By now you know if you want to build a lean, fit body, you can’t stick to the treadmill or elliptical alone. It takes some heavy lifting to get that chiseled and robust physique.
When it comes to people’s top goals for improving body composition, the fat loss often takes the cake. However, we can’t talk about how to lower body fat percentage without touching on how to drop pounds in general.
When most of us think about exercising with lower back pain, we feel about workarounds. As in, “is that squat going to hurt? Moreover, what variations can I sub in to prevent a flare-up?”
When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to get sucked into counting calories. After all, that’s what weight loss is all about, right? To some extent, that’s true, says Keri Gans, MS, RDN, author of The Small Change Diet.
Are you one of those who simply can’t fathom that people would leap out of bed to go for a run or hit the gym first thing in the morning? Do you break into a cold sweat at the thought of, well, breaking a sweat? You aren’t alone.