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Best of Fast Fitness: Big Breakfast, Big Weight Loss

With Valentine's Day ahead of us, we're facing another high-calorie holiday. How does one get ahead of the calorie battle? We know exercise and diet is part of it, but one possibly counterintuitive answer is having a bigger breakfast. Check out some of the best tips from the archives below. *** For most people, breakfast…

Fast Fitness: Three Abdominal Exercises You May Be Doing Wrong

Some of us have been doing the same workouts for years or decades. But are we doing them right? Here are three basic abdominal exercises you may be doing incorrectly, as Jillian Michaels demonstrates in Health: Push-ups. If you're putting your hands out to the sides of your body, put them under your shoulders. Feet should…

Best of Fast Fitness: Five Home Gym Essentials

Home gyms are only growing in popularity. A lot of this is driven by technology - the ability to participate in live classes over the web on your treadmill or bike is a game changer. Even if you don't want to pony up the money for one of these expensive units, there are still more…

Best of Fast Fitness: Is Shoveling Snow a Good Workout?

The snowstorm may not have been as big as we thought (or in some spots, nothing at all). We may have escaped it this time, but snow is almost certainly coming at some point before the flowers come up. You might view shoveling snow as a great workout opportunity, but it really isn't. Check out…

Fast Fitness: 100 Posts Closer to a Better You

We're celebrating a birthday - we've reached over 100 Fast Fitness posts! Hopefully each of them has helped you, a friend or family member in some small way to be healthier and more fit. Since we're starting off the new year, let's take a look back at our first post at the end of 2015…

Fast Fitness: Three Trends That Will Change Fitness Forever

Every year I report on fitness trends in these posts, but there are certain trends that are truly going to change how fitness works for years and decades to come. Here are three of them from NBC:   Streaming workouts. Some of them, like those that come with treadmills and bikes, are even interactive and streamed…

Fast Fitness: Three Ways to Shrink Your Behind

Yes, we're talking about that which you sit on. Gluteus maximus. If weight loss is one of your 2019 goals, this might be a place you're looking to start. Here are three ways courtesy of Medical News Today that will help you here and all over your body: Running. The most obvious one. Not only does…

Fast Fitness: Three Ways to Start the Weight Loss Resolution...Now

Does your New Year's resolution involve losing weight? Try these three things from Healthline to help you start off 2019 with a bang: Restrict sugars and starches. Your hunger and insulin levels will go down, enabling your body to burn body fat and lose water weight. Build meals around protein, healthy fat and vegetables. This will boost…

Fast Fitness: Quick Tips to Help Get (or Maintain) Abs

Think getting those abs you want to have (or maintain) can only come from planks and treadmill workouts? While those things certainly help, there are everyday things you can do to help you get there - especially during the busy holiday season. Here are some quick tips, courtesy of Health: Lower stress. A little meditation might…