1). Aerobics - The Best Way to Burn Fat By : Brooke Hayles
Aerobic exercising is the best way to lose fat permanently, and strengthen your heart muscles. They change the body metabolism and switch it into fat-burning mode. Aerobic exercises are moderate-intensity and can be done by almost anyone, including the elderly and even pregnant women.
2). The Benefits of Boxing Training for Fitness By : R.T. Markovsky
A brief summary of the many benefits of using a boxing training fitness program to improve your health and well-being.
3). From Mellow to Power, There is a Type of Yoga for Everyone By : Vaughn Balchunas
There are many types and styles of Yoga being practiced all over the world today. Here is a brief overview of some of the most popular types and styles.
4). Is Nordic Walking Better than Just Walking? By : Zandra Jones
Nordic Pole Walking is a total body workout that combines the effects of walking and running while taking in the advantages of cross country skiing.
5). How To Get Fit With Simple Water Aerobics Workouts By : Jeff Schuman
Information on various water aerobics workouts you can do and how they work to help you burn calories, tone muscles, and get fit.
6). 10 Ways To Improve Your Run Time Wiithout Extra Miles By : Dave Elger
Practical tips for becoming a faster runner without increasing your mileage.
7). How To Choose Aerobic Shoes By : Dan Sherman
The importance of proper aerobic shoes is often underrated. People talk about doing the exercises right, planning out a routine, eating properly, hydrating properly, and all manner of other workout tips, but they seldom get to talk about good gym shoes.
8). Serious Heart Attacks By : Ryan Fyfe
Heart attacks are a very serious heart condition that 'attack' suddenly. They can be characterized by a spectrum of chest pains and discomfort as well as sweating, vomiting and nausia. Sometimes these symptoms can even result in a complete loss of consciousness. Heart attacks occur when the blood supply to a part of the heart is interrupted. This i...
9). Warning Signs Of A Heart Attack By : Jim Kapowski
Many individuals who experience signs of a heart attack allow them to go unnoticed. Ignoring the tale-tell signs of a heart attack can cause the problem to be much more serious than necessary, potentially leading to heart failure and even death.
If you think you are experiencing a heart attack, seek medical attention immediately. This...
10). Benefits of measuring your own blood pressure By : Groshan Fabiola
The only way of constantly keeping track of your blood pressure is with the help of a blood pressure monitor. But be careful if you are going to acquire one because there are many types and models of blood pressure monitors available so you have to find the ones that suit you best.
When suffering from high blood pressure it is very im...
11). Health and Fitness Essentials – The Cardio-vascular Workout. By : Baymaster
To accomplish a good cardio-vascular workout all you really need is a good pair of running shoes. Most cardio-vascular exercise needs little or no third party apparatus to help you accomplish your routine. Running, dancing, walking can all be done with no equipment (well, if dancing, then maybe some music would help). Other forms of cardio are step...
12). Improving Cardiovascular And Mental Health One Step At A Time By : Aurel Radulescu
One of the most natural things that an individual does every day is to walk. For years, this single act has been linked to improving cardiovascular health. The reason is because, generally, walking is a safe movement that isn’t likely to cause injury. New studies have shown that walking is also a terrific way to improve your mood. The next time you...
13). Help Prevent A Heart Attack: Get Moving! By : Triston Huntsmin
Preventing a heart attack should be one of the things that concerns you most. After all, heart disease and heart attacks are some of the leading causes of death among people these days. And while it is obviously not possible to completely prevent having a heart attack, there are several important ways that you can help guard yourself against suffer...
14). 10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack By : paul wilson1
A heart attack is known as a myocardial infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots.
Very often, it ...
15). Is Your Cardio Routine Doing More Harm Than Good? By : Michael Geary
Before you start wasting hours upon hours on those boring treadmills, stationary bikes, and elliptical machines, let's examine if low-moderate intensity, long duration cardio exercise is really doing your body any good, or if it is mostly a waste of time. I hope you will concede upon finishing this article that there is a better way to get in great...
16). Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP) - A Heart Condition By : Sharon Hopkins
Mitral Valve allows blood to flow in one direction from the atrium (upper chamber) to the ventricle (lower chamber). It is one of the four valves separating different chambers of the heart. Mitral valve causes problem if it doesn’t open and close as per its functionality.
It causes blood to leak backwards into the upper chamber of the ...
17). Open Heart Surgery Recovery Is a Full-Time Job By : Maggie Lichtenberg
You are now home from the hospital, and while the healing process is well underway, or you would not have been discharged, there are miles to go. There seem to be so many instructions to remember. You simply will not be up to much in the first few weeks, and in some cases, for several more. I won’t understate this. Yes, an upbeat approach by the ho...
18). Exercise Bikes – How Far They Have Come By : Dave Robinson
The exercise bike has long been the type of exercising that people just love to do. Why? It is relatively easy to do and it allows people to exercise at virtually any time, in a number of different ways. It is through these bikes that people can tone muscle or lose weight. They can find an excellent amount of help through these bikes as well. If yo...
19). Heart Attacks, Silent And Deadly By : Mayur
Heart disease is one of the nation’s deadliest killers taking the lives of almost one million Americans each year. Each of us has a different susceptibility to cardiovascular disease. Your fitness level and what you eat plays a major role. Approximately 64 million Americans have cardiovascular disease, and here’s the shocker; as many as 40 percent ...
20). What Makes Our Blood Cholesterol High? By : Kim Beardsmore
Your blood cholesterol level is affected not only by what you eat but also by how quickly your body makes LDL-cholesterol and disposes of it. In fact, your body makes all the cholesterol it needs, and it is not necessary to take in any additional cholesterol from the foods you eat.
People with heart disease or those who are at high ris...
21). Begin a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program For a Heart Healthy Lifestyle By : Maggie Lichtenberg
Two months after my open-heart surgery, through my cardiologist’s referral, I was cleared to begin a physician-sponsored cardiac rehabilitation program – a program of exercise and risk-factor education for individuals recovering from serious heart procedures and heart disease.
Some patients are healed enough to begin sooner, some later...
22). Health benefits associated with aerobics and cardio exercises By : Tobias Clover
Aerobics and health benefits?
Aerobics or aerobic exercises basically refer to the process of physical conditioning which is designed to improve respiratory and circulatory efficiency. The word ‘aerobics’ itself means ‘with oxygen’. This involves intense and sustained exercise such as swimming, cycling, jogging etc.
23). The Organ We Love - How The Heart Works By : Tyler
Being the strongest muscle in the body, the hearts purpose is to pump blood through our blood vessels through rhythmic contractions. To regulate blood pressure and volume, the heart secrets "ANF", which is a very powerful peptide hormone. It affects the regulatory region of the brain, as well as the kidneys, blood vessels, and the adrenal glands.
24). Common Cardio Exercise|Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines By : Chris Chew
Cardio Exercise Machines – Common Cardio Workout Mistakes
Cardio exercise machine workouts are great and fun for burning excess body fat and building good cardiovascular health. These exercises not only help to burn body fat fast it will also strengthen your heart and lungs and thus reducing your chances of getting high blood pressure,...
25). Heart Diseases: New Guidelines for Detection and Treatment of Arterial Disease By : Hector Milla
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association launched different guidelines related to peripheral arterial disease in order to help doctors and all healthcare professionals to treat in a better way this common condition. According to statistics, more than 12 million people suffer from Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) in the...
26). Psychological Benefits of Exercise By : Ciara Carruthers
But, what IS aerobic exercise??
According to the definition from the Global Healing Centers website, “Aerobic exercise is a type of movement such as running or cycling that gets your heart pumping faster and increases your oxygen intake.”
Fine examples of aerobic exercise are; running, dynamic yoga, cycling, fast walking, circuit train...
27). Heart Rate Monitors – Your Essential Guide By : Nick Carter
What is a heart-rate monitor?
Monitoring your heart rate is easy: If you're living, you've got one. A heart rate monitor allows you to effectively train at your target heart rate for optimal results during competition. First you’ve got to understand how monitors work. Most look like wristwatches and combine timekeeping functions with h...
28). Healthy Heart Awareness By : Alanni9799
Healthy heart awareness is coming up in February. Do you really know if you have a healthy heart? How do we know? We only know after something happens. We always think it can’t happen to us.
Having a healthy body gives you a healthy heart. So here are some tips to keep your body healthy.
1. You need to take a really good v...
29). Signs Of High Blood Pressure By : Karen Butterworth
High blood pressure is known as a silent killer. And probably most don’t even think about their blood pressure. However, high blood pressure can be quite fatal. There are some symptoms that can indicate that you have high blood pressure, and can prevent you from having a stroke. So continue reading as it might save your life or the life of someone ...
30). Cholesterol - Good, Bad...Huh? By : Michael Russell
What IS Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance that's stored in the fat (lipid) content of one's blood stream. It's actually important to have a certain amount of "good" cholesterol in one's system.
Cholesterol, and our other body fats, cannot dissolve in our blood. They must be transported by special carrier...
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