Category: Weight Loss



Glute Bridges on the Balance Pad

Lie on your back on a mat or on the floor with your heels on a balance pad. Your arms should be relaxed at your sides. To make this exercise more difficult, keep your arms off the floor. Exhale and push into your heels, lifting your buttocks off of the floor. Your neck and shoulders [...]

After pregnancy weight loss

After pregnancy weight loss

Women often think that after giving birth they will never in a million years get their body back into shape again. Unfortunately, too many of them try to take weight off too quickly for their own, or baby’s, good. Weight loss after pregnancy should be approached safely in graduated steps. Mom’s body just went through [...]

Appetite suppressing tips and tactics

Appetite suppressing tips and tactics

There are certain substances that work as diet or appetite suppressants. These substances are generally chemical in nature and serve to suppress untimely and unnecessary craving for food. These appetite suppressants are also referred to as anorexics wherein ‘an’ means without and ‘orexi’ means appetite.   Anorexics or appetite suppressants are the dietary supplements or [...]

Stress and weight gain

Stress and weight gain

Eating comfort foods to overcome stress is very common but it is also a major reason for putting on weight. Women in particular are the most affected by stress, which makes them reach for various kinds of foods in a bid to control their stress. Studies on weight gain and stress also show that a [...]

Easy fat loss tips for idiots

Easy fat loss tips for idiots

Even though obesity has always been prevalent in modern society as well as times of old, it is only in the last couple of decades that people have woken up to the real dangers that the condition provides. Although the most obvious problems caused by obesity include certain lifestyle changes and adjustments, the more serious [...]

Chin to Chest Stretch

Sit upright on a ball or chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Arms are relaxed with your hands resting on your thighs. Tuck your chin gently toward your chest. Turn your head slightly to the left until you feel a slight stretch. Hold for 10-15 seconds. Repeat to the right side, holding for 10-15 [...]

Superman on the BOSU

Lie facedown on the BOSU ball. In the start position, your forearms and toes should be resting on the floor. Pull your navel toward your spine to engage your core. Lift forearms and toes off the floor, finding your balance point. Squeeze your buttocks to keep your legs up. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and [...]

Weight gain with age

Weight gain with age

Weight gain and age don’t always go hand in hand, despite what many people believe. Sure, our physical abilities decline somewhat as we age, but the aging process itself isn’t to blame. The physiological changes in the body and unhealthy lifestyle choices are the underlying causes. For instance, the heart and lung functioning abilities decline, [...]

Torso Rotation on the BOSU

Stand upright on the top of the BOSU. Your feet should be slightly apart, arms out to the side and shoulders down. Inhale, then exhale and twist from the waist to one side. Slowly return to the start position. Repeat to the other direction. Your hips should remain facing forward at all times. Repeat 3-4 [...]

Knee Extensions

Stand up straight with an exercise band under one foot. Ensure that you have a good grip on the exercise band and that you have a good amount on tension on the exercise band. Inhale and lift the foot slowly, resisting against the band, until your hip and knee are at approximately 90 degrees. Exhale [...]