How To Avoid Weight Loss Plateau in 3 Simple Steps

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How To Avoid Weight Loss Plateau in 3 Simple Steps

As much as we think we can control our bodies (which we can to a large extent), the reality to face is that sometimes our bodies are smarter than us. The reason why we hit a weightloss plateau is because our bodies are programmed to have survival instincts, which means slowing down your metabolism naturally. This is due to the fact that a fast metabolism will make us burn calories faster, and therefore use more energy. Survival instinct kicks in and makes us use less energy, thus slowing down our metabolism. If we’re alone in the forest for a few days, or lost up in the mountains, we can be grateful to our bodies for this.. Although for trying to trim off those last few pounds..it can a little annoying. Not to mention, this reseats your whole workout routine and diet plan, most likely just when you were beginning to master it. But the good news is that this allows you to change things up… and even cheat a little. Yes, I said cheat!! Keep reading to be relieved that a little cheating here and there isn’t actually a bad thing ;)

Faces of SlimClip

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Faces of SlimClip

Faces of SlimClip features pro athletes & fitness professionals that embody and believe in the SlimClip ethos of simple, easy, no-fuss, functional fitness solutions.

9 Fitness Ideas To Try Out This Winter (and be ready WHEN the warm weather gets here)

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9 Fitness Ideas To Try Out This Winter (and be ready WHEN the warm weather gets here)

This time of year is perfect time to focus on yourself and your fitness. It’s the most “real” time of year, so to say. Why? Well because it’s a little break between holidays and busy spring time, and things are just picking back up again into their regular routines and we’re all looking forward to the slowly approaching spring time. So, in preparation for these times, it’s important for us to adjust our fitness routines to incorporate routines that we can do at home when we don’t make it to the gym after work on a snowy Monday evening. Or, to try out new methods to stay fit to motivate us during this seemingly stagnant time. So, without further ado, here’s 9 ideas to try out this winter!

Yoga – Connecting your Mind and Body

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Yoga – Connecting your Mind and Body

The benefit of yoga goes beyond injury prevention and stress reduction. Only 20 minutes of yoga session can make your brain work better. Yes, you heard it right, according to the research conducted by the University of Illinois, short bouts of yoga may help you make your brain work better besides combating work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between your strength training. Perhaps this is one of the most awesome aspects of yoga that its holistic practice focuses in wellness and not only on physical achievements.

How to do a real unassisted Pistol Squat (without seriously injuring or embarrassing yourself in the process)

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How to do a real unassisted Pistol Squat (without seriously injuring or embarrassing yourself in the process)

this is a generalized progression – the pistol squat requires a ton of ankle and hip mobility, single leg strength, core stability, and balance, and we often put in specific remedial exercises for any of those aforementioned areas that could use optimizing. Also, this takes *a lot* of time and patience!

14 Ways To Stay Fit Without A Rigid Workout Routine

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14 Ways To Stay Fit Without A Rigid Workout Routine

We get it, some weeks the gym is impossible. Even though in your mind, you try not to make excuses, this pops up, and that takes 45 minutes longer then you thought, and you promised you’d help with that, and Jack asked you to do this … it happens. But if you don’t make it to the gym it doesn’t mean that you screw up your workout routine. If you don’t make it to the gym every week, you know, it could even work in your favor. There are so many ways to adapt a healthy lifestyle without having to commit to being in the gym with your trainer at 6am every morning, or religiously going to class after class at the gym. Often, we hit a burn out stage when our process for getting fit is too rigid. We don’t feel the benefits from working out anymore, such as the high endorphins and the glow afterwards. Instead, we feel like it’s a chore and we dread it every time. Here’s 15 ways to overcome those obstacles, and have fun doing it too.

9 Fitness Apps To Get You Over Your Workout Hurdles

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9 Fitness Apps To Get You Over Your Workout Hurdles

We just want to remind you that those moments when you throw your gym bag in the locker, take a big yawn and grumpily walk to the gym equipment are totally normal. It’s okay to want to kill your personal trainer (sometimes) and it’s 100% okay to want to stay in bed all day eating […]

What to consider before choosing a Personal Trainer

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What to consider before choosing a Personal Trainer

Getting fit is similar to climbing a mountain, a lot of hard work, sweat , ( maybe some tears?), but the view is unbeatable. Although, when you’re getting fit, thing about the view is that it is everlasting. Getting fit changes all your views. How you view yourself, health, and how you motivate yourself. It’s […]

What To Do When Your Vacation Knocks You Off Your Workout Schedule

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What To Do When Your Vacation Knocks You Off Your Workout Schedule

You finally drop your bags in your hallway, right beside your door after a long day of boarding planes, catching buses and metros and eating overpriced airport sandwiches or questionable airplane food. All you can dream about is your big comfy bed and a hot shower. When your alarm rings the next morning for work […]

Beginner’s Strength Training: How to Get Started

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Beginner’s Strength Training: How to Get Started

Strength training is a powerful tool that can get you ripped and strong. As such, it is not easy and it can be especially hard in the beginning. First of all, there is a wide variety of exercises that you can do. Each muscle group has at least a dozen exercises dedicated to them. Then […]

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