Posts tagged Mixed Martial Arts
Why you need to make stretching part of your everyday routine

The body is flexible. It’s designed to be able to bend, flex and stretch. You should be able to bend and reach that something you dropped on the floor. You should be able to apply sunscreen to your own back. You should be able to reach that book you need to read at the top shelf.

These are simple activities. Nothing grand about them, you merely stretched out a bit. However, if have difficulties in doing such simple motions, then you maybe you need to stretch your limits. You need a stretching program.

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The secret to healthy ageing is just to think positively

The mind can be a very powerful tool. Over recent decades, there has been much talk about positive psychology and the workings of the mind. The belief is that the more you are grateful for, the more you will have to be grateful for in your future. Thinking positively is equated with drawing even more positive things into your life.

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Five simple ideas that you can use to find time to exercise

When it comes to exercise, we all have good intentions. Then something happens, or rather does not happen. We cannot seem to find the time or the desire to finish what we wholeheartedly started.

Whenever we incorporate something new into our life, whether it is diet or exercise, we must first realize that it is, in fact, new. We must incorporate a new habit into our lives on a daily basis. And, therein lies the problem. We are so stuck in our patterns that we do not even begin to know how to add something else onto our to-do list.

So what do you do?

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The Snowball Effect of Exercising

Everything we do in this universe has a trickle-down effect that comes along with it. If we smile at others, others smile back at us; if we are in a bad mood, others will pick up on that and become edgy as well. This is known as the snowball effect. Did you know, however, that exercise could have a snowball effect as well?

Well, it can. Exercising is not only good for you; it is good for the universe as well. There are so many positive effects on ourselves from exercising, yet we do not realize how many positive results it can have on those around us at the same time.

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Moderate exercise for 30 minutes increases your energy levels dramatically

How many times have you ever felt tired and stressed out from work and the moment you get home your children come running towards you asking you to play football with them? And how many times do you refuse and promise them that you will after you take you rest.

Here’s a thought? Instead of disappointing your children, why not say, "yes" after all?

You will be pleasantly surprised by the amount of energy you will have after just 30-minutes of a fun kick-about with them.

Did you know that by exercising at a moderate pace for only 30 minutes, you would feel a lot better, mentally?

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On your way to a healthier you

Many people end up abandoning perfectly good fitness programs and weight-loss regimes before they even lace up their sneakers.

Why?

Because in a world filled with fast food, instant messaging, and a five-second disease-tracking device, anything without a quick payoff goes against the grain of the instant gratification ethic.

Yes, it would be fantastic to actually drop inches in just a few days like those miracle ads proclaim.

But, managing weight and losing weight through physical fitness is a slow and steady process that takes time and commitment.

There is no quick fix. Fact!

But where do you start?

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The secret to boosting your metabolism if you're over-40 revealed

One of the main purposes of metabolism is to store and use energy. After 40 years on the planet, it stands to reason that our metabolism will slow down. People over 40, tend not to be as active as they used to be and may not be taking in the proper amount of nutrients.

When we were younger, we had our mothers to reinforce that we ate all of our broccoli or no dessert. After 40, we have no one to regulate us but ourselves. That is why we need to do all we can to ensure that we boost our metabolism after 40.

But how can we ensure continue to store and use energy as much as we did before we hit the big 4-0

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