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The 4 Building Blocks of Exercise for the Older Adult

Learn the 4 building blocks of exercise for the older adult to maintain their independence and reduce the risk of falls. A combination of different types of exercise can eliminate boring and monotonous routines.

Jump On It!

Here’s an interesting word for you, “plyometrics.” Yes, it is a rather strange word and it’s strange because it is a coined word. Like a brand name, it wasn’t developed over years of use, it was invented on the spot by a man named Fred Wilt. He was watching some Soviet athletes doing odd jumping exercises.

6 Tips to Ease Into a Running Schedule – Best Health and Fitness Tips to Stay Healthy

Tip 1. Setting manageable and achievable goals from the start. When easing into a running schedule every beginner should always set his own goals based around the lifestyle and fitness he wants to achieve.

The Best GPS Running Watches and How to Choose the Best Watch for You

There are many difference types of running watches on the market. Finding the right watch can sometimes be a daunting task. These article will help you find the best running watches on the market and know what is right for you.

Moving and Grooving: 4 Unique Ways to a Healthy Life

While you may feel exercise isn’t for you, there’s a way for every single person to move their body. You just have to find the way that works for you. Read on for 4 ways to move that body.

Is It Possible That You Can Exercise Too Much?

It is a fact of life that no matter what you do, even if it is something as important to a healthy lifestyle as exercise, that too much of a good thing can cause as many problems as too little. Recent scientific studies have shown that too much exercise, especially long periods of sustained cardio exercise can be particularly harmful to your health, and particularly your heart.

Beginner Bench Press Technique

An article for the beginner exerciser describing the proper technique for the bench press. The article describes hand, body, and feet placement on the bench.

Exercise for Tennis – How Can Stretching Help It?

Stretching plays an important role in a tennis player’s development and results, not only short term, but also long term. Let us quickly have a look at, what stretching is, and what it does. Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle or tendon (or muscle group) is deliberately flexed or stretched in order to improve the muscle’s elasticity and achieve comfortable muscle tone.

Gym Rules Everyone Should Abide By

This is just a small article that lists some simple rules. Following these will make everyone’s time at the gym better.

You Can Switch Cars But You Only Get One Body

I had just started the 7th grade and was in my first PE(Phys ed) class. It rained that day so we were asked to form groups in the indoor Basketball court for a relay race. The distance to run was about 50ft and I was the first leg on my team.

The Practice of Tai Chi Chuan: Health, Meditation and Martial Art

In Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan, we learn that “Your mind controls your body [movements, actions, muscles], and in turn, you control your mind [thoughts, intentions, decisions].” Tai chi chuan is an exercise discipline and an internal Chinese martial art, practiced for its health benefits, its meditative qualities, and for its defence training. The 3 main aspects of tai chi chuan (Health, Meditation & Martial Art) enable the regular practitioner to gain balance and control over both the body and the mind so that they function and work in balance and harmony.

The Fourth Step Towards Fitness for Men and Women

The fourth step towards fitness for men and women is to plan to continually progress in your weight training plan. You want to use your body’s ability to adapt to maximize your fitness goals.

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