Cardio Exercises-Low Or High Intensity Exercise Burn Body Fat Faster?

Cardio Exercises-Low Or High Intensity Exercise Burn Body Fat Faster? Have you ever wondered which cardio exercises are best for burning off extra body fat? Is walking (low intensity) better or running (high intensity) better for burning body fat? Well, both low and high intensity exercises will help you burn off body fat. The question is which is more effective and burn more body fat. What is your fat burning zone? When scientists first reported that during intensive exercises, your body burn glycogen, which is a form of stored carbohydrates stored in your liver and muscles for energy and during low intensive exercises, your body burn body fat, everyone suddenly change their workout routines to perform low intensity exercises to …

Increase your Fitness Program Efficiency

Increase your Fitness Program Efficiency What’s most necessary for making a fitness program more effective is establishing a certain number of trainings every week. It is considered that the minimum number of trainings is two (anaerobic) and three (aerobic) every week. If they are combined, their number can be reduced to three trainings a week (two combined and one aerobic). Obviously, an increase in the number of weekly trainings brings better and more rapid results. Their maximum number would be four force trainings (anaerobic) and six resistance trainings (aerobic). Doing less than the minimum of training could lead to erasing of information and getting out of shape. Training more than the maximum indicated could bring with it the risk of …

Treadmills – Ideal For Home Exercise

Treadmills – Ideal For Home Exercise Treadmills are ideal for exercising from home. They can be used on there own or if you are starting a home gym you can use them as an addition to other equipment such as the exercise bike, weight etc. The treadmill is ideal for both beginners and the more advanced as you have the options of walking or jogging at different speeds and inclines. All the major manufacturers such as Weslo, Reebok, Nordic Track etc have some excellent treadmills available. Costing will vary considerably depending on what you require. Some of the treadmills have built in heart monitors with mountainous terrain programs and races. If you are tight on a budget you can get …

Lifetime Fitness: On Your Way to a Healthier You

Lifetime Fitness: On Your Way to a Healthier You Many people end up abandoning perfectly good fitness programs and weight-loss regimens before they even lace up their sneakers. Why? Because in a world filled with fast food, instant messaging, and a five-second disease-tracking device, anything without a quick payoff goes against the grain of the typical American instant gratification ethic. While it would be nice to actually drop inches in just a few days like what most miracle ads proclaim, managing weight and losing weight through physical fitness is a slow and steady process that takes time and commitment. Setting weight management goals for yourself can be a good motivator. Gradual weight loss, for those people who wish to shed …

Post Workout Nutrition

Post Workout Nutrition As you’ve probably heard before, your post-workout meal may very well be your most important meal of the day. The reason is that when you’re finished with an intense workout, you’re entering a catabolic state where your muscle glycogen is depleted and increased cortisol levels are beginning to excessively break down muscle tissue. These conditions are not good and the only way to reverse this catabolic state (and promote an anabolic state) is to consume a quickly digestible post-workout meal as soon as you can after training. The goal is to choose a meal with quickly digestible carbs to replenish muscle glycogen as well as quickly digestible protein to provide the amino acids needed to jump start …

Differences between Utility and Sport ATV’s

Differences between Utility and Sport ATV’s At first glance, it’s easy to tell Utility and Sport ATV’s apart, and many people will eliminate one class of these quads solely on appearance. However, other than size, there are some important differences between Utility and Sport quads that you might want to take into consideration if you are looking for a new ATV, or the next time you go riding. If you’re looking to do some work, or take a quad deep into uncharted wilderness, a Utility ATV with a winch is probably the best choice for you. Although Utilities are perhaps not as extreme as a Sport quad on level ground, Utility quads can crawl over or through terrain and mud …

Golf Fitness DVD: Improve Your Game In Your Living Room

Golf Fitness DVD: Improve Your Game In Your Living Room Plugging in a golf fitness dvd is a great alternative to relying on yourself for motivation and consistency. The dvd craze has caught on with golfers of all ages and abilities. Golf instruction dvds have been very popular, but now golf fitness dvds are coming into their own. I have personally looked at all the golf fitness dvds. There are some okay ones and some not so okay ones. What you would hope for in a golf fitness dvd is several things. 1. Very simple and easy demonstrations of every golf fitness exercise. This is separate from the workout component of the golf fitness dvd. 2. You would also want …

Increase Your Cardio And Watch Your Ripped Abs Develop

Increase Your Cardio And Watch Your Ripped Abs Develop Cardio and Ripped Abs Why So Important To You? A great way to get you back on track to your fat loss mission is not by doing hundreds of crunches and then expecting ripped abs. Cardio is a must to reduce excessive body fat. Interval training will multiply your results. Cardio fat burning exercises will help you lose fat instead of just muscle and water weight – which is not something that will happen if you just go on a regular diet. Cardio, too, will help kick up your metabolism. Avoid cardio-overdrive at all times, this is doing too much cardio training that prevents your body from recovering. Recovery is the …

Muscle Building Observe Proper Gym Etiquette

Muscle Building – Observe Proper Gym Etiquette What does gym etiquette have to do with muscle building? Believe it or not, the gym is not a place where you work out alone. You will be sharing it with a lot of people, and you don’t want to be that guy who’ll interfere with their muscle building journey. Learning about gym etiquette is as important as knowing how to do the right exercises. If you don’t follow gym etiquette, you’ll end up ruining your chances of building muscle and others’ chances as well. Gym etiquette is something that’s not taught, but learned. Novice lifters will not have a clue if they end up breaking the rules, but it’s important that they …

Choosing a Gym for Aerobic exercise

When it comes right down to it, how you work out is very important. Everyone knows that it is important that you get a certain amount of exercise, and that you work your body in a certain way so that all of the muscle groups can get stronger, but you might not know that it is also important to have somewhere that you work out that is going to benefit your style and you as a person, so that you can have the best chance of being successful when it comes to working out. There are many things that you have to consider when you are choosing a gym for aerobic exercise. The most important thing to think about is …

Body Building Workout

Body Building Workout A body building workout should be a well-rounded program that provides an adequate amount of resistance to all areas of the body and all muscle groups. It should contain a variety of exercises including weight training and a cardiovascular rotation as well. If you are wondering about different types of body building workouts, there is no one magic formula for everyone. When you are trying to devise a good body building workout, you need to consider the current state of your health. Your health can factor in your recoverability, susceptibility to injury, and your physical limitations. If you are beginning a body building workout to get fit, you will probably have to start slow and work your …

Getting the Most Out of Your Home Fitness Equipment

Getting the Most Out of Your Home Fitness Equipment Getting the Most Use out of Your Home Fitness Equipment Many of us make New Years resolutions to get in shape, lose weight, and exercise more. This usually means either a trip to sign up at a local gym, or buying a piece of home fitness equipment. Buying fitness equipment for your home can often be a better choice, especially if your local gym is out of the way from your home and work. Many people sign up with full intentions of going but find that it is too much of an inconvenience. However, many people also buy expensive equipment only to end up using it to hang their laundry on …

The History of Weight Lifting

The History of Weight Lifting The history of weight lifting depicts that in ancient period of prehistoric tribes has major importance, in that period the testing of manhood was done by weight lifting. They have lifted heavy stones such as Blue stones of old Dailly, Dinnie Stones and Inver stone to show the power moreover it was the matter of prestige to the tribal kingdom in ancient age however, it is not possible to find the exact date of the first weight lifting championship. Perhaps, the testing of human strength is very old may be older than civilization of human being. Lifting heavy object images are shown in ancient Egyptian records, which are in scripted, in Chinese text and Greek …

5 Components of Physical Fitness

5 Components of Physical Fitness Physical fitness is the ability to function effectively throughout your workday, perform your usual other activities and still have enough energy left over to handle any extra stresses or emergencies which may arise. The components of physical fitness are: * Cardiorespiratory (CR) endurance – the efficiency with which the body delivers oxygen and nutrients needed for muscular activity and transports waste products from the cells. * Muscular strength – the greatest amount of force a muscle or muscle group can exert in a single effort. * Muscular endurance – the ability of a muscle or muscle group to perform repeated movements with a sub-maximal force for extended periods of times. * Flexibility – the ability …

Physical Fitness And Extreme Mountain Biking

Physical Fitness And Extreme Mountain Biking The name Extreme mountain biking itself defines the intensity of this sport, although similar to mountain biking it is a complete new adventure sport. Equipments required are basically the same but a few additions are made owing to the risk involved. The Right attitude towards this sport and a fit body can help you master this sport with ease. The name Extreme mountain biking itself defines the intensity of this sport, although similar to mountain biking it is a complete new adventure sport. Equipments required are basically the same but a few additions are made owing to the risk involved. The Right attitude towards this sport and a fit body can help you master …

For me, one of the most difficult things is making things easy for myself

For me, one of the most difficult things is making things easy for myself This really got in my way when I started doing exercise workout programs. You see, I used to be in shape but that was before I discovered the joys of writing. Now I sit at my computer eight hours every day. Needless to say, I have grown some padding to make the sitting more comfortable. I thought a good workout program was just what I needed. The way I proceeded to go about it, however, made things more difficult. You see, the easiest way to do workout routines is to take a class. I had several friends who have been doing workout programs for years. They …