If you want to keep in shape but find your routine becomes hum drum and loses it’s magic, don’t sweat it. You can learn to breakthrough the monotony and re-energize workout routines with motivators. Motivators make exercise fun, and you’ll be more likely to put down the potato chip bag and seek fitness rather than the couch. [...]
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f you want a new way to burn fat, try walking backwards up a hill or on the treadmill. It requires a different set of muscles, and you can tone obliques and firm your glutes and hamstrings. Just make sure as you’re heading backwards, you keep your head turned to see where you’re going.
Learn how Nintendo’s Wii Fit can get you up and moving.
Even if you don’t need to walk on a tightrope every day, every person of every age needs to have good balance. In fact, it’s just as important to have good balance as it is to have healthy lungs or a well-functioning heart. Without proper balance injuries can happen and in some cases they can result in limited [...]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the physical activity guidelines for Americans for 2008. According to HHS, “Adults gain substantial health benefits from 2 1/2 hours a week of moderate aerobic physical activity,” and over time, the HHS has found exercise produces long-term health benefits. It reduces early death, stroke, high blood pressure, coronary heart [...]
If you’re exercising the rest of your body, you need to be exercising your feet and your toes. You heard me right. Your feet and toes take more stress and strain than any part of your body, and the only way they can find relief from all that walking, running, and jogging is with a new [...]
If you don’t own or haven’t used a Bosu Sport 45cm Balance Trainer, you’re missing out. It is great for building core strength. You can do chest exercises to strengthen your upper body, shoulders, and arms. You can also do lower body exercises to improve balance and coordination, while also building lean muscle mass. Doing [...]
If you’re walking to lose weight, you can pick up the pace if you walk the right way. Here’s how:
Stand straight and keep yourself centered between your front and back legs with each step.
As you step reach with the heel of the leading foot and push off with the toes from the trailing foot.
Tighten your buttocks to [...]
o you wonder how you stack up with the nation when it comes to exercise or activity? The National Sporting Goods Association did, and they conducted a survey of 10,000 households to find out what sports or activities people participated in during 2007. Participants in the survey included anyone age seven or older who took [...]
You can get in shape even if you don’t have a gym membership, and you can do it at home. Here’s a list of essentials that will help you lose weight and shape up, all for under $290.00.
Bosu Balance Trainer-$95.00. The bosu balance trainer allows you to strengthen core muscles in the abdominal and back. [...]