Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

Make Time for a Warm-Up and a Cool-Down

Each exercise session should begin with a warm-up and conclude with a cool-down. A warm-up increases blood flow to the working muscles and increases body temperature. This decreases the likelihood of muscular or joint injuries. A warm-up can be in the form of light calisthenics or performing the same exercise activity at a very low […]

Cardio-respiratory Fitness and Aerobic Exercise

Also known as cardiovascular fitness, cardio-respiratory fitness refers to the capability or fitness level of your heart, blood vessels, lungs and breathing mechanisms. Here is a simplified version of how they work and why they are important:

Fitness begins in the mind

It may sound funny, but fitness starts in your mind. In order to get your body moving, it is helpful to get your mind ready and receptive to the idea. So relax and take a slow, deep breath. Here we go?

More stretching tips before workout

Here are more stretching tips you can perform conveniently within your home. You can do that before and after a workout or fitness regime in your home gym. Make sure you do not bounce or jerk during the stretching exercise.

Take time to stretch before exercising

You should take time to stretch before and after your regular exercising session, whether is at home on fitness equipment or at the gym. Each stretching exercise below can be performed for at least 10 seconds.

How to eat right for athletes

For both athletes and exercise enthusiasts, nutrition is essential for peak physical performance, says Nieves Serra, chief dietitian at The Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Alabang, Philippines.

Can you exercise effectively at home without the regular gym visit?

For me exercise is as necessary for survival as eating and drinking. When I don’t exercise for a few days I feel sluggish and fat and my body starts losing its muscle tone.

Importance of Keeping Fit

Look at some six month old or six year old children. See how they never stop moving. Each and every muscle in their tiny bodies is constantly employed. The six month old is experimenting – starting to use and build the muscles that should last a lifetime. Alas this isn’t always so. As they progress […]

Powered by WordPress | Bestincellphones.com is a Better Way to Shop. | Thanks to MMORPG, Fat burning furnace and Homes for Sale