Whether you want bigger arms, stronger arms, or leaner arms (do more cardio!) you need to pay attention to the tricep muscles. The tricep is the muscle opposite your bicep on the backside of your arm. Most often, the bicep is the one people pay most attention to, but believe or not, the tricep is actually larger and comprises more mass than the bicep. That being said, you need to do exercises that really push the muscle fibers to the max. If you
Share It Fitness welcomes Zach to the team this week. Zach is interesting in that his background combines personal training as well as exercise and sport psychology. Zach can really help you address your lack of motivation, stresses, etc. that keep you from working out from a mental standpoint. Glad to have him working with us! From Zach: Being an athlete most of my life, I developed a love for sports, fitness and nutrition. This love made it an easy
Traditionally, macaroni and cheese has around 1,000 calories per serving. This quadruple digit number is made up of artery clogging, cholesterol-laden cheese, milk, and butter. If mac n’ cheese to you was a blue box and orange “cheese” powder, all of those preservatives and sodium; we’ve got something better for you. And no, it doesn’t involve using fat-free cheese which tastes like nothing more than salty plastic. Give the recipe below a try and let us know how it goes.
1. They use larger plates. When two plates were offered, 98.6% of people with a higher BMI (I know not the best measurement) took the larger plate in a buffet line. A larger plate will fool your brain into thinking you’re eating less than you actually are. Use a smaller plate, get a smaller waist line. 2. They eat while looking at food. 41.7% took seats that directly faced the buffet, as opposed to seats out of eyesight of the
I came across this event and thought it might be interesting to some of you SoCal readers; check this out…. Addie’s Studio 8th Annual REMODEL YOUR BODY™ & 1st Annual MOVE YOUR BODY for kids Benefiting Autism Tree Project Foundation In 2007 Addie’s first child Reese was diagnosed with Autism. Addie owns Addie’s Personal Training Studio that hosts the “Remodel Your Body” Challenge. The last two years Addie’s raised over $14,000. This year our goal is $20,000. The Challenge: Lose the greatest
Dance fitness classes are a great way to get your cardio in your own home. The above video is a decent example of a dance fitness routine. There are hundreds of variations and workouts involving dance that you can try. Share It Fitness will have our own professional dancers who have crossed over to lead a dance fitness fusion class live on our site. Stay tuned for more details.
Everyone knows how to jump rope. Hold the two ends and whip over your head, under your feet, back over your head, and so-on. This great exercise is an awesome fat burner, but it can also pretty boring. That boredom must be overcome through, as jump rope is one of the greatest inventions ever for fitness enthusiasts and athletes. Jumping rope is excellent for conditioning the anaerobic and aerobic energy systems, making it perfect for HIIT training. Check out this
The Sugar-Packed Snack: Yogurt Brace yourself for culture shock. Plain yogurt naturally contains about 16 grams of sugar per cup. But if you eat flavored yogurt, you could be downing 15 or more additional grams of sugar, which is like shoveling in four extra teaspoonfuls. Slim Strategy Choose plain, low-fat yogurt and stir in a teaspoon of honey, maple syrup, or all-fruit spread for a hint of sweetness. Or opt for fat-free Greek yogurt, which is lower in sugar than
The above is a map of childhood obesity rates across the country. As a whole, the percentage of obese children is almost 4 times as much as 40 years ago. Essentially, each generation is fatter than the one before it. It is projected by the year 2020, 50% of all children will be considered obese. This is a trend that must be stopped dead in its tracks. There are a multitude of factors that contribute to this trend. The fact your average child spends
All Bodies Are Beautiful Have you ever taken an Ashtanga class? I don’t mean ashtanga-based, but the real deal hard core ashtanga series. It’s non-stop movement from asana to asana, and each pose requires lots of jumping, lifting, extreme balance and strength. As you make your way through this grueling class, you find yourself marveling at how the bodies in the room move. You stop judging, noticing extra flesh or worrying what other people think and instead start to find extra