How I Stick to Workouts Through the Holidays

For the last few years, I have been able to stick to my workouts through the holidays. I intend to do the same thing this year. This isn’t always easy. As someone who loves exercising, I do have an advantage. Still, even for me, there is always the risk of skipping one…or several. Why This Time of Year is Hard on an Exercise Routine This time of year can get overwhelming. There’s a lot going on all at once, and none of it can wait. It’s draining and sucks the motivation out of us. What I find is that the more I keep up my workouts through the holidays, the better I feel. It’s one of those parts of life where you feel like you’re dragging yourself to do something but enjoy it every time. During December, I never want to work out, and I’m happy every time I do Read More

Best Deodorants for Hardcore Workout Protection

All people sweat, some more than others. Saturated clothing, matted hair, but worst of all body odor- especially when you are engaging in a hardcore workout. So how do we protect ourselves from the effects of a hardcore workout-and mortifying moments? Using the best deodorants for hardcore workout protection will help you continue on your weight loss journey relatively stink-free. Best Deodorants Based on Popularity The following are some of the best deodorants as chosen in terms of the estimated number of sales.  These aren’t necessarily the most popular products ever, but include some of the options considered to be have the most sales and that are also associated with the highest number of reviews specifically mentioning protection during a hardcore workout. #5- Secret Original Invisible Solid Most people who use Secret have been using it since early childhood. Users say that after trying many other brands Secret is the brand, Read More

My Surprisingly Effective Cardio Workout That Doesn’t Require a Treadmill

Even when I’m in the mood for an effective cardio workout, it’s hard to be motivated for a treadmill. Machines like that are great to get the job done. At the same time, they also don’t do very much for the mind. The repetitive motions are not stimulating at all. A stationary bike, treadmill or elliptical will also give an effective cardio workout. Do I want to use them each time I need exercise? Nope. To be clear, I’m not against these machines. I use them all the time. Still, when I don’t want to, I have an entirely different strategy in place. Netflix isn’t Enough to Make an Effective Cardio Workout Yes, a lot of gyms and even home equipment comes with a screen for video. I’ve tried watching Netflix on my phone while using the treadmill a few times, too. Anything to beat the boredom, right? The issue Read More

What I’ve Learned from Exercising Every Day (I Was as Surprised as You’ll Be)

I’ve been exercising every day for some time now. There are very few days I’ll miss. If I do, they’re mainly holidays or if I’m down with a cold. Not all workouts are a high intensity sweat sesh. Regardless of what the workout happens to be, I’m dedicated to exercising every day. Every. Single. Day. What I thought I’d learn from doing it is how to get the most out of my body. I thought I’d learn how to improve my performance and streamline my path to my results. Once I started thinking about it, though, I’ve learned a lot more. This habit has been eye opening for me over the years.