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How To Add Strength Training To Your Fitness Routine

Strength training offers a number of significant benefits. It helps your bones and muscles stay strong.

What Is CrossFit?

CrossFit has seen a huge rise in popularity over recent years. Some people love it, others hate and others wondered dare go near it!

Basics of Strength Training

In this piece, I’ll be discussing very basically how to train for strength. It’s pretty simple, but first lets get some key terms under control in case you are really clueless!

Why Today Changes Tomorrow

This quote came in one of my emails. I’m not sure where it originated but it’s ironic how things can show up when you need them. Add a conversation with a friend and several messages from folks and I felt compelled on what I needed to share today.

The Best Time of Day to Exercise

Often I will get asked this question… “What is the best time of day to exercise?” Now I know that there are a variety of studies, articles, other blog posts, etc. that will tell you to exercise at one time of the day over another and why you should…

Working Out in Your Garden This Autumn

Raking leaves is moderate physical activity, similar to a fast walk, according to studies and it helps build upper-body strength, as well as core strength, in your back and stomach. As you rake, your core (or trunk) works to stabilize your body while your arms are moving burning up those kilojoules. So grab a rake, a bottle of water, and get gardening because after a while you will work up a sweat. First you need to warm up your muscles because raking uses arm, chest, shoulder, legs, upper and lower back muscles so walk around the yard checking out what you need to do and at the same time do some circular arm movements, bending as well as some stretches.

Fitness Part 2: Why Long Cardio Sucks

Fast fat loss, and broad physical fitness – Why looong cardio sucks. Most people are under the false impression that you need to go on looong, painful 5km/10km/20km runs to lose weight and get fit. Nothing could be further from the truth.

How Training Late at Night Might Be Affecting Your Sleep Pattern

In this article I will be going over how training late at night can affect your sleep, sleep pattern, and wake time. It can be a terrible thing for your body to be active late at night. This will also cover how to quickly fix that problem and shift your sleep schedule back on track! So don’t exercise or train at night or you won’t sleep.

Vital Tips for Quick Weight Loss

If you want to meet your weight loss goals in a short span of time, you need to follow some tips. In this article, we have provided some tips that can help you out.

Men’s Fitness Goals and Staying Motivated

In this article I would like to cover setting some fitness goals in your workouts. I also think that staying motivated to workout can be challenging in itself. It is very easy to slack off if you are not motivated or if you do not have any reachable goals in mind. Whatever your reasons to work out, set goals.

Importance of Recovery Period In Your Exercise Regime

Rest and recovery is probably the most important part of your exercise regime. Sufficient rest is required to maintain high level performance levels but many people still choose to over train and overuse their muscles. Too much rest will cause you to lose the intensity while too little will cause you to burn out fast.

Okay, So You Have Decided to Get Fit: Where Is a Good Place to Start?

Cardiovascular fitness is frequently considered the most important aspect of physical fitness because those who possess it have a decreased risk of heart disease. Sedentary living is a primary risk factor for heart disease and the increasing physical activity is a lifestyle change that has dramatic health and wellness benefits. Cardiovascular fitness is important to the effective performance of virtually all types of work and play activities.

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