Our fitness industry has bred an unfortunate obsession with “doing more” in the gym. I’m sure you’ve witnessed this pattern of thinking. Whether it’s someone proudly posting about their two-a-day workout routine, talking about how many group exercise classes they took during the week (or even day), or bragging about how much time they spend in the gym during a typical session…it’s a widespread belief that you have to spend a lot of time working out to see results. Here's why it's not a bad thing to optimize gym time and get on with the rest of your day.
Almost no one can disagree with the statement that fruits are good for you. They contain essential nutrients, can strengthen your immune system and give you energy. Fruits are instrumental in improving your health and should be a staple in your everyday diet. But there are some important things to remember when deciding which healthy fruits are best for you. And keep in mind that despite how healthy fruit can be, the calories can add up and wreak havoc on a diet.
The ankle is one of the most vital joints in the body when it comes to athletic performance; it is the foundation of stability, structural integrity, and movement. It is also one of the most ignored. Ankles support the weight of the body, stabilize it, aid in shifting weight during movement, and absorbing force. It is important to work your ankle strength in a variety of positions in order to fully work all of the related muscle groups and increase the range of motion.
Succeeding in any area of life requires the right fitness mindset, and this is true for fitness as well. Do you have a fitness mindset? The following 6 tips can help you to cultivate the best beliefs and attitudes for lasting fitness success: