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What are plyometrics?

What are plyometrics?

Plyometrics is a form of exercise designed mainly to help you perform better in any sport. After practising plyometrics, you are supposed to be able to run faster, jump higher, hit harder and with more accuracy. It is a strengthening exercise that ideally should be a part of the core overall…

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Examples of Burpee Exercises

Examples of Burpee Exercises

Burpee is a full-body workout that can provide a number of fitness benefits. In the earlier years, those who need to carry out strenuous activities on a regular basis, particularly the elite military forces and football players, were the only ones who took on burpee exercises. At this point, burpee…

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How to make jogging more effective in getting fit

How to make jogging more effective in getting fit

Keeping yourself fit and active is one of the most important things to living a healthy life. It makes you confident in performing all the activities of a busy lifestyle. Some people feel it is difficult to adjust their routine to make jogging part of their exercise routine. It does require…

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What is a CrossFit exercise program?

What is a CrossFit exercise program?

CrossFit exercises have made their way into the extreme workouts world is becoming more in demand by athletes and people who are already fit. It's a pretty strict program that involves multiple exercises, ones that will make sure that you suffer every single step towards your goal. It is a very…

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Exercises that has to be avoided during pregnancy

Exercises that has to be avoided during pregnancy

As we all know exercise is good and is safe but when it comes to pregnant women, there are some exercises that should be avoided as it may harm them while performing those exercises. Some exercises can be harmful because of over exertion which not only affects the mother but also the baby. So, it is…

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Healthy Ways To Cook Cauliflower If You Are Working Out

Healthy Ways To Cook Cauliflower If You Are Working Out

When it comes to fitness, a well-cooked Cauliflower has proven to be the new kales. Cauliflower are loved and preferred by many people especially those who are looking at cutting back on their meat intake as well as add more vegetables in their body. In this article, I will be sharing with ways in…

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Use everyday activities to burn your calories

Use everyday activities to burn your calories

McCall says that these additional 300 calories for each day can originate from what is called non-practice action thermogenesis, or NEAT, which represents the vitality that you use when you are not dozing, eating, or doing organized physical exercises like running or games. "Slick"…

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3 Ways to Get Rid of Annoying Back Fat

3 Ways to Get Rid of Annoying Back Fat

Usually, we all focus on the front of our body – and neglect the entire back. Working for back muscles will not only improve our physique but will also improve our posture and strength. Here are few steps to get rid of back fat. Bent-over row •Stand with both feet apart, bend your knees…

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Get toned with a medicine ball

Get toned with a medicine ball

If you don’t like dumbbells, you can finally use another way to achieve the same goal. Training with a medicine ball is one of the most effective and the oldest forms of strength conditioning. You will need a 10-15 pound medicine ball and a few minutes of your time. In order to engage your…

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Post-pregnancy workout

Post-pregnancy workout

Having a baby is the best thing that can happen to you, but, what next? You were pregnant for nine months, you should get back to your regular workout. The right time for that is 6 weeks after the child birth. Before start going back to the gym, every new mother should talk with a doctor in order to…

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Beginners and intermediate exercises for sleeker thighs

Beginners and intermediate exercises for sleeker thighs

If you want to have a sleeker thighs, you will have to do several exercises. The first exercises you should do are those for beginners. Bent-Knee Extension targets back of the thigh (hamstrings). You should start lying face up on the floor, knees are bent 90 degrees, arms are at the sides and heels…

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Understanding Health Related Fitness

Understanding Health Related Fitness

Being a Health and Fitness Professional, it is my business to comprehend terms and definitions which are typical for this industry, also to stay up to date with advancing patterns. Through my experience, I have observed that various terms merit somewhat more elucidation than that which they are…

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Using Swimming as a Way to Stay Fit!

Using Swimming as a Way to Stay Fit!

Swimming is a sport that does things in two ways. It tones your body as your swim and on a mental level, it calms and relaxes you. The bonus to swimming is that you never really feel tired when you swim. It is only after you come out you realize how tired you are. This is because of all the water…

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Fitness: Practical ways

Fitness: Practical ways

Fitness is a dilemma, it can be attained if work out is done in a regular manner. But it depends on many factors including quality of food intake, type of work out, body conditions and mental health.All the goals to a fit body are a dream if the diet intake is not proper. Nutritional intake of food…

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How Can Lunches Be Made to Improve Employee Productivity?

It has been observed that there are companies that fail to include nutrition in their wellness programs for their employees. Employers spend a lot of time and effort in improving their business procedures to make their staff work faster and more efficient. Company owners want fast results from their…

Five essential minerals and where to find them

Your body needs minerals to function properly. They are essential and you need to include them in your diet since the body cannot produce them naturally. The deficiency of essential minerals may cause chronic disease as well as an excess of them. The following are five essential minerals that you…

Snack Mixes that Perk Your Energy during the Day

During the day, you have to perform a number of activities either at home or sitting in your office. For every movement an activity, your body burns calories. It is up to you that how you fulfil the dietary needs of your body. Between meals, a good alternative is to snack on something satisfying but…

The “Better Choices Concept” to Dieting

The premise of this concept is actually pretty simple. It states that if there is a snack you love, there are several other options that are just as delicious and nutritious but with much fewer calories. In the exact words: “For every food that you eat, there are likely to be other equally…

Local food is most preferred healthy food option

The world of marketing and advertising drives the free market. The fad of organic consumption is now being replaced by local food market. As the consumer is looking for more fresh and healthy food, looks like local food is fulfilling all the criteria well. The demand for food produced in nearby…

Exercise therapy can reduce surgical knee repairs

The menisci are the shock absorbers in the knees and provide a cushion between the shinbone and the thighbone. Severe traumas can result in the rupture of a meniscus, which might lead to surgery. However, many professionals agree that some surgical knee repairs are unnecessary. This is due to a…

World Health Organization Recommends Fitness Regime for 18-65 Year Olds

Conforming to the World Health Organization's "Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health" program, this specialized United Nations agency came up with a set of fitness recommendations for three age groups. These are comprised of 5-17 year-olds, 18-64 year-old and 65 years…

Potbellies more dangerous than obesity

We have been led to believe that people who are not obese are healthy. A person can be unhealthy even if they are not obese. Recent research indicates that people who have potbellies are unhealthier than those people who are obese. The Body Mass Index, or BMI, has been used as a method to determine…

What is Circuit fitness and its advantages?

Fitness exercise is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise that you can practice. Many people around the world choose to do fitness every day or at least a few times per week. If you are passionate about this, you might consider taking things to the next level; Circuit fitness is a challenge…

A pilates workout

Developed by Joseph Pilates, the workout focuses on balancing the body using core exercises, flexibility and increased awareness of how the body moves. This increases the efficiency of the graceful way in which the body moves naturally. What makes Pilates one of the most popular exercise routines is…