People often use the excuse of ‘age’ as being the reason they’re out of shape or overweight and unhappy with their fitness level and appearance. While age is a contributing factor and can make it harder, as muscle mass naturally begins to decrease as we age, which can throw off your balance as well as slow your metabolism, it
doesn’t make it impossible. We just have to work harder and make adaptions if we have any limiting factors.
Here’s a challenge for you … Name someone who wouldn’t want a lean midsection. We all want to ditch the love handles and get lean but how? Fear not, because we’ve got eight helpful tips to get you on the fast track to leaner abs.
Why High Intensity Interval Training Really Works
A few months ago I changed my fitness routine fairly aggressively. I dropped the Body Pump and started adding in High-Intensity Interval Training, also known as H.I.I.T., and achieved the results I was looking for in just a few short weeks.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Oat Bites
Simple and delicious, these gluten-free, kid-approved bites are a perfect on-the-go snack. They are loaded with healthy fats, protein, and carbohydrates that all work together to keep both your energy up and tummy full.
"My goal, first, was to not give up. When I have attempted challenges in the past, my motivation would dwindle and I would give up a few weeks in. I was determined this year "NO EXCUSES" I would not quit. I wanted
to find a sustainable way to eat clean and well without being too strict so as to fall off the wagon. I also wanted to lose a significant amount of baby weight.
My biggest challenge was being able to get to the gym consistently (3 kids, school, Husband schedule etc) I wasn’t able to follow a program to the t like I had hoped, but by eating well I feel like I was able to counteract that discouragement and still lose weight and feel awesome."