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Cardio myths every woman needs to know

Cardio myths every woman needs to know

Cardio workouts, such as hitting the treadmill, exercise bike or elliptical, are a definite calorie burner and popular among women. Yet after sweating it out continuously for long hours, you barely seem to shed a pound – all of that effort and so little reward is enough to discourage any woman and lead into abandoning her exercise routine.

5 signs your workout isn’t working

5 signs your workout isn’t working

You’ve been hitting the gym five times a week, and it’s starting to become a habit. You’ve brought some friends to join in, and you’ve had a great time during those workout sessions. But despite all the hard work, you’re still not seeing results from all the hours you’ve been putting in.

Best workouts for overweight exercisers

Best workouts for overweight exercisers

You’ve probably heard that starting and sticking to an effective exercise plan will be easy and fun after a period of time. But the fact is that if you’re very overweight and out of shape, you’re likely going to face massive obstacles – both physically and mentally – that will be hard to overcome.

Exercising in the hot weather

Exercising in the hot weather

As an avid outdoor exerciser you waited patiently for summer to arrive, thinking about all the fun activities you could enjoy doing if only the weather was nice. Now summer comes knocking at your door, you put on your best workout gear and step outside, only to feel the intense heat and humidity hit your body hard.

How to stop knee pains during your workout

How to stop knee pains during your workout

If you’re going through the day noticing that your knees are aching – as though you’ve been on several long-haul flights in a row without time for a single stretch – then it is time to take action. Knee pain is one of the most common complaints of those who regularly exercise, and it could be that the way you’re doing your workout – or how long you spend sitting in the office – is what is causing the painful knee symptoms.

Shake off glute and thigh fat in one month

Shake off glute and thigh fat in one month

For many people, glute and thigh fat can seem impossible to shake. Women especially have a tendency to gain weight in these areas and have trouble getting rid of it once it takes hold. But believe it or not, the first step in shedding pounds here does not start with exercise or diet.

Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

A woman who is serious about losing weight and getting a toned body might purchase membership at a gym where she can benefit from using the full range of exercise equipment. She might jump on a treadmill, straddle a stationary bicycle or elliptical machine for an hour, then go straight home, thinking that her workout day is done.