Tagged: exercise

60 Seconds A Day To 6-Pack Abs 0

60 Seconds A Day To 6-Pack Abs

People exercise often to get healthier, but among this they are also trying to look good. Having a toned flat stomach and tighten abdominal muscles are not necessary but you can have it if you want it. We find out a perfect exercise that will provide you perfect flat stomach and you won’t be needed countless sit-ups. Why this exercise is good This exercise is so good that targets all of the core muscles at the same time. With other exercises you are activating only the surface muscles, known by the name “six pack” this exercise targets the transverse abdominals, the gluteus maximus, and anterior deltoids....

Physical Activity and Your Health 0

Physical Activity and Your Health

If you currently get regular physical activity, congratulations! But if you’re not yet getting all the activity you need, you have lots of company. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 60 percent of Americans are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity. Fully 16 percent of Americans are not active at all. Overall, women tend to be less active than men, and older people are less likely to get regular physical activity than younger individuals. What does it mean to get “regular physical activity?” To reduce the risk of heart disease, adults need only do...

Benefits of an Elliptical Exerciser, Compared to Running 0

Benefits of an Elliptical Exerciser, Compared to Running

For every one who is new to physical fitness and workout, getting used to the various workout machines and equipments may be a little tough. This is why it is important to take it slow and work as per the instructions of the gym trainer. If you are interested in working out on the treadmill, and elliptical exerciser, at the gym or at home, then you can follow these given general tips and suggestions, meant for beginners,  Avoid if you have back or joint injuries or problems. Before you hit the gym and get onto doing treadmill training or elliptical training, you must visit your doctor and get a check-up done...

Outsmarting Upper Back Pain Through Exercise 0

Outsmarting Upper Back Pain Through Exercise

Back pain is a very common condition, affecting about 80% of people at some point in their lives. One of the problems we have in society today is that we’re too sedentary. We don’t move enough. So it’s important that you get into a habit of moving. You can do specific exercises or some general movements of your spine, backwards, to the side, twisting round either side. Just get into a regime of movement. Try doing some simple exercises that strength your upper back and neck to ward off upper back pain. It’s probably something you take for granted, but your upper spine receives a lot of...

30 days to a Toned Tum

30 days to a Toned Tum

Take our plank challenge, and a stronger,  sleeker body could be yours. The plank is brilliant for developing strength and muscular endurance in your core. But, as with all exercise, be wary of overexertion, keep your workout focused on personal goals, and if you’re concerned about pre-existing injuries, seek expert advice. It’s good advice to practise lower strain exercises first, such as the superman (lie on your stomach and lift your arms and legs up away from the floor) to assess your core strength. Done the right way the plank can help you strengthen both your upper and lower body, and improve...