OPTIMIZING FITNESS

Maximizing the Afterburn Effect

Maximizing the Afterburn Effect
There are many different theories about the best time of day to workout. Many people choose their workout regimen based on their work schedule, but this could result in not getting the most out of your workout. While you need to get motivated to exercise, the time of day can also be important. Exercising in the morning is the best way to burn fat...

The Benefits of Functional Fitness

The Benefits of Functional Fitness
A good number of people exercise to add to their quality of life, and that’s where the benefits of functional fitness come into play. Functional fitness does not focus on athlete level fitness; it is not meant to improve sports performance or offer extraordinary muscle development. What functional exercise does do is develop and prepare various...

Speeding Up Metabolism

Speeding Up Metabolism
Speeding up metabolism will burn calories faster and allow you to lose weight more efficiently. Everybody wants to lose a few pounds now and then, especially for summer! Most people go straight to the gym, do a crash diet, or both. After a few months, people either give up or may have even lost their goal weight. This concept is called yo-yo...

Top 5 Fitness Trackers

Top 5 Fitness Trackers
In a world where fitness trackers have become almost essential to track health and lifestyle related information, we bring you our list of the top 5 fitness trackers. These state-of-the-art fitness trackers allow you access to a plethora of information at your fingertips. Information like the number of calories burnt, number of steps taken,...

How To Get Motivated for Morning Workouts

How To Get Motivated for Morning Workouts
How to get motivated for morning workouts? That is a question that anyone who has ever tried to get out of bed early in the morning to exercise needs answering. You go to sleep all pumped and ready to wake up early the next day and workout, but when the alarm goes off your body just doesn’t seem to back up your earlier enthusiasm. While it is a...

How Your Level of Activity Affects Your Metabolic Rate

How Your Level of Activity Affects Your Metabolic Rate
A person’s metabolic rate is dependant on many things. Most of these factors are out of our control. However, the one’s that we can control are diet and, more importantly, exercise. Many people are quick to say that their metabolism is the reason they cannot lose weight. Specifically, that it is bad genes contributing to bad metabolism. Well,...