9 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster

how to sleep soundly at nightIf you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you’re not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 million Americans suffer from long-term sleep disorders.

Missing sleep is nothing to yawn about. “Chronic sleep deprivation has lots of negative consequences,” says Sonia Ancoli-Israel, fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. She notes that the health risks associated with missed zzz’s can include poor cognitive function, problems with attention and concentration, dementia and an increased risk of heart disease.

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Should Exercise Be Compulsory at Work?

exercise in the workplaceThe news this week that more than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive has led to a lot of discussion over how to tackle the problem. But with no easy solution and rates of obesity rising fast has it come to the point that exercise should become part of our working day?

“Exercise in the office isn’t a new idea. But it’s such a clear win-win – in terms of health, morale, and productivity,” says Ryan Holmes, the CEO of HootSuite, a social media platform.

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Be Inspired with the Very Fit and Sexy ‘Black Panther’ Cast

fitspirationLooking for inspiration to get fit? The Black Panther cast might inspire you with their muscular physique and all.

Black Panther has movie audiences all but salivating with anticipation to see a beloved superhero and a formidable cast of color. The film’s roster has been growing for years, adding vets like Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker as well as future powerhouses like Letitia Wright and Winston Duke.  Read more

15-Minute Beginner’s At-Home Cardio Workout

Everyone has to start somewhere. And when it comes to cardio, working out in the comfort of your own home is a great place to start. We created this 15-minute workout for beginners, complete with low-impact modifications for anyone who doesn’t want to jump. You don’t need any equipment for this workout, just a can-do attitude. So press play and get ready for your heart rate to rise.

 

Here are some more 15-inute workouts for beginners: https://hasfit.com/workouts/home/easy-beginner/15-minute-low-impact-cardio-workout-for-beginners/

‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack for a Perfect Workout

 

fitness soundtrackDo you like working out while listening to music? Does it keep you pumped and motivated?

The soundtrack sounds less like a movie soundtrack and more like a regular album, but it’s clearly inspired by the characters of Black Panther and the fictional African country, Wakanda.

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Zumba Dance Workout for Weight Loss

Have fun while you lose weight with this Zumba Dance Workout with our best uDance instructor! Keep on doing this dance non-stop to lose weight while dancing and having fun. Zumba is an enjoyable way to stay fit. We believe that the best way to lose weight is by having a blast! And you can even do this right at the comfort of your own home! Follow this dance music and enjoy the video!

 

You might also find hese dance pins useful: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/382172718371298575/

5 Types of Belly That Aren’t Caused by Excess Weight

Ever wonder why your belly keeps getting bigger even if you’re not overweight?

Sometimes the abdomen increases as a result of a general increase in body weight, sometimes as a result of eating certain foods. To remove your tummy with a minimum of effort, you should determine the cause of its appearance and neutralize it.

 

You might also find this article useful about the types of belly not caused by fat: https://brightside.me/inspiration-health/5-types-of-tummy-that-arent-caused-by-excess-weight-330360/

Father-Of-Three Realizes He Cant Keep Up With His Children, Transforms His Body Beyond Recognition In 6 Months

body transformation from fat to fitA 39-year-old man has decided to completely change his life around to become a better father and husband to his family. In just six months, his determination and hard work have already achieved results so unbelievable, his family hardly recognize him.

In August, Montana-based antiques dealer Jeremiah Peterson went on a backpacking trip to a mountain lake with his children. Instead of remembering all the good memories we had made on this trip all I can remember is this one thing that kept playing in my head over and over again, Jeremiah wrote on his Instagram. I found myself running out of breath and having to take breaks way before my 9, 7, and 6-year-old kids.

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