Balance Your Lifestyle With The Right Amount Of Physical Activity
Exercise is defined as physical activity done for the purpose of getting physically fit. Two of the main components of physical fitness are the threshold of training and the target zone of training. The minimum amount of exercise for developing physical fitness is called the threshold of training. The fitness target zone is the optimal amount of physical activity.Should You Exercise?
I used to look for reasons to avoid going to the gym or doing anything that would make me sweat. So instead of saying I don’t have the time or energy, let us look at reasons why you should make exercise a part of your life.Do You Like Being Challenged?
Not many realize that by exercising you can change your physical body and health as well as stretch and challenge your mind too. You can change your outlook on life, your viewpoint on a certain situation, and even have a brainstorm about an issue you have been facing.Jogging Shoes for Your Jogging Exercise
Jogging shoes are one of the most important things you need when it comes to jogging exercise or to lose weight. Here is some good information concerning jogging shoes and what to expect from them.Exercising Safely Outdoors in the Winter Months
Exercise is an important component to living well. If you prefer exercising outdoors, don’t let the cold weather of winter throw you off your usual exercise routine. Here are some tips to exercising safely outdoors in the winter months.Q and A With Team USA Olympian and Professional Triathlete, Gwen Jorgensen
Gwen Jorgenson should be considered somewhat of a phenom in the Triathlon world, she qualified for the 2012 USA Olympic Team after only competing for two years. An accomplished runner and swimmer at the University of Wisconsin, it would seem that triathlons were in her foreseeable future, maybe just not at the level that she has accomplished and so rapidly. We were thrilled to catch up with Gwen and learn a little more about her training and the future.CrossFit Exercise Series ONE – Legs and Abs
Doing CrossFit exercise is a great way to get in shape with very little equipment. You can perform them at home, in a hotel room or even in a park to enjoy the great outdoors. Here are a few of the more common exercises designed for legs and abs.Routines – Powerlifting Versus Strength Training
Weight training has been around for a long time. Primarily, people weight train to increase strength or size. Powerlifting is a form of weight lifting designed to increase strength but only as related to three specific lifts: bench press, squat and deadlift. Powerlifting is a World Games as well as a Paralympic sport (bench press only).Sports Injuries – Kids at Risk
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) published a statement in 1993 on the prevention of sports injuries in children and adolescents. Their guidelines include training methods, the use of safety equipment, physical deficits and mental preparation.Training Blues – Change of Pace Routines
It is totally natural for your body to adjust to a given workout routine over time so a change of pace is needed to “shock” your muscles into growing again. Changing your workout every 4 – 6 weeks will stop your body from stagnating and getting into a rhythm that prevents muscle growth.Weight Training Routine – For Girls
Contrary to what is commonly believed, weight training will not give girls big muscles. Weights will help girls to develop long, lean muscles which will give them an athletic appearance. Here are some useful tips to help develop a weight training routine.Easy At Home Workouts With Dumbbells
Many people are choosing their home gyms over regular gyms all over the world. While a regular gym has a lot to offer they can’t compare to the convenience and low-cost of having your own home gym. Whether your workouts are for fat loss, muscular definition or to improve overall health, at home workouts with dumbbells is a quick, cost efficient way to get you in the best shape possible.