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3 Steps To Starting a Successful Fall Exercise Program


Ah, the crisp cool breeze, the invigorating feel of the outdoors as the leaves start to turn colors, the sound of kids laughing on their way to school.Fall is the time for new beginnings.

Finding Time to Exercise


Exercising During Commercials I'm getting up an hour earlier these days. At first I said I'd never be able to do it: I was already sleep deprived rising at 6 AM how would I ever get up at 5 AM? I'd never be able to get to sleep earlier (this is still true), and a hundred other reasons why it wouldn't work.

Interval Training


Are you in an exercise rut? Do you want to kick your fitness level up a notch and increase your endurance? Would you like to add more intensity to you workout? Interval training is a good way to achieve all of these goals in a safe and systematic manner.Interval training is simply a matter of alternating high intensity exercise and low intensity exercise.

Top 10 Tips For Finding Time For Exercise


If you're like most people, finding time for exercise is difficult. Here are my "top 10" tips to help you in that quest.

Top 10 Reasons To Exercise In The Morning


If I had to pick a single factor that I thought was most important in a successful exercise or weight loss program, it would be to exercise first thing in the morning - every morning! Some mornings, you may just be able to fit in a 10 minute walk, but it's important to try to do something every morning. So why mornings?.

The Abs... More Important Than You Think


What comes to your mind when I say the word "abs"? Do you think of the infomercials advertising "6 second abs" or the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue? Most people focus on training their abs to look thinner or sexier. But, do you realize the importance of your abs in everyday activities? Most yoga instructors do.

Overcoming Resistance to Exercise


Are You Destined to Sit on the Couch?If someone mentions exercise do you think, "I hate to exercise. There's no way I'm doing that.

7 Ways To Guarantee You Stick To Your Workout Program


1. Begin Looking at Exercise Differently.

4 Exercises That Will Help You Change Your Body Faster Than Any Other Exercises You May Have Tried


1. Lunges with a barbell.

The Power Workout:


Scenario: I really want to get in shape, but I work all day and attend multimedia classes until 8:30. How do I find the time to exercise, and what are a few good exercises for beginners like me? Solution: Finding time to exercise is certainly a challenge.

Fitness the Goddess Way: Movement vs. Exercise


I was excited to hear the esteemed speakers at the Fall 2004 Omega Institute Conference. The "biggies" of the women's movement such as Gloria Steinem, today's best-selling authors and who's who of empowering women doing inspiring work were.

The New Lover Approach to Starting an Exercise Program


Approach a New Exercise Program Like a New LoverHow many times have you decided to get back to some type of exercise program? You've bought gear, new shoes, new clothes, whatever is needed. You've set aside some time, and off you go.

Mom, How F.I.T.T. Is Your Workout?


Moms don't have the time or desire to mess around with complicated workouts that don't get results. If you want real Mommy Muscle you need a plan that's based on principles not infomercials and advertising.

Arthritis Exercise - One Way to Relieve Pain & Stiffness in Your Joints (part 1)


Exercise can be very beneficial for arthritis sufferers, often relieving stiffness in joints, strengthening muscles thereby reducing stress on joints, keeping bone and cartilage tissue strong and healthy, and increasing flexibility. A recommended 30-minute minimum of daily activity is the norm.

Arthritis Exercise - One Way to Relieve Pain & Stiffness in Your Joints (part 2)


Even when you cannot make it out to walk or to an aquatics or yoga class, there are exercises you can do daily to improve flexibility, strength and conditioning when you suffer from arthritis. You can flex your legs while sitting in a chair facing forward, simply by moving your leg outward while keeping your foot on the floor and holding it there for a few seconds, then retracting it until your foot is behind you, then alternating to the other leg.

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05/22/2018 11:32 AM
How To Properly Lift
Many people, including myself, were unsure about lifting weights in public in fear that their form wasn't correct. I took a weight lifting class last semester and it completely changed my confidence with lifting and I am writing this pillar article to help those of you that have been in that position. If you are not lifting with the correct form, you will be missing out on the benefits that lifting has to offer.
05/17/2018 08:44 AM
How Physical Fitness Training Boosts Resilience by Meeting Targets
Physical activity is not only done for healthy body and mind but also to achieve success in different fields. Practising workouts personally may not be fruitful due to lack of professional knowledge. Therefore physical fitness trainer must be hired to perform exercise in the correct way and reach some specific goals in life.
05/10/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Workout Errors You Do Not Want To Be Making
When you hit the gym, do you feel confident you are doing everything you can to see the best results? Do you feel like you are in there with the knowledge and know-how to create a workout you feel great about? If you have any doubts, these tips are for you. It is essential you are aware of some of the most prominent mistakes people make so you can side-step these yourself. Here are some of the main ones to consider.
05/07/2018 08:05 AM
Ten Tips to Sneak Exercise Into Your Day (and Why!)
With the unofficial start of summer at the end of this month, many begin to think about starting to exercise before putting on a bathing suit and hitting the beach or pool. Exercise is of course helpful for weight management and building muscles and can improve physical appearance.
05/05/2018 05:36 PM
5 Steps to Increasing Your Physical Activity
Physical activity is part of the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. Learn 5 steps you can take to include physical activity into your life at ease.
05/03/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Exercise Modifications To Make Past The Age Of 40
If you are in your 40's, 50's or beyond, you may be wondering what this means for your workout program. Can you still do the workouts you have always done? Or will you need to make adjustments? As you get older, there is no question specific changes take place in your body. If you want to continue to stay active into these years, you will need to modify things a little. The good news is if you keep up with your fitness, you will not need to adjust as much, as your body will maintain itself quite well.
05/01/2018 09:00 AM
10 Things You Should Never Do At The Gym
So you've finally decided to add some gym time to your timetable, and I'm assuming you're going to be working out in a commercial gym. While you work your ass off to keep fit, everyone at the gym will be watching you from a distance: judging. For that reason, I have prepared a handy list of some of the etiquette issues you might be vulnerable to when you're lifting those heavy metal plates.
04/30/2018 02:59 PM
Healthy Living - Three Tips to Help Keep Your Joints Healthy
There is one health issue that will quickly take you out of the workout game: joint pain. You know how important it is to stay active as keeping active will help to ensure you maintain muscle strength and keep your physical fitness at an ideal level. As we become older, we lose lean muscle mass, but physical activity helps to prevent this loss. When you start suffering from joint pain, however, things change. Now even walking up the stairs can feel like a challenge. The good news? You can get around this. By taking steps now, you can keep your joints moving well into your later years. Don't let creaky joints get you down.
04/26/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - What Is Bursitis and How Do You Treat The Pain and Inflammation?
If you are involved in any type of physical activity program, there is a very good chance at some point or another; you are going to suffer an injury. While you can take steps to help prevent injuries over time, it is rare to find someone who never experiences the odd ache or pain here and there. For some people, those aches and pains are a lot more significant than others. Bursitis is one of the common causes of pain and can be very frustrating to deal with. What is bursitis and what are the signs you may be suffering?
04/26/2018 11:09 AM
Kettlebells - What Kettlebell Size and Weight Do You Start With?
Kettlebells, from Russia originally only came three sizes. Today they come in multiple weight variations, so what size Kettlebells should you start with? If you are only going to buy one kettlebell, what weight do you get? Here's how to select the right Kettlebell.
04/24/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - The Best Exercises To Build A Stronger Chest
If you are looking to build a stronger chest, there are a few exercises you should focus on including in your workout plan. Most people think all it takes to create a strong chest is the chest press exercise and while this exercise will help, it is not the only exercise you need to concern yourself with. Which moves should you include in your regime? Let us go over your list.
04/16/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Strength Training Can Help Slow Down Aging
In today's times where more and more people are becoming focused on both their appearance and their health, we are all looking for ways we can reduce the signs of aging. While we can never stop the hands of time entirely, there is much we can do to help reduce how much we show our age. Strength training often referred to as resistance training, is one of those.
04/10/2018 08:36 AM
Burn Body Fat Fast Using A Booty Band
If you're struggling with weight loss and/or want to tone your body and you haven't had any positive results, we ask you not to give up! If by now, you have basically flushed down the toilet that New Years Resolution to lose body fat - then it is time to put that resolution back into active circulation, as you can now burn body fat fast using a Booty Band.
04/10/2018 08:32 AM
The Many Benefits of Booty Bands For Your Body
Booty Bands are great and effective in the enhancement of your figure and in acquiring the figure you've been wanting for a long time. However and needless to say, it is one of the very awesome perks of Booty Bands!
04/09/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Quick Tips For Better Calf Training
The calf muscles are a set of muscles often overlooked as the primary focus is placed on larger lower body muscles like the quads or hamstrings. While these are the muscles you should focus on; this should not be to the neglect of your calf muscles. Having muscular calves will give you the foundation on which all other movements are done and will ensure you are not as at-risk for ankle injuries. Proper calf training is a must. Many people either ditch calf training altogether or just are not performing calf training as they should. Here are a few quick tips you should remember next time you prepare yourself to do calf work.
04/08/2018 10:53 AM
What If You Cannot Exercise?
We know the health benefits of exercise. There's no question about how good exercise can be for physical and mental health. However, many people believe that exercise is beyond their physical ability, no matter how many health benefits there may be.
04/07/2018 11:03 AM
The Word You Need To Add To Exercise And Your Workout To Succeed
We workout, we exercise. We talk about our exercise workouts, but, do we use the one word, in our thoughts and comments, that can make or break an exercise workout program? If used incorrectly, this word can defeat us, if used properly it can lead us to success... new levels of fitness, health, weight management, and even happiness.
04/06/2018 08:04 AM
Exercise: Is It Really Less Important Than Diet for Weight Loss?
I have been hearing for some time now that when it comes to weight loss, exercise is not king. Diet is paramount. I mean, the NY Times said it, so it must be true.
04/04/2018 01:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Is Walking the Best Exercise For You?
Think for a while about what you enjoy and don't enjoy where exercise is concerned. You likely have a long list of things you ought to do or want to achieve. Most of us do. Is walking on that list? Perhaps exercise is, but you might have overlooked walking as a useful option. Think about it; walking is easy to integrate into your workday. You could take the stairs instead of riding the elevator, or exit the bus a few blocks away so you can walk to and from your work. Many people are quick to dismiss it as a productive form of physical activity. Walking is a great place to begin.
04/03/2018 04:33 PM
A Century
As many of you know that know me, I have struggled with 100 mile rides, my first two 100 mile rides being last year in 2017. My first attempt was in February of 2017, I started off with a little bit of a stomach ache, and was way overdressed and overheated quickly. I found that I was not consuming enough of anything and started to really feel the pain.
03/31/2018 01:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Lateral Raise Variations To Try
When it comes to building great looking shoulders, one of the most important things to do is include lateral raises in your workout. These particular raises will help you develop your shoulder caps - the outer head of the shoulders that rounds out the muscle and makes you look stronger and fitter. When most people think lateral raises, they immediately tend to think about lifting dumbbells. While this is one method, it is not the only method.
03/28/2018 03:31 PM
Remember to Have Fun
Whenever you are on the bike, remember to keep it fun, especially if you are a competitive athlete! Riding along the flooded Grand River the other day was more fun than expected! When the water is in areas that are normally dry, it brings the wildlife closer for viewing, and I ended up seeing some animals that I normally wouldn't, I wish I would have strapped on my good camera like fellow photographer does!
03/27/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise - Intensifying Your Workouts
If you wish to enjoy the known benefits of exercise including better blood sugar control and the loss of weight, what you are aiming for is a healthy level of fitness. The hardest part about physical activity is maintaining consistency. It is easy to get yourself to workout now and then but keeping up a routine is a noticeable step up in difficulty. If you have done well in this regard, give yourself some credit. What you have achieved is not an easy feat. Now you are active; you may be wondering about the next step. It is likely time to intensify your workouts. Are you ready for this challenge?
03/26/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Are You Looking To Make The Jump To A Higher Power Training Program?
One of the more popular workout programs you might want to consider adding to your workout routine is the push/pull/legs workout. This particular one is great because it allows you to divide the upper body, so you get to work each muscle group with a higher volume. Doing so will help you to see superior results. Once you are beyond the beginner stage, it can be trying to get enough total work for each muscle group by doing an upper/lower split, so this is the next route to go. Curious how this ends up looking?
03/23/2018 02:59 PM
Healthy Living - How Exercise Works to Improve Your Health
Exercise is a topic that has been beaten to death. But it is also a very general subject, so it is easy to see it being pulled apart and taken in wild directions without delivering a useful message. You already know it is right for you and you should likely be more active than you currently are but we won't go there. What you may benefit from though is a general overview of how exercise works.
03/23/2018 10:03 AM
What Rep Range Is Best For Me?
It can be confusing to determine what rep range is best for your exercise program. This article simplifies it for you!
03/22/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Exercises to Take Your Workout To The Next Level
Looking to take your workouts to the next level? If so, you need to try kettlebell training. This hot new form of training can be even more intense than regular dumbbell or barbell work and is a lot of fun as well. More and more people are falling in love with it. Three exercises stand above the rest. Let us look at what these are and why you should do them.
03/21/2018 10:33 AM
Kettlebell Tempo Training
When it comes to building muscle mass, kettlebell training is a versatile and way to achieve your goals. Although kettlebell workouts are commonly used for increasing cardiovascular endurance, kettlebells can easily be utilized for more mass-oriented training regimens. The most effective of these methods is achieved by switching up the tempo of your workout.
03/19/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Four Must Do's To Prevent Knee Pain
If you are someone who is suffering from knee pain, you know just how devastating this can be. You can go from feeling great and doing your workouts as you wish, to becoming sidelined entirely. What is worse, much of knee pain is chronic. Once it occurs, it could be weeks, if not months, before you are finally starting to feel better again. The good news? There are steps you can take to prevent knee pain from occurring.
03/13/2018 09:04 AM
8 Best Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health
You can't live a long life without a healthy heart. Here are 8 exercises that will keep your heart healthy so that you can live your life to the fullest.
03/09/2018 09:35 AM
Moderate Exercises to Fitness
Did you know that by exercising at a moderate pace for only 30 minutes, you would feel a lot better, mentally? It has been proven that this improves the appetite and sharpens your style in problem solving. Not only that. You will also feel that it is easier to sleep at night if you do moderate exercises even for only 30 minutes every day.
03/08/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Having Six-Pack Abs Does Not Mean You Are Healthy
Many people strive to get those highly coveted six-pack abs. And while there is no question about it, it takes a lot of hard work to get those fabulous abs unless you are one of those few genetically blessed individuals. But this does not necessarily mean you would be healthy. In fact, many people who have six pack abs may be anything but healthy.
03/07/2018 01:46 PM
What Is The Best Time Of The Day For A Workout And Exercise?
Find the best time of the day to exercise in this article. Choose time wisely according to your schedule and stay fit always.
03/06/2018 03:34 PM
Recovery Spin, Just As Important
Your recovery rides are just as important as your high intensity rides, maybe even more important than you think! Join me on a fun adventure. This is my recovery ride!
03/01/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Quick Fixes To Combat Soreness As A Beginner
If you have recently decided to start on a fitness program for the first time, there is no doubt at some point very soon; you are going to experience some muscle soreness. This is very normal and natural for a beginner to experience as your body is adapting to the different exercises being performed. However, this does not mean you have to deal with muscle soreness on an ongoing basis. By making a few adjustments to your plan, you can avoid so much pain and get back to the gym sooner.
02/27/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise - There Are Advantages to Exercising at 6 AM
Many of the health benefits of exercise are immediate and take place even before you lose weight: this is true for the changes that help to fight Type 2 diabetes. So when are you going to start? While morning exercise is good, there is nothing quite like the kind that happens first thing in the morning. Let us consider what you may gain, and what you may lose from early morning exercises.
02/27/2018 08:32 AM
Stay Properly Hydrated for Optimal Gains
One of the often ignored keys to improved performance in any sort of exercise is something completely unrelated to the actual exercise itself. And it is amazingly simple yet ignored galore. What is it? Staying properly HYDRATED, my friend!
02/26/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Cycling Versus Stationary Exercise Training
A study conducted in 2008, by Alan Barclays, Joanna McMillan Price, Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller, and colleagues, demonstrated there is substantial evidence people eating a high GI (Glycemic Index) or a high GL (Glycemic Load) diet will be at an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Plus, it also demonstrated there is good evidence to link high blood sugar levels with gallstones and even some types of cancers. This was the first study of its kind to see if any association was present between the Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL) of food, and the chances of developing such lifestyle-related diseases. This study was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, March 1st, 2008.
02/22/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Which Is Best, Lateral Pull-Downs Or Pull-Ups?
When you gear up for back training, you are going to come to a crossroad where you need to choose between lateral pull-downs and pull-ups. Which of these is best? Both seem to work similar muscle groups - and they do, so then it just becomes a matter of selecting which exercise offers you the most benefits. Here is what you need to consider.
02/19/2018 12:12 PM
Senior Citizens Flex At Fitness Bootcamp
Strength Training For Seniors - Are you a senior citizen or do you look after a senior citizen?The difficulty for senior citizens comes from the natural degradation of the tendons and ligaments in the body over time.
02/19/2018 08:47 AM
3 Things You Need In Your New Exercise Program
Make Sure You You Put These Three Items In You Workout Program Before Starting. Doing so will help keep you focused and successful.
02/17/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise - Four Ways To Make Walking More Effective
Any exercise you do can help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, so if you are sedentary just pick yourself up and start moving. One of the best forms of exercise you can get in is simple walking. Many people overlook this form of exercise because they are too caught up in higher intensity methods of cardio exercise such as running on the treadmill or using a cross trainer. While those are also good, walking is simple; almost everyone can do it, and it is a low injury risk. That makes it quite good for the vast majority of the population.
02/14/2018 09:45 AM
5 Reason to Do Planks Daily
There is no denying that planks are great for your core. Here are 5 other reasons you should do planks everyday.
02/12/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Make The Most Of A Rest Break From Your Strength Training Program
Every so often, it is essential you take a break from your strength training program. Doing so will allow your bones, tendons, and ligaments some extra time to recover, will help to renew your psychological enthusiasm for hitting the gym, and will help to make sure your muscles are fully recovered. One week off is recommended after every 12 to 16 weeks of training, so consider this some well deserved time off.
02/09/2018 08:10 AM
Exercise: Get Started and Keep Going
Maintaining your exercise routine doesn't have to be a haphazard process based on wishful thinking and broken promises to yourself. Here are 14 ways to make sure you ramp up your motivation and maintain your commitment to get fit.
02/05/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Squats Versus Deadlifts: Which Is Best?
As you start out with your workout routine, one question you may ask is which exercises are best for you to focus on? Without a doubt, it is going to be important you perform compound exercises as often as possible. These are going to give you the best "bang for your buck" so to speak. They help you burn calories quickly, strengthen the major muscle groups, and they maximize your cardiovascular fitness level as well. There are two fundamental exercises you may be wondering about.
02/02/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - What Is Your Motivation to Exercise?
The hardest part of exercising is not doing the activity; more often than not, it is getting started. Physics dictates it takes more energy to put an object that is at rest into motion than it is to continue the action once it has begun. It is only natural this applies to exercise as well. Is it because of motivation or lack of motivation exercise is so difficult to get stuck into? To be more specific we are talking about the long-term.
01/31/2018 04:34 PM
Health and Fitness Tips That Keeps You Going (2)
Good health helps a person to live one's life to its fullest potential without being physically or mentally unfit. Unhealthy lifestyle results in deterioration of one's well-being. Staying healthy and fit is very important for each generation. Exercising and eating healthy are the best ways to retain your health both physically and mentally.
01/31/2018 04:33 PM
Health and Fitness Tips That Keeps You Going (1)
Health and fitness is the key to a long, active and enjoyable life. It is correctly stated that Health is the actual Wealth that a person can retain. Being healthy and fit in simple terms means taking good care of the body.
01/25/2018 10:24 AM
Common Fitness Problems and How to Overcome Them
This article outlines some common issues a person may come across on a fitness journey, and some suggestions to overcome them. Whether you're new to fitness or a veteran, knowing how to overcome these issues will definitely be helpful.


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