Category Archives: Fitness Plan

The Early Risers

The Early Risers

Who Are They and Why Do They Do It?

What's so great about waking up early? There's a lot of truth to the old cliché, “the early bird gets the worm.” Even if you're the kind of person who is loathe to give up even five extra minutes of sleep, you may want to keep reading. If you can get over the mental block against waking up early, you can cultivate a habit that can help you achieve your goals (fitness or otherwise) and help you become happier, healthier, and calmer.

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Weight Loss Challenge

Weight Loss Challenge

The RX Fitness Weight Loss Challenge – An Action Guide

Anyone who has ever set out to drop a few pounds already knows that weight loss can be a painfully slow process. A few of the right kind of calories can contain a lot of energy, so finding the right balance in your diet, exercise, hydration and sleeping habits can make a huge difference in how quickly you see the pounds come off.
Includes free downloadable Action Guide.

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Speed Up Weight Loss

Speed Up Weight Loss

Safely Accelerate Your Weight Loss and Stay Healthy

When you're trying to lose weight, it always feels as though the scale just isn’t moving fast enough. This is especially true if you have hit a plateau or are trying to lose weight faster than your current rate. The good news is that there are natural ways to speed up the weight loss process while staying healthy and fit.

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Bored With Walking

Bored With Walking

How to Beat Boredom While You're Walking

Walking is a great way to get some of your exercise, but it can also become a little boring. Maybe your treadmill isn’t doing it for you anymore, or perhaps you're just tired of walking the same path at your local park. It's easy to become bored with walking but there are ways to make it a lot more interesting.

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Protein Shake Recipes

Protein Shake Recipes

Some Great Post-Holiday Recipes for Protein Shakes

If you spent the months of November and December slightly overindulging yourself with holiday feasts, tasty in-between treats, and more than your usual intake of yummy cocktails and favorite wines, you may be looking for a way to "back off" and begin trimming a few pounds and/or inches without starving yourself into submission. Well, we may have at least a partial solution;  protein shakes.

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions in 2022

Internet memes notwithstanding, for most of us the beginning of each new year brings a new set of goals that we "resolve" to reach. We write down resolutions, work at them excitedly for a week or two, or three, and then – we let them fall by the wayside. Something happens, like a vacation, an off weekend, or a cold. We skip a day or two of our fitness routine and before we know it, our New Year’s resolutions have gone out the window.

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Mental Preparation

Mental Preparation

Using Mental Preparation to Get the Most from Your Workout

Before you exercise, you need to do more than prep your water and throw on your workout gear. Your mind is as important to your overall fitness plan as your body when it comes to getting in shape. Mental preparation is key to a successful fitness plan and to keeping your workout routine on track. Without it, you're much more likely to start slacking off.

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Belly Fat

Belly Fat

Bid Farewell to Belly Fat Once and For All

There is more to be worried about with belly fat than just looking your best at the beach. A large belly can lead to health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and even certain types of cancer. We've listed some changes that can move you toward your goal of a slimmer waistline and a healthier body.

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Active Rest?

Active Rest?

Active Rest – An Essential Part of Your Fitness Plan

If you exercise regularly, you're probably well aware of the importance of rest and recovery. Rest days are self-explanatory. But with active rest, you can actually exercise at a less intense level than you are used to. Both options are necessary for a healthy lifestyle. Let’s look at how rest and recovery between workouts can help you achieve all of your fitness goals.

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Simple Habits

Simple Habits

Small Changes in Lifestyle Can Produce Big Results

Minor adjustments can often be more sustainable than drastic changes because they better suit your lifestyle. We've listed some small changes to your daily life that can make it easier to slim down, starting with these simple habits to incorporate into your diet and workout.

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