People of all ages can benefit from regular exercise, but this becomes a bigger priority as we get older, when health and wellbeing are pushed to the forefront. Exercise can prevent illness and preserve quality of life, two considerations which gain significance in later years. Our bodies change as we get older, but why exactly is fitness so important for seniors?

Well, scientific researches suggests by age 65, the cardiovascular system decreases 30% in cardiac output, as the...


Exercise is highly beneficial for physical and mental well-being. No matter what your goals are, you’d be wise to incorporate some form of strength training in your fitness routine. This will not help you get stronger, burn fat, and ultimately become healthier. In conjunction with aerobic exercise, strength training can benefit your cardiovascular system considerably.

There are various strength training options to consider. Most gyms stock a combination of free weights and machines, but what are they?

Well, free weights involve movements executed with dumbbells, barbells,...


The Body Mass Index, or BMI is a popular calculation which uses your height and weight to attempt to estimate your percentage of body fat. The result can tell you whether you’re underweight, normal, overweight or obese.

Thanks to its simplicity and speed, it’s a calculation that’s very popular within the medical profession. It’s also a relatively easy way to notice those possible weight issues, and also detect if you’re at an increased risk of suffering certain chronic diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, respiratory issues, certain...


Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in recent decades. There is a strong association with obesity and with heart disease, stroke, hypertension, type II diabetes, and cancer. Together, these conditions are considered some of the most threatening to longevity and in many cases, they occur all at the same time. Listed ahead are some details about how obesity can affect and harm your quality of life. In particular, a sedentary lifestyle that contributes to obesity will be examined.

Obesity Defined

There are many ways in which an adult can be considered...


With the increased awareness of significance of effective training in fat loss in our body, more and more people are involved in regular trainings. In an eagerness to lose fat as fast as possible, sometimes you may end up doing training like weights in a wrong way. This not only harms your general body function, but also can counteract in your fat loss mission as well.

There are some crucial factors you need to be watchful while doing training. Apart from doing regular trainings, it is significant to be active in your daily life by taking walks and climbing stairs along with...


Researches over many years proved that fish oil is highly beneficial for a healthy body, which also helps to burn fat. Unlike other oils this don’t turn to fat and thus helps making muscles in our body in the healthiest way. It plays an important role in improving the metabolic rates and insulin sensitivity, which are crucial for a healthy body.

It is indeed advisable to increase the intake of fish oil due to its various benefits to the overall well-being of our body. Given below are the prime benefits of consuming fish oil through our daily diet:

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Everybody is aware of the importance of eating right and wise for a healthy lifestyle. Especially the alarming rise in lifestyle diseases calls for emergency action by making corrective measures in eating habits. Most of us are indulging in unhealthy or junk food even while knowing its hazardous effects.

In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it is paramount to take appropriate measures to include essential nutrients in your food while avoiding extra fat and unnecessary flavours. Given below are some practical and easy ways to maintain a healthy diet:

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Exercise alone won’t help you to reach your weight loss goals.

Although exercise is a key part of reaching your weight loss goals, you can’t expect to lose weight if you don’t adjust your diet as well. That is because the calories expended during exercise are relatively low when compared to the calories you will save by replacing sodas, chips and cookies with water, broccoli and apples. Dieting isn’t always easy, and it is much more involved than just replacing your lunch with a weight-loss shake. In order to lose weight in a healthy way, it takes knowledge, food...


There’s no doubt about it, getting in shape is difficult.

There will be many bumps on the road to fitness, and for many, those bumps are enough to make them give up and quit. If you feel like you’ve tried again and again to get into great shape, but you just can’t seem to get past all of your fitness obstacles, then you will be glad to know that Miami Personal Training can help. We offer in home personal training that makes it easy to fit fitness into your schedule and your life as a whole.

How can we help you overcome your biggest fitness obstacles?

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The latest fad in the nutrition world is to eliminate completely carbohydrates such as bread, rice and other starchy foods from our diet to lose weight. Many do lose weight thinking that it is the result of eliminating the “devil carbohydrates”, while if we look at the current research and behavioral changes, we can see that reasons in reality are others and that carbohydrates are an essential nutrient for our brain, cell function, physical activity and many important activities within our body. The theory is, because carbohydrates are converted into glucose and cause an insulin spike then...


To drink or not to drink that is the question? Are you gaining body fat around your mid-section? Do you wake up in the middle of the night or wake up feeling tired? These are questions that you must ask yourself when it comes to alcohol consumption. Many people are trying to be healthy by drinking 1-2 servings of alcohol a day. Doctors are encouraging their patients to have a few glasses of wine with dinner. Some physicians state that research has shown alcohol can improves one‘s health and longevity. I on the other hand have a quite a different view. Not only is alcohol detrimental to...