Please welcome Kelsey Turek to the blog today. This is her first blog post on Dietriffic, and she has some really great tips on how to workout with no equipment.
I’m the kind of person who needs to do something physical every day. I don’t necessarily have to go to a gym or run a few miles, but I need to do something.
Active by nature and nurture, and currently stagnant by day (my big-kid job requires me to sit in a cubicle and work on a computer), my need for daily movement is accepted as a part of who I am by all of my close friends and family.
And, now that I’m in the fitness business, too, I teach workout classes after my day job—I’ve started to get creative about what I can do without equipment, just for kicks (which, by the way, is a great way to workout).
If you don’t have a gym membership and you don’t have fitness equipment, don’t worry, you can still get a good workout and it can be great fun. Click to read more…
Research tells us that those who take regular exercise are healthier, have more energy, sleep better, think more clearly, have reduced levels of anxiety, perform better at work, and have delayed onset of conditions such as dementia.
In fact, most of us will admit to feeling a lot better after exercise, but it can still be extremely difficult to adopt it into our everyday lives.
Seven Step Exercise Check-List
So, here are my seven steps to making exercise part of YOU… Click to read more…
Exercising, although extremely beneficial to our health, is something we can find ourselves putting off.
We know we should go that extra mile, and we know we will feel better afterwards. But sometimes, when exercise isn’t fun anymore, we end up putting it off for something else.
So, what should you do? Here are eight fun exercises, that also can give you great fitness results.
Don’t just go biking, go on an adventure. Go with a partner, go outside, and find a great location. Avoid bike machines at the gym, though, as they don’t get you anywhere, literally. If your local area provides a bike trail then utilize that. Click to read more…
If we’re all entirely honest, there are times when last thing we want to do is exercise, even when we know we should. It can be a great struggle at times.
And I suppose, nobody can possibly feel motivated to workout 100 percent of the time. Yet, as we all know by now, the key to long term success in any fitness routine is consistency.
So, how can we conquer those feelings of resistance to exercise? Click to read more…
Have you ever noticed that certain music inspires you to workout more intensely?
Perhaps you hear your favorite song and feel like you could do anything. That muscle memory is helpful, but how can you keep your mind engaged when your focus or commitment to exercise begins to flag?
Sometimes you’ve got to hit the books when that muscle, which is giving out, is your brain. I’ve found that a few select quotations from the wise can be extremely helpful. They may just provide you with that jolt of motivation needed to push your workout to the next level.
Consider keeping some inspirational quotes close at hand during every stage of your workout, to inspire you further. Click to read more…