Fun Fitness Tips!

Written by BigRed

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VCR / DVD - Head torepparttar library or local rental store and grab a fun fitness video or DVD. Crank uprepparttar 142456 sound when your favorite tunes come on and joinrepparttar 142457 taped workout participants inrepparttar 142458 privacy of your own home.

GYM / FITNESS CENTER - Dig out those coupons you've been receiving in envelop mailers and those money saving coupon magazines. Again, no need to commit long-term. Just head on over and userepparttar 142459 free or low-cost trial / invitational period and enjoy!

JOURNALING - Spice up your logging routine with an inexpensive new journal from a discount or dollar store nearby. Crate snazzy charts with colored markers. Add bright colored stickers for each workout. Paste or tape clipped pictures of your goals throughoutrepparttar 142460 covers and inside sections. For example, paste pictures of that vacation spot you want to travel to with your new, healthy YOU wearing a new swimsuit.

So add some fun in with your fitness activities. Wake up your senses with new taste, smells, sights, touches and sounds. Forget that "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" stuff. Workouts plus play make Jack a fun, fit boy!

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Get Stronger, Faster and Better by Training Right, Eating Well and Resting Up

Written by Joey Atlas

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So, what are a young athlete and/or parent to do, knowing that all ofrepparttar outrageous claims by supplement companies are either false or grossly exaggerated?

Well,repparttar 142214 answer is quite simple. Focus on what is proven, safe, realistic, and effective. Improving athletic performance boils down to three components:

1)A sound nutrition program constructed from whole, nutrient dense, readily available, preferably organic foods. For your specific needs it is best to consult with a sports conditioning specialist or a sports nutrition consultant. 2)A carefully designed and administered athletic strength & conditioning program. Several key factors will determine whatrepparttar 142215 ideal training regimen for you should be. Again, it is best to consult with a sports conditioning specialist to determine your needs. 3)Adequate rest. Your body can only get stronger, faster, and better if you give itrepparttar 142216 proper amount of rest. During rest time your body releases hormones and chemicals to help you rebuild and recharge. Some of these substances interact with certain components ofrepparttar 142217 healthy foods you eat to achieve this.

Forrepparttar 142218 record, I am not adverse to all nutritional supplements. There are some fantastic multi-vitamin & mineral products, nutritional shakes, nutrition bars and a few other basic products onrepparttar 142219 market which can be helpful as supplements to a well rounded, whole food, nutrition program.

One website that can help you make better informed decisions about some of these helpful supplements is

Rememberrepparttar 142220 old adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.”, when you see or hear these crazy advertisements because in reality, all you are seeing is a modern day snake oil presentation.

Joey Atlas, MS - Exercise Physiology, is considered one of the top personal trainers in the US. He is the author of the best selling audio CD "Controversial Secrets of a Personal Trainer", Joey is a co-owner of GAC Personal Training,, where he helps people break through psychological, emotional and physical barriers to achieve amazing levels of fitness and peformance.

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