HIIT Workout

HIIT Workout

Short for high-intensity interval training, HIIT has been used by trainers for years, but has now skyrocketed in popularity, fueled by the growth of CrossFit facilities around the country (crossfit.com). Known for its short but extremely intense workouts, most often using body weight, a variety of free weights, and sometimes simple gym equipment, the movement […]
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Some Exercise Myths Proven False

Some Exercise Myths Proven False

Here are some common myths that have been floating around from quite some time.  They have been proven false. Strength and resistance workouts will not make women bulk-up.  Men have 20-to-30 times the muscle-building potential that women do because of the male hormone testosterone. However, those who perform minimal cardiovascular exercise followed by intelligent strength-and-resistance […]
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Arm Moves That Are Better Than Push-Ups

Arm Moves That Are Better Than Push-Ups

If doing the perfect push-up is hard for you, you can try these moves.  Also, they wont result in injury like an improper push-up. Bear Crawls Begin in plank position with your shoulders stacked over your wrists. Keeping your hips low, move forward by simultaneously reaching forward with your left hand as you step forward […]
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The Secret To Melting The Most Fat

The Secret To Melting The Most Fat

Scientists have proven that high intensity interval training burns more fat in less time than a steady-state approach. When done strategically, HIIT also triggers afterburn, a phenomenon in which your body uses calories at an increased rate for up to 24 hours post-workout. Interval training isn’t a new concept, but exercise physiologists at have developed […]
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Get a Firm Butt In Three Simple Moves

Get a Firm Butt In Three Simple Moves

Regardless if your a beginner, intermediate, or experienced lifter, these three exercise will tone your butt up.  It will help those who want the perfect beach body, or just to pick up their backside. The first exercise is a Deadlift Squat. Stand with feet wider than hip-width apart, holding a 5-pound dumbbell in each hand […]
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Top Reasons To Exercise

Top Reasons To Exercise

The following is a list of the top reasons you should begin exercising. When you’re active, you burn calories. When you burn more calories than you intake, you lose weight. When you combine cardiovascular exercise with weight routines, you gain muscle mass, which replaces fat. Exercising in the morning not only gets you energized for […]
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Exercise Makes You Less Miserable

Exercise Makes You Less Miserable

Keeping physically active as you age, will make you worry less and remain more open-minded, outgoing, and agreeable. New research from Florida State University in Tallahassee has found that “Too little exercise had an even bigger impact on personality changes than chronic diseases did,” says senior author Antonio Terracciano, Ph.D. In the study, researchers assessed […]
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Easy Exercises For The Pool

Easy Exercises For The Pool

Don’t let the summer heat keep you from working out.  There are plenty exercises that you can perform in the pool. A good warmup can be 5-10 minutes of jogging back and forth in the pool. In waist-deep water, get into a lunge position with your right foot forward, left foot back. Wrap a swim […]
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2 Exercises That Tones Your Butt

2 Exercises That Tones Your Butt

Here are a couple exercise for women and men who are interested in tightening their butt, and maintaining an athletic lower body. The single leg, works your butt and hamstrings.  You stand with feet together, holding the weights in front of thighs.  Hinge torso forward, lifting left leg behind you. Return to standing. Repeat on […]
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Mistakes You Might Be Making On The Tradmill

Mistakes You Might Be Making On The Tradmill

It is a very good trend that more and more people are becoming proactive in their daily fitness.  The majority of people satisfy their cardiovascular requirements in the gym, and primarily on the treadmill.  Here are some of the common errors that people should avoid when using this machine. Turning up the speed or incline […]
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Excessive Exercise Can Lead to Heart Attack

Excessive Exercise Can Lead to Heart Attack

Researchers from the Department of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, have analyzed data from the NWR or National Walkers and Runners Health Studies databases.  They scanned the data of 2,400 physically active heart attack survivors. The results concluded that the benefits of walking and running are similar, as long as the energy expenditure is the […]
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Choose to Be Fit Rather Than Skinny

Choose to Be Fit Rather Than Skinny

Skinny is the ‘in’ thing among women these days. Selfies found in Instagram shows how women prefer to be skinny rather than ‘fit’. It’s a shocking truth that we’re all guilty about. 80% of women admit that they don’t do regular exercise. Getting involved into sports should be encouraged among women, because it will not […]
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Stay Fit at Home

Stay Fit at Home

You don’t have time to go to the gym? However, it is not worth it to compromise on your fitness routine because you cannot hit the treadmill. There are so many ways you can choose to remain fit at home without going through the boring routines at the gym and wasting any more money. If […]
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Importance of Being Active

Importance of Being Active

We always hear people explore the benefits of regular physical activity and how it is very important for longevity and a healthy life. The idea behind exercising each day is to keep your body in ‘active mode’ all day so that it never enters the ‘sleep mode’. If you do not regularly take up exercising […]
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Burning Fat

Burning Fat

Fat is one of the biggest problems in maintaining a fit body. To burn fat, diet as well as exercise has to be maintained. To some, rigorous exercise without proper workout and vice versa has no effect of reducing the fat in body. Some foods are to be taken for reducing fat. In fact the […]
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Best way to burn fat

Best way to burn fat

Fat is serious trouble in maintaining your health, so everyone tries to reduce fat quickly. Specific ways are needed to be followed for burning fat fast. Many may try to reduce fat rapidly by following diets and doing exercise. This is the right choice for fat burning, but it has to be followed properly. Sometimes […]
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Exercises for Diabetes type 2 Patients

Exercises for Diabetes type 2 Patients

A combination of resistance exercises and aerobic exercises have found to be more effective in helping the diabetic lose their blood glucose level more than any other type of exercise. Fourteen different studies were conducted on over 900 patients. The analysis included many kinds of resistance and aerobic training, which seemed to boost the health […]
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Killer Ab Exercises to Shape Your Tummy

Killer Ab Exercises to Shape Your Tummy

There is nothing more annoying than the little bit of stomach fat that makes you look tubby. But while spot reduction is difficult, these killer abs exercises are actually designed to make you tone up your abs so that when the cardio gets rid of the fat, you’ll have beautiful, sculpted abs. Just make sure […]
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Treadmill Mistakes

Treadmill Mistakes

  While the treadmill is a versatile machine that allows for a range of exercises from hefty, intense workouts to light strolling, there are ways that you can make mistakes even while using this simple piece of equipment. That’s not to say you’re doing everything wrong, but by following these tips you can maximize the […]
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