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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.
Push-ups are the Perfect Exercise
Fitness Specialist agree push-ups are as near too the perfect exercise that you can get. They strengthen muscles and provide bone-building effects. If you do your push-ups right you will work your entire body.
R I C E for Exercise Injuries
In exercise terminology R I C E stands for: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. RICE is a form of first aid used for soft tissue injuries. This method of first aid can often help relieve pain and heal quicker. Here are the different components of RICE and how they work:
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.
Silver Sneakers Fitness Program for Older Adults
SliverSneakers is the leading fitness program specific for older adults. Members have fun and move through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills. Chairs are used for seated and/or standing support.
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