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Protein Drinks and Exercise

In this article you will find out importance of protein drinks for exercising. How protein drinks affect exercising, why they are so important and should you use them.

Get Great Legs Like a Martial Artist

If you look at athletes from all areas of sport, martial artists tend to have some of the best legs out there.Learn a few of the exercises that martial artists use to develop long, lean, powerful and beautiful legs. You too can have legs like a martial artist.

10 Tips for Getting Back Into Exercise

We all know that exercise should be a regular part of our life, and we all have gone periods of time – a week, a month, a year, maybe more where we’ve simply gotten out of routine exercise. The reasons why we fall off our exercise routines and don’t get back into it can be endless: I’m too busy, I’m tired or stressed, it’s too expensive, I don’t like the gym, I don’t like working out. If you’re at that point now, here are a few tips that will help you break through the excuses and into a regular exercise routine again.

Have Fun Working Out – 5 Ideas That Really Work

Excuses not to work out can plague you as if you had no defense against them. Yes, we all make excuses, but the reason we do is because we think working out is freaking boring, especially if you go to a gym. Who wants to always think “its chest and triceps day, we need to do 4 exercises with 4 sets and 12 reps.

Fitness Tips: How To Stay Healthy?

Everyone today is a fitness freak. With increasing intake of fast food and growing obesity, fitness remains a prime concern.

Three Ways to Get Your Crossfit Exercises Right

But did you know that roughly 1.5 million Americans made hospital visits sustained during some physical exercise-just in 1999 alone? According to the Center for Disease Control, an estimated 715,000 sports- and recreation-related injuries take place in schools every year-and that’s not accounting for the many more millions of injuries that likely occur for adults.

20 Common Workout Mistakes and Solutions

The last few weeks I have been really getting into and writing about the nutritional sides of things. There is so much to be said about nutrition and all of the new research and discoveries that have been made in the field; it is an exciting and scary time.  But I am going back to exercise this week.

Five Attributes to Boost Your Physical Fitness

Fitness is commonly misunderstood as a process of maintaining six pack abs or having a good muscle tone. But, it is actually about keeping the body in a good condition by maintaining moderate levels of energy and strength in the body. The following article is all about what an individual needs to know about fitness in order to stay healthy.

Heel Mobility for Balance and Body Control

Heels and ankles need to be limber and strong so that they can help us balance. Use this Agitator exercise to check your heel and ankle mobility.

Physical Activity Guidelines

As mentioned in my previous article, the earliest epidemiological evidence of physical inactivity being a health problem was established in the 1950’s by Jeremy Morris. However, it was not until 1978 that the first physical activity guidelines were written and published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). These guidelines highlighted that the key to developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness and body composition was vigorous intensity physical activity 3-5 days per week for 15-60 min per day.

Exercise: It’s the Magic Pill

Doctors and health professionals are generally fairly quick to point out that there is no “magic pill” for good health – but there’s one thing that might just prove them all wrong. It’s cheap, easy to get and available all year round. It’s not an apple a day – it’s exercise.

Marathon Training

Running is mental and we are all insane! At least that is what most people would consider thinking about those of us who run 26.2 miles at one time.

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