Effective Walking Warm Up Exercise

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Effective Walking Warm Up Exercise

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 · 0 comments

Walking is the best warm up exercise. This is especially true for older adults who are over 50 and who have not been exercising regularly. One of the most common questions people ask about walking is if it gets rid of the much loathed belly fat. Actually, walking is not a stand-alone exercise that can solve all your fitness goals. However, it can be used for a lot of benefits as long as it is properly performed.

To prevent injury, avoid stretching cold muscles before exercising. Instead get your blood flowing. Walking can be a good way to warm up. Here is how you can implement it.

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The 3 Pillars of Permanent Weight Loss

Monday, November 19, 2012 · 0 comments

In the quest for weight loss, a lot of people commit to various weight loss programs in the hope of achieving a fitter physique. Most people set out on their journey to weight loss eagerly; however only a few can keep their momentum. Many lose their enthusiasm and the drive to pursue their weight loss goals and give up eventually.

Losing weight entails a lot of hard work and self discipline. It is all about keeping active, making healthier choices in your diet, and modifying your lifestyle. These are changes that not everyone can keep up with. However, if you put into practice the three pillars for permanent weight loss, your chances of success will be higher.

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5 Foods You Can Make Healthy

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 · 0 comments

Food does not have to be a dieter’s adversary. The secret is knowing what better alternatives you have and choosing them over the unhealthy ones. There are also some foods that are considered as detrimental to your fitness goals; however you can make them work for you as well. Below are five examples of foods that you can make healthier by the method they are prepared.

Deli Meat

Typically, when shoppers go the deli they are overwhelmed with the over abundance of meat and are tempted to buy more for convenience rather than for their nutritional value. The downside of deli meat is that it contains nitrate preservatives which have been linked to cancer that can potentially occur later in life. Deli meats are generally packed with fats, such as salami. What you can do is stick with the lighter meats which enables you to acquire more protein and lesser fat for your money. You can settle for turkey breast of chicken breast.

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Top Tips on How to Stay Healthy

Saturday, November 10, 2012 · 0 comments

Being healthy doesn’t only mean being physically fit. It also means being healthy mentally and emotionally. Attaining your physical fitness goals through consistent exercise routines and workouts is great, but everyone should strive for a healthier well being. Here are a few simple tips to help you achieve this goal.

Maintain an Exercise Routine

The words “exercise routine” should not intimidate you. If what comes to your mind upon hearing these two words are intense and grueling workouts at the gym, it doesn’t have to be so. Exercise routines can be any physical activity that you are most comfortable doing. It can be easy floor exercises, household chores, walking your dog, gardening or any other activity that entails physical movement. Spend at least 30 minutes a day for workout or at least three to five times per week.

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6 Morning Habits for Instant Energy

Friday, November 9, 2012 · 0 comments

If you want to lose weight, you have to become active. And, if you are active you must possess the required energy. Weight loss and the use of energy are actually closely associated to each other.  The more energy you have, the more calories you can burn. This article will discuss six morning habits that you can develop to energize yourself first thing in the morning.

1.Wake Up Early – You can dramatically increase your chances of losing weight by keeping a set routine, and above all, by waking up early. When you have established a daily routine, there is a lesser likelihood for you to go off track. Instead, you will follow the routine that you have grown accustomed to. As a result, you will have the much needed energy that you need to achieve a peak performance, especially when you are working out daily.

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People often wonder at some point in their workout routines about the correct number of repetitions that they must perform. The effect of your workout routine would actually depend on the number of reps you make. You can’t just go ahead and gauge the number of reps you do with how tired your muscles are because that is not the correct indication.

What you should be aware of is that the most important factor in weight lifting is the number of reps you perform during your workout. The number will depend on what you want to achieve. If you want to increase the size and strength of your muscles, you must perform 4 to 6 reps, but you have to lift a heavy weight to turn the last repetition into a real challenge. If your goal is to develop a moderate strength, you must perform 8 to 12 reps.

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10 Tips to Lose Weight Safely

Monday, November 5, 2012 · 0 comments

Calculate your ideal weight before you begin outlining your diet plan. This will serve as your benchmark as you attempt to shed off those extra pounds. Your ideal weight will also help you determine your timeline in achieving your goal. At this point, be realistic. Don’t aim for ridiculous and unreasonable quick weight loss goals, such as losing 50 pounds in a week. Be prepared to accept that your aim to lose several pounds may take you several months to achieve. It may likewise take years for obese individuals to attain their ideal weight. The pace of your weight loss largely depends on how focused you are on your diet. You must also remain strong in your belief that you are capable of living a full and healthy life.

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When you are on a diet, there are so many advices you can find on how to eat out and keep your diet. All of them may be sound advice, but not all are practical and easy to follow.

Travel can bring you to unfamiliar places and sometimes arriving late at night. You can find yourself in a place where the only place that’s open for the night is a fast food chain and the only other choice is your hotel room service. Likewise, if you have been travelling regularly enough, you know how hard it is to stick to pasta with tomato sauce at all times. And, not to mention the blank face you get from chain restaurant crew when you ask them to prepare your food in another way, like leaving off the mayonnaise, swapping the chips for side salad, or what have you. So, the most common decision we make at times is just to give in for the time being. But, this won’t do for constant travelers or for people who have to eat out every day.

Below are some helpful tips that you can follow on how to eat health while you are on the go.

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5 Essential Training Tips

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 · 0 comments

1. Train Regularly to Avoid Depression

Training doesn’t just keep your blues away it also helps you keep feeling better about achieving your fitness goals. According to new studies, regular training may help you fight against depression. Exercising a lot or a little can help in improving your mood. The more regularly you exercise the higher the chance for you to reach full remission from depression.

2. Benefit from intense training

Your muscles are just like your brains; they too have memory. Intense training will help your body stay in its peak condition even during short layoffs. In fact the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research published that you continue to enjoy the benefits of an intense training program even long after you have reduced the intensity of your exercise routines.

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3 Creative Ways to Lose Weight

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 · 0 comments

Weight loss routines might be fun to do at the start, but they can really get repetitive after some time. This will eventually cause boredom and of course you start flaking off on your routine. Doing the same things over and over again may not be doing your motivation level any good. Adding some fun variations to your exercise may add some spice and bring the spirit back to your fitness endeavors. How about giving some offbeat and interesting activities a try? Read on for some ideas.

 

Indoor Rock Climbing

This can be a truly exciting activity that can be fun especially when done with friends. This is a fairly safe exercise, from padded floors to extraordinarily strong cables, and expert instructors or assistants. Successfully climbing to the top after struggling for 20 minutes or so can be exhilarating.

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