Setting Smart Goals

Setting Smart Goals

Blueprint To Success

Goal setting can sometimes be intimidating. In the first place, the individual who wishes to set goals is faced with a blank sheet of paper and an open slate. Everything is possible and nothing is attainable.

Somehow, when goals are written down on paper they become more real. Suddenly they are no longer pipe dreams that we only wish would happen, but are now goals that we are setting ourselves up to attain. [···]

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Too Busy To Eat Healthy?

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5 Ways To Eat Healthier Even For The Very Busy

It can be a real challenge for busy people to eat healthy and nutritious meals. There is of course the time issue – just not enough time in the day for shopping, preparation, and cooking. This means that busy people often eat ready-made meals, which are high in fat, salt and sugar content. Then there is the fact that very often, busy people will go to restaurants more often and eat out more often, especially at fast food establishments. This of course, means eating foods high in fat and calories and lacking in the nutrients the body needs.

It is possible, though, for very busy people to eat healthier. Eating healthy will actually make a person more productive at his work. So, healthy eating habits can even be considered a part of a person’s work schedule. [···]

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7 Exercises For 6 Pack Abs

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Exercise Ball for Six Pack Abs

There are two different types of exercise balls that fitness trainers use to develop a strong core. The first is a weighted medicine ball and the second is a stability ball or swiss ball. The swiss exercise ball is more commonly found in the home and used for an overall fitness program while the weighted medicine ball is usually found at a gym and used for sports specific fitness or bodybuilding.

Both of these different balls can be used to tighten and tone the abdominal muscles and core group to give you the muscle development you are looking for. [···]

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Boost Your Metabolism

Boost your metabolism to burn fat

Boost Your Metabolism to Melt the Fat

There’s another huge positive metabolism boosting advantage to weight training or high intensity interval training and that’s the post-workout metabolism increase.

After an intense resistance training session (or high intensity interval training session), your metabolism will stay elevated for up to 39 hours AFTER the workout!

There is a lot of debate on just how big the metabolic boost is when it comes to post-exercise calorie burning but most studies agree that it happens and it’s important. [···]

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Love Chocolate…Here is some Good News

Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Everybody has a sweet tooth, and chocolate is a no-fail satisfier. Dark high quality chocolate in particular (not your typical Snickers) has several health benefits that make it a bit more justifiable to snack on!

For many years, chocolate has been viewed as the ultimate comfort food and it has become one of the most popular foods in the world. However, due to the over consumption of this silky, dark, sweet food many health practitioners warn against it. They say that it’s calorie-laden and does little in the way of ‘real’ nutrition. [···]

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10 Ways Exercise Boosts Your Self Confidence

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Can exercise boost your self confidence?

All of us want to feel good about ourselves. When we are confident, we feel better emotionally and mentally and this reflects in a very positive way in our behaviors, and improves our quality of life, everything from personal relationships to our professional endeavors.

Therefore, anything, which can help boost our self-confidence, is good for us. One of the best ways to boost your self-confidence is by exercising regularly. This not only good for self-assurance but has great health benefits.

So how can exercise boost self-confidence? [···]

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Can you lose weight quickly?

Lose Weight Quickly

6 Fool Proof Tips to Lose Weight

Unfortunately, most of us want a quick fix to our problems and may not want to put in the time and energy it requires to achieve the goals we set out for ourselves. While it sounds good to lose weight quickly and slip into that bathing suit or little black dress we’ve been eyeing in the store, real weight loss takes time.

Think about how long it took to put the weight on in the first place. It probably didn’t go on in 2 weeks and it won’t come off that quickly either. [···]

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Lose the Belly Fat

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How to Lose Belly Fat

One area of the body that most people, both men and women, find entirely unattractive on their own bodies is their belly. Having a flat stomach or a “six pack abs” is the dream of most adults. It is something that adults who are heading for a beach vacation strive to achieve in the months prior to leaving. Those of us who are not satisfied with our stomachs love the winter months where sweatshirts and sweaters can hide our spare tire. [···]

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Diet vs Lifestyle

Diet vs Lifestyle

Short Term Diets Are Not The Best Way To Lose Weight

Do you know the difference between a diet and a lifestyle change? For many people the differences aren’t as important as a plummeting weight loss or fitting into the bathing suit or dress. But others have recognized that when you ‘diet’ you commit to changing your nutritional intake for as long as it takes to lose weight. But when the weight finally comes off you return to your old habits.  This is not the best way to lose weight. [···]

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Weight Loss Tips

Have you been searching for weight loss tips and options that will meet your individual needs and have also been proven to work? Look no further! Below are some world-class tips on making healthy lifestyle choices, losing weight, and keeping it off! [···]

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