Posts tagged over 40 fitness
How martial arts helps you cope with anxiety

There’s a lot punching, kicking, and wrestling involved in martial arts, which are all considered as systems and tools of brutal force. These preconceptions about the martial arts were developed, in a large measure, due to films and movies that depicted the combative arts as a means of inflicting violence. But in reality, the true aim of martial arts is quite exactly the opposite.

Martial arts is not just about fighting, combat, or self-defence, its underlying philosophy stresses that people should live in peace and harmony.

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New Combat Cardio fitness programme

If you want to improve your health, have a stronger body and gain confidence you need to try Combat Arts’ new Combat Cardio fitness program. It’s a fun and exciting way to exercise, whilst learning the secrets to punch, kick and elbow like the pros and staying injury free.

Combat Cardio is perfect for beginners. It allows you to workout regardless of your body condition and lets you push yourself to the limit in a safe environment.

Positive results await you with Combat Cardio.

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Why diets are bad news for you

Why is it that merely saying the “D” word, you know “diet”, brings immediate thoughts of failure to the minds of many men and women around the world?

You need to eat to survive. You cannot live without eating. This means that if food is a problem in your life, you must find a healthier way of viewing food.

Isn’t this where diets generally come in handy? The short answer is no. This is where diets often fail.

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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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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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