Knee Raises Lower Ab Floor Exercise May 02 2014

    Muscles incorporated in exercise ; Upper and lower Abdominal, hip flexors .   1. Lay down on the floor bend your knees at a 90 degrees keeping your feet off the floor . Bring your knees together and maintain position throughout exercise. 2.Bring your knees towards your chest, raising your hips off the floor, raising your knees halfway making you form a 90 degree right angle with your...

Laying Cycling Floor Ab Oblique Core Exercise April 30 2014

Fitnesshealth.co - Presents Oblique Ab Exercise - Laying Floor Cycling. Great core exercise that incorporates all the abdominal muscles during movement.       Muscles; Oblique’s, hip flexors and abdominals    This is an advanced floor exercise and is only ideal for people with a high level of fitness. Exercise directions 1. Start from the laying position, put your fingers just behind your ears, and keep your fingers touching your...

Why foam rollers should be used in your exercise routine December 07 2013

  Most people make sure they have adequate weights and cardio equipment to get fit, but if your workout regimen doesn’t include the use of a foam roller, you’re likely missing out. Even though they look pretty useless, they do offer a number of fitness benefits, including these three: Increased flexibility When your muscles are tight, you’re not going to have a very large range of motion with your movements....

What Is a Stitch? November 21 2013

The correct terms are side stitch, side cramp or stitch. We have all experienced a side stitch at some point in our lives: whether dancing, exercising or working. Normally a sense of pain is felt below the rib cage. This pain is caused by the internal organs pulling down on our diaphragm (a large muscle below our lungs which assist us in breathing). The liver and stomach are the areas...

Exercise with Omega 3 can help Lose Weight Faster November 13 2013

A new discovery found that consuming more fish oil in your diet can help you achieve your weight loss goals faster.The recent study took place in Austrialia with a group of obese individuals, over three months they were placed into 4 separate groups and given different tasks to complete.    Group 1 -  Changed their diet by eating more fish oils, but didn’t exercise regularly Group 2 -  Exercised 3...

Why Fitness Workouts Go Better with Music November 07 2013

  We all like to exercise with music wheather you are running, rowing, weightlifitng music seems to be the prefect companian. Why do we like music so much ? new scientific research has been made looking into the effects of music with exercise.They found that if we listen to music whilst exercising benefits can be made to our overall workout performance.   According to research from Ohio State University the...

Best Equipment for Fitness While Travelling November 06 2013

    Although some use travelling as an excuse to not workout, the truth is that you can still maintain your fitness level whether you are going to far-away lands for work or just sending yourself on a much earned holiday. And, you can do it quite easily with just a few pieces of equipment. Here are a couple of great fitness purchases you’re going to want to make if...

Weight Loss with Bodyweight Exercise October 25 2013

  When most people think of losing weight, they generally think of cardiovascular activities such as walking, running, biking and aerobics. However, if you aren’t performing strength building exercises, you’re missing out on a great opportunity to kick your weight loss into overdrive. Your body uses more energy (meaning more calories) to sustain muscle than it does fat. So, the more you can increase your muscle mass, the more weight...

Types of Stretching May 05 2013

  Stretching entails movement of a body segment to a point of resistance in the ROM. At the moment of resistance, a force is utilised. This stretching programme can be done either actively or passively. An active stretch transpires when the person stretching provides the force of the stretch. Throughout the sitting toe touch, for example, the exerciser engages the abdominal muscles and hip flexors to flex the trunk forward...

Healthy Yoga November 21 2011

Practicing yoga can help you live better, healthier and longer . New study shows that deep  breathing can help cure and prevent diseases. Yoga is one of the best types of exercise you can do, the combination of fitness and breathing can help you develop a strong healthy immune system, by opening the channels and allowing the oxygen in the blood to travel and work better. This sounds strange, but good controlled...