Monthly Archives: October 2013

Quick Ways to Cut Calories

QuickwaystocutcaloriesWith today’s nonstop demands and a 24/7/365 pace, most of us want instant responses, immediate results and faster accomplishments. Certainly this is true for weight loss – we want to shed the pounds fast and with relatively little effort.  Of course, lasting weight loss comes only over time, and with considerable effort at cutting caloric intake and boosting expenditure. Sounds like a lot of work, and indeed, it is.

But it’s doable; just watch a few episodes of “The Biggest Loser” as proof. And not everything along this journey must be difficult, as multiple little efforts add up. Here are some relatively quick ways to cut calories: » Read Full Story

An App for Strength Training

These days most people wouldn’t imagine doing a workout without tracking their results. While you can choose from hundreds of techy gadgets and thousands of apps, to get the most accurate results, the best way to track exercise is with a wearable device. Most of these wearable devices track activity through steps, heart rate or location, and provide cardiovascular feedback. However, there’s no good way to measure and track strength. That is, no affordable way to do so… until now. » Read Full Story

How to use an elliptical machine

howtouseellipticalmachineMaximizing Elliptical Machine Workouts – A variety of equipment is available for cardiovascular workouts, but elliptical machines offer low-impact, total-body exercise that can be very effective. While you can just jump on and go, but it’s best to know how to use an elliptical machine properly to get the most out of your sweat sessions. » Read Full Story