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Getting Started: The Physical Fitness Fundamentals

Posted by on Aug 22, 2011 in Featured Articles, Fitness 101 | 0 comments

Getting Started: The Physical Fitness Fundamentals

Physical fitness does not have to be something you dread. Getting into better shape can be whatever you make of it and it can be something you find enjoyable. Whatever you decide to make of your fitness plan, there are three basic categories to physical fitness that need to be maintained if you want to get into shape and feel great. Muscular strength, aerobic endurance, and flexibility are all vital components to any successful exercise plan and what you decide to do with each of those categories will be entirely up to you. Everything...

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Breathing Techniques For Healthier Exercise

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Fitness Tips And Advice | 0 comments

Are you using proper breathing techniques while exercising? It may be something you’ve never even thought about, but it can be a pivotal point in a successful workout. Whether you’re lifting weights (anaerobic) or going for a run (aerobic) your breathing is important in many ways. Even during your warm up stretch, paying attention to your breathing patterns can give you a better workout. Endurance Controlled breathing will go a long way to maintaining a steady workout. During a cardio workout, you’ll have to keep your breathing level...

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Exercise And Pain Management

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in Fitness 101 | 0 comments

Exercise can be an excellent form of pain management. A properly designed workout routine can loosen and strengthen muscles and alleviate pressure in your joints. If you’re suffering from chronic pain and thinking about beginning a new exercise routine you may want to consult your family doctor or a physiotherapist because while the right exercises could decrease your pain, the wrong exercises may lead to further injury. When you begin working out for the first time it’s normal to experience muscle pain and fatigue in your body. Your...

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Benefits of Getting at Least 30 Minutes Daily Activity and Movement

Posted by on Apr 3, 2011 in Fitness Tips And Advice | 0 comments

You may think getting only 30 minutes of physical activity a day can’t benefit you so why bother, right? Wrong! Even if you just do a little bit of light exercise each day you are helping your body immensely! Taking a half hour walk during your lunch break at work rather than sitting in the lunchroom or jumping on an exercise bike while watching TV instead of sitting on the couch can really impact your fitness level. Personal Health Probably the number one reason to stay in shape, being healthy is what keeps you alive! A little bit of...

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Fitness Routines: Choosing One That Suits Your Lifestyle

Posted by on Mar 13, 2011 in Fitness 101 | 0 comments

Hearing that word “exercise” can frighten a lot of people and turn them off the idea of physical fitness. Don’t panic, because the road to good health doesn’t have to be unpleasant! Starting off slow and getting to know what exercise is all about could change your life and be possibly life saving. A few things may be holding you back from a regular exercise routine so take a look at your lifestyle and figure out what you can change to make fitness a part of your life . Time In this day and age, most people are too busy to take...

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Choose From Different Styles Of Exercise Routines

Posted by on Jan 15, 2011 in Fitness 101 | 0 comments

A regular workout routine is a fantastic way to get into shape. However, when I say “regular routine” that doesn’t mean doing the same thing day in and day out is your best bet. It’s important to change up your routine to “shock” your muscles and to keep the workout interesting for yourself. A stale workout routine could get you in a slump and you may get bored of working out altogether. Weight training is a great way to add mass and strength; however you may have no interest in that. If that sounds like you then you may need...

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