Fuel Band SE Fitness Tracker Make Exercising More Fun

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Fitness Gadgets To Make Exercising More Fun
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Mike_Hardens]Mike Hardens

As technology becomes more and more integrated into our lives, companies are creating all kinds of cool fitness gadgets to help us keep track of our health and prompt us to step up our level of physical activity. These exercise fitness gadgets range from simple pedometers to complex exercise apps that can keep track of your daily caloric intake by logging everything you eat. From wi-fi enabled bathroom scales to sleep track monitors, you can find and track just about anything related to physical fitness.

For those that like to keep detailed data these devices work great and can be a great tool for monitoring how effective their workouts are as well as make sure they stay on track. Generally speaking, the more you can measure your progress towards a goal, the more likely you are to achieve it. Fitness tracking devices and other exercise gadgets can really help keep you motivated as well.

A lot of manufacturers are starting to incorporate wi-fi into their devices as well. This allows the user to save whatever data they are tracking to a computer or website. Many companies use this to create a social component to help motivate people as well. By allowing you to share your data with other users online, communities form which fosters competition and creates accountability that may not otherwise have been possible alone.

Fitness + Technology = Lots of Data
For example, one of the largest communities of this kind belongs to rel=nofollow [http://nikeplus.nike.com/plus/]Nike+ Fuel Band. Nike makes a whole range of fitness accessories that can track your runs, monitor calories burned, sync stats to your phone, and all kinds of other cool stuff. Working out suddenly becomes like a video game where you can collect rewards and unlock achievements for different activities as well as compare and compete with others. In fact, they are even about to introduce Nike+FuelBandSE  Kinect training for the Xbox 360 in the fall that will create personalized training programs and coaching that evolves as your body does.

With the explosion of mobile apps, there has been a huge increase in the number of fitness related apps in the marketplace. Apps can help you count calories, provide personal coaching, map out where you’ve walked, play music to get you pumped for a run and just about anything else you can think of.

Sleep trackers have also become a very popular in the last couple years. They allow you to track things like the quality of your sleep, how long you slept for, how long it took you to fall asleep, how much you moved during the night and all kinds of other interesting information. Over time, gathering this kind of data can really go a long way towards helping you pinpoint patterns or problems that may be preventing you from getting a good nights rest.

Of course this kind technology is not for everyone, and like with any other technology, it can introduce a whole other level of frustration and complexity to your exercise routine. But even if you are not really techy type person you can still get a lot of benefit from keeping track of your fitness goals, even if just on paper.

For the most part, these gadgets are exactly that. But if you like playing with toys and technology they can be a really fun way to add another dimension to your exercise regimen. There are really a lot of neat little accessories out there, so if you have any interest at all when it comes to fitness and technology, they are definitely worth checking out.

There is a famous quote that says “what gets measured, gets managed” and when it comes to working out those words are very true. If you don’t take the time to track your progress and see whether or not you are improving then it’s tough to know if your workouts are effective and be able to make the necessary adjustments.

After all, if you are going to spend the time and energy to get fit, then wouldn’t you want to make sure you are spending that time in the most efficient and productive way possible?

Exercise and fitness should be about leading a healthy lifestyle, and the Exercise Equipment Fanatic is all about providing information and tips to help get you there. We look forward to seeing what new and exciting fitness gadgets companies come up with!

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Nike+ FuelBand SE system requirements.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

What are

Nike+ FuelBand SE system requirements?

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For the best experience with your Nike+ FuelBand SE, you will need the following:

A computer with a USB 2.0 port and an up-to-date operating system (Windows 7 or 8, Vista, or XP for PC; OS v10.6 or newer for Mac)
Internet access (broadband highly recommended)
A compatible mobile device (iPhone 4S or newer, or iPod touch generation 5 or newer) on which to run the optional mobile app

That’s it! No sensor, gear, or specific shoe model is required to use Nike+ FuelBand SE.

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You can read about the applications for activity trackers here:
Fitbit gadgets tools and applications.
Fitness gadgets tools and applications. Part two.

What if Nike+ Connect won’t detect my device?

Troubleshoot on a Mac

  1. Unplug your Nike+ FuelBand device. Shut down and restart your computer. Retry plugging in your Nike+ device.
  2. Uninstall Nike+ by navigating to your Applications folder. Drag the Nike+ Connect icon into the Trash bin.
  3. Reinstall Nike+ Connect.
  4. Launch Nike+ Connect manually by navigating to your Applications folder and clicking on Nike+ Connect.
  5. Retry plugging in your Nike+ device, and if the option is available, try connecting your Nike+ device to a different USB port or a different computer.

Troubleshoot on a PC

  1. Unplug your FuelBand. Shut down and restart your computer. Retry plugging in your Nike+ device.
  2. Uninstall Nike+ by clicking Start > Control Panel > Programs. Select Nike+ Connect and click the “Uninstall” button.
  3. Reinstall Nike+ Connect.
  4. Launch Nike+ Connect manually by clicking Start > All Programs > Nike+ Connect folder then click on the Nike+ Connect icon.
  5. Retry plugging in your Nike+ device, and if the option is available, try connecting your Fuel Band SE  a different USB port or a different computer
    Nike Fitness Store

Fitbit wireless activity + sleep trackers

Fitness gadgets Stores:
FitBit Flex and FitBit Force Store
Nike Fuel Band SE Store
FuelBand\Jawbone\Fitbit\ trackers compare, select and buy site.

Useful links about apps for fitness gadgets.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

 1. Fitness Gadgets – Fuel Band, FitBit Force and Flex, Jawbone Up and other.Apple and Android fitness apps review.More Info


2. How to download the Nike+ FuelBand App – The Nike+ FuelBand App is available for free in the iTunes App Store. You can get the FuelBand App on the iPhone (3GS and above), iPod touch (3rd generation and above) and iPad. You must download the App from iTunes on your computer or via WiFi on your mobile device.
3.How do I set up my Nike+ FuelBand?

Nike+ FuelBand Setup Instructions

  1. Download and install Nike+ Connect. On-screen prompts will lead you through the process, concluding with a prompt to plug in your FuelBand SE.

  2. Complete the setup flow, entering your personal details, selecting your wrist orientation, and daily NikeFuel goal.

  3. When prompted, log in to your existing Nike+ account. If you don’t yet have an account, click “REGISTER” to create one. Registration is free.

  4. Look for the “GO” message on the FuelBand display to confirm that your account and your device are successfully linked.

  5. Keep your device connected to your computer until Nike+ Connect shows you a message indicating that the battery is fully charged.


Sunday, November 17th, 2013

More from your run

Get GPS tracking, audio feedback and cheers from your friends while you run with Fuel Band .


  • GPS
  • Pace Tracker
  • Timer
  • Calories
  • Pedometer
  • Music Player
  • Nike+ FuelBand SE

    Tracks calories burned, steps taken, and more. It’s also a great watch.

What is Nike Fuel Band SE?

Sunday, November 17th, 2013


 NikeFuel SE  is a universal way to measure movement for all kinds of activities.

NikeFuel is a single, universal way to measure all kinds of activities—from your morning workout to your big night out. Uniquely designed to measure whole-body movement no matter your age, weight or gender, NikeFuel tracks your active life.


Calculate. Compare. Compete.

Visualize Your Progress

See all your activity in rich graphs and charts. Spot trends, get insights and discover things about yourself you never knew before.

Play With Friends

NikeFuel is calculated the same way for everyone no matter your age, gender or sport of choice. Share with friends to see how you stack up.

Get Extra Motivation

The more you move, the more NikeFuel SE you earn. Do more and unlock awards, trophies and surprises.

Share Your Success

Share your accomplishments with friends and other Nike+ members. Get cheers and since NikeFuel is a universal metric, challenge them to match it.


NikeFuel Starts With Nike+ Devices

Nike+ devices track your runs, your walks, your entire athletic life.

See All Nike+ Gear

Nike+ FuelBand SEBMeasures everyday activity and turns it into NikeFuel. Tracks calories burned, steps taken and more.

Nike+ SportWatchBGPS tracking, takes splits, reminds you to run and even remembers all of your PRs.

Nike+ Running AppBMap your runs, track your progress and get the motivation you need to go even further. Hear cheers, play tag and more.

Nike+ FuelBand SE official site

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Nov 14, 2013

,Rock Hill, SC, USA


I run:0-15 miles a week


I run primarily to:Stay in shape
moderately high quality
Low quality
High quality
I don’t run, so I don’t need exact steps or GPS. I work out and walk and work from home and really love the motivation to just get up and do something to hit my goal. It is a great reminder to stay active, and that is key.
The band is also a “neat” toy, works great as a watch, and watching your “Fuel” can be addictive…
1.0 / 5
A Love-Hate relationship
Nov 14, 2013
,Seattle, WA


I run:0-15 miles a week


I run primarily to:Stay in shape
slightly low quality
Low quality
High quality
I am in to my third Fuel Band in less than one year. Nike customer service is great, but why am I having to replace this product over and over? The newly released Fuel Band SE sounded so promising, and I was thrilled to see it display a “Happy Birthday” message the day after I charged up the battery for the first time. But in less than 24 hrs the battery was dead. Now, after two subsequent charges, battery life is 6 hours or less. Nike, shame on you! I will be calling yet again for another replacement!
5.0 / 5
Nike Fuel Band Power
Nov 13, 2013
,Sacramento, CA, USA


I run:16-30 miles a week


I run primarily to:Have fun
very high quality
Low quality
High quality
The Fuel band fits very comfortable on your wrist and is great to have on 24.7, its shower proof and when its dark you can use it as a light, for people that don’t have one or have never seen one its a wow factor and people love how it lights up. 100% great product!
2.0 / 5
Button breaks very easily
Nov 13, 2013
,New York, NY, USA


I run:0-15 miles a week


I run primarily to:Stay in shape
slightly low quality
Low quality
High quality
I’ve had my FuelBand since May 2013 and on my second one because the button keeps breaking. I went to the Nike Store and they said they have gotten numerous complaints about it. I was hoping the FB SE would improve this defect but looks like they’ve kept the same design. Deciding between the Jawbone UP and the Fitbit Force.
2.0 / 5
push button
Nov 13, 2013
,Edmonton, AB, Canada


I run:0-15 miles a week


I run primarily to:Stay in shape
This is a great aid for keeping track of my activity. I have gone through 3 fuel bands and my 2 sons have gone through 2 each. All the same problem, the button gets soggy and will not work, hopefully Nike can fix this problem. The replacements are sent very quickly after I couriered the damaged band to Nike.

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  • Earns NikeFuel, a universal way to measure movement for all kinds of activities
  • Tracks the intensity of your workouts and enables sleep tracking with Nike+ Sessions
  • Counts steps and tells time
  • Displays your progress in real time
  • Keeps you and your friends motivated through Nike+ Groups


Learn more.




  • Available in three sizes: small (5.79 inches / 147mm), medium/large (6.77 inches / 172mm) and extra-large (7.76 inches / 197mm).
  • Includes two easy-to-insert links (.32 inches / 8mm and .63 inches / 16mm) for a fine-tuned fit
  • USB charging cable and sizing tool included
  • Ambient light sensor detects environmental light levels and adjusts accordingly
  • Bluetooth 4.0 pairing to smart phones (for use with the Nike+ FuelBand app for iOS 6.1 and above, iPhone 4S and above, and iPod Touch 5th generation and above)
  • Optimized for the web (Mac OSX v10.6 and above / Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8) and works on iOS devices (iPhone 4S and above, iPod Touch 5th generation and above).
  • Water-resistant




To request an order for more than ten Nike+ FuelBand SEs, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-806-6453.




The Nike+ FuelBand SE comes with a one-year limited warranty. See details.



For answers to frequently asked questions, see the FAQs page.


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The new Nike+ FuelBand SE is the smart, simple and fun way to get more active.




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Introducing: The HCG Diet.

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

In the 1950s, Dr. A.T.W. Simeons tested and observed the use of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG), a naturally-occurring hormone that is produced during pregnancy. HCG, when combined with a low-calorie diet, assists in rapid weight loss (in some cases, our clients have lost as much as one pound per day) by helping your body attack its fat stores which are converted to energy. Following the protocol also helps reset your body’s hypothalamic fat set-point. To learn more about Dr. Simeon’s study, read Pounds and Inches: A New Approach to Obesity.

Because everyone’s weight loss goals are different, HCG Triumph offers three HCG diet plans. Find the one that’s best for you, and order today!
How does the HCG Diet work?

Helps suppress your appetite
Helps your body release stored fat
Restructures your metabolism
Resets your body’s hypothalamic fat set-point
Allows you to burn additional calories per day.

Because everyone’s weight loss goals are different, HCG Triumph offers three HCG diet plans. Find the one that’s best for you, and order today!

How does the HCG Diet work?

  • Helps suppress your appetite
  • Helps your body release stored fat
  • Restructures your metabolism
  • Resets your body’s hypothalamic fat set-point
  • Allows you to burn additional calories per day

Food You Are Allowed To Eat

With plenty of recipes and hearty, fresh foods to choose from, you’ll have loads of eating variety to keep you satisfied while on the diet. While some diet plans only supply vague guidelines to follow, the HCG Triumph kit includes a detailed list of foods you can enjoy while losing weight. So you can have an idea of what to expect while getting in shape, here’s the HCG diet food list for phases two and three:

Vitamins and Supplements

  • Food Based Multi Vitamin
  • B-Vitamin–Essential to maintaining good health and keeping energy levels up.


  • Lemons
  • Oranges
  • Strawberries
  • Apples
  • Red Grapefruit


  • Lettuce
  • Celery
  • Asparagus
  • Cabbage
  • Chard
  • Beet Greens
  • Red Radishes
  • Cucumbers
  • Onions
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes


  • Chicken Breast
  • Lean Ground Beef
  • Shrimp, Lobster, Crab
  • Lean Roast
  • Lean Steak
  • White Fish (Tilapia, Halibut, Cod)

Other Foods or Ingredients

  • Triumph Slim
  • Sea Salt
  • Bragg’s Liquid Amino’s
    (Soy Sauce Alternative)
  • Liquid and/or Powdered Stevia
  • Green Tea
  • Grissino Breadsticks
  • Fresh Salsa (no sugar)
  • Melba Toast
  • Wasa Bread

Broccoli, cauliflower, and peppers can also be part of the HCG diet food list. But, if you start to see the desired weight loss slow down, you should stop eating these vegetables. We have vegetarian options as well, give customer support a call to find out more.

An Example Day of Phase 2 On The HCG Diet

  • Breakfast: Green Tea
  • Morning Snack: Xilo Gum & 33 oz of Water
  • Lunch: 3.5 oz Chicken, 10 oz of Water & 1-2 Cups Sliced Cucumber
  • Afternoon Snack: Apple & 33 oz of water
  • Dinner: 3.5 oz Talapia, 10 oz of Water, 6-9 Spears asparagus & 6-9 Strawberries

Remember, the key to success while on the HCG diet is to follow the food list for phases two and three exactly while using the oral HCG drops.

Get Started Today

There’s no reason to hesitate—you’ll have plenty of foods to eat and great recipes to try while on the HCG diet. The special combination of food and HCG oral drops can produce the amazing weight-loss success of your dreams. Get started on the HCG Triumph kit today and finally look and feel as great as you deserve!


The HCG Triumph Diet:
Phase 1
Days 1 – 2: Fat Loading + HCG Drops

Start taking the HCG drops.
Eat a lot of foods high in fat.
DO NOT skip this step! (The HCG hormone attaches to this new fat and targets where the fat is being stored.)

Phase 2
Days 3 – 26 (or 3 – 40): 500 Calorie Diet + HCG Drops

Keep taking the HCG Drops.
Begin the 500 calorie diet, eating only approved foods.
Take the B-vitamin supplement daily for energy.
During the last three days of the diet, stop taking the HCG Drops.

Phase 3
Next 3 – 6 weeks after drops: 1500-1800 Calorie Diet

Maintain a 1500-1800 calorie Diet.
Reintroduce your body to healthy fats.
DO NOT skip this step if you want to maintain your weight!

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My journey with HCG. I started on April 6th of 2012 through July 25th of 2012. I have currently lost 77 pounds using HcgTriumph drops from Hcgdiet.com. I did a total of 3 rounds.

My first round was for 36 days and I lost 42 pounds. My second round was only 21 days and I lost 20 pounds. My last round I did for 15 days and lost 15 pounds.

If you stick to it then you can see the same results. At my heaviest weight I was 385. That was right after I had my son. I have been fighting with my weight all of my life. I got to the point in my life where I was just ready to give up. I was considering Gastric Bypass surgery and was at a loss.

My WONDERFUL mother had started the hcg diet and I told her she was nuts. LOL, but then I began to see the weight loss that she was experienceing. My mother then gave be the best gift she could EVER give me. She got me the 40 day kit for my birthday. It saved my life. I am now 100% healthier than I was before. Also I am now off all of my medication. I was on high blood pressure medication and borderline diabetic.

This has been LIFE changing for me. I can not express how much of a difference this can make in your life. I know it works and believe in it 110%. Thank you HCGDiet.com

Attention: Individual results may vary from the personal experiences listed on this page. Due to their unique experiences, body types and strictness to the program there are no guarantees for others, who have used or plan to use HCG Triumph, see the same results. Information provided within our site and marketing material is based on historical research, literature and results from the many thousands of former HCG (Human Chorionic Gonaditropin) Triumph clients. The personal experiences listed on this page were submitted for entry to a contest held by HCG Triumph. A before and after photo along with our clients story was required for eligibility to receive a prize. Contact your HCG Triumph weight loss support team now for any questions or concerns. Statements regarding HCG Triumph have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

I’m Thankful I’m not a Quitter

November is the month of giving thanks, and while I try to give thanks regularly for the wonderful things in my life, I want to post a special blog on the topic. I am blessed to have a job, an apartment, a car, my health, an amazing family. I am blessed to be in school, to have talents, and to have so many people who support me while I chase my dreams. Not a day goes by that I don’t realize how blessed I am.

But there’s something else I’m very thankful for this week, something I don’t always recognize. It’s not a person, a place or a thing. It’s a personality trait of mine. It’s the reason I have done all that I’ve done. It’s the reason I am who I am. This week, I am especially thankful that I’m not a quitter.

7 days into starting the HCG Diet I was down 6.6 pounds! Wooohoo. I was so excited, but I knew that I was about to hit a road bump…. Let me explain: I am blessed to have a boyfriend who takes me for who I am and makes me feel beautiful despite what the scale says. Before starting this round of the diet, he made me promise for his birthday I would eat whatever I wanted. So Monday I knew I was going to have a cheat meal when my boyfriend’s parents took us out for his birthday dinner. Then I knew Wednesday was his birthday dinner with friends. Same request, “Eat what you want.”

So today I weighed in, knowing I was going to be up, I saw I gained 3.6 pounds back. A little discouraging, but not surprising. I stepped off the scale, my never-quit personality wiped away the feeling of discouragement. I took a breath and thought, “So what? Today is a new day. The birthday celebrations are over, and I don’t need to rush.”

I’ve had to remind myself of that quite frequently through my journey, “Don’t rush.” It is so easy to get down on yourself and be negative about your body. If there is one thing I want everyone to know it’s this: Your body is amazing because it functions and you’re alive. Stop hating it and just try your very best to take care of it. The weight will come off if you just stay focused, take your time and most of all stay positive. You will mess up, mostly because you’re human and it takes time to break habits that were formed from emotional eating, but you can ALWAYS try again. There may be things in life you’ve given up on, like wearing your hair in a bob (flashback to kids calling me mushroom head in 8th grade), or trying to keep your dog from barking at the mailman, but never EVER give up on your health.

So here’s to me and my journey, here’s to starting fresh today and getting back on track. Here’s to you and your beautiful life. Go live it the best way you know how, and don’t forget to be grateful for every second of it.

Fitness and High Tech Gadgets.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Fitness and High Tech.

By Juli Janssen

The fitness craze is a multibillion dollar industry. People are more concerned than ever about staying fit, watching their weight and leading a healthy lifestyle. Nonetheless, there are times when this need conflicts with other aspects of a person’s life. Jobs, children, errands, even friends and personal activities can all take away from the time that an individual would normally use to workout. Fortunately, the world of high tech understands these dilemmas and is working hard to help people to be able to work out in more places, and to exercise more efficiently.

It used to be that if you wanted many of the high tech options such as heart monitors, interval timers and calorie counters, you would have to do your workout in a specialized facility. However, with many of the options on the market today, you can now use these electronic gadgets to work out almost anywhere.

You do not have to squeeze time in your busy day to drive to the gym. Instead, you can go for a quick walk or run first thing in the morning and use a portable heart monitor. You can grab your special interval lap counter and run laps at the local track or anywhere else you would like to go. In fact, you can even combine your fitness efforts with taking the dog for a walk and still be able to keep track of the number of calories that your body is burning.

With the time constraints that most of us face, it is very important that we make the most out of the time that we have available for fitness activities. By using many of the high tech electronics now available, you will be able to monitor exactly how many calories you are burning and how fast your heart is beating. By knowing these factors, you can then determine which exercises are giving you the best workout.

Any good fitness trainer will tell you that it is important to work out smarter and more efficiently than more often. If you do not have an accurate account of these activities, all your efforts may be for not. If you are trying to get a cardio workout, you have to get your heart beating at a certain rate, but if you have no idea of what your heart rate is, you may be working out for little in return, or worse, you may be over exerting yourself.

Make the most of the time that you have to exercise. Incorporate the world of fitness with the world of high tech electronics to get the optimum physical work out.

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How to Increase Your Workouts And Results.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

One Simple Tip To Dramatically Increase Your Workouts And Results


By Jason Camacho

Before I really took action and developed a Six Pack Program, I honestly had no clue what I was doing. I was performing all of my workouts wrong and was basing everything off of pure trial and error. Out of these hundreds of tips out there, one thing really stood out to me because I saw how drastic of a difference it made in my workouts.

This isn’t any fancy secret or something you have to purchase, but this is something you can implement right this second to insanely maximize your workout results. Who wouldn’t like to cut down their workout time and maximize their results, fast and permanently? Now you’re probably wondering exactly what this little secret is, so without further waiting, let’s get into it.
What Is This Workout Secret? This really is no “secret” but is rather a common mistake many people make. It’s so simple you’d never consider it to be something that could really help you maximize your workout results, but it very much does. Here it is. The one minor change that dramatically increased my results and workouts, is that I added a workout buddy. Yes, that’s it! It’s so simple, but so extremely effective because of the countless things a workout buddy can do for your results. Whether you’re looking to lose body fat fast or gain muscle fast, a workout buddy will dramatically improve any Fitness Program to help you reach your goals much faster. Now, a workout buddy is just a close friend that is willing to workout with you and help you obtain faster results. They usually tend to have the same goals as you and aim to work just as hard (maybe harder) as you to reach their goals in a fast, natural way. The Ultimate Benefits Of A Workout Buddy Now, there are numerous benefits to having a workout buddy and they’re all extremely important, but the most notable benefit for me is that you establish a long-term friend to help you along your path to success. I find this very important because success is all about the smart decisions you make along the way, and a workout buddy is one of the best investments you can make. Whatever you call them, “workout buddy,” “fitness friend,” or even plain old “spotter,” it doesn’t matter. All that matters is that you invest this important decision into someone that you already have a strong relationship with. Now that’s my personal preference when it comes to the benefits of a workout buddy, but let’s get into some of the more Ultimate benefits. Now I’ve compiled a list of ten benefits that I find to be especially important to any Six Pack Plan, because these seem to stand out to me most. Not to say there aren’t other incredible benefits to having a workout buddy, but these are just the ones that stand out most to me for obtaining maximum success with any Fitness Program. How To Find The Perfect Workout Buddy Finding the perfect workout buddy is one of the absolute best time investments you can make. You shouldn’t be looking for any person, but you should be looking hard for the right workout buddy. It’s so crucial to find someone that you’re really close to because they will determine how your workouts will be performed here on out. A workout buddy should completely change your workout atmosphere and should provide you with so many benefits. You have to be very careful with who you choose because if you settle, it could be someone who ruins your workouts and has no desire to reach any goals the way you do. These Are The Kind Of Things You Should Look For In A Workout Buddy: -They have the same body type as you -They have just about the same strength as you do -They have common strengths and weaknesses -They have common goals in mind -They have the same desire and intensity to work hard -They have the desire to keep you accountable as you do for them Now these are just a few important characteristics I look for in a workout buddy, but your preference could be completely different. Just remember that your investment in your workout buddy is one of the most important investments for your Fitness Program. If it takes a long time to decide on the perfect person, don’t worry because that time will be worth it in the end. Now if you invest little time and settle for anybody, it won’t be as worth it and you’ll wish you took the time to recognize the best person for your workout buddy. Follow these simple tips and I promise you, I even guarantee you will begin to see drastic improvements in your results and overall ability to workout. #1 They Help You Along Every Exercise I am so thankful for my friend who I workout with. Why? Because I wouldn’t know half the things I do now, and I’d for sure be performing my exercises completely wrong if I didn’t have a workout buddy. One thing I’ve noticed is that a workout buddy can help you along with your workouts and exercises whenever you’re doing something wrong or need that one question answered. It’s so helpful to have an additional mind to help you out during exercises because two is much better than one. Let’s say you heard about a new, powerful abdominal exercise and decide to try it out today. Now you’re performing it the way you think it should be performed, but it’s completely wrong. Your buddy interrupts and advises you to change your posture because you’re working a totally different muscle than you should be. So you take his advice and immediately begin to feel a difference in tension around your abs area. Without your workout buddy to help you along, you probably wouldn’t have ever realized this mistake and would still be performing it completely wrong. This just one of the endless possibilities you have by adding a workout buddy to your Fitness Program. #2 They Push You To Work Harder I don’t know what kind of exercises or workouts you perform, but I do know one thing for sure. Whatever you’re doing, you want to do your absolute best and push your body to its limits to reach your Fitness Goals in the shortest time possible. You don’t want to receive normal old results, but you want to receive permanent results by pushing yourself during every exercise. Now from my personal experience, I’ve seen that a workout buddy can push you to limits that you couldn’t otherwise reach if you performed your workouts by yourself. This is because you’re common mentality is to push yourself to a “comfortable” limit, while a workout buddy will push you past those normal limits and really help you workout to your full potential. I’ve found that a workout buddy is the key to unlocking that hidden “power” within each one of us during workouts. It may sound dumb, but I’ve personally experienced this, and continue to see this everyday as I workout with my friend. Here’s an example of this: You’re running two miles and want to stop, but you know you should really push yourself if you want to lose that unwanted weight. You eventually give in and begin to slow down, and as you slow down your “workout buddy” comes along side you encouraging you and telling you to push yourself so you can reach those goal you’ve been wanting. You dig down deep, push it out, and end up sprinting the rest of the distance. Your workout buddy pulled through for you and pushed you past your limits when you really needed it most. This is what I mean when I say a workout buddy can make all the difference in whether you receive amazing results or not. Whether you’re jogging two miles, benching a weight you didn’t think you ever could, or simply performing a Six Pack Workout, a workout buddy is sure to help you push pass your normal limits so that you can begin to receive fast, recognizable results. Don’t think so? Go ahead and call your close friend up right now to join you during your workout, and tell him to push you during every exercise you perform right off the bat. #3 They Keep You From Quitting Half Way Or Skipping Workouts Let’s be honest. It can be super hard to push through an entire workout without quitting half way through, especially when your body feels like it’s just going to collapse. I’ve had those days and honestly all I want to do is crawl into bed and nap instead of exercise. When our bodies are drowsy or weary it can feel impossible to not quit halfway through workouts. Especially when you feel drowsy and weak before a workout and make every excuse to skip it for the day. This is where a workout buddy comes in to save the day. I’ve had this happen to me multiple times and though you may want to send your workout buddy home in the beginning, you’re thankful in the end that they kept you from skipping a day. A workout buddy will give you all the reason to not quit halfway during workouts, let alone skip an entire day. Think about it. When you’re exhausted and want to quit, but notice your workout buddy continues pushing themselves, does that give you incentive to quit or to push yourself to your limits and work harder than they are? I think the correct answer would be that you want to work harder and not quit right? This is what I’m talking about when I say they prevent you from quitting halfway through. Now when your body is just exhausted and your about to call your workout buddy to call the workout off for the day, what would keep you from skipping that day? What usually happens for me, is that they show up early, text me asking what time the workout would be, or even tell me I better not call the day off. This is good enough reason for me to push through and finish an entire workout, because I feel like I’m obligated to help them reach their Fitness goals just as they continually help me. It’s like I can’t let them down. So, I dig down deep and pull out what little energy I have to push myself to my physical limits. This is just one of the countless benefits there are to having a workout buddy, but it is just as important as the rest. #4 They Become Someone To Learn New Workout Tips From I’ve gotten most of my knowledge from three sources: either research on the internet, personal experience, or my workout buddy. Almost 45% of the time I get most of my workout secrets from my workout buddy, and I’m very thankful for that. Now, before I accept his tips and pointers, I implement them for myself and see if it really makes a difference. If it does, I share those tips and secrets with you because I want you to receive the same awesome results I do every day. A workout buddy is like another mind full of untapped knowledge that can benefit you if you just ask for it. Every bit of knowledge helps if you want to get maximum results, so get a workout buddy and start exchanging your Fitness knowledge to reach your goals faster. Think of it this way, every little bit of beneficial information you receive puts you one step closer to reaching your Six Pack goals. Believe me, the possibilities are endless with workout buddies. #5 They Can Be Someone To Compare Workout Results With How competitive are you on a scale of 1-10? Think about it. Ponder it. Got your answer? Now think about how competitive you’d be if you were comparing workout results with a close friend, to see who could get the best results in a week’s time. I’ll be honest, I would be a “10” when it comes to competitiveness and this form of comparing results would cause me to work harder. Not only that, but when you compare results with your workout buddy, you both can analyze each other’s results to help each other improve areas that need the most improvement. It’s kind of like a second opinion on an essay you just wrote. When you write your essay you think it might look great, but when you get a second pair of eyes to look at it, they help open your eyes to which areas need the most improvement. Comparing results have been a huge thing for me and my workout buddy. When we perform our mini comparison, we see which areas we both need to work on, and then keep that in mind as we perform our workouts. By keeping it in the back of our minds during our workouts, we can take the time to make sure we’re improving those areas that need the most help. This will allow you to get the maximum results in the long run as you compare results with each other every week and make the necessary modifications. Believe me, something as simple as recording results and comparing them every week can do massive things for your Six Pack Plan, regardless of your body type and Fitness goals. #6 They Keep You From Being Alone So It’s More Fun Who likes to work out alone? I’m guessing the answer is nobody does. It’s so true that no one would like to workout alone because it can just be so boring sometimes. You have no one to talk to, share ideas with, or compete against. This is why a workout buddy is required for anyone looking to get real, fast results. You don’t just get rid of that lonely feeling, but you can also add some fun to your workouts by having someone right by your side. Suddenly, what was never funny before, becomes instantly hilarious with a workout buddy. When you have fun, your workouts don’t seem like such a drag and suddenly you’re workouts change from “work” to fun. Little things like this can make all the difference in your Six Pack Program, so start working out with a buddy, and make your workout less of a “work” out. Make it fun, enjoy it, and you won’t even feel like you’re working hard because it’ll seem so enjoyable. #7 They Keep You Accountable So You Stay Consistent It can be hard to stay consistent with your specific diet, workouts, and schedules, especially when you have no one to keep you accountable. Accountability is huge with any Fitness Plan and can be your real reason for success or failure. With accountability though, you need to have someone to make sure you don’t slip on your diet or skip a workout. This is where a workout buddy comes in to save the day by making sure you stay consistent. Both during workouts and outside of them, a workout buddy should be someone you trust to keep you accountable and not allow you to “slip” no matter what happens. I personally have an extremely hard time not stuffing my face with sugar and doughnuts (I love them) because my strict diet doesn’t allow me to eat this junk so it becomes harder for me since I can’t have it ( I want it more if I can’t have it). My workout buddy is the one that saves me from this inconsistency and doesn’t allow me to ruin my healthy, energizing diet, which I’m thankful for. It always helps when there’s someone to make sure you don’t mess up or ruin your entire Fitness Program. Even during workouts, if you want to quit and just give up, a workout buddy can keep you from quitting by encouraging you to push yourself. Believe me, my workout buddy has changed my entire Fitness Program because they’ve helped me avoid so many dieting and workout mistakes. Little things like this can make a drastic difference with your Six Pack Plan, so I recommend you start making these little changes to get the huge, long-term results. Accountability is huge for anyone who wants success, so make sure your workout buddy is someone who will make sure you stay consistent. #8 They Can Cause You To Work Harder By Making It A Contest I’m a very competitive person. If you tell me you want to race me to the front door of the grocery store, I’ll be sprinting there before the words even leave your mouth. This is the kind of intensity that comes out of me during workouts whenever I make it a contest with my workout buddy. You never know what your competitiveness can bring out of you. It can pull out energy and intensity you never thought you had to blast through workouts. When you blast through your workouts and push yourself to your physical limits, you’re increasing your results and getting one step closer to that flat, toned stomach. You can make it a contest with your workout buddy through numerous ways, so get creative. Here’s a List Of Different Ways to Make It A Contest: -Each week see who’s closer to their goals -Each week determine who gained the most muscle -Each week see who lost the most body fat -See who has gotten stronger through different weighted exercises -See who has gotten better with each individual exercise and workout The possibilities are endless, but the main point is that you need to be creative and make it a contest with your workout buddy. You’ll notice you become closer to your Fitness goals and see a dramatic increase in your results as you push yourself by competing against your workout buddy. Make it fun and get the results you want. #9 They Increase Your Safety Levels By Becoming A “Spotter” A spotter is someone who watches your weights as you workout and jumps in to help you if you begin to struggle too much. Now struggle is good because you develop more muscle that way, but when it becomes too much to handle, it can become a safety hazard. Your workout buddy can be right there to allow you to use the maximum weights without having the fear of hurting yourself. It’s definitely a relief when you know you won’t hurt yourself with your workout buddy right there to help you, because it allows you to exert more energy and push yourself to even farther limits. Think about it, when you fear that a weight will fall on top of you, do you push yourself to higher limits that you know would workout your muscles to complete exhaustion?
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No, because you care about your safety and you worry that you might exert too much energy and lose control of the weights. Here’s a good example: You’re benching and working out your chest and you know that you can’t lift this certain amount of weight more than 5 times because you have that fear that it might drop on you.

So you have your workout buddy lift a little bit as you lift up, as a safety precaution, and you now have complete faith he won’t let that weight fall on top of you. This allows you to have more confidence and exert more energy during this workout, so you end up benching that weight 10 times.

Now you may not have fully done the last 5 repetitions by yourself, but you struggled and developed more muscle just because your buddy was there to help you lift it. You wouldn’t have been able to do that without your “spotter” and therefore you wouldn’t have been able to develop more muscle through that workout.

This is just one example of how a spotter can highly benefit you, so I recommend you and your workout buddy switch the “spotting” positions and help each other get the maximum results. You’ll see drastic changes in your Fitness Program when you allow yourself to exert more energy and push yourself to muscle exhaustion.

#10 They Help You Stay Focused During Workouts

When you have one of those days where you can’t seem to focus, it can seem impossible to get your mind right for your workouts. You want to work hard and push yourself to reach your goals, but your focus is preventing you from accomplishing this.

A workout buddy is great to have because they keep you focused during your workouts when you know you couldn’t do it by yourself. Focus is extremely vital to any workouts and exercises because your body works harder and pushes to its real limits when your mind is right and focused during these exercises.

It may sound silly but your mindset has a huge effect on the way you perform during your workouts. Take record of your results when you’re 100% focused and take a record of when you have no focus at all. Compare the results and see which mindset you had when you got the maximum results. 100% of the time you’ll get your maximum results when you have the right mindset.

When you just don’t have that focus to accomplish your workouts, a buddy will be right there to push you and make sure you stay focused. This happens to me almost every other workout and I’m extremely thankful I have my workout buddy. They help me achieve proper focus by telling me when it’s time to get serious, and this has made a drastic difference in results for me.

Get a workout buddy who will keep you focused and vice-versa. Don’t forget to help keep them focus as well so you both help each other out during workouts.

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Hire a Quality Fitness Trainer or Buy Fitness Gadgets.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013


Hire a Quality Fitness Trainer or Buy Fitness Gadgets –

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For those attracted to obtaining quality fitness results, a fitness coach is the only appropriate method to go.

For those wanting to waste their time with ineffective tactics, a fitness coach isn’t the solution for you.Fitness gadget 2013 Fitbit Force wireless activity + sleep trackers

But, if you are 1 of the many folks seeking to enhance their level of fitness without wasting useful time and resources, a fitness coach is the appropriate choice.

The Benefits Of A Fitness Coach

The advantages of a fitness coach span longer than the rap sheet of a vocation criminal. Much of the benefits of using a fitness coach include:

one. You get exclusive fitness knowledge from the person who is an authority on the topic.

2. You get access to invaluable assistance that will allow you reach your fitness ambitions.

3. Hiring a fitness coach enables you to focus on the actual exercise & not the fitness preparing.

four. Finally, a fitness coach permits you to learn methods on how you could keep the body that you are trying to accomplish.

If these are not sufficient to convince you to hire an individual trainer, you might not be that interested in increasing your fitness.

Giving the gift of better private fitness to yourself is one of the finest gifts that you can receive, so you need to reward yourself today by employing the services of your neighborhood fitness trainer.

Gratis Fitness Strategies

A good advantage of having a private fitness trainer is that he or she will have many fitness tips that will help you in achieving a higher volume of fitness.

In the event you are trying to obtain better fitness on your own, you will most likely lack the understanding about critical fitness points that will allow you achieve your desired volume of fitness. Speak to a fitnes trainer & find out have these particular fitness tips.

Benefit #1: Fitness Assistance

A different positive reason for having a personal fitness coach is that you’ll have access to fitness assistance. Countless individuals basically lack the knowledge on the best way to exercise properly. By setting up a meeting with your local personal fitness trainer, you can gain access to a person who can appropriately help you in all fundamentals of your exercise regiment.

Benefit #2: Fitness Is For Exercise, Not Preparing

By hiring a fitness trainer, you can permit him or her to plan your private fitness plan. By doing this, you will be able to concentrate on exercising those pounds off while your fitness trainer will inform you on how you can do so. You won’t are obliged to think of what kind of exercises you’ll need to do to achieve desired outcomes.

Benefit #3: Keeping That Body Fitness Helped You Obtain

Perhaps the factor that most men and women struggle with after achieving a higher degree of fitness is that they’ll revert back to their old approaches just since they lack the expertise on how you can keep their new & improved body in shape. Your personal trainer can give you the inside recommendations on how to keep your body looking superb, even years after you hired the fitness trainer.

Call Your Neighborhood Fitness Coach Today

What are you waiting for? In the event you are reading this post, you are probably looking into improving your fitness level. The greatest way, without a doubt, to improve your fitness is by calling your nearby fitness center today & scheduling a meeting with a fitness trainer.

By doing this, you will be taking the very first step to improved fitness.

Now that you’ve produced a burning desire to be fit, healthy and appealing, and have begun secretly conspiring to satisfy your desires, the noticeable question can become…


There are a number of distinct kinds of fitness items to pick out from… all claiming to be your ideal fitness, health and physique solution.

* Numerous recommendations…

* A lot of renowned personalities…

* Numerous advertisements…

Nevertheless which fitness product will work best for you?

Here are some characteristics to try to find when selecting a fitness product.

The more of these characteristics the fitness product has… the better the chance you will succeed in achieving your fitness, well being and physique ambitions.

Your Physical Fitness Program Must Be… Productive

While this characteristic seems like a no-brainer… you would be surprised at just how lots of individuals are actively using a fitness product that will never give them the results they seek.

Countless people say they want strengthen their degree of fitness… & get a bodybuilding product.

Major muscles aren’t necessarily indicative of a high quantity of fitness.

Loads of individuals say they need to lose fat… and get an aerobic endurance product.

Aerobic coaching is only a part of the fat loss equation, and will not produce the lean, muscular, athletic body most individuals want… regardless of all of the tough work. The point is, be sure the fitness product you decide upon is developed to get the outcomes you want… or you are doomed to failure before you commence. Should you wish to enhance fitness, boost health & create an appealing physique… find fitness products designed to yield these outcomes.

Your Physical Fitness Program Must Be… Fascinating

Let’s face it, should you are not contemplating the fitness product you select… you will not use it long adequate to see results.

I don’t care if the fitness product was confirmed to work by thousands of scientific studies… it will have no positive effect on your fitness, well being or physique in the event you do not do it.

And you won’t do it… if it will not hold your attention & peak your interest.

No matter how quite a few occasions you say…

“This time I’m not giving up till I get the results I need.”

… you’ll ultimately give up if the fitness product isn’t interesting to you.

Don’t force yourself to struggle with a fitness product you hate… find interesting fitness products that fit into your way of life and match your personality.

You must look forward to physical training… not dread it!

Your Physical Fitness Program Must Be… Modifiable

There is not 1 fitness product in existence that could be all points to all individuals… regardless of what all of the slick-tongued adverts say.

Fitness products must be modifiable to your objectives, needs, abilities and limitations… you must be given a degree of freedom to make the physical fitness program uniquely your own.

You have distinct desires and needs.

You have diverse strengths and weaknesses needing precise attention.

You must be able to take an active role in the use of the fitness product… modifying it into your ideal fitness program.

Cookie-cutter programs claiming lengthy-term results do not work.

Look for fitness items that might be conveniently modified to your one of a kind circumstance.

Your Physical Fitness Program Must Be… Sustainable The more the fitness product is dependent on machines, devices & other complexities… the simpler it’s to destroy.

What happens when the machine is not accessible, the device breaks or the complexity you’ve based you overall fitness program on is lacking?

Your physical tuition comes to a grinding halt!

I am not saying you need to stay away from fitness goods that use machines, special equipment, etc… only do not decide upon a product that makes you dependent upon them.

You are responsible for your fitness success… not the availability of a piece of equipment, or access to a machine.

Find fitness items that help you sustain physical training inside your life-style no matter what the circumstances.

Your Physical Fitness Program Must Be… Progressive

There are a number of fitness goods out there presented as a remedied workout.

“Do this over and over again & you will get the outcomes you need.”

Plus the workout may be productive in the starting… for quite a few people and for a restricted degree of time.

Regrettably, any workout program not part of a progressive over-all plan is doomed to failure.

This is why you still need fitness items with all of the gratis workouts out there.

A workout without a progressive plan is little more than manual labor… and will fail to take you where you want to go.

Any improvements you see in the starting will quickly disappear, leaving you asking, “What do I do now?”

Then it is off to choose yet another workout to try.

Ensure the fitness product you pick is progressive in nature… & not just “add more weight” either.

Progression on numerous different levels is probably the most essential aspect of any productive fitness program.

Your Physical Fitness Program Must Be… Measurable

The pursuit of fitness, wellness & physique is a journey… & like any worthwhile journey, it need to be documented.

The capacity to measure your progress will keep you on the track of success… enabling you to see where you’ve been and where you’re going.

Make sure the fitness product you decide on comes with a workout journal, or that 1 might be simply made… Don’t underestimate the importance of a workout journal.

Your workout journal will enable you…

* judge if your physical training efforts are getting you closer to your goals…

* choose in the event you need to modify your fitness program…

* and identify if it’s time to switch to something entirely diverse…

… in the end guiding and documenting your fitness success.

Check out fitness goods making it straightforward to measure their effectiveness… how else will you really know if it’s working for you or not?

Use Your Typical Sense

If the fitness product…

* attracts you…

* speaks to you…

* excites you…

* and ultimately makes sense to you…

… it’s most likely the correct fitness product for you.

After all, only a physical fitness program you truly do, & that ends up being a part of your way of life, will give you the lengthy-term fitness, health and physique positive aspects you seek.

Now that you’ve a burning desire to be fit, wholesome and attractive, have secretly conspired inside yourself to obtain your objectives & know what to choose in a fitness product, there is only 1 thing left to do… act!

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