When trying to set a fitness goal, it is important to note there are two kinds of goal-setting. Knowing your options, can help you experiment and find a goal that work best for you.
With open goals, your goals are wide-open: broad, general and not restrictive; as a result, you have the freedom to achieve them in any way you like. However with fixed goals, you’re restricted by challenging criteria and pre-set objectives that must be achieved in specific ways.
Swimming is one of the best ways to stay fit and healthy. Even though it may seem like a simple exercise, swimming requires a lot of physical exertion. It’s also fun and relaxing at the same time. Read on to know more about why swimming is good for your body and how it can lead to numerous benefits for your body.Continue reading
There are many ups and downs in a working day. Some days you’ll be more productive than others, some days you might feel less energetic than usual and other days you may struggle with motivation. These little dips in energy levels can have a big impact on your performance during the working day. They might make it harder to concentrate, decrease your motivation or cause you to make more mistakes. However, these dips don’t have to be permanent.Continue reading
Being active is more important than being perfect. We’ve all heard this saying before. It’s become a cliché because it’s true. But what does it really mean? The idea of “being active is more important than being perfect” means you don’t have to be thin, fit, or healthy to be happy and successful. You can have the best intentions of starting an exercise routine tomorrow and eating less sugar. Tomorrow might never come. That would make you not perfect, but that doesn’t change who you are inside.Continue reading
As a parent, your life is filled with many new challenges and
responsibilities. Juggling work, home life, and the needs of your
children can leave little time for yourself. As a result, personal
time often takes a back seat. Keeping fit and healthy as a parent
can seem like an even more challenging feat. However, this should
not stop you from exercising regularly.
As an adult, it can be hard to build relationships. But that doesn’t mean you should give up hope! Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can start building new friendships as an adult. Even better? Once you begin making friends as an adult, they might just stick with you for life. Building new friendships as an adult isn’t easy—but it doesn’t have to be impossible either.
Here are some tips and tricks that could help you make friends as an adult.
Walking is a great way to stay fit and meet new friends. Many of us don’t have access to a gym or other fitness facilities that offer personal training or classes. Luckily, we have walking groups! They’re open to anyone who wants to join and offer the chance to get fit and socialize in the process.Continue reading
It is important you warm up and cool down after an intense workout. You’ll find a good warm up helps increase blood flow to your muscles as well as lower your heart rate. After exercise, cool down by stretching or doing some slower cardiovascular workouts like walking or jogging outside in the fresh air instead of on the treadmill at the gym.Continue reading
Mental health is important for all of us. Whether we're experiencing depression, anxiety, or just feeling low, it's important to remember that exercise can help improve our mental health. Studies have shown that physical activity can increase feelings of happiness and well-being in people with mental health problems. The benefits of exercise are not limited to just those with mental health issues.
Everyone should be incorporating regular exercise into their lives to aid in their overall wellness on a daily basis.