The Holidays are a time of great temptation and relaxation. They are a challenge for anyone trying to mind the roll around the middle. When you are eating out or at someone else’s house, stick to your nutritional plan. Get tough and use your willpower.
Working out when traveling is a huge chore. We all leave town with the best intentions, but when it comes time to hit the hotel weight room, there’s always something good on TV.
Effective workouts are not the sum of the exercises performed. A great workout is truly built like a recipe, a balance of several ingredients.
Face it, your diet sucks. You drink too many calories, your dinner portions are too large, and a “handful” of chips is really half a bag. You may even be starving half the day. The problem is you’re eating the wrong stuff.
It’s now well-established that resistance training is of benefit to most of us; it’s no longer the realm of professional athletes and strongmen. But to think you’ve got to run out and join a gym is taking it too far. Gyms are convenient, provide focus, and can provide some level of inspiration, but they are not necessary.