10 Ways to stay in shape on vacation

10 EASY WAYS TO STAY FIT WHILE ON VACATION

As much as vacations present the perfect time to relax and treat yourself, they can also be frustrating when there are fitness goals to maintain or attain. Nobody wants to destroy their weeks of progress in the gym and kitchen by not working out nor tracking their meals while away.

At the same time, no sane person ever wants to go on vacation with a food scale, prepped meals or gym equipment. There are ways to stay fit while on vacation without seeming suspiciously insane.

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5 easy ways to avoid winter weight gain

How to avoid winter weight gain

Winter weight gain is real and unless you are a bear or squirrel, there shouldn’t be any need for you to go into fitness hibernation in winter. Your focus on your fitness goals in winter should be as solid as any other season. Exercising in winter may seem impossible especially if you are reading this from under your duvet but if you are truly determined, you can totally avoid seasonal weight gain.

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Dangers Of Detoxing And Why You Don’t Need To Detox

you do not need to detox to lose weight

We hear it all the time! “I need to lose weight, but first I must do a detox.” And around this time of the year when we are recovering from the festive season, almost everyone is looking for concoctions to help them detox.  The fact is you do not need to cleanse your system with smoothies, juices and all the other products floating around.

A healthy pair of kidneys and a well-functioning liver performs the job quite well without the fad diets which tend to deprive the body of nutrients. Desi Horsman, nutritionist, speaker and wellness expert, explains to Fitness Chat why you don’t need to detox to lose weight.

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How to reduce the appearance of cellulite on thighs and bum

Bio-Oil for cellulite. How to reduce cellulite and stretchmarks on bums and thighs

As someone who has been prone to cellulite since I can remember, I have searched high and low over the years for the best way to reduce the appearance of cellulite on the thighs and bum. After trying a thousand remedies and cellulite creams, my searches have finally yielded successful results as far as reducing the appearance of cellulite and some of the easiest ways are cutting down on dairy, sugar, and bread and also using bio oil for cellulite.

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5 Best Home Workout Programs On YouTube

BEST HOME WORKOUT PROGRAMS

Not everyone can afford a gym membership and put the gym price tag aside, some people simply like the convenience, privacy and all other advantages that come with at home workouts.

When I got serious about training in 2013, I did not join a gym. Instead, I turned to Jillian Michaels’ and Billy Blanks’ DVDs and also found a few of the best home workout programs on YouTube and eventually I  lost 20+ kgs.

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