Tag Archive | "decreased"

11-reasons-to-lose-weight

11 reasons to lose weight

The pros of weight loss extend far beyond being able to flaunt your new look in skin-tight jeans. Think:

  1. Glowing skin
  2. Relief from arthritis
  3. Improved moods
  4. Better memory
  5. Improved sleeping patterns
  6. Decreased risk of type 2 diabetes
  7. Lower risk of dementia
  8. Depression prevention
  9. Improved breathing
  10. Lower cholesterol levels
  11. Increased libido

The cons? You might have to go shopping for some fabulous new clothes to suit your smaller frame.

Swapping slow jogs for intervals and trading crunches for dead lifts are old news. If you want to lose weight and look gorgeous, look no further than the latest science

Do fewer reps - 15 ways to burn more fat - Women's Health & Fitness

1. Do fewer reps with heavier weights

Fewer reps with heavier weights equals a metabolic boost that outlives the increase from high rep, light weight workouts, according to the Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education. To maximise the calories burned long after you and your gym bag have left the change room, shoot for three to seven reps.

  • Dumbbell-bench-press
2. Splice heavy and light

That’s not to say you should ditch the light weights altogether. While low and heavy hoists your afterburn, less pounds equals more calories burned during your actual workout, say researchers from the College of New Jersey. To get the best of both worlds, splice heavy and light routines – think heavy and three to seven reps one day, light and 10 to 20 the next. To make your workout multitask, cram both credos into one four-set session, allocating light and heavy to two consecutive sets each.

abs-arrow-jamie-watling
3. Push through the pain barrier

Next time you’re tempted to take a load off for minutes, not seconds, get back on the wagon (or bench press) knowing you’ll torch 50 per cent more calories than your loafing counterparts. Cutting rests between sets from three minutes to 30 seconds  increase calorie burn by 50 per cent, reports a College of New Jersey study.

Tricep-extensions-nikki

4. Lift fast

The sense of greater efficacy during slow, controlled reps is purely psychological. Instead, make your reps rapid and explosive and reap the calorie burn rewards. The fast twitch muscle fibres engaged during fast lifts are less energy efficient than their slower cousins, meaning they chew through more fuel, according to Ball State University researchers. You’ll need a weight about 30 per cent of your 1 rep max (1RM), which means being able to lift it for 15 to 35 reps per exercise. Aim for four to five sets comprising two fast sets of three to eight reps, and two to three at normal pace

Source article:

11 reasons to lose weight

Posted in Diets, Exercises, Personal Fitness Training, Training Methods, Weight loss, Weight TrainingComments Off on 11 reasons to lose weight


Paige Hathaway

9 hours 57 minutes ago

In my story, the princess saved herself ✨
She no longer allowed herself be defined by the struggles in her life. Instead she chose to amplify the things that gave her joy and she looked into the future with such courage it would scare you. She finally learned to stop making other people the authors of her life. That’s when she found her own voice, made her own rules and very much lived her own life. She did not ask permission to make her dreams come true, nor did she wait for others to share her confidence in the path she set for herself because she knew the right people would eventually catch up. Throughout her life she made some questionable choices, many of which led to difficult circumstances but the most important choice she ever made was to give herself a second chance. She wanted something else, something different, something more... and that’s what she became. Now she is the queen of her own castle and everyday is the beginning of a brand new adventure.

Paige Hathaway

1 day 3 hours ago

From me to you.. Good luck in all you do. Whatever you’re up against, don’t show signs of nervousness or fear. Show them the face of someone who has already won. Show them your inner power. Your inner power called self faith. You have to see yourself winning before you win. You have to see yourself already completing your goal. How does this feeling of accomplishment make you feel? Imagine that feeling in your soul. Manifest it in your own reality. Be hungry, find that burning desire in your heart. Don’t just sit at home on your couch.. go out there and conquer your life. Have so much faith in your abilities and in yourself that people around you feel your energy and believe in you too. If you have a heartbeat then you still have time to make your dreams a reality. Happy Monday my lovely people.. Let’s stop telling people about our dreams and just start showing them.

Categories

October 2017
MTWTFSS
« Sep  
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031 
Content Protected Using Blog Protector By: PcDrome.

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)