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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.
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.
Pros and Cons of Hiring a Personal Trainer
Personal Training is at an all time high in popularity right now and the internet can bring a PT into any home. There are many good reasons to hire a Personal Trainer (PT) but there are also cautions to take if you decide to do so.
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.
Recumbent Bike Fat Burning Workout for Beginners
One of the best ways to get a fat burning workout is on a recumbent bike. This fat burning cardio workout will start you off at a moderate intensity to promote weight loss and strengthen your heart.
Recumbent Bike HIIT Fat Burning Workout
This recumbent bike fat burning workout is based on HIIT, High Intensity Interval, Training. HIIT is a fantastic workout and does burn lots of calories fast. You are working large muscle groups that provide strength; while the intensity provides a cardio workout great for the heart.
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.
Results of 10 Minute Workout Test
For the past month I have been testing a 10 minute (M) workout. I wanted to see for myself what all the hype was about. I choose a 10M workout that included: 4 M of cardio; 3 M Resistance Training, 2 M of Core Strength; 1 Minute of Stretching. Read my 28 days of personal observations.
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.
Shape Up with Zumba
Zumba is a strength and cardio fitness program that has taken exercise devotees by storm. Done regularly you cannot help but shape up with Zumba. Zumba exercise classes are ‘fitness-parties’, that blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, for a total body workout.
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