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Is It Possible That You Can Exercise Too Much?

It is a fact of life that no matter what you do, even if it is something as important to a healthy lifestyle as exercise, that too much of a good thing can cause as many problems as too little. Recent scientific studies have shown that too much exercise, especially long periods of sustained cardio exercise can be particularly harmful to your health, and particularly your heart.

Beginner Bench Press Technique

An article for the beginner exerciser describing the proper technique for the bench press. The article describes hand, body, and feet placement on the bench.

Exercise for Tennis – How Can Stretching Help It?

Stretching plays an important role in a tennis player’s development and results, not only short term, but also long term. Let us quickly have a look at, what stretching is, and what it does. Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle or tendon (or muscle group) is deliberately flexed or stretched in order to improve the muscle’s elasticity and achieve comfortable muscle tone.

Gym Rules Everyone Should Abide By

This is just a small article that lists some simple rules. Following these will make everyone’s time at the gym better.

You Can Switch Cars But You Only Get One Body

I had just started the 7th grade and was in my first PE(Phys ed) class. It rained that day so we were asked to form groups in the indoor Basketball court for a relay race. The distance to run was about 50ft and I was the first leg on my team.

The Practice of Tai Chi Chuan: Health, Meditation and Martial Art

In Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan, we learn that “Your mind controls your body [movements, actions, muscles], and in turn, you control your mind [thoughts, intentions, decisions].” Tai chi chuan is an exercise discipline and an internal Chinese martial art, practiced for its health benefits, its meditative qualities, and for its defence training. The 3 main aspects of tai chi chuan (Health, Meditation & Martial Art) enable the regular practitioner to gain balance and control over both the body and the mind so that they function and work in balance and harmony.

The Fourth Step Towards Fitness for Men and Women

The fourth step towards fitness for men and women is to plan to continually progress in your weight training plan. You want to use your body’s ability to adapt to maximize your fitness goals.

How Do You Stay Healthy – You’ll Need A Personal Plan, Even If You Enroll With ObamaCare

Not long ago, I was discussing with an acquaintance how my health insurance, even with a $5,000 deductible had gone up $200 per month in the last few years. The reason is obvious, health care costs keep going up, and even though I’ve never used my health care insurance, nor been to a doctor in two decades, I still get hit. Meanwhile, they are planning on raising it again due to ObamaCare. Soon, I’ll have to ditch that policy for a different one, it doesn’t make sense anymore.

Use MMA Style Workouts to Get Into Phenomenal Shape

Don’t be intimidated by MMA style workouts. Almost anyone can follow them with no athletic ability. Home based fitness programs based on MMA style training can help you achieve your maximum fitness level.

Learning the Basics of a CrossFit WOD

CrossFit combines cardiovascular exercises, gymnastics and strength training which are completed in rapid succession to improve a person’s overall fitness. Designed to be done in 30 minutes or less, every routine is a high intensity workout that combines movements like sprinting, interval weight training and jumping rope with equipment like barbells, medicine balls and kettlebells. The variety of the CrossFit WOD means that people can train not only everyday, but also without fear of becoming bored by repeating the same exercise over and over.

Losing Belly Fat Through Exercise

There is a world wide epidemic of obesity taking over the world, and many people are wondering what they can do to beat the statistics. Even those who may not be considered obese will find that as they age, they carry more weight on their bodies.

Six Tips to Increase the Amount of Calories Burned When Walking

Burning the excess calories in your body is the best way to lose weight. You need willpower and persistence in order to burn calories through exercise. However, burning calories through intense exercise is not the only way to lose weight; you can also burn calories by walking. Walking is a good form of exercise. In fact, many weight loss programs include walking as a cardio exercise for burning calories. There are some things that you can do to increase the amount of calories burned walking. Follow these six tips to increase the amount of calories that you burn every day through walking.

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