Treadmills Shed Calories

Treadmills are a great way to workout. They give a complete body workout and help in shedding the calories very fast. However they are high impact cardio vascular machines and doctor’s advice is needed before you can start working out on a treadmill. Thus it can put strain on the knee muscles and the joints.Continue reading “Treadmills Shed Calories”

Workouts That Travel

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 itContinue reading “Workouts That Travel”

8 Proven Strategies For Maximum Muscle Gains

There is so much conflicting information out there when it comes to the topic of building muscle, and sometimes it can be very difficult to know where to start. If youre an average beginner looking for some basic guidelines to follow in the gym, the following 8 points will start you off on the rightContinue reading “8 Proven Strategies For Maximum Muscle Gains”

You And Your Cholesterol

Are you aware that nearly 107 million Americans have total cholesterol of 200 mg/dL or higher, a level at which cardiovascular risk begins to rise. Mike Flowers of you-and-your-cholesterol.com states that “High Cholesterol and Triglyceride (blood fat) can easily be controlled by following a few simple rules and without giving up some of the pleasuresContinue reading “You And Your Cholesterol”

5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder

The thyroid regulates the rate of energy production in the bodys cells. Thyroid disorder reduces the bodys metabolism and makes you feel sluggish. Reason 2 Thyroid disorder also increases your risk of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer and arthritis and your risk of widespread infection. In severe cases, the energy level in theContinue reading “5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder”

5 Components of Physical Fitness

Physical fitness is the ability to function effectively throughout your workday, perform your usual other activities and still have enough energy left over to handle any extra stresses or emergencies which may arise. The components of physical fitness are: *Cardiorespiratory (CR) endurance – the efficiency with which the body delivers oxygen and nutrients needed forContinue reading “5 Components of Physical Fitness”

Why rowing machines are used in gyms

Some of the oddest machines in the gym are the rowing machines and, although they are somewhat rare, it is not uncommon to see a skiing machine, too. Many people wonder why these sports have been singled out as being such great exercise why is there no tennis machine, or swimming machine, for example? TheContinue reading “Why rowing machines are used in gyms”

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