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5 Reasons To Add Plyometric Training To Your Fitness Routine

What is one of the best ways to have fun and spice up your training? Plyometric Training! Perhaps one of the reasons I love it so much is because repetitive bounding reminds me my childhood activities, but there is an another reason too: Serious muscular power, agility, strength and speed. Plyometric training is ideal for improving your overall physical condition and get your body in shape quicker. Plyometrics (Plyos) depending on the intensity of your training will give you a great cardio training too, while working on major muscle groups. Plyos won’t let you down if you aim for weight loss and leaner, more defined looks. What Is Plyometric Training? Plyometric Training, also called Plyometrics, is a compilation of physical exercises that consist of what are called “explosive” movements. Some primary examples of plyometric training exercises include: Jumping lunges Burpees Box jumps Mountain climbers Clap push ups Benefits Of Adding…

5 Ways to Choose the Best Workout Program for You

Finally decided to take control of your health and follow a fitness plan? Congratulations! It’s time to choose the best workout program for you. The first step to turning your life around is deciding you want to. Now that you’ve done the first step, there’s an entire journey waiting for you. And while it may seem easy, it’s not as simple as it sounds. But don’t worry, that’s what I’m here for. I’ll help you decide on the right workout plan for you. A common question I’m always asked is if you should follow a fitness plan that you deep down hate, but have heard a lot of success stories. Others have asked me if trying out celebrity workout trends is worth it. The short answer to these questions is no. When it comes to choosing the best workout program, remember that many things come into play. For starters, you don’t have…

Emotional eating (part 2): How to beat the comfort food feeling!

Are you really hungry, or are you going through another emotional wack? Emotional eating is a little bit tricky! I totally get it if you tell me that you are tired and you just want to reach out for a little bit of comfort in something small and delicious like a piece of chocolate or a cookie…and to tell you the truth, life is too small for worrying about eating a tiny cookie. It’s the little pleasures in life that make our days special! You see, you are not going to book a first class ticket to heaven if you behave, because it’s not a sin to enjoy naughty food…What most likely makes your relationship with food a living hell is the guilt of overeating. The real problem with emotional eating is not what we eat, but how much we eat and our inability to take control. These moments that bad mood takes…

Emotional eating: Why do you love comfort food so much?

Hey there beauties, After reading your messages about my posts on nutrition, writing about emotional eating was the next post to do. Many of you told me that you find hard keeping on track. So, what is some ways to stay away from comfort food? I know it can be a big struggle trying to change your habits, especially when there is so much going on in your life…because, Hey! Life is never perfect! How many times have you found yourself unhappy eating ice cream or peanut butter from the tub? And what about this uncontrolled grazing state? Or the crazy cravings you have? I certainly had a lot of these moments in my life and I can not always blame PMS for that! I don’t know if this will make you feel better, but you are not alone…in fact, I haven’t met someone so far who has total control over…

Stay Fit & Fab with BodyBoss’ Ultimate Body Fitness Guide

It’s summer and you know what that means – fun, sun, and travel! Now, before you pack your bags for an unforgettable adventure, make sure you have a way to fit your workout in your schedule. Don’t know how to do it? No problem! The Ultimate Body Fitness Guide by BodyBoss will keep you in check this season. Let’s face it, sticking to your workout plan is difficult whatever season it is. But it becomes much more challenging during summer when all you want to do is have fun and go on road trips with your best friends. Am I right? Today, I’m going to share with you a fitness guide I discovered that I really love for three reasons: It’s easy to do You can do it anywhere You don’t need any equipment What’s the Ultimate Body Fitness Guide by BodyBoss The BodyBoss Method combines different exercises in a…

Let’s talk about macronutrients in your diet!

Knowing how to use macronutrients as an ally to your diet does miracles in your training and shaping your body! As I explained on my previous blog post How to turn a “diet” into fitness goals, the way we combine macronutrients in our nutrition affects our appetite, hormone levels, energy and general health. Each of the macros has a different effect on our bodies in ways that help your overall fitness goals. If you use your macros in a smart way, you’ll very soon see results on your body and understand the meaning of “We are what we eat”. So, don’t worry, it’s all about chemistry here, and it’s much simpler than it seems! Protein: The muscle builder Why should you love protein and include it in every meal? Protein intake is vital, because it regulates most of our body’s functions. It is important for cell renewal and maintenance of various body structures such as organs, blood circulation and…

How to turn a “diet” into fitness goals

Let’s face it! Anyone can lose weight! However, most of us have difficulty developing healthy eating habits which are long lasting. A “diet” lasts only for a while…the question is how do you learn to eat healthy and maintain a fitness lifestyle nutrition? What is a nutrition regime that supports your fitness goals and helps you be strong and sexy? If your goal is only losing weight, all that is required is for you to reduce your calorie intake (How much should I eat for weight loss? ) However, this is not going to be an effective solution for building muscle, toning, shaping and feeling your best. You see, simply reducing calories will ensure that you lose weight, however you will also be losing muscle mass, and this will be defeating the purpose. As I mentioned in my previous post (How to make your Weight Loss plan work!)  a good…

How to make your Weight Loss plan work!

Have you ever thought that calories are more than an amount of energy that fuels your body? Seeing healthy food as more than just the means for weight loss, will expand your perception about all the reasons for eating clean and making it a way of living! Food has never been the enemy to maintaining a gorgeous slim body full of energy. In fact, with smart nutritional choices and a better understanding around nutrition you can eat much more than before and turn your body in a fat burning machine! Yeah, baby! 🙂  It is only the choices we make that can either break us or make us. Having a good understanding about healthy nutrition will help you in so many different ways! I’m pretty sure that you already know that a balanced diet combined with regular exercise and activities will give you the best results, but is not always about energy in…

How much should I eat for weight loss?

Hey there all, After receiving a lot of questions about my fitness and nutrition, I decided to share with you all a series of posts that we’ll help you get a better understanding of how to burn body fat, make your workouts more effective and most important live in a body that you love! Since, I’m not sure about the level of understanding that each of you has around nutrition and training I decided to start with a clean slate and spell out the basics. At the end of the day it’s all about the basic understanding we have that sets a strong foundation of healthy habits. I’d like to believe that most of you out there, have an idea of nutrition basics, but since this is my first post regarding this topic, I’ll start with making clear a few concepts around nutrition in order to avoid any confusion in the future. Most important, if you…

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