Category: Fitness

Fitness Ball Exercises

Using a fitness ball to support workouts can help to intensify and broaden different exercises. Fitness balls are simple yet effective tools that supplement workouts, so be sure to try using one for core, arm, leg, and back...

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Interval Training

While it may sound intimidating, interval training is nothing more than another option for a different workout to add to the average fitness plan. Interval training is a type of workout that alternates high-intensity workouts...

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Weight Training

Possibly the most popular form of exercise for those seeking to get in shape, tone their bodies, or improve their physical appearance, is weight training. Aside from altering the diet and getting the body’s heart rate up, weight...

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Exercising the Core

Taking care of the body requires that each and every muscle group is challenged with some type of work during the week. Both minor and major muscles groups should be included in fitness plans, and one of the most important major...

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Creating a Fitness Plan

Part of the process of getting in shape is creating a fitness plan that is catered to both personal and general needs. Prior to creating this plan, decide on some fitness goals that are realistic and individually stimulating....

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Fitness Goals

Part of getting or staying in shape is setting fitness goals that are individually realistic. Everyone is different, so fitness goals should also differ from person to person. Some people will be able to endure longer and harder...

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Why Exercising Outside Makes a Difference

Not everyone has the opportunity to exercise outside, and working out in a gym or at home is still highly beneficial to the overall health of the body. However, working out while outside has some extra benefits that are lacking...

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Aerobic Exercise

In general, exercising is greatly beneficial to the muscles of the body and specifically, aerobic exercise targets the heart rate. With this in mind, it is important to make the heart work while doing aerobic exercise. The...

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How to Commit to Running

Deciding to run regularly is easy. Keeping up a regular schedule of running is the hard part. Running improves wellness through its variety of benefits: it lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, builds up bone in the body,...

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Pilates

Pilates is a fitness system that targets the abdominal muscles. It’s similar to yoga, but not as episodic or smooth. During a Pilates workout, exercises focus on holding a stretch the usually benefits the abs, and sometimes...

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