Fitness and Health Expert, Writer, founder of fitness after 50 companies Destination Fit and AliciaJonesHealthyLiving.com
Alicia is a passionate health and fitness expert with 12 years of experience. She is the founder and Coach at Destination Fit, and Aliciajoneshealthyliving.com, fitness company dedicated to helping women after 50 develop their unique healthy lifestyles in non-conventional environments such as at home, in the office, outside and online. Alicia has written for various publications such as Alive, Mindbodygreen and GetHealthyU and appeared on various television shows such as Rogers Health and Wellness and The View Health and Wellness
Alicia is a certified coach with a Specialized Honours in Kinesiology. In her spare time she runs, does functional fitness and tries new and unique fitness experiences. Yet she also understands balance: when she's tired she takes a nap.
HIIT, which consists of small bursts of all-out, maximal and vigorous activity followed by short periods of rest, has been used by athletes since the beginning of the 20th century . Yet these quick workouts, ranging from four minutes to 10 minutes in length, only recently gained popularity.
No matter how beneficial fitness can be, the pain, the time consuming effort and the negative sensations have ironically created a very unhealthy relationship between you and this very healthy activity. Truthfully it's not your fault. There are some very legitimate reasons you may have grown to hate fitness, but there is hope.
Advice often tells us to avoid treats by bringing raw vegetables drinking water and spending our days off preparing long elaborate meals. This might work momentarily but let's be realistic, as we get busy and our motivation runs low, these tactics just aren't conducive to our lifestyle.