How to keep the New Year’s Resolution to exercise

How to keep the New Year’s Resolution to exercise New Year’s Resolutions motivate many to make commitments to exercise. Fitness centers will be flooded with great intentions during the first week of January. Sadly, within a few short weeks after New Year’s Day, fitness center visits begin to decline. Want an easy way to stay off the fitness commitment dropout rolls? Here’s a simple tip that could double your workouts this year. Fitness Strategy for the Long-Haul The key to long-term fitness training is to be aware that motivation levels come and go. The one day that you decide to miss could be the last workout for a year. Long-term training is not a physical issue, it is a mental …

5 Tips To Easy At Home Workouts

5 Tips To Easy At Home Workouts You have purchased all the home workout equipment necessary to accomplish your desired workout goals. But wait, you now actually have to use them on a regular basis. Buying home workout equipment is the easy part. Using it is the number one challenge, and also where a majority of home workout enthusiasts miss the boat. To make it easier for you to succeed with your home workouts, I have listed my top 5 tips to easy at home workouts that produce results. 1. Goal Setting – Home workouts don’t need to be difficult as long as you plan ahead. Make sure you specifically write down what you want to accomplish. Make the goals …

A Muscle Building Tip That May Work Wonders

A Muscle Building Tip That May Work Wonders Maybe you want to build up your muscles for your health, or maybe you just want to look good – there’s nothing wrong with that. Whatever your reason, there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about it. The truth is, any kind of mass building program is beneficial to your heart as well as to your muscles. But if you’re trying to build up your muscles, there are particular muscle building workouts that are designed specifically to help you. In order to increase the size of muscle, the muscle must be stimulated. One way of providing the stimulation your muscles need is to exercise so your muscles will grow …

Six Pack Abs: the Big Picture

Six Pack Abs: the Big Picture The point of this article is to help you grasp the big picture of getting six pack abs. In short, to get six pack abs, you need to get leaner and develop your abs’ musculature. This is done through training and nutrition. The topic of nutrition is covered extensively elsewhere on the net: I won’t delve in it. Training-wise, to build six pack abs, you must combine cardio exercise, weightlifting, and abdominal exercises. All three are important, and to really get results you must do all three. Cardio makes you leaner, which is necessary if you want your abs to show. Weightlifting makes you leaner, too, by increasing your resting metabolic rate and the …

Cardio Exercise

Cardio Exercise Everyone has wondered at some point in time which cardio exercise is better. To put it in simple terms, both low and high intensity exercises will help you to burn off body fat. The question here is which is the most effective to burn off more body fat. When scientists first discovered that during intensive exercises, your body burns glycogen, which is a form of stored carbohydrates that are stored in your liver and muscles for energy. During low intensity exercises, your body will burn a lot of fat. If your wondering whether or not it works, the answer is no because there are so many obese people still around. Even though they are working out with low …

Elliptical Trainers and Burning Calories

Elliptical Trainers and Burning Calories One of the most frequently asked questions is do the use of elliptical trainers help me burn calories compared to other cardio machines? With our busy schedules it is completely understandable that you want to get the most results for the time you spend working out. As you may know how many calories burned during a workout will vary depending upon your weight. A 150 pound woman may only burn 387 calories while a 180 pound man may burn 500 calories on the same machine for the same length of time. Many elliptical trainer companies say you can burn around 800 calories per hour of elliptical training workout. The following factors dictate how many calories …

Is Weight Lifting Equipment Expensive

Is Weight Lifting Equipment Expensive Basically, weight lifting equipment is not expensive. In fact, you can start your weight lifting program at home by just buying a set of barbells or dumbbells for as low at $25 to $50. If you are keen in online shopping, you can even have barbells and a weight lifting bench for only $50. It is indeed possible for anybody to engage in weight lifting exercise and develop a great looking body without hurting their pockets. But of course, the weight lifting equipment that you can found in gyms and workout training centers are not as affordable as the one that you can see in homes. This is because those that are in gyms are …

The Training Picture

The Training Picture Talents and skills were dished out by the Mighty Creator in order to aid the people in building an identity as well as allow each and every person to contribute to the well-being of society. But raw talent and skill is not enough to put a person on top of his chosen field. Constant training is necessary in order to gradually catapult him to success. With this in mind, let’s take a glimpse at the training picture. Training can be adequately referred to as the acquisition of competencies, knowledge, and skills. This is achieved by undergoing education in teaching facilities that offer practical or vocational skills and knowledge that are linked with particular competencies which have been …

Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss

Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss Home exercise programs are a great way to keep fit and lose weight. Along with proper diet and nutrition, an exercise program can help speed your metabolism and burn calories faster. There are a number of home exercise videos that will give you the direction and motivation you need to burn fat and lose weight quickly. But, why are exercise videos a great option in your home exercise program? The Convenience Factor: Exercise at your convenience. By performing regular exercises you will place a greater demand on your body’s stores of fat and you will cause your metabolism to increase dramatically. Your body will burn fat as a source of energy at an …

All about Back Muscle Pain

All about Back Muscle Pain Summary: Back muscle pain is just an after effect of a poor muscle tone. The best way to counter back muscle pain is exercise. We know that a complex and numerous strands of muscle fiber work together to support our spine, hold our body upright and is responsible for the twisting, turning, bending of the trunk. That alone makes this muscle group the hardest working muscle in the body. What happens when you lift an object that is too heavy or engage in an activity while your muscles are still too stiff or you make a sudden movement? A tear could occur in the muscle that would cause back muscle pain Pulled muscles (muscle strain) …

Protein and Endurance Sports

Protein and Endurance Sports Endurance Sports are like music concerts. They start at a low key, setting a steady rhythm and culminate into a crescendo that enthralls the spectator and the athlete. And not unlike an orchestra, endurance demands a flawless performance from every organ, testing the limits of their resilience. As each system, conducted by the human will, endures a pace bordering on fatigue, the athlete begins to hear music from the heart. What’s often neglected, and considered unnecessary, in endurance sports is a high-protein diet that can expand the aerobic capacity and power the performance. To sustain effort and delay fatigue, the body needs an adequate supply of oxygen and fuel without accumulating waste products, acids or heat. …

Effective Cardio Workouts In Only 20 Minutes

Effective Cardio Workouts In Only 20 Minutes The perfect workout routine is one that combines strength training and some form of cardio. The problem is, most people hate doing cardio and will make up any excuse not to do it. A popular excuse is not having enough time. This article, however, will show you how you can spend only 20 minutes on a cardio workout and still reap the benefits. So first of all, why is it necessary that you add cardio to your workouts? Most people understand the benefits of strength training because it adds muscle and muscle makes you healthier, more lean and stronger overall. But what are the benefits of cardio? Here is a short list that …

MUSCLE REHABILITATION

MUSCLE REHABILITATION Summary: Muscle strains or injuries require different levels of muscle rehabilitations. Do you have persistent pain in the lower back? Does your back hurt when you try to lift up something heavy? Is your back painful when you stoop down to pick up something on the floor? Try doing some home care methods to relieve the pain so you won’t have to ignore your crying baby for too long. A muscle strain or a muscle pull or a muscle tear means the presence of damage to a muscle or its tendons. This can be a result of pressure on the muscles from doing something that required sudden movement, heavy lifting, or activities that may have overstretched your muscles …

Elliptical Workout – 3 Advantages Of Working Out With An Elliptical

Elliptical Workout – 3 Advantages Of Working Out With An Elliptical If you’re trying to decide between an elliptical trainer and another piece of exercise equipment, consider the workout advantages an elliptical provides. What’s so special about an elliptical workout? Here are 3 unique advantages of using your elliptical trainer to workout: #1) Forward & Back Motions Provide Better Workout Results Almost all elliptical trainers offer both forward and back motion (also called dual action motion). This allows you to work different sets of muscle groups in your legs (hamstrings vs quads) which adds up to more calories burned, more muscles toned and an overall better body workout. You can’t walk backwards on a treadmill (ok, you can but that …

The Fitness Planet in this Part of the Planet

The Fitness Planet in this Part of the Planet It’s your first-time to enroll in a gym. Bothered by the grunts and noise other exercise buffs make in your other gym? Want to avail of a wide variety of exercise equipment at a reasonable price? There’s Gold Gym, Peak Fitness, and a string of other fitness centers and health clubs that are opening up their doors for everyone. And then, there’s Planet Fitness. Planet fitness is a chain of fitness centers in the United States. Known for its ‘Judgment Free Zone’, it caters to the common person or the fitness neophytes who may feel conscious about their fitness needs and requirements. The fitness club offers choices on exercise equipment and …

The Next Level Fitness Solutions For Personal Trainers

The Next Level Fitness Solutions For Personal Trainers Personal trainers now have a way to learn how to separate themselves from the rest of the pack and stand out in the fitness industry and dramatically improve their business and increase their income. They now have a different alternative to the same old marketing schemes and old school business building ways that are available to them. There is now a company that is cutting edge, using techniques that been proven and used by the most successful people in the fitness industry as well as many other fields as well. That company is The Next Level Fitness Solutions. The Next Level Fitness Solutions is a company that specializes in teaching personal trainers …