Want to Speed Up Fat Loss? Check Out the Complete Guide to Interval Training

May 22, 2012 |  by  |  Follow the Lita, Workouts  |  No Comments
HIIT Cover

Check it out! This infographic provided by Greatist.com doesn’t need any introduction or catch phrases to get your attention. It really is a complete guide to tackling INTERVAL TRAINING. I find that interval training works wonders if your goal is to cut body fat, lean out and tone those muscles. I would especially recommend it to those that are pressed for time, or better yet, those that claim they haven’t the time to dedicate themselves to a hearty cardio workout. Interval Training is your answer!

Take a moment to scroll down and check out the tips/advice and guidelines provided in the graphic below.

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There Are Healthy Fats?! Heck Yeah! …and You NEED Them!

March 15, 2012 |  by  |  Follow the Lita, Healthy Eating  |  No Comments
There Are Healthy Fats?! Heck Yeah! …and You NEED Them!

ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS …aka EFAs ARE THE HEALTHY FATS WE NEED and are essential for the healthy functioning of every organ, cell, and tissue in your body. They are vital for cell oxygenation, proper brain and nerve function, health skin, lipid and metabolism regulation, prostaglandin and hormone formation, rapid recovery of fatigued muscles, etc. EFA’s are anti- inflammatory, brain and cardio protective, and necessary for any weight loss program.

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Yoga Basics: Exercises for Weight Reduction

December 19, 2011 |  by  |  Activity Ideas, Follow the Lita  |  1 Comment
Yoga Basics: Exercises for Weight Reduction

I had to share this link because I am usually the first to roll my eyes at some ‘let’s lose weight with yoga’ doodoo talk.

I caught myself pfttttttt’ing at the concept of yoga and it having a direct link to any significant weight loss. I may be wrong, in fact I know I am. I met a woman in my gym who praises regular yoga for her body transformation & weight loss.

She went on to tell me she lost 30lbs of weight by taking up yoga 3 times a week and eating from a clean plate.

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I Run Sunday…

November 27, 2011 |  by  |  Activity Ideas, Follow the Lita  |  No Comments
Exhaustion

This is what exhaustion looks like & at this point the sweat beads have evaporated …but I live & love this feeling.

Perhaps it was a good nights sleep or the fact that the sun was shining and the outdoor temperature read 56 degrees on a mid November morning, whatever it was it sprung me right into gear and ready to take on an extremely hilly 9 mile run!

After a good stretch of the calve muscles, a swig of H20, double take on the shoelace knots I was good to hit the road.

The day was so incredibly beautiful I snapped some pictures between the huffs and puffs.

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