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5 Reasons to Create a Fitness Notebook

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Sun, Mar 22, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

 

You’ve set goals and joined your local gym, but how can you make sure you stick to your new fitness routine? One of our favorite ways to set yourself up for success is by creating a “fitness notebook” to track your goals, progress, and more. Check out the reasons below on why you should consider keeping a fitness notebook for your new, healthy lifestyle.


Get Organized

Keeping your goals, progress, and successes in one place is a great way to organize your fitness plan. Many people find it helpful also to include a calendar for jotting down goal dates, times for classes, notes on when you tried a new exercise and more. Keeping track of details that may seem minor at the time can pay off down the road!

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Tags: weight loss, workouts, fitness

8 Fitness Apps You Can’t Miss

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Sat, Mar 21, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Fitnet: Not only is it convenient, but Fitnet also offers workouts that last as little as 5 minutes. It includes real, live PT and fitness coaching. Choose exercises based on style, and then determine the workout choice and intensity that’s right for you! This app makes it easy to ensure your movement matches the on-screen coach with synchronicity analysis. Perfect for those on the go!


Fitbook+ Lite: Fitbook+ Lite is for the goal setter in all of us. Not only does this app help you to manage your fitness and diet goals, but it also analyzes the feasibility of these objectives to determine if they are attainable. Even better, it allows you to determine the “why” behind your goals. Ultimately, Fitbook + Life provides insight into setting future goals as well. Once you’ve finalized where you want to be, Fitbook offers tracking to help keep you going!

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Tags: active lifestyle, fitness apps

6 Ways to Change Up Your Fitness Routine

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Fri, Mar 20, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

 


Are you stuck in an elliptical and treadmill rut? Whether you work out at home or the gym, stay motivated by changing your routine. Get started by revamping your workout with these fitness routine-changing tips.


Dance

This tip goes a little something like this: Set a timer for 30 minutes, turn on some of your favorite music, and jam out. The trick is to make sure you don’t stop moving the entire 30 minutes.

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Tags: workout boredom, workouts

Burn Calories With A Jump Rope Workout

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

If you’re looking for a new way to get your daily exercise without going to the gym every day, jumping rope may be the answer. It’s a great way to get your heart rate up, and all you need is a jump rope and a space large enough to jump in.


To make sure your jump rope is the right size for you, place one foot in the center of the rope and lift up the handles. Adjust them so they go up to your armpit. Be sure to wear proper athletic shoes while you jump rope.

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Tags: workout boredom, fitness

Spring Cleaning For Your Well-being

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Springtime has begun to announce its arrival! That means the time for spring cleaning is upon us. You can do a little spring cleaning for your health routine, too. We’ve come up with a few pointers to help give you a fresh start. Rejuvenate your health and fitness with these simple steps!

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Tags: active lifestyle

A Wedding Season Workout

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Tue, Mar 17, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Whether you’re a guest, the bride, or the groom-to-be, wedding season and the need for wedding attire will soon be upon us. In order to look great and feel even better this season, we’ve got a workout that is designed to target all the muscles in your body. It should only take about 30 minutes a day and doesn’t require a gym membership.

 

The Wedding Season Workout

 

Arms:

10 Chair Dips. Place your hands on a sturdy chair with fingers facing forward and feet straight out on the floor in front of you. Bend your arms as far as you can, and try touching your rear to the floor, and then push back up. Your back should stay close to the edge of the chair during this move.


10 Pike Push-ups. Get into a standard push-up position. Then, walk your feet into your hands to cut the distance between your feet and hands in half. Bend your arms and touch the top of your head to the floor, keeping your rear high in the air. Then, push back up.

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Tags: workouts, fitness, summer fitness

Get Fit... Outdoors!

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Mon, Mar 16, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Physical activity, no matter where you do it, plays a vital role in any fitness plan. The gym is a great place to get active, especially when the weather is less than optimal, but don’t forget the benefits of outdoor activity! On any given day, the outside world can be your fitness playground. Let’s take a look at the benefits of outdoor fitness!


  1. Enjoy the Scenery

If nothing else, the scenery is simply one thing that the gym can not replace. Getting out and seeing the sights around your neighborhood is a much more enjoyable way to get active than staring at a wall. If the weather is nice, skip the treadmill and opt for a jog around a local lake, or go on a nature hike! Even something like a game of tennis can be more enjoyable with some fresh outdoor air!

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Tags: fitness, outdoor fitness

5 Must Have Fitness Acessories

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

 

Physical activity plays a vital role in your overall fitness. Whether you’re a gym guru or casual runner, fitness accessories can help take your experience to the next level. Let’s take a look at a few effective fitness accessories!


  1. Music Player

No matter what you are trying to do in life, music is proven to be a powerful motivator. Music can help set the mood for any occasion, especially fitness! Whether it be a home stereo or a personal .mp3 player on the go, use music to help fuel and motivate you during a workout. Studies have shown that high-energy music can help you naturally move and burn more calories!

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Tags: athletics, fitness

Fun Fitness Card Game

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Sat, Mar 14, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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Tags: fitness

6 Power Fruits You Should Be Eating Regularly

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Fri, Mar 13, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

bigstock-Cut-Ripe-Pomegranate-On-An-Old-57706613.jpgMom always said, “eat your fruits and vegetables.” That’s because many of the nutrients our bodies need can be found in these natural foods! In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with commercials and advertisements for processed foods. Getting back to the basics with natural foods is one of the best things you can do for your body. Let’s take a look at 6 power fruits you should be eating regularly.


  1. Banana

Bananas are a versatile food that should be a part of your diet. Whether you mix it into a smoothie or grab it on-the-go, bananas pack a nutritional punch with plenty of nutrients. Although they’re mostly known for their potassium, bananas are also high in vitamin B6, C, and fiber! And at about 100 calories, a banana makes for an all-around great snack!

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Tags: health, dieting

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