We’ve heard that sitting is the new smoking. Well, it turns out that, in the long run, too much standing isn’t all that great for us either. In fact, long-term effects of standing are back problems and muscle damage. Why Exercise Your Feet? [tweet_box...
What do you mean by this statement? “I don’t like exercising.” Frequently it means: “I don’t enjoy the particular type of exercise I think I have to do.”
Well, for one thing, if you don’t like lifting weights in a gym, don’t do it. Alternatively, if you don’t like running, don’t do that. In fact, don’t settle for the elliptical machine if you think it’s a snooze.
It takes creative strategies to stay fit on vacation. To begin with, we are creatures of habit. For example, we have a regular routine (wake up, eat meals, work out, go to sleep at the same times). With this in mind, most of us occasionally leave the comfort of our...
Are you recovering from, or trying to avoid surgery?, Looking to manage your weight? Want strength or endurance training? Want to have fun, and relax? Well, a water-base exercise program will probably help.
Vertical, water-based exercise (Dancing, jumping, kicking, running) offers multiple benefits for any fitness level. Plus, you do it with a lot less impact.
These 7 myths, followed by the myth-busters will help you make smart choices about working out. Equally important you will find practical ways to meet your fitness objectives. These 7 myths will help you make smart choices...
It’s time to take a stand! Get on your feet! All things considered, everyone, whether active or sedentary, old or young, can benefit from standing more. In fact, sitting has been called the “new smoking.” Sitting has been...
Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what you need. Remember, it’s okay to put yourself first, because no one else will. In fact, if you’re not clear on what your purpose in life is, you’re in good company. Frequently most people are in the same boat.
How much do you think about stability, coordination, and agility fitness?
Notably, most people don’t think about stability (or balance) until they fall, or injure themselves. Significantly, balance training is important for everyone, at every age, from athletes to casual exercisers.
Most people experience knee pain at some point in their lives. Even among otherwise healthy and active folks, knee complaints abound. So, if you’ve been complaining about your knees, you’re not alone.
The plank does one of the best jobs of strengthening your abdominals safely. Specifically, it results in true evidence of core strength. As an explanation, a plank is an isometric exercise that employs your abdominal, lower back, hip, and arm muscles.
Core strength is a popular fitness, buzz term, but what’s the big deal all about? To begin with, there’s more to core training than striving for a flat tummy or a six-pack.” In fact, you might thing core training is all about lying on a yoga mat, doing interminable “crunches.”
Everyone learns about the five senses: sight, sound, smell, touch, and taste. Equally important is proprioception, sometimes called the sixth sense. Significantly, proprioception is how people control their body parts without looking at them.