fitness

Comparison of Rollerblade and K2 Inline Skates

Rollerblade and K2 are two of the largest inline skate manufacturers in the world with each producing a wide variety of skate types, including recreational, fitness, aggressive and speed skates. These two companies offer competitively priced skates via their online stores and most major online and retail skate shops worldwide. As spring approaches, inline skating can provide an outstanding workout that is both fun and provides an aerobic benefit as well as tones your legs and butt. Read More…

How to Choose the Right Treadmill Workout for You

(Guest post from Aaron O’Conner of Treadmill Reviews.net)

With a new year always comes the promise of a fresh start, and for many, renewed resolution to start exercising and get in shape. By now you’ve read all the treadmill reviews, selected a suitable machine and have a brand new shiny treadmill raring and ready. Alternatively, you’ve hauled your neglected old treadmill out from its garage exile, dusted it off, made sure it works and are ready to make up for all that time it spent in mothballs. However, one critical step remains before you can really make good on that new year’s resolution. You need to figure out the treadmill workout that best fits your exercise goals, needs and schedule. Read More…

19 Easy Ways to Burn 500+ Calories per Day without Exercise

“I don’t have time to exercise”…Yeah, we’ve all said it. The fact is that there are opportunities to burn extra calories throughout the day without having to spend 60 minutes or more at the gym. I’ve compiled some tips that can help you burn 500 or more calories per day by making minor adjustments to your daily routine. Think about it; burning an extra 500 calories-a-day is equivalent to burning 1 lb. of body fat per week! That’s over 50 lbs. per year without adding any intense exercise! Hopefully you’ll find some of these tips useful, and if you have any of your own to add, simply post it in the “comments” section below – we love great tips from our readers! Read More…

Free Personalized Weight Loss Plans

Not all effective weight loss plans are expensive. In fact, some diet and exercise programs are free to use. It’s important to find a weight loss plan that is based on proven scientific research and promotes safe weight loss. So, rule out any weight loss plan that eliminate certain nutrients from your diet, such as carbs, fats or extremely low calorie diets. Consult your doctor if you have a question about a diet or exercise program. Read More…

How to Slim Your Waistline with Exercise

Trying to trim inches from that stubborn waistline is a common concern for both men and women alike. Contrary to what some people believe, there’s no magical way to target the fat around the midsection. However, there are plenty of exercises available to burn fat from your entire body, which will help lead to a smaller waist. So, your new way of thinking about losing weight should be a full body weight loss approach; you’ll have a slimmer waistline in no time. Read More…

A Basic Exercise Guide for Adults

This post is a summary of an exercise guide written for men and women ages 18 to 64 and is based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This important guide explains how any type of physical activity is beneficial to our health, and it’s a good read for anyone looking to improve their health by exercising. This includes activities such as brisk walking, running, dancing, swimming and more. Resistance training is also beneficial in building muscle mass.exercise for adults Read More…

How NOT to Exercise: 10 Funny Examples of Exercising Gone Wrong! [Videos]

There’s no doubt about it – exercising is tough. However, in order to reach our weight loss goals, exercise is an essential piece of the puzzle. Going to the gym to get in a good workout can sometimes not go as planned, and luckily for us, many of these little fitness mishaps are caught on tape so we can get a good laugh at them later. I’ve compiled 10 of the funniest videos that YouTube has to offer relating to exercise failures, gym mishaps, and weight loss don’ts.
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Quick Cheating Your Workouts – You Can’t Fool Your Body

dont-cheat-workoutsDo you ever workout – whether it be on a treadmill, elliptical machine or lifting weights – and focus more on the number of reps, miles or revolutions rather than focusing on proper technique? I admit that I have, so I’m sure I’m not the only one out there who has cheated my body out of a good workout (Or at least I hope I’m not the only one!). Read More…

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