Exercise and metabolism

Previously we talked about Metabolism in great details. we covered what metabolism is, the factors involved in metabolism, and how we can boost our metabolism. One thing we didn't get to cover was the effect of exercise on metabolism. In our society today, it seems like more and more people are drawn toward exercise and being … Continue reading Exercise and metabolism

Exercise and brain health

By now, we all know that exercise is good for your heart, it will help you with weight management, and will improve your mood (some might not agree with this one, but research has approve it), but did you know that it will also help with your memory and higher level thinking? A study has shown … Continue reading Exercise and brain health

Stability ball crunches

When it comes to strengthening your abs and core, engagement is a big deal. you have to keep the muscles engaged in order to see results. When our stability is challenged, we tend to keep our muscles more engaged. and the stronger your core muscles the greater your stability. One issue with old fashion crunches … Continue reading Stability ball crunches

Banana, superman, boat perfect core workout

Get a stronger core and flatter ab with this fun and effective workout. ask your child or a partner to join you to add to the fun. As you can see in the video below, we had hard time to keep a straight face as my daughter kept forgetting which way to role and we … Continue reading Banana, superman, boat perfect core workout

Mom workout- Lower body circuit 2 short but intense

For this week's exercise, we are going to train the lower body using your body weight. Anytime you work your lower body (legs) muscles, your heart rate will go up because When you work your legs, you are working larger muscle groups, which require more fuel and oxygen. Therefor you are getting a great cardio work as … Continue reading Mom workout- Lower body circuit 2 short but intense

Quick feet into Burpee, another fun and effective way to play with your kids while working out

This week we decided to use a familiar drill that a lot of soccer players and football players use and tweak it a bit to make it more fun and playful. This full body workout is a perfect way to raise your heart rate and burn some calories, while building muscle and having fun. Equipment needed: Any … Continue reading Quick feet into Burpee, another fun and effective way to play with your kids while working out

Strenghten your Abs and play at the same time- V ups

Okay, it is time for a new way to enjoy playing ball, while strengthening some muscle. This week in our hunt for creating a fun new game that would entertain my daughter and challenge me both at the same time, we came up with V-ups and pass the ball. Are you ready to do this … Continue reading Strenghten your Abs and play at the same time- V ups

Plank catch with your kid/ friend or spouse

As my daughter gets older, I need to get a bit more creative in order to keep her interested in working out. Her absolute favorite kind of game is the ones that involve a ball. This week, we decided to mix our ball game and plank together and we came up with plank catch and roll, super … Continue reading Plank catch with your kid/ friend or spouse

Time to play catch

As parents, sometimes it feels like we are trying to catch up all the time. There are days that, no matter, how hard I try, I am still one step behind my daughter. More than often, I find myself trying to decide, if I should work out, cook dinner, or just spend quality time with … Continue reading Time to play catch

Staircase toe taps

I believe, making time to work out is the main reason that prevents most people from starting a routine. If time is what's keeping you from working out, there are a few simple moves that you can do right at the comfort of your home and without the need of any equipment. One of those … Continue reading Staircase toe taps