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  • Challenging Body-weight Exercises to Incorporate into your Routine

    Challenging Body-weight Exercises to Incorporate into your Routine

    Most people often find it challenging to build up a work out using only body-weight exercises. Repeating the same cardio steps over and over can get quite dull. That is why it is essential to switch up your routine every once in a while and try something new. Below are some body-weight exercises that you can incorporate into your daily routine for the best results.
    1. Push-up to Pike Ankle Tap
    This exercise
    comes in handy for people who find it hard to maintain a straight spine. It breaks the push up into two separate exercises by bending the knees. To perform this exercise, assume the push-up position on your mat or the floor with your arms apart at shoulder ....

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  • Look Good During Exercise to Feel Good About Doing It!

    Look Good During Exercise to Feel Good About Doing It!

    Think exercise clothes don’t make a difference in the likelihood of enjoying a successful workout? Think again! The clothes that you choose can actually have a very big impact on your chances of completing a workout
    routine one day and returning the next to get the job done again. Why do clothes matter? There are a number of reasons why it pays to take a little time to consider what workout clothes to wear.
    Comfort – Selecting the right workout clothes can have a big impact on personal comfort during a routine
    . If clothing isn’t comfortable or it happens to chafe, it’s much easier to throw in the towel earlier. Plus, tight-fitting clothes and ....

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  • Dreaming of having tight, six-pack abs that turn heads?

    If so, exercising is a great place to start. Be careful though, overdoing it can cause injury and might sideline your plans to lose weight and improve muscle tone and strength. Believe it or not, too much of a good thing can be bad. Avoid overworking your abs and use a smarter, more controlled routine for crafting that desired look. For those who are serious about developing six-pack abs or at least toning these muscles and improving appearance, there are some tips that can make all the difference in the world. Here’s some advice for toning the abs without going overboard and causing injury:
    Create a Smart Workout Plan
    : Chances are your abs aren’t the ....

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  • Fitness Is More Than Physical

    We’ve long since known that fitness delivers numerous physical benefits such as weight loss and muscle gain. But fitness does so much more because it delivers incredible benefits that positively impact our mind, outlook on life, stress levels, and mood. Some people deem fitness the least expensive and most effective medicine we can use to better ourselves, not just physically, but also psychologically. Fitness And The Mind Though we still don’t fully grasp how fitness does its magic, we understand that it intertwines with us on so many levels. Once you’ve experienced it, you can never look at it like you used to. And, indeed, sometimes fitness ....

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  • Four Universal Fitness Tips That Make A Difference

    It’s no secret that the fitness sphere is littered with fitness advice - some good, some bad, some misguided. The issue is, most of the advice out there is very context-specific. It only works for a small niche of people under specific circumstances. To that end, we’ve decided to put together a list of the four universal tips that make a difference for you, no matter what your current situation is. 1. Pay Attention to Your Nutrition For many, training is the easy part. They can make it to the gym or studio a few times per week, have an excellent workout for an hour, and go about their lives. But it’s the remaining 23 hours that often get them - the ....

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  • Custom Bodies Fitness Receives 2019 Best of Irvine Award

    Irvine Award Program Honors the Achievement
    IRVINE August 22, 2019 -- Custom Bodies Fitness has been selected for the 2019 Best of Irvine Award in the Personal Trainer category by the Irvine Award Program. Each year, the Irvine Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Irvine area a great place to live, work and play. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. ....

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  • How to Build Good Fitness Habits

    Building positive habits can be challenging. Any positive change requires some effort, consistency, and a positive and supportive environment. Luckily for all of us, there are some easy steps we can take to stick with positive behaviors and make lasting changes that not only bring about health benefits but also make us more confident, energetic, and excited. 1. Begin With Small Changes A lot of newcomers to fitness try to make drastic lifestyle changes from the get-go. After all, being more intense delivers positive results quickly. But that’s not the best course of action in most cases because building sound habits takes time. You have to lay the foundation and ....

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  • How to Set Effective Fitness Goals

    Have you ever gotten into fitness, but weren’t sure where to start or what you wanted to get out of it? Or perhaps you’ve set goals, but keep failing to achieve them? More than anything, we tend to fail because we don’t take the time to understand what it is that we are trying to achieve. And because of that, we can’t set smart goals. Let’s fix that. No matter what your current situation is and what road lay ahead, you need to make clear goals if you ever hope to get somewhere. But, How Do We Create These Clear Goals? “I want to lose weight.” Can you tell me what’s wrong with this statement? After all, it’s ....

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  • Crucial Factors for Results in the Gym

    Women and men, if you’re tired of not getting the results you want, or you’re utterly confused with fitness and weight loss, we’ve got you covered. Today, we’ll cover three crucial factors for great results in the gym, whether your goal is general fitness, athleticism, weight loss, or all of the above. Make Weights Your Friend Prevailing wisdom claims that any weight heavier than those pink dumbbells in the corner will make you bulky. That’s not true. The fact is, weight training adds shape to your body, builds your physical strength, and makes you more athletic. Plus, weight training can be customized in numerous ways to fit your interests, ....

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  • Know your own strengths

    Hi If you have just 20 minutes, a bench, and a set of 10 to 20 pound dumbbells, you can do a total- body toning workout. For the sequence described in this article, you can begin with the first move, doing as many reps as you can for 50 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds and prepare to move onto the next exercise. Do this for a total of five moves before resting for one minute. Complete three rounds of these exercises. Click the link below to read more. Enjoy! ....

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