When you're working out several times a week to get fit and lose weight, you want a routine that offers maximum results in the minimum amount of time. Strength training is an ideal exercise to help you get into shape. #TopGearSport #MondayBlues
#WellnessWednesday: A T-Push Up is a great exercise to help warm-up your upper body, especially the shoulders, while also activating your entire core. This activity helps in a very effective cardiovascular exercise to support heart health and further promotes in reduction of the stored fat in the body. #TopGearSport
#TuesdayTip: You already know there are many great reasons to exercise - from improving energy, mood, sleep and health to reducing anxiety, stress and depression. Current recommendations for most adults is at least 150 minutes of moderate activity per week. You’ll get there by exercising for 30 minutes, 5 times a week. It’s also okay to break things up. Two 15-minute workouts or three 10-minute workouts can be just as effective. #TopGearSport
#WellnessWednesday: Limit sugary and caffeinated beverages. Beverages may not fill you up, but they sure can help fatten you up and have a detrimental effect on your overall health. You don't have to completely give up soda and coffee, but you should scale back in order to keep yourself in tip top shape. #TopGearSport
#TuesdayTip: When exercising, there is a proper way to breath that will allow adequate amounts of oxygen into the system and providing better endurance. For example, marathon runners will tell you that they use a rhythm when running that allows them to run longer and healthier than normal breathing. #TopGearSport
Playing sports is actually more than mere running, jumping, or kicking a ball on the field. Having the right equipment for the sport also helps with a lot of the aches and pains. Visit #TopGearSport for all the right equipment to help you stay active.
#WellnessWednesday: It’s long been known that running increases bone mass, and even helps stem age-related bone loss. But chances are, you’ve had family, friends, and strangers warn you that “running is bad for your knees.” Well, science has proven that it’s not. In fact, studies show that running improves knee health#TopGearSport
#TuesdayTip: Before you go on your workout, drink a glass or two of water. Also, carry a bottle of water or even a hydration pack. Take a sip every 15 minutes, even when you're not thirsty. When you're done with your workout, have a few more glasses of water. #TopGearSport