right Now There are multiple apps that help you track how many calories you are consuming and they act as a food journal, which many experts agree you should keep because it is one of the best ways to lose weight. You can even use the app to meal plan and make a grocery list.…

  • Featured,  Fitness,  Food,  Health

    Easy Ways to Boost Your Protein Intake

    Protein is a necessary part of your diet. Studies have shown that people who consume more protein have a lower percentage of body fat and lose weight easier. Getting five servings of protein daily is the recommendation, but how do you accomplish this? By eating three snacks a day, of course! That and a few other tips can help you increase protein easily. Try out these snacks and tips. Snacks:   Homemade Trail Mix Mixed nuts are an easy way to get in some protein. Mix in nuts like almond, pistachios, and cashews with dried fruit, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and some coconut shavings for a great, sweet treat that packs…

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    Why We All Hate Doing Cardio and How To Change Our Mindset

    Exercise is a necessary evil we must do in order to stay in shape, but many people avoid it (specifically cardio) because they absolutely hate it. There’s a reason people hate it, though, and that’s because their bodies aren’t used to it, cardio is not always looked at as a group sport, and it can be boring. There are ways, though, to change your mind and start enjoying cardio (maybe even becoming addicted to it) so that you can reap its benefits. Find a Cardio Workout That You Like Ok, this may seem counterproductive to the first paragraph where it was discussed how people hate cardio, but there are exercises…