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Gardening Provides Recommended Physical Activity For Older Adults

Gardening Provides Recommended Physical Activity For Older Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week in order to maintain and improve optimal health. This recommendation is especially important for older Americans, who can be less likely to fulfill this requirement, yet […]

Getting In Shape, In The Office

Getting In Shape, In The Office

With New Yers just around the corner, many Americans will be making a resolution to get in better shape. But many people simply do not have the time to hit the gym for hours on end. Have no fear. Fitness experts Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll of the fitness company Bravabody are masters of The […]

Tips To Practice Sports Workout Regularly

Tips To Practice Sports Workout Regularly

Practicing various sport activities like foot ball, swimming and even swing dancing enhances stamina and energy in your body. Along with balanced diet, right exercises also helps you to boost your body energy levels. Here are few tips that you have to follow while practicing sports workout. You can burn almost 630 to 750 calories […]

4 Secrets Revealed To Build Big Biceps

4 Secrets Revealed To Build Big Biceps

Performing bicep curls and dumbbell curls set after set alone cannot help you to build big biceps. The main secret behind building big biceps is using push and pull technique in your bicep training along with bicep curls. This particular principle applies enough stress on your biceps and lead to muscle growth in your arms. […]

How A Personal Trainer Will Increase Your Fitness Level?

How A Personal Trainer Will Increase Your Fitness Level?

When you think of a personal trainer, do you think of the celebrity trainers that seem to produce miracles right before our very eyes? Do you think of the movie stars who are back to their pre baby body within a month of delivering their child? Personal trainers are available in your city, they’re affordable, […]

Have You Ever Heard About Exercise Addiction?

Have You Ever Heard About Exercise Addiction?

Exercise is a wonderful way to promote health and wellness in your life. But, when it becomes too much, it really causes harm for your health. Can you believe some people even become addicted to exercise? However, some experts say that exercise addiction is the secondary behavior that is linked with other psychological health problems. […]

Strike A Yoga Pose To Strike Down Stress

Strike A Yoga Pose To Strike Down Stress

When hyperventilating sometimes seems the only option to stress, Petri Brill has a healthier suggestion: yoga. “Yoga is not just a practice of poses, but of your breath work,” says Ms. Brill, a Dallas certified yoga instructor. “The practice of slow, controlled, rhythmic breathing helps bring down blood pressure, rest the heart, clear the mind, […]

How To Evaluate Your Body Fitness Levels?

How To Evaluate Your Body Fitness Levels?

Did you ever evaluate your fitness levels? It is quite possible to tell whether you are in right shape or not by just looking at your body. But, being in shape doesn’t mean that you are fit. Fitness is often determined by state of your health and others with similar age group. But, do you […]

Steps To Practice Cardio At Home

Steps To Practice Cardio At Home

Do you know how important cardio exercises are for your health? Many studies continue to support various health benefits of practicing cardio exercises. However, it is quite hard to get cardio workouts at home, but not impossible. Follow these steps to get enough cardio exercises at your home. Practice jump rope This is one of […]

Balance Exercises Reduce Seniors' Risk Of Falling

Balance Exercises Reduce Seniors’ Risk Of Falling

Combined findings from multiple studies indicate that exercise programs, especially those that include balance training, do reduce falls among elderly people. Examples of successful falls prevention programs include “Tai Chi and home-based or group-based exercise prescribed by a health professional,” Dr. Catherine Sherrington told. On the other hand, walking programs did not appear to have […]