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Does working out at night affect your sleep?

Does working out at night affect your sleep?

When it comes to late night workouts, there is much debate as to whether or not it affects sleep quality. In one corner, you have those who believe exercising at night leaves you tossing and turning in bed. On the other side, you have those who argue “any exercise is better than none” and night workouts don’t have a significant negative effect on sleep.

Do you dread your workout? Here’s how to fix it

Do you dread your workout? Here’s how to fix it

It’s completely normal to become bored with your fitness routine every now and then. It happens to all of us from time to time. But if your lack of enthusiasm extends from one or two workouts into several months of fearing your fitness sessions, you have a bigger problem than boredom.

Busy or not, here’s how to squeeze in a workout

Busy or not, here’s how to squeeze in a workout

We’re all busy. And this means that everyone has a good excuse to blow off exercise. Yet somehow, some of the most productive people out there appear to effortlessly accomplish everything: taking care of their kids, and having a successful career and healthy marriage, all while managing to stay slim and look great in the process.

Health benefits of basketball

Health benefits of basketball

As an exercise enthusiast, you have probably tried a number of different workouts, be it running on treadmills, lifting weights, jogging, or joining an aerobic classe. But have you ever tried implementing a bit of basketball into your workout routines? Basketball provides a fun and competitive alternative to more traditional methods of fitness and weight loss.

5 metabolism boosting tips

5 metabolism boosting tips

The metabolism is literally defined as the powerhouse of the body, providing energy to help the body function normally. It also contributes to weight loss by speeding up the calorie-burning process both during and after you exercise. However, as you get older your metabolism naturally slows down, making it more difficult to burn calories as efficiently as you did when you were younger.

5 ways to stick to your workout routine

5 ways to stick to your workout routine

Exercise shouldn’t seem like a chore or something that you unwillingly have to check off your to-do list. It should be an activity that fits into your day-to-day routine, and that you feel comfortable performing on a daily basis. But all too often it’s easy to get distracted, and even easier to give up, if you’re not getting the results you expected as fast as you hoped for.

Easy tips to eat more fruits and vegetables

Easy tips to eat more fruits and vegetables

Do you feel guilty that you don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables? Are you feeling lethargic because you’re snacking on processed foods instead of healthy fruits or nuts? Well, it can be difficult to add fruits and veggies to your diet, and many of us struggle incorporating them into our daily meals.

Top tips for your first marathon

Top tips for your first marathon

Even for experienced runners, a marathon is one of the most challenging and rewarding events around. If you’re new to running, however, you might be intimidated by the total time, distance, and effort it can take to complete a marathon. It goes without saying that running a full-length marathon will help you lose weight and increase your fitness levels since you have to train yourself beforehand to endure the challenge.