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The New Rules of Fitness (Part 2)

This is an inside look at what is working now as of 2013 in regards to cutting edge fitness techniques. I am currently using these with all my clients and know that you to can implement these and begin to see dramatic results and feel better than ever in the process.

Why Kettlebells? Reason 3 – Increased Work Capacity

Work capacity is not a term frequently used in western fitness. I tend to see work capacity as the ability to perform movement/movements for extended periods of time, under load, over and over, without fatigue or breakdown in form. It’s basically the intersection where weight lifting meets cardiovascular endurance. The key term here is “under load”. As I’ve mentioned before, our modern fitness society places entirely too much emphasis on cardiovascular exercise…

The Many Benefits of a Treadmill

The benefits of a treadmill can not be overlooked by those looking to keep their bodies in great condition. The treadmill has a number of serious health benefits that can not be overlooked. Here are just a few of them.

The Most Effective Exercises to Slim Down and Tone Up

Congratulations to all those who made it part of their new year’s resolutions to get fitter this year and an even bigger congratulations to all those who are managing to stick to it. Even if you’ve slipped up on your resolution to get fit, don’t feel too despondent. Every day is a new day to start afresh and, starting today, I’ll be bringing you regular posts revealing the most effective exercise routines to slim down and tone up to ensure that you are well on your way to getting the fabulous body you have desired in no time at all! So, whether you are an avid keep fit fanatic or a complete novice, whether you have been keeping up with your new year resolution to get fit or fallen of the treadmill wagon, all of the routines and advice on my fitness and health pages will be applicable and beneficial to everyone wanting to see the best results. Enjoy and stay beautiful!

Online Dating and Its Fitness Benefits

It can be hard trying to get out of bed in the morning to exercises, especially when it is cold and wet. Knowing that someone is waiting for you and will hold you accountable can often make the difference between hitting snooze and putting on your jogging shoes. Fitness articles are always saying that the chance of sticking to a new fitness program is much higher if you have a buddy to work out with.

CrossFit Exercise Series THREE – Distance and Equipment

In the final article of the CrossFit exercise series, we describe the exercises designed for distance movements and the use of equipment like kettlebells, barbell, a medicine ball and a really big tire. Two very good squat exercises are included that require less weight but are very effective.

CrossFit Exercise Series TWO – Upper Body

This is series TWO of the CrossFit exercise articles. Series ONE was on legs and abs and this article will cover upper body work. All except the last CrossFit exercise use body weight only but you can add weight if you find them too easy.

Why Lunges Are Great

I was asked once what my favorite exercise was. Initially, I thought this was a silly question since different situations call for different exercises. However, after some thought and further observation of other personal trainers, I realized that the one exercise that I use the most is the lunge.

Interesting Cardiovascular Exercises

If you are into workouts, then you will hear a lot about cardiovascular exercises. In fact these should be included in your fitness plans. Cardio exercises not only help to burn fat but are also good for your heart and lungs. There are many ways to get your quota of cardio exercises. Let us examine a few.

The Health Benefits of Water Exercise

By performing water exercise, people experiencing joint issues and back pain can actively work towards increasing physical activity. Because of buoyancy, water helps to decrease the amount of stress to the joints during exercise, which is also beneficial to overweight people looking to increase activity levels. As a result of the natural resistance we encounter while exercising in water, increases in strength are an added benefit. Water exercise is also a great way for anyone to add some variety to their workout programs.

Spartan Race – A Walk in the Park After Cancer Treatment

I just completed my first Super Spartan race of eight miles of obstacles at Oleta Park in North Miami on February 23, 2013. I would have thought this to be an extreme challenge especially when I picked up my bib envelope which stated in big letters “There is a real possibility YOU MAY DIE…”

Muscle Building – A Proper Blend of Diet and Exercises Alone Will Get You the Desired Results

If building muscle mass and burning calories are your goals, you must first reconcile to the fact that there is no miracle process and it cannot happen overnight as many spurious websites claim. The process is slow and steady and you can certainly achieve your goals if you consistently follow the proper procedures. Everyone knows that a proper blend of diet and exercises alone will get you the desired results.

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