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Resistant Bands Strengthen Your Walk
Walking is a great and popular workout. It gives you the cardio exercise you need. But as part of a complete workout we need 2 days of strength and resistance training each week. Here is a way to get your resistance training and your walk at the same time by using resistance bands.
Fitness Class Guidelines
Fitness classes are popular for their liveliness and companionship. People enjoy them as a good way to make new friends, and working out in a group can be motivating. Once you have decided to attend a group fitness class here are guidelines to expect from the instructor and yourself.
Get Rid of Under Arm Jiggle
It’s spring and soon you will be wearing your sleeveless tops, it’s time to get rid of under arm jiggle. This set of exercises will work the muscle groups involved in strenghthening and toning the arms.
Full-Body Flexibility-A Review
This is a review of the book “Full-Body Flexibility”, by Jay Blahnik. The book includes his “3-step Method for Flexibility, Mobility, and Strength”. This is a beautiful book and is illustrated with clear color pages that include 175 individual stretches.
Pros and Cons of Stretching
What’s up with stretching is it good or bad for you? This is a long standing debate which is fueled by the lack of conclusive research regarding stretching. Presented here are the pros and cons of stretching and some safety tips for when you do stretch.
Walking Programs for Beginners
This article provides beginner walking workouts to get you started on developing a walking habit. Walking is the most popular form of exercise for general good health. It provides a cardiovascular workout and is beneficial in prevention of many medical conditions.
Prevent Rotator Cuff Injuries
This article is about the causes and prevention of rotator cuff injuries. Overwork and excessive use can cause inflammation and pain resulting in tendonitis, bursitis, muscle strain or tear. Exercise such as stretching and strength exercises help to prevent rotator cuff injury.
Pilates Workout at Home
The Pilates workout for home includes 8 exercises from Joseph H. Pilate's original mat series. Pilates works the deepest inner layer of muscle in the abdomen which realigns your body, improves your posture, provides flexibility and balance and developes a lean toned body.
Heart Rate Training Zones
Your target heart rate is one of the best indicators of your fitness level. Your heart rate can guide you in determining if your workouts are working for you. Once you know what training zone to work in to reach your goals you will be able to build an effective workout plan.
Make Buying a Treadmill Easy
You have decided to buy a treadmill and want to know where to start. Walking into a store without some background information is not a good idea. Here are some steps that will make buying your treadmill easy.
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