Don’t Be A Slave To The Weight Loss Scales

Are You Obsessed Over The Numbers on Your Weight Loss Scales?

Weight Loss Scales
Do you dread stepping on the scales each day?

A lot of weight loss “experts” will tell you to weigh yourself each and every day if you’re trying to lose weight. The idea seems to make sense on the surface. Regularly checking yourself on a set of weight loss scales leads to motivation when you see positive results.

This improves your focus and dedication to the efforts you’re making, and can lead to even greater results.

But what happens to you mentally when the scale doesn’t tell you what you want to hear?

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Why Am I Too Tired To Exercise?

5 Simple Reasons Why You Might Be Too Tired To Exercise

What are the two most commonly used excuses for skipping a workout or not exercising at all? “I don’t have time” and “I’m too tired to exercise”.


In reality, everyone has the time, it’s just a matter of making exercising a priority in your daily life. Three 10-minutes sessions are just as good (if not better) than one 30-minute one.

However, when it comes to not having enough energy to exercise, that can be a legitimate and real excuse. Here are 5 simple reasons why you might be too tired to exercise and how you can overcome them.

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How Tired Should You Be After A Workout?

How Do You Feel  After a Workout?

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Are you completely exhausted after exercise?

It’s a common misbelief that you should feel tired after a workout. And in some cases, it’s true. However, when done properly, exercising can actually leave you with more energy than when you started.

Our bodies are very efficient machines.  They only do as much work as necessary. If our energy demand is low, so will the production of energy to meet that demand. At the heart of energy production are little “energy factories” called mitochondria within each cell. Basically their job is to take food and turn it into energy to fuel our body. The more energy we use, the harder mitochondria work to meet the energy demand – up to a point.

So if you’re feeling completely spent after a workout, it could be from any of these reasons.

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How Can I Reach My Weight Loss Goal?

Getting Clear About Your Weight Loss Goal

So often in the business world or in general goal setting, you hear people talk about getting clear about what you want. You can’t really reach a goal until you know what that goal is. Plus, if you don’t have a goal or destination, how will you know when you get there?


Well, the same can be said of your weight loss goal. Is your reason strong enough? Are you clear about your ‘why’?

Do you give up at the first setback? Whether caused by something you did (e.g. overeating) or something completely out of your control (e.g. injury or sickness), setbacks are almost always a guarantee with weight loss.

How you focus on reaching your weight loss goal and dealing with setbacks will determine your level of success.

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5 Simple Fitness Tools For Exercises To Do On Holiday

5 Pieces of Fitness Equipment That Won’t Take Up Too Much Room in Your Suitcase

 Exercises To Do On Holiday
You can avoid gaining weight when on holiday.

Travelling and exercise don’t mix well. You don’t have access to your local gym or home equipment and you obviously can’t take your favorite exercise machines with you.

To make it worse, your hotel might not have a fitness center or, if it does, it may be one that charges a hefty fee to use the equipment. This, however, doesn’t mean that you will have to lose whatever fitness progress you have made.

There are several small and lightweight travel-friendly tools that you can take away with you for exercises to do on holiday . Here are 5 workout tools that are both very affordable and pack well without taking too much valuable suitcase space. Continue reading “5 Simple Fitness Tools For Exercises To Do On Holiday”