Category: Exercise & fitness

  • Pilates: A Comprehensive Workout for Hips

    Pilates: A Comprehensive Workout for Hips

    Pilates can help you shape your body and make it more flexible. It also balances your muscles. Other exercise styles tend to ignore your stabilizing muscle groups. Although it does strengthen your trunk, its main purpose is to make your leg stronger. We’ve put together a list of easy exercises that will help you tone…

  • Avoid These Top 10 Weight Room Mistakes

    Avoid These Top 10 Weight Room Mistakes

    Weight-bearing exercise helps build stronger bones. This is especially important for women who are at risk of osteoporosis because estrogen levels drop during the menopause, or due to a genetic disposition. Weight Training leads to an increased metabolic rate and rapid fat burning. Strength training, if done correctly, can increase muscle strength and size. Muscle…

  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS): Sculpting Your Muscles Effectively

    Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS): Sculpting Your Muscles Effectively

    The American Council on Exercise states that EMS (Electronic Muscle Stimulation), a technology which delivers electronic impulses through electrodes placed on skin, is an effective part of a rehabilitative Physical Therapy program. Various companies have marketed EMS devices in recent years for aesthetic purposes. They claim that the devices contract muscles to create a workout.…

  • Balancing Muscles at Home: The Gravity Workout for Strength

    Balancing Muscles at Home: The Gravity Workout for Strength

    You don’t need to stop exercising or working towards your fitness goals just because the weather is cold. You can work out indoors. You’ll reap the benefits of maintaining your regular exercise program throughout the winter season. Exercise will help you beat the winter blues. Exercise can improve your mood, increase your energy and help…

  • Zumba Fitness: Infusing Fun into Your Workout Routine

    Zumba Fitness: Infusing Fun into Your Workout Routine

    Does fitness make you happy? Do you find yourself inspired? Do you hate the treadmill? If you answered yes, it’s possible that your fitness is outdated. So that fitness lasts, it should be enjoyable. diet nutrition water, and a fitness plan are important, but the main ingredient is fun. It is difficult to get exercise…

  • Step Aerobics: An Effective Way to Improve Cholesterol Profiles

    Step Aerobics: An Effective Way to Improve Cholesterol Profiles

    Step aerobics is known to be a great cardiovascular exercise that burns calories. But did you also know that it can boost your good levels of cholesterol? In a study published in Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, step aerobic exercise was found to significantly raise HDL-cholesterol levels of study participants. This eight-week small…

  • Superior Abs with Body Crunches: Unleashing Core Strength

    Superior Abs with Body Crunches: Unleashing Core Strength

    The San Diego State University found that abdominals respond to exercises that target three muscle groups at once. These include the rectus, which is the 8-pack, the side muscles, and the hip flexors that allow us to lift our knees. The abs still require some attention and specific exercises. Here are some challenging and exciting…

  • Unlocking the Full Potential of Strength Training

    Unlocking the Full Potential of Strength Training

    Choose the right weight. You could injure yourself if you lift too much weight. Lifting weights too lightly will not do much to reduce your flab. A good rule is to lift the weights in good form eight times. If you cannot lift it that many times, the weights are too heavy. It is always…

  • Tailored Fitness Advice for Your Body Type

    Tailored Fitness Advice for Your Body Type

    The genetics of your body are the most important factor in determining the shape. You have to be realistic and do the best with what you’ve got. The body type of an individual is determined by the metabolism, genetic predisposition to gain fat or muscle and stay lean. We are all programmed from birth to…

  • Travel-Friendly Workout: Harnessing the Power of Resistance Bands

    Travel-Friendly Workout: Harnessing the Power of Resistance Bands

    A varied training program is required to achieve peak fitness or any sport. This includes strength and power as well as speed and endurance. A balanced diet will help athletes train harder, reduce the risk of injury and illness, and reach their performance goals regardless of the events, environment, nationality, or level of competition. It…