Common Exercise Mistakes Many People Make

Common Exercise Mistakes Many People Make

People get into work out and physical exercises in order to grow strong and keep fit. Doing it regularly is important to maintain good health. However, people should also realize that doing it properly is just as important. Improper ways of exercising can lead to injury and strain. Here are the common mistakes many people […]

Exercises to Rid Stomach Fat

Exercises to Rid Stomach Fat

Every fitness expert will tell you that the stomach is the hardest to slim down, but with proper exercise, dieting, and a whole lot of patience, you can achieve that six-pack you dream of. The key to getting rid of stomach fat is to lose fat, period. There is no way of targeting the fat […]

25-Minute Office Exercises

25-Minute Office Exercises

People who work every day in the office tend to bypass exercising, thinking it would consume too much time. This should not be an excuse! Sitting idly on a chair for eight or so hours does not benefit your body as it slows down your blood flow and metabolism. Good Housekeeping creates a quick workout […]

Common Exercise Myths You Should Know

Common Exercise Myths You Should Know

Regular exercise is a healthy habit. But more than that, it takes proper exercise in order to reap the benefits that it provides. But unfortunately, there are some exercise myths out there so common that most people tend to believe them as fact. Here are some of the common exercise myths that people should be […]

Simple Indoor Exercises

Simple Indoor Exercises

Indoor exercise can be a good addition to losing weight along with a healthy diet. Doing both as a routine can help make weight loss easier and faster to achieve. But there is also the issue of trying to make it a regular habit that can become a concern for some people.One of the best ways to keep people to exercise is by making it interesting. This can be true to indoor exercise. It can be easy for one to get bored and eventually stop exercising altogether especially when one always do it indoo…

How Much Exercise Do You Need Everyday?

How Much Exercise Do You Need Everyday?

Most fitness buffs and “healthy living” adults want to know how much exercise does an individual need every day?According to Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic, For most healthy adults, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends:Getting at least 2 ½ hours of moderate aerobic activity (think brisk walking or swimming), or 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity (such as running), per week – preferably, spread throughout the week. Doing strength training exercises …

9 Don’ts of Exercise

9 Don’ts of Exercise

If your workout is not working, chances are you are doing it wrong or the exercise just is not that effective. To help you avoid waste time on exercises that don’t work, we’ve listed the 9 listed worst effective exercises: Not only are these exercises ineffective, they may even cause injury. Lat Pull-Down behind the HeadThe trouble with this exercise is that only individuals with very mobile shoulder joints can keep their spines straight enough to perform it properly. Done wrong, this exercise c…

Air Pollution and Exercise

Air Pollution and Exercise

While exercise is good for your health, regular exposure to heavily polluted air may trigger health problems. You may experience negative effects on your health if you exercise regularly in areas with air pollution, particularly if you have asthma or other chronic lung disease, cardiovascular disease of diabetes. When performing an aerobic exercise, you may breathe as much as 10 times more air than when you are at rest. You also tend to draw air more deeply into your lungs and breathe mostly thr…

The Lateral Roll

The Lateral Roll

 To complete his pet projects, The Men’s Health Big Book of Exercises and The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises, Adam Campbell of Men’s Health turned to “the world’s best experts” to put together over 600 different exercises. Some are classic routines. Some are new and revolutionary that  they have not reached mainstream consciousness yet. Campbell names his favorite among the new ones: the Lateral Roll. The Lateral Roll is a core exercise which targets and builds your abs. what is interestin…

Train Like a Pro Athlete

Train Like a Pro Athlete

It is easy to distinguish a pro athlete at work – their movements are graceful and precise. Their coordination is excellent. And their reflexes are lightning-quick. They also have powerful, sculpted bodies. It’s possible to have a professional athlete’s grace and strength. Chris Freytag, a contributing editor of Prevention and the lead of “Prevention Fitness Systems” DVDs, and the creator of this sports-inspired routine, says “There’s an athlete in all of us. If you use athletic training techniq…