Cardio-Sculpting Workout: 21 Days to Loving Your Shape

” Doing a body sculpting routine can yield many benefits for men and women–an increase in lean muscle mass, increased strength and stronger bones and joints. Increased muscle mass increases metabolism, resulting in more calories burned in everything you do.”

The 21-Day Plan

Sure, we’re suckers for a workout that promises flat abs and a tight butt as much as the next girl. But there’s a more important reason to exercise: It makes you feel great. “Good mental health is just as important as good physical health, and exercise is crucial to getting both,” says trainer Jeanette Jenkins, author of The Hollywood Trainer Weight-Loss Plan: 21 Days to Make Healthy Living a Lifetime Habit. Her plan celebrates all of the fab stuff that comes with exercise: more energy, better health, and the motivation to keep coming back for more. So while this routine will definitely help you see an improvement in the right-around-the-corner skimpy-outfits season, it’ll also help you love the shape you’re in, inside and out.

 

Read more: https://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/cardio/cardio-sculpting-workout-21-days-to-loving-your-shape/

20 TIPS TO STAY ACTIVE AND FEEL GREAT

“Getting and staying active is one of the best things you can do for your health. When you exercise, you improve your physical health, maintain weight, help prevent brain and memory decline, and increase your life span. So whether you’re not yet active or just want to keep staying active through the years, here are 20 tips that both time and research have shown to be effective!”

20 Ways to Stay Active & Feel Great

1.  Track Your Steps

Pedometers, fitness trackers like the Fitbit, and even smart phones can help you monitor how many steps you’re taking throughout the day. But while the old guidelines say 10,000 steps a day were the standard, the latest research has upped it to 15,000 steps/day. Keep a tracker on you and check it regularly to see how close you are to meeting the mark. If you’re a bit short, you know to take a few extra steps to get to your goal…

 

Read more: https://vitamedica.com/wellness-blog/20-tips-to-stay-active-and-feel-great/