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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.
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.
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.
Keeping a Fitness Journal
Keeping a fitness journal is one of the most important tools in your fitness regimen. A fitness journal points out things about yourself that you may not know and can be used to optimize your workouts.
Introduction to Pilates Principles
This introduction to Pilates will teach you the eight basic principles that provide the foundation of Pilates. Pilates is a great workout and can be done by anyone. Practiced regularly Pilates strengthens muscles making them look toned and lean, improve your posture and increase flexibility.
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.
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.
Fitness Faster with Combination Exercises
Develope fitness faster with combination exercises in which you are working more than one muscle group at a time. Here are five combination exercises that are a great way to save workout time and burn more calories.
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