1). Whatever You Do, Don't Exercise! By :
You can't turn left, right, go forward, backwards, or even just stand still these days without someone telling you that you have to exercise.
Whatever happens, DON'T do it!
People talk about the many benefits of exercise, and indeed, the list seems very long, and it seems to touch pretty much every aspect of our lives. Let...
2). Upper Back Exercises for a Strong Back By : Saurabh Jain
The back supports the weight of the upper body and has to be strong to carry out its work unhindered. People focus on strengthening their lower back, but upper back muscles too need toning up. A well toned back looks good and helps in maintaining correct posture. Upper back exercises are a good way of strengthening the upper back. Some effective up...
3). Learn How the Mind and Body Works with the Five Psychological Phases of Fitness By : dave4
Whether you are a military special operations soldier, an athlete, or just a regular person seeking to lose weight, all groups experience similar personal obstacles. Those who succeed in their training programs learn to conquer self-doubt. That is the key to fitness!
Every day, excited people join fitness clubs determined to attend cla...
4). Exercise and Children, What You Should Know By : Jim Oneill
Your child of lets say eight years old tells you he or she wants to start exercising and that he or she wants to start lifting weights. Now you might want to know if this is really a good idea, if it is safe and if it will benefit your child or if it is not something that is recommended for children to do.
The long and short of it is, ...
5). Healthy Pregnancy: Pilates Helps Expecting Mothers By : Tracey Mallett
Most people think of Pilates as a new form of exercise because of its recent surge of popularity in the fitness and healthcare industry. In reality, Joseph Pilates invented about 80 years ago by.
Pilates was a sickly child with asthma. To help fight his illness and build his strength, he experimented with various mind-body disciplines...
6). 5 Helpful Things to Do to Start Your Personal Fitness Program By : John Christopher
The most common challenge that people I talk to face is how to incorporate fitness into their lives. They know they have to do something to get in shape but they really don’t know how. It can be discouraging because of the abundance of information out there. So much that you may not know where to begin.
Our society has so many food cho...
7). Jogging - Health Benefits and How to Do it By : Knut Holt
Performing regular jogging gives better physical condition and other health benefits. Jogging also gives physical and mental pleasure.
THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF JOGGING
Jogging on a regular basis give a distinct good effect upon the general health, provided it is not over-done. The effects are:
* Jogging makes the heart...
8). Yoga V's Pilates - A Difference Of Consciousness By : Rebecca Prescott
Yoga V's Pilates - A Difference Of Consciousness
9). Reasons to Join a Martial Arts Class By : Bart Samuri
Reasons to Join a Martial Arts Class
10). Fitness By : Jimmy Sturo
Fitness is defined as a state of being healthy, which prepares the body for the physical necessities of daily life. To be more precise, fitness provides strength, flexibility and stamina for the proper functioning of the body. It is a total solution for a perfect, fine-tuned life. The five main components of fitness are aerobic endurance, muscular ...
11). Water Exercise for Arthritis Relief - Fun and Effective By : Isabelle Boulay
Everybody knows exercise is a significant part of staying healthy. As anyone with arthritis can tell you, though, when your joints say no to play, exercise goes from pleasurable and stimulating activity into a trial of how much pain you can tolerate.
The tendency when suffering from arthritis is to keep your joints as motionless as po...
12). Mini Guide To Safer Senior Fitness By : Elizabeth Longbourne
No Pain. No Gain - is so not the rule for good senior health and fitness!
For seniors who already have pain that they are trying to heal, the prospect of purposefully adding even more pain and discomfort makes taking physical exercise seem like a bad joke and totally unreasonable.
The idea that we should feel pain after we...
13). Show Off Your Six Pack Abs. Build Abdominal Muscles Fast By : Chris Chew
Why you do not have "killer abs" or that "6 pack" Abdominal Muscles?
Ask any woman what is the most attractive part of a male body and most of the time, they will tell you it's the six pack abs meaning that your abdominal muscles showing up with beautiful definition. The abs is considered by many as a sexy muscle and is a symbol of a ...
14). For a Good Workout, Try the Medicine Ball By : Jim Oneill
When most people think of a medicine ball, they usually get a mental picture of the old, tattered and torn brown leather weighted ball sitting in the corner of an old school iron pumping gym. They also see these balls as being a very outdated method of working out. When was the last time you’ve seen anyone use one of those or even heard anyone talk...
15). How To Exercise For Maximum Energy By : Dr Edward Steiner
There are two main types of exercise. Aerobic and Anaeobic exercise. Let's start with the first one. Aerobic literally means with oxygen. Aerobic exercise has an important distinction; it burns fat as its main fuel. Can anyone find a use for this? Anaerobic means without oxygen. Anaerobic burns sugar as its main fuel. Despite popular myth, exercise...
16). How to avoid injuries By : Diana
Exercising is a great way to keep yourself fit and healthy, but there is also a risk of injury. However, if you follow some basic guidelines, and stay within your physical limits, you can ensure that you’ll have an enjoyable and safe workout.
Warm ups are essential…this cannot be stressed on enough. Starting an exercise...
17). Exercise and Weight Loss Tip #1: Why Behind-the-Neck-Exercises Are Bad For You By : Lawrence Cole
Please don't be like me!
Several years ago I was warned to stay away from behind-the-neck exercises and movements, and do you think I listened? Of course not.
And as a result, I acquired a rotator cuff injury that slowly gets worse and worse over time.
It is often said that it is much smarter to learn from ...
18). Barbell Exercises That Suit Beginners By : Rick Mitchell
The aim for beginners to weight training must be to lay the foundations for the intensive workouts that their bodies will eventually be subjected to. Obviously successful bodybuilding involves bringing together disparate elements such as nutrition and rest but choosing the right exercises is crucial. In this article we'll outline the barbell exerci...
19). Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss By : Tina Titas
Home exercise programs are a great way to keep fit and lose weight. Along with proper diet and nutrition, an exercise program can help speed your metabolism and burn calories faster. There are a number of home exercise videos that will give you the direction and motivation you need to burn fat and lose weight quickly. But, why are exercise videos a...
20). Why Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone? By : Angela Perin
As I pushed against the pedals of my bike during a recent bike (spin) class at the gym, I observed my own discomfort rise as the intensity of the class increased. Confronted with both physical and emotional discomfort, I became consciously aware that I had two primary choices in response to my pain. Each of these responses would impact differently ...
21). Hip flexors - the most underdeveloped muscle group in strength training By : Bruce Ross
Despite their importance to a wide range of athletic and sporting activities, the hip flexors are the most neglected major muscle group in strength training. It is very rare to find training programs that include hip flexor exercises. By contrast there is usually a great deal of emphasis on exercises for the leg extensors.
There are so...
22). Weight Loss and Exercise in Tough Environmental Conditions By : Lawrence Cole
Working out is working out, right?
Depending on the environmental conditions where you
live, there may be extra precautions that you'll want to consider when trying to lose weight by following a healthy diet and weight loss program.
High altitude environme...
23). Breathing – an Important Factor in Fitness By : Gaby Munteanu
With the exception – probably the only one – of pearl gatherers, who dive without any autonomous equipment, breathing counts in all sports – as well as in fitness. Each sport branch has imposed its own breathing style – according to efficiency, effort timing, meteorological conditions etc.
If we take breathing as a taxonomic criterion,...
24). The Best Carpet Cleaning System In Rochester, New York By : Don Yacono
Take it from someone who has professionally cleaned carpet and upholstery in Rochester, New York for many years. I use the Dry Foam Extraction Method exclusively. This low moisture soil extraction system is a very effective and economical way to clean carpet or upholstery. “You have a better system” or “my carpets look like new” is what I’ve gotten...
25). Fitness Training - The Importance of Correct Warming Up By : Gaby Munteanu
All types of physical practice, in fitness or any other sport, must begin with correct warming up. This activity, together with relaxation and the main stage, are the three essential parts of the training.
The types of warming up can vary a lot in length, intensity and structure of exercises, according to the sport or the training you ...
26). Turn Down the Suck in Fitness By : Anna Fleet
Exercise is good for you – there’s simply no doubt about it! However, I still meet clients on a daily basis who’ve vowed to dedicate themselves to an exercise program, only to quit after a month. Let’s face it, North Americans start and stop their fitness programs more frequently than they change their underwear.
I understand that buy...
27). Keeping Yourself Fit After 40 By : Jim Oneill
Have you ever noticed how people who do no exercise at all still have a look of fullness in their arms, legs and chests for example, when they are less than 30 years old? Have you also noticed that this look of fullness starts to slowly become a look of droopiness and sagginess when they are over 30? Our body is at its peak at between 25 and 30 yea...
28). Train More Effectively with a Heart Rate Monitor By : Matt Ream
Today's heart rate monitors have made it easier for athletes of all levels to get the same feedback they would get from a high-priced trainer. It's like having a personal coach strapped to your wrist.
Until you get a heart rate monitor, you measure your effort by time or distance. With a heart rate monitor, however, you can now get a b...
29). Workouts That Travel By : Lynn Bode
A vacation can do wonders for reducing stress levels, but it can derail a healthy fitness regimen. Even some of the most die-hard exercisers find it difficult to stick with a workout program when away from home. Sure, many have good intentions. They may even pack their workout attire. Unfortunately, their gear never makes it out of the suitcase unt...
30). Lower Abdominal Exercises For Women - Improve Your Posture With Exercise By : Julia Mahler
Lower abdominal exercises for women are an important part of women's health. While everybody talks about how wonderful it would be to have six pack abs, it is not the only reason to make sure that you work out this part of your body. Having strong abdominal muscles can also improve your health in other ways - for instance, giving you better posture...
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