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Exercise and Fitness

Can Cardio Ever Be Bad For You?

2016-05-23 19:28

Cardiovascular exercise is a crucial aspect of a healthy lifestyle. Defined as any exercise which incurs an increase in heart rate, examples of cardio include running, cycling, swimming, and exertive sports such as netball or basketball.

In fact, the CDC recommends that adults aged 19 to 64 perform either: 150 minutes of moderate cardiovascular exe

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Walking Is So Easy, a Caveman Did it

2016-05-20 11:02

Walling is by far one of the easiest and most effective ways to lose weight. It is so easy, a caveman did it. And well, that is pretty much all the caveman did as there were no cars, trains, or planes back then. I can’t imagine too many cavemen (or cavewomen) were overweight, and I am positive this is because of their lifestyle.

Nowadays, most of us sit at our desks all day and then come home to watch TV and veg out on the couch.

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Just 30 Minutes Today May Decrease Your Risk of 13 Cancers

2016-05-17 15:43

Exercising isn’t just a good way to lose weight. Taking the time to meet the recommended physical activity levels on a daily basis could reduce your risk of 13 different types of cancer.

Excess weight is a known risk factor for several types of cancer, but a new study indicates that even when weight loss is not a factor, being diligent about going to the gym can still reduce your r

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Weight Loss Relationship Problems? 8 Reasons Why Losing Weight Together Will Save Your Relationship

2016-05-14 11:36

It can take a lifetime to learn everything there is to know about your partner, and even longer to figure out how to respond to them in certain situations. Staying active and enjoying life together is a key component of figuring each other out. Skip this step and things will eventually become a lot more difficult. Here is how weight loss together helps with relationship problems.

Relationships are not easy. Staying active and reaching towards fitness goals with each other can significantly improve your happiness with your partner.

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5 Steps for Family Spring Training: Fitness and Lifestyle

2016-05-12 21:55

It’s that time of year again. Everyone is reminded that pretty soon our baggy clothes and long shirts are going to be replaced with skirts, bathing suits, and tank tops, This time of year tends to remind one that a healthier lifestyle needs to be achieved.

If you are like many families, a lot of your time is spent car pooling the littles around and sitting as you wait for your son or daughter up to bat, sitting during dance class lessons, or helping

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5 really quick workouts for weight loss

2016-05-04 13:16

Finding time to exercise is a burden for many reasons. The combination of working at a desk and other responsibilities often means no gym time for you. HIIT or high intensity interval exercises that you can do quickly anywhere can help with weight loss and are well worth considering.

These quick workouts can be done at home, during a commute or at lunch. You won't need any extra equipment.

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How To Lose Weight While Working At Your Desk

2016-05-03 17:26

As our lives have become more sedentary, we find ourselves moving far less than did our ancestors. We no longer have to scavenge each day for food, nor do we have to haul water out of the well and transport the heavy buckets back to the kitchen. For most of us, there is no need to chop down trees and cut up wood to stay warm in the winter. We buy our food from the market, and even worse, the fast food joints found on every corner. The modern conveniences we enjoy today have taken away much of the physical labor required to get the job done.

Even though we spend less time moving, we seem more fatigued at the end of the day. How is that even possible?

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Get Fit By Adding This Simple Exercise Equipment At The Desk

2016-05-02 15:04

Here is a very simple desk fitness equipment you can use for a resistance exercise. If you don't have this, you can even use soup cans.

This simple desk fitness equipment and exercise tip is shared by the American Diabetes Association through its Twitter channel to aid people to move more frequently at the desk.

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Could this be the most efficient workout ever?

2016-04-28 18:44

Finding time to exercise can sometimes be tough. Researchers at McMaster University may have found the best way to exercise that only takes one minute and is similar to the benefits of endurance training.

The health benefits of SIT or sprint interval training were recently put to the test by McMaster University's professor of kinesiology Martin Gibala,

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Boost Athletic Performance with This Sweet Treat

2016-04-20 16:22

If you want another excuse to eat a small piece of chocolate, here it is.

Researchers with London’s Kingston University have found that dark chocolate, already known for its positive effects on cardiovascular health, may also help give athletes an extra edge in their fit

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