Walking the Weight Off

Why not start walking your weight off? The utmost battle for any working mother is the obstruction of having time in their day to exercise. For a stay-at-home mom, it can be even extra tricky because children will regularly go along with the adventure, which means a plethora of distractions. One of the most effective forms of exercise is walking, which is also an easy…

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Weight Lifting is a Multi-Purpose Exercise

Weight lifting in addition to developing muscle mass actually assists the human body in burning fat. For every pound of muscle you have, you will burn 35-50 calories a day. This is why you may notice that those who lift weights regularly seem to eat more, their bodies are constantly burning fat and they need to replenish the calories that are necessary to feed cells.…

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Weight Training

For those that would like a more vigorous workout plan, weight training is a viable option that can combine building muscle tone and working the cardiovascular system. Weight training tones your muscles and raises your metabolism, which helps your body burn more calories not only when exercising but also while you sleep. Weight training reverses the natural decline in your metabolism, which begins around age…

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Exercising: The 5 R’s Principle

What if there was a simple, straightforward way of taking a workout and figuring out exactly what should be in it? There is. It’s called the 5 R's principle. The 5 R's Principle can help beginners figure out what exactly goes into an effective workout. Each "R" focuses on an important element of an exercise routine that forces the beginner to look at their workouts…

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Why Should I Exercise?

For some, exercise is a passion. For others, it seems to be a four-lettered word, or in this case an eight-letter word. But it doesn’t have to be a dreaded event. Exercise can be fun. It can mean more than running for hours on the treadmill or climbing the stair master until your legs feel like Jell-O. You can get in shape by doing things…

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Working Out for Extreme Fitness

Many people think about building muscles as abandoning life outside the gym and devoting hours to the gym like a monk in a monastery. Perhaps the only way to chisel the body into a hot muscular physique is by toiling hour by hour over the rusty iron day in, day out and year in, year out. This need not be so. Although hard work is…

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You Need More Than Aerobic Exercise

Getting in shape takes more than aerobic exercise. While aerobics are an important component of overall fitness, you also need to incorporate muscle building workouts several times a week to achieve a well-balanced exercise program. The benefits of aerobics are well known. When you exercise aerobically, you strengthen your heart muscle as well as your entire cardiovascular system. Muscle building workouts fine tune the body…

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Back Exercise Stretches For Back Pain

Back exercise stretches the lower back muscles to help bring relief to back pain caused by over-stressed back muscles. Spine rehabilitation too is done through back exercise. People suffering from back pain are put through an exercise regimen, as exercise stretches the back and promotes better blood circulation in the area. You will hear many people complain of back pain occasionally. About 75% to 85%…

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Your Eyes Need Exercise Too!

Always keep an upbeat point of view about exercise. Realize that it’s a part of life and that it’s very important not only for your health but for the health of your entire family. Schedule exercise appointments just like you would for any other meeting or obligation. Eye Exercise Rub your hands together to make them warm. (You can shake them or hold them in…

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Supplements– a Fitness Beginner Needs

One of the most frequently asked questions that someone new to fitness will ask is “What supplements should I take?” The answer to that is a simple one: you don’t need to take any supplements, especially when you are a beginner. However, supplements can be very good for your fitness. Many people are concerned with supplements and their side effects. All the supplements mentioned here are all-natural…

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