Category: Fitness

So, you’ve overindulged on one too many festive occasions, and you now find yourself with a beer belly that appears to have crept up overnight. What do you do? How do you get rid of it? Unfortunately for those with beer bellies from too many brews and treats, they can take a lot longer to get rid of than they did to get, but you’re not stuck with them if you start to look after your health. Read on to learn what it takes to banish that beer belly for good.

Start Moving

Exercise is going to be valuable in any part of your life, but even more so when you’re trying to get rid of that unwelcome beer belly. One of the best forms of exercise for shifting excess abdominal fat is high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE).

HIIE involves partaking in intense bursts of exercise, followed by short rests, then more intense exercise. Such activity can result in fat-burning and accelerated weight loss. You’ll be back to your former fit self in no time!

It also helps to exercise for at least 30 minutes per day, mixing those days up with stretching and strength training. If you find it hard to fit in exercise, then be more resourceful with your day. Take the stairs instead of the lift, and walk to work instead of driving if possible. There are plenty of ways you can welcome more activity into your life.

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Believe it or not, choosing the first pair of gym shoes or sneakers you see to begin your new group fitness routine may not be the best decision to make. While the shoes might be on sale or are a recommended brand, your needs when it comes to footwear are unique. Therefore, you need to put time and effort into choosing the right shoes for your training requirements.


Most shoes on the market fall into one of four categories;

Motion control –  more supportive, rigid, and heavy – better for runners who are a little heavy-footed or have flat feet.

Stability – better for those who roll their feet inward when they run.

Cushioned – decent, all-around gym shoe that is both comfortable and supportive.

Minimalist – best way in which to feel like you’re running in bare feet with a little bit of support.

Very few people realise how shoes can differ both in style and support, but it’s crucial to help you choose the right pair of shoes for your fitness training requirements. However, with all these unique features on offer from one manufacturer to the next, you also need to pay particular attention to how comfortable they are.

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If your favourite pair of pants is beginning to feel a little tight, or you want to rid yourself of excess weight and feel the benefits of staying fit, it’s challenging to know where to start. There is a lot of information out there telling you how to lose weight, how to get fit, and how to eat healthily.


However, how much of it can you trust? You need to be able to sift through the mistruths to get to the facts. We’ve listed some common weight loss myths below that may come in helpful as you begin your weight loss journey.

You Should Go on a Detox Diet to Get Started

To get started, you just need to start, and you don’t need a detox diet to be that initial first step. By going on a detox diet, you run the risk of depriving your body of vital nutrients it requires to function. While there are a few positives of detoxing, the overall consensus is that you’re more likely to gain weight after detoxing when you start eating properly again. Instead, just get going. Start exercising, make better food choices, and kickstart your new lifestyle that way.

You Should Avoid Carbs

Low carb diets are everywhere, and it’s often the first thing you think of cutting out when you’re trying to lose weight and think about staying fit. However, the key to healthy carbohydrate intake is knowing which carbs to avoid and which to keep eating. They aren’t all bad. Whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables are all part of a healthy diet.

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