11 Best Fitness Tips for Good Health

1 Apr

Follow all or some of these tips for a healthier, happier, more balanced life. Read the list regularly and check how out of balance you are on a weekly basis. It can sometimes sound obvious, but a gentle reminder each week of what we should be aiming for is always good.

  • Be active daily for mental health
  • Strength train and lift heavykeep it up
  • Do cardio
  • Maintain healthy bodyweight and bodyfat levels
  • Maintain ideal flexibility and mobility levels
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Limit junk food
  • Limit alcohol
  • Avoid excess stress and emotional negativity
  • Laugh and smile more often
  • Get 6-9 hours of sleep every night

Have a great day girls, Jessica xx

 

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14 Weight Loss Tips to implement STRAIGHT AWAY!

26 Mar

Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss plateaus.

  1. Muscle mass burns more calories, so include strength-training sessions in every session.1247163004b2Q327
  2. Add sprinting intervals to your workout to target belly fat.
  3.  Do squats while brushing your teeth, calf raises while standing in line, or lunges while chatting on the phone.
  4. Follow the 80/20 rule,  which means eating clean 80 percent of the time and indulging a little 20 percent of the time.
  5. Take time once a week to plan out and shop for meals and snacks so you’re prepared whenever hunger strikes.
  6. Keep a food diary and email it every night to a friend or family member. The accountability will keep you honest
  7. Once a month, take  a photo of yourself so you can see proof of your body changing.
  8. Make sure you get at least seven hours of sleep each night. Being tired stops you attending workouts and encourages extra snacking.self sabotage
  9. Baggy clothes hide your body. So even when you’re relaxing at home, wear fitted clothes to keep you on track.
  10. Keep cut-up fruits and vegetables in the fridge to grab for snacks or easy meals.
  11. Don’t keep junk food in your kitchen. If it’s not there, you can’t be tempted by it.
  12. Aim for a 300- to 400-calorie meal.
  13. Add fibre-rich greens, avocado, and berries to your smoothie to keep hunger away for hours.
  14. You already know never to skip breakfast, but it’s also important to eat within an hour of waking to boost your metabolism

Have a great day girls!

Jessica

www.inspirefitnesstraining.ie

Do you have low-self esteem?

18 Mar

Do you feel trapped in a body that’s not your own?  Do you feel how you look, is not how you truly are? Did you get lost along the way, after having kids, or after the kids left home, or is getting older getting you down?

Why are you not doing anything about it? Why do we allow our feelings about ourselves to influence so hugely our thoughts and yet not fix it?

It’s a vicious cycle. You aren’t exercising so you don’t have the motivation to exercise. You’re eating too many carbs so you always crave them and feel like you can’t go without. It’s a tough road to health, and it’s full of temptations and easy gratification. And it can take up to a month to get results, so you feel disheartened and you want to give up. photo

I get it. Its not easy, but what I find harder is permanently feeling like crap. I honestly couldn’t live my life like that. I feel so overweight and slow at the moment as I’m 8 months pregnant. My face and body have changed so much, due to weight gain! I could not under any circumstances live like this. The inner voice telling you how bad you look when you don’t feel you look great is too distracting, it takes up too much thought to be able to live with it. How can you find it easier to go around feel like shit all the time compared with working out and eating healthy?

I would hate to live my life like this. It is so much easier to workout 3-4 times per week and eat healthy 5 days per week than to not, but feel fat and unattractive and unhealthy 24/7. Do something about how you feel, you’ll get a whole new lease of life. Fix it, start today, be the woman you really are!!!

Stop living your life feeling bad. Get a workout in!

Jessica

www.inspirefitnesstraining.ie

 

 

5 Reasons Interval training is the perfect weight loss tool

5 Mar

OK, I admit it, I’m an interval training super-fan! It is by far the best and effective way I have ever seen clients get into shape. Younger, older, unfit, super fit, interval training, at different intensities suits 99% of healthy adults. It has seen us at Inspire Fitness achieve incredible results with our members and that makes me happy :-) skipping 2

1.It strips fat off your stomach! A lot of our clients want to lose weight off their stomachs. Well interval training will do just that. No more spending hours doing crunches, walking for two hours, dieting like crazy. Interval training will reduce your stomach fat and make your jeans and other clothes fit so much better.

2. It boosts your metabolism! Interval training is  excellent for your metabolism. It increases it and helps you burn more calories at rest. In fact, you turn into a fat fighting machine!

3.  It stops boredom setting in! It’s fun varied, energetic and no two sessions are the same. It keeps you on your toes and is so so varied!

4. You can never be too fit or unfit! You can’t outgrow it! You can always push yourself more, work harder and make it more intense! You can make it easier, go slower, do upper body, lower body…!

5.  It makes you lean, toned, fit, healthy, your cardiovascular improves, your muscle tone looks gorgeous, your body fat goes down. You become a stronger, fitter, healthier version of you!

 

Head on over to our Inspire Fitness page and make sure you grab your free weight loss report if you’re not already a member of ours.
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To your success,

Jessica

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Small changes that impact your health in big ways

18 Feb

I hope you’re having a great day and are on track to being a healthier, more confident version of you. We all struggle at times and sometimes, it can seem so tough to stay healthy, but small changes to your life can really have a huge impact!

  1. Planning for success is key. Have goals, targets and action steps to get you there.
  2. Include interval training: Want to burn fat and look amazing? DO INTERVAL TRAINING.
  3. Don’t skip breakfast.. It kick starts your metabolism and stops you overeating later… Never skip it!woman running
  4. Keep your muscles guessing! We see amazing results at Inspire fitness because we mix up our workouts every week. It’s so important to do this, otherwise, it’ll become too easy!
  5. Portion control. Can’t live without big portions? Fill your plate up with lots of veg!
  6. Healthy protein: Eat it! Avoid protein bars and aim for meat, fish, nuts and shakes!
  7. Sleep eight hours a night!
  8. Drink water. Why bother with fizzy drinks and cordial? Extra calories you do not need!
  9. Ask for help. Never struggle alone. Not getting results? Ask for help or get in touch via this blog!
  10. Lift weights! You will start burning calories even when you;re not working out, and at rest!

Have a great day girls,

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Thanks,

Jessica

 

 

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