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Week 3 Exercise Tune Up–Resistance Training
Resistance training is a type of strength training. In resistance training you use your own body weight to increase your muscular strength. The workouts are as effective as using dumbbells but since you don’t need any equipment you can do them almost anywhere.
Week 2 Exercise Tune Up - Strength
This is week two in Exercise Tune Up and the focus is strength training. The article contains a Total Body Strength Workout and an HIIT Strength Training Workout.
Week 2 Exercise Tune up Instructions
This article contains the instructions for each exercise used in Week 2 of the Exercise Tune Up.
Abs & Core Exercises
Here are instructions for a variety of Core Exercises. I will be updating this category regularly.
6 Week Exercise Tune Up - Week 1 Cardio
It’s easy to get distracted from our exercise routines, especially during this time of year. Here is a way to tune up your body, get rid of extra pounds, strengthen and tone, one week at a time with my “Exercise Tune Up”. This first week we will focus on cardio.
Plyometric Exercises - Instruction and Examples
Plyometric exercises are used in training aimed at increasing muscle power and force. Plyometric exercises have become more popular as exercise systems such as Cross-Fit, TRX, and short total body workouts.
Seven Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips
Tight hip muscles can affect the body in negative ways such as problems with posture. If we don’t use our hips correctly then we tend to overload our lower backs. Try these great stretches to relieve tight hips. Here are seven hip stretches that will help relieve your tight hips.
BMI and Exercise
BMI (Body Mass Index) is a calculation that is used to measure body fat based on your height and weight. You should be concerned if your BMI is in the overweight or obese categories as these both can contribute to disease. Learn the link between exercise and a healthy BMI.
Why You Need to Warm-up Before Exercising
You may be in a hurry but be smart and always warm-up before you exercise. One major reason for including warm-ups is to decrease the risk of injury. Read here for other significant reasons to make the warm-up an important part of your workout.
Stay in Shape with Top 5 Pilates Poses
Brooke Siler, a well known Pilate’s instructor, and author of Pilate’s books, suggest that if you don’t have time for a full Pilate’s workout, you can still stay in shape by doing the top 5 Pilates Poses 4-5 times per week. It only takes a few minutes and you will be pleased with the results.
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