3 Reasons To Start A Bodyweight Fitness Program Today

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There are many different ways to get fit. You could take up cycling, or gymnastics. You could get into Olympic weightlifting, or powerlifting. Or, you could get involved in serious bodyweight training.

When all is said and done, there is little reason to really restrict your fitness routine to one or another format. It’s perfectly possible to mix-up explosive “functional” movements, with conventional heavyweight training, and burpees and push-ups.

That being said, there are certain specific benefits to doing bodyweight training, so if you’re not yet taking advantage of this form of exercise, you really should be.

Here are a few reasons to start a bodyweight fitness programme today.

  1. Combined with the right nutrition plan, you can make major progress in most domains of fitness

Bodyweight fitness training is, unfortunately, sometimes put in the same category of exercise as the largely ineffective “aerobics” classes that used to be so popular on daytime TV.

As a matter of fact, though, combined with the right nutrition plan, a good bodyweight training regimen can allow you to make major progress in most domains of fitness.

Diet is an important factor In getting a sixpack, for example. But bodyweight exercises such as hanging leg raises can certainly provide the other half of the equation (which is targeted muscular resistance.)

By using the advanced leverages taught by strength coaches such as Pavel Tsatsouline, you can make an exercise like the basic push-up tough enough that it contributes to real strength gains. What’s more, you can do so almost indefinitely, progressing to one arm push-ups, then one arm elevated push-ups, and so on.

Bodyweight training can also be done in a high-intensity format that works wonders for fat burning and cardiovascular conditioning.

  1. There are very few excuses for skipping a workout – even on holiday

If you rely completely on specific gym equipment to get your workouts done, there are likely to be many circumstances where you’ll be unable to do your workouts – or at least, where there will be enough excuses available to skip them easily.

How about when you go away on vacation, for example? Are you really going to go to all the trouble of trying to find a local gym that has what you need, and then visit it every day to train?

When you’ve got a good bodyweight training routine at your disposal, there are very few excuses for skipping a workout, even when you’re travelling. You don’t need the gyms to be open (or even for there to be any.) You just need to get training, wherever you are.

  1. Bodyweight training can really help you become more coordinated and aware of your body

When you are training with machines, and even with free weights, your movements are going to be reasonably restricted by the nature of the exercise you’re doing.

Bodyweight training, on the other hand, typically goes a long way in improving your balance, and your coordination and awareness of your body as a whole.

Suffice to say, all of that stuff is likely to be very useful in various dimensions of life, including any sport you might want to play, martial arts, dancing, and more.


My All-Time Favorite Facial Oils

Facial Oils are My All-Time Favorite Item when it comes to Skincare. I absolutely love cleaning my face and the feeling your skin gets when using a good oil. I have used so many oils in my lifetime and it has taken me a long time to find my all time favorites. I love trying out new products on my skin, but when I get attached to one, WATCH OUT! I will be buying it until the end of my days. Facial oils are so great for the skin. They help with the cleansing aspect and putting good nutrients into your skin. My skin feels fresh and clean when using the right kind of facial oils. Here are my TOP favorites and why!

The Best Oils For The Face

TATCHA Facial Oil

This is my Number 1 All-Time Favorite. This is a multi tasker when it comes to your skin. Its perfect for ALL skin types and helps with dryness and dullness. This is perfect for the Winter months. My skin gets so dry in the winter, and I always need a good oil to help with it. I use this day and night in the winter, and I cant tell you how much I love it. It is made from the extra virgin Japanese Camellia Oil. The seeds are cold pressed To extract the essential oil. It consists of 23-Karat Gold flakes which I feel is what gives your skin the amazing glow. It also consists of Licorice Extract which is known to calm the skin. Tatcha rocks in all areas, but this oil is top notch.

SKII Facial Treatment Oil

This is on the more expensive side, but I cant tell you how great this is either. This is my next favorite. It is very nourishing and it gives your skin such a hydration that doesn’t leave your skin greasy. I know a lot of oils that leave your skin looking like you could fry an egg on it. This isn’t one of them. It helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and helps to plump the skin. I definitely felt my skin looked plumper after using this. It is more expensive, but you pay for what you get. I promise you wouldnt be disappointed .

Bare Essentials Eternalixir Skin Volumizing Oil Serum

This isn’t as expensive as the other two which is a plus. It does last you a very long time because it doesn’t require much use to gain full benefits. It helps to promote a youthful appearance and has many nourishing properties. It has added calcium to help strengthen the skin. This also has a great smell to it. The Baobab seed oil that it is infused with helps to hydrate and helps with skin cell renewal. If you are one that doesnt want to break the bank, this may be your oil choice.

OLIVE and M Facial Oil

I fell in love with the owners of this amazing line when I went to the Austin Fashion show a few years back. I couldn’t believe what this oil did for my skin. It smells amazing and doesn’t break the bank either. It is infusedwith so many different oils loaded with vitamins and minerals that your skin is drenched with hydration. You wouldn’t be disappointed with this line.


The Reasons I Love Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurvedic Medicine has been around for years and we are seeing more and more practices that incorporate the science around it. I have been studying Ayurvedic Medicine for close to five years. I do it simply because I love incorporating it into my own life. The practices are fulfilling , and I feel it has made me a more healthier person over all.

Ayurvedic Medicine uses plants, herbs and spices as herbal remedies. I think my medicine cabinet has about every spice and herb known to man. I use lots of spices and herbs also in my cooking. Herbal remedies also can be taken in many forms. You can use them in teas, soups, and in decoction. I have incorporated many of them in my everyday living.

I feel for years Herbs and Human Health go hand in hand. We know fruits and vegetables are essential for good health, but herbs have many medicinal values on the human body. They are loaded with enzymes, amino acids, and vitamins. We know all of these componets are essential for optimal health. I have always been one that looks into alternative routes before heading to the local doctor. There is many things naturally that have helped me overcome health issues. Spices are also herbs with many medicinal values. We see many times how Turmeric has become a huge health spice. It is helping with many ailments. I have long been on Turmeric and I love what it has done for me.

Herbs are also being made every day in bath and body treatments. It’s because people are seeing real health results with these amazing herbs. Companies are wanting to get them in their products. If they are making people feel good on the inside, then you know they are going to help on the outside. Herbs and Spices have changed my life, and Im now incorporating more natural skincare into my daily routine. You start noticing when your using natural products, you experience no rashes, breakouts, or any type of skin disorders. That right there should tell you something.

I long have know the realization between natural and unnatural. Ayurvedic Medicine can be used in many aspects of your life . It is helpful in living a more natural, healthy lifestyle without the use of preservatives and fillers. I am still practicing new and upcoming ayurvedic practices to incorporate into my life. I will always live by the Ayurvedic Way. It just works best for my lifestyle.