Kya Cassiuss Victoria – Expert Author

Ten Reasons Your Strength Training Program is Not Getting Results

Health and Fitness: Mind Body Spirit • Published: January 11, 2013

You tend to workout more aggressively than regular exercisers as you’re on a muscle building and body strengthening mission. So you’d need to imbibe calories more than your normal intake for supporting the growth and development of your muscles. Stay away from junk food and take more of organic foods.

Some Benefits of Weight Lifting for Women

Health and Fitness: Womens Issues • Published: January 8, 2013

Have you noticed that the most attractive women in sports and in the film industry have a lean and well toned physique? The strong lean figure is not the result of just a healthy diet but a combination of good diet and regular weight training. It said that as you grow older, you lose muscle and gain fat. As you lose muscle, the bone strength reduces and you are more likely to fall and break your bones. Women especially after the age of 50 or 60 lose their bone density and face the risk of osteoporosis.

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Inspite of Working Out

Health and Fitness: Weight Loss • Published: January 7, 2013

You’ve been jogging vigorously, doing 50 push ups everyday and lifting weights but to no avail. Contrary to what you might think, the answers lie in the apparently insignificant customs that you follow which are not in any connected with your weight loss regimen but might be interfering with your sincere efforts. Taking stock of the following issues might help.

Can Exercise Help in Preventing Diabetes?

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: January 7, 2013

It is said that diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia. Obesity, sedentary lifestyles and lack of regular exercise puts many adults over the age of 45 under the risk of getting Type 2 diabetes. Overweight adults or those who have a history of diabetes in their family will more likely be diagnosed for Type 2 diabetes. When your body loses its ability to convert the glucose in the blood into energy, sugar gets stored in the body and it leads to diabetes.

Tips for Making Exercise a Priority

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: January 7, 2013

Staying in the pink of health is indispensable for enjoying the fruits of life. ‘Health is Wealth’ is an aphorism that will always hold its own for all times to come. The overarching significance of maintaining your health cannot be underestimated especially when one is experiencing more stress due to erratic lifestyles and bizarre eating habits that have become hallmarks of today’s fast paced life.

Tips to Lose Weight With Your Partner

Health and Fitness: Weight Loss • Published: October 31, 2012

Every romantic relationship goes through phases of impressing each other. And when everything falls into place, both partners settle down and just be themselves. There is no pressure to look good 24/7, maintain that waistline or do the tummy-tuck. Soon you become accustomed to each other’s habits – eating included – and perhaps you don’t really notice if either of you is gaining flab in the process.

Lose Weight by Thinking Right – Tips to Think Positively

Health and Fitness: Weight Loss • Published: October 24, 2012

Weight-loss is like a distant muse for most of us. We would like to attain it, but the journey and the difficulties that may come with it, is what kills the thrill to actually do it. Over the years, great deal of research has been invested into finding out what it is that makes weight-loss possible for some and impossible for the rest. The results indicated that it was mainly a mental-block and the lack of willpower that deters most from taking a step in the weight-loss direction. Truth be told, weight-loss is as much a mental exercise as it is physical. Unless you don’t put your mind to it, you will never achieve what you wish to. In order to exercise right, you need to think right.

All You Need to Know About Exercise Intensity

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: September 25, 2012

Exercise Intensity refers to the amount of energy spent while exercising. The expended or spent energy varies from person to person and is dependent on the BMR (basal metabolic rate) of the body. Intensity of exercise has effects on the fuel consumption and the post workout adaptations of the body.

Breathing Tips for Exercise

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: September 24, 2012

Breathing properly increases the effectiveness of any kind of exercise, be it aerobics, kick-boxing, running on the treadmill or yoga. There is generally a lot of confusion on how to breathe right during exercising. You might think that since breathing is an involuntary biological process, why think so much about it?

A Guide to Buying Exercise Apparel

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: August 28, 2012

In the large list of “Staying Healthy”, you have signed up for a fitness boot camp. That is brilliant. Before anything else, step back for a moment, take a deep breath and clap for yourself. You deserve it. Treat yourself to an ice cream also if you must. Once all treats are sorted, you make your way back to the list and buying fitness clothes should ideally be next in line.

7 Fitness Myths Busted

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: August 27, 2012

Today, people of all age groups are trying their best to keep themselves fit. Their reasons for going on a weight loss program may vary from wanting to wear their favourite clothes to preventing metabolic disorders like diabetes.

Stronger Immune System Tips

Health and Fitness • Published: May 11, 2012

You need a strong immune system to stay fit and healthy. Healthy individuals are blessed with strong immune system in the body. If your body’s resistance power is weak, you will tend to fall ill quite frequently.

Say No to Alcohol and Soda for Effective Weight Loss

Health and Fitness: Weight Loss • Published: May 10, 2012

Are weight-loss and fitness on your mind? If yes, then think twice before you have that beer-party with your gang or quench thirst with a soda can from the office dispenser. It has been proven scientifically that soda and alcohol slow down if not completely counter all the benefits you derive from your daily workout regimen.

Tips for Keeping Your Salt Intake Low

Health and Fitness: Nutrition • Published: May 10, 2012

You consume salt every day in your food and it helps your body to maintain the water and mineral balance. However, you may not even realise that you may be consuming too much salt as a lot of foods have a high sodium count that you are not aware of. Too much salt or sodium consumption may lead to high blood pressure or even strokes.

Tips to Get More Time for Workouts

Health and Fitness: Personal Training • Published: May 10, 2012

A common excuse that people often come up with in order to avoid their daily workouts is complaining that they don’t have any time to devote from their so-called-busy schedules. If you are really willing to shed off a few pounds and get your body back into shape, there is no short cut to reach your goal. There are a million ways to squeeze in a few minutes to dedicate towards your workout regime.

The Four Body Types and the Best Workouts for Each

Health and Fitness: Personal Training • Published: May 10, 2012

Have you been working out hard but not getting satisfactory results? Are you getting bulkier instead of the lean and fit look that you wanted? Well, this could be probably because you are not doing the right workout meant for your body type.

The Best Workouts for Losing Weight

Health and Fitness: Weight Loss • Published: May 10, 2012

The current lifestyle of people and the rapidly growing technological advancements are the prime factors for the growing health concerns. Obesity has always been a slow poison and has come into the spotlight as the risk of being out of shape. There are many ways to shed weight.

The Multifarious Benefits of Squats

Health and Fitness: Weight Loss • Published: May 10, 2012

If you are overweight and want to get in shape or if you are looking for a muscular and fit body, including squats in your daily schedule can make that possible. This is because squats activate your body and burn the extra fat. Add to that, squats help to gain muscles on your legs and strengthen the quadriceps, glutes, and hamstrings, in the least period of time.

Tips and Workout Ideas for a Toned Butt

Health and Fitness: Exercise • Published: May 10, 2012

A busy working schedule might make you sit in front of your computer for hours at a stretch. This regular physically inactive lifestyle is the reason most people tend to pack in on body fat. Your bottom suffers the most under these circumstances. To burn the extra-calories that have started to show on your buttocks, there are many effective workouts you can practice in a boot camp.

A Guide to Nutrition

Health and Fitness: Nutrition • Published: May 10, 2012

Nutrition plays a crucial role on the health of the individuals. Nutrition comes from the food you eat. That’s why food has been playing a critical role in every one’s life.

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