How To Start Working Out For Beginners

If you’re starting your fitness program, it can be confusing to know what to do. If you’re strength-building, do you go heavy with fewer reps or go light with more? You want to spend your time maximizing results and not be counterproductive. Here are some tips for working out for beginners that people in Winter […]

The Magic Of Exercise Is In Recovery

Clients at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL, understand they shouldn’t exercise the same muscles intensely every day. They know it’s important to make time for recovery. If you’re doing strength training, you should rest the muscles you worked for approximately 48 hours. That allows them to heal and recover. When you work a […]

Can You Relieve Arthritis Pain With Diet And Exercise?

People suffering from arthritis often find it painful just to move. They don’t realize that doing some types of exercise can relieve arthritis pain. Changing your diet can also help relieve pain. These two lifestyle changes can make a big difference, just as keeping a sleeping schedule and getting adequate sleep. Unlike many painkillers, whether […]

Want A Flat Stomach? Here’s How To Get It

Many people want to have a flat stomach or washboard abs. I hear that goal all the time at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL. You don’t have to want washboard abs to appreciate getting rid of belly—visceral—fat. Belly fat is one of the most dangerous types of fat. It crowds the internal organs. […]

Eating Simple – How To Do That

Learning how to eat simple is relatively easy. It’s all about eating foods with only one or two ingredients. The fewer the ingredients you have, the simpler the food is. If you choose peanut butter, it should contain one ingredient or possibly two. The ingredients should be peanuts or peanuts and salt. You can use […]

Mistakes That Cause Diets To Fail

Many people start diets with good intentions. They want to lose weight, look, and feel better. Unfortunately, they often make diet mistakes that doom the weight loss from the start. Identifying those mistakes can help you avoid them and be more successful at weight loss. One reason diets fail is that they’re diets. Instead of […]

Love Every Minute Of Healthy Eating

There are many misconceptions about healthy eating. Some people think it’s going gluten-free or switching from table sugar to honey. While we focus on exercise at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL, we encourage people to eat healthier. It doesn’t mean you have to give up all the food you love. It means you […]

Why Circuit Training Is Great For Weight Loss

Circuit training isn’t a specific exercise but a way of doing a group of exercises. Each exercise is a station that improves different aspects of fitness. They work different body parts or different types of fitness, such as cardio, flexibility, balance, or strength. People doing circuit training go from one station to another without much […]

Ab Workouts For A Stronger Core

Strong core muscles help you move with ease and maintain good posture and balance. When you include ab workouts, you’re increasing the strength of the core. At Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL, we include ab workouts. They help keep your stomach flat, improve your posture, and allow you to move freely. When your […]

The Importance Of Strength Training

Running is a great exercise, but if that’s all you’re doing, it’s not enough. You need four types of training to be fit. You need cardio, flexibility, balance, and strength training. All of them play a vital role in your health. People often overlook strength training because they think it causes big bulging muscles. The […]