Many times we rely on our family members to keep us grounded or inspire us to succeed. Our spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, children or extended family can be the best sources of inspiration, standing on the sidelines, cheering us on. However, in some cases they can become the nay-sayers, the ones who discourage us before we even begin.
Fitness Blog / Archives for November, 2011
Dancing your way to a svelte and thinner you might be just the women’s fitness program you need. Dancing burns calories, promotes flexibility and improves coordination. It is a social activity so it also promotes positive feelings both mentally and spiritually.
Affirmations are an integral part of a successful women’s fitness program. Along with helping to control diet and encourage healthy eating, affirmations will greatly enhance any exercise program, too.
Calories are not a bad thing – in fact calories are the way we get our energy from food. Your body has an insatiable appetite for energy and uses the calories from food to keep functioning. Energy from calories fuels all of your body’s actions; much like gasoline powers your car.
Did you know that what you eat could affect your women’s fitness performance? Eating right can give you the edge to help energize your exercise program and give you the stamina you need to endure a strenuous workout.
If your goal is women’s fitness, you want to feel and look your very best. It’s easy to identify the need but not always so easy to stay focused on the goal. Focus gets clouded when you become distracted. You must keep your target in sight at all times if you really want to stay focused on reaching your goal.
“Oh Mama, make some more!” That’s what my boys say when I prepare this Ficarelli family favorite. It’s all the good stuff you love about lasagna but it’s made with potatoes instead of meat. The veggies add some extra texture and it makes a beautiful casserole to prepare for guests.