Monthly Archives: November 2010

3 Exercises to Help with Bone Health

When you think about exercise for helping with bone health, the term Osteoporosis often comes to mind. Osteoporosis is when you progressively lose bone density making your bones more susceptible to fractures. Regular exercise and vitamin and mineral supplements can … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Kids to Exercise

Kids inherently have a short attention span. The high intensity and sound-bite length format of today’s entertainment contributes to keeping their attention spans short. Consequently, encouraging kids to follow a long-term fitness program is challenging when the only physical activity … Continue reading

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What to Look for When Joining a Gym

Perhaps you’re thinking that you want to take your workout to the next level by joining a gym. The gym has numerous options for adding variety and intensifying your workout, but there are some things you need to consider before … Continue reading

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Protein and Exercises – What is the Connection?

There is a lot of debate about protein as a component of an exercise program, including how much is needed. Why is protein important? Protein is a necessary part of any exercise—especially with strength training. It is the building block … Continue reading

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Is anyone fat anymore?

In this world of being so politically correct, I wouldn’t be surprised if in a few years the word, “fat” will be banned from the dictionary. I heard on the news how one school in Virginia is no longer giving … Continue reading

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3 exercises that help you lose belly fat

When it comes to weight loss and body sculpting, you are not alone if you rank your stomach region as the number one trouble spot. This is primarily because there are so many different reasons why you have belly fat. … Continue reading

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3 easy lower back exercises without any machines

Your back is constantly working. If your body is performing some kind of movement, your back is likely contributing to the effort. Since there is so much demand on this part of your body, it’s important that you build and … Continue reading

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What Exercise Machines are Best for Increasing Cardio?

Cardio machines provide a great workout that can help you rapidly lose weight. Because there are so many different cardio machines, you might wonder which machine is best for your exercise objectives. All of the popular cardio machines are good … Continue reading

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What Exercise Machines are Good for Building Muscle?

If you are new to the body building arena, you might wonder which exercise machines and techniques are best for building muscles. This is an on-going debate particularly when it comes to free weights or strength training machines. Body builders … Continue reading

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Exercise machines and methods to lose that belly fat

The myriad of ab workout equipment and weight loss compounds you see in commercials might lead you to believe that you can spot reduce fat in trouble areas such around your waist line. The fact is, spot reducing is just … Continue reading

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