Fitness Articles

Do you say you want to lose weight and get in shape, yet find yourself dragging your feet? You’d give anything to achieve your goal, but when it comes to actually taking action you have a hard time committing to the necessary changes? If you truly want to be healthier, what gives? Why is it […]


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No matter how physically fit and emotionally well-adjusted you are, the serious illness or death of a loved one takes an enormous physical and emotional toll. When a loved one is seriously ill you may spend much of your time being a caregiver and neglect taking care of yourself. While we are grieving the loss […]


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Make Your Metabolism Work For You

by A Diet Community

Metabolism is best defined as the sum of all the energy produced and energy required for the reactions going on inside the body.  One way to think about metabolism is to understand how the body uses the fuel you take in.  You produce energy from the food you eat. You use energy to: Keep your […]


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A lot of people don’t realize that a gym membership isn’t necessary to get that dream body. Most people buy a yearly membership and stop going after a few weeks. In short, your money goes down the drain but more importantly, you will be in a negative frame of mind the next time you decide […]


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How to Create Your Own Fitness Plan – Part 3 – For the Advanced Exerciser

(Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3) If you already engage in regular physical activity, good for you! You are doing amazing things for your body and you’re likely enjoying a higher level of health than you would have if you spent all your time just sitting on the couch. Because the human body […]


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How to Create Your Own Fitness Plan – Part 2 – Strength Training

(Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3) A lot of times people, women especially, are willing to make cardiovascular exercise a priority in obtaining their health and fitness goals but have a hard time committing to strength training. There’s a fear of looking like a bodybuilder with unsightly muscles bulging to the point where […]


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How to Create Your Own Fitness Plan – Part 1 – Cardio

When it comes to getting in shape and losing weight, cardiovascular exercise is necessary to help you achieve your goals. Sure, you can shed some pounds by just eating nutritiously, but if you want true health, then you need to get physically active. Besides, when you perform cardio exercise, you kick your weight loss into […]


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Got 10 Minutes? Try These Shorter Workouts That Can Be As Effective As Longer Ones

Sure, it’s a great thing if you have a couple hours free to take a long walk or bike ride, but how often do you really have time to do that? For most people, it’s much easier to find ways to get a little exercise all day long instead of trying to find a whole […]


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Why You Shouldn’t Be Trying to Lose Weight

Ever wondered why you don’t see many ‘dream bodies’ walking down the streets?  And why aren’t there many ‘beach bodies’ on the beach? It seems as though almost everyone dreams of possessing that ‘dream body’ or ‘beach body’, not many are able to achieve it.       Everyone seems to make plans and show dedication.  However, most fail to reach […]


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Exercise the Blues Away

We all know that exercise does marvels for the body, but did you know that exercise can do wonders for the mind and emotions as well? Numerous scientific studies have shown that exercise can help relieve depression and anxiety. How Does Exercise Chase the Blues? Scientists theorize that exercise helps relieve anxiety and depression by […]


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