Five Great Inspirational Quotes For Fitness May 28 2015

" If there is no struggle, there is no progress." Frederick Douglass    "You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." Marcus Aurelius. " A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning." Billy Jean King  " Number one is just to gain a passion for running. To love the morning, to love the trail, to love the...

Tips for Beginner Hill Running Interval Training May 20 2015

  Hill running interval training offers a lot of physical benefits. Not only does it boost muscle strength and endurance, but it is also great for your cardiovascular system. Additionally, it helps your body burn more calories than ever, helping you get even closer to your weight loss goals. Like any exercise though, there are certain things that you should do if you are a beginner with this type of...

Best Ways to Gain Muscle Strength Without Gaining Size May 16 2015

  While some people set out to increase both muscle strength and size, others simply want to become stronger without having body builder-type physiques. If you fall into the latter category, then this article is written solely for you as there are specific things you can do that will help you achieve greater strength without bulking up your muscles more than you’d like. Here are the best ways to go about...

Realistic Cardio Fitness Goals for Your Lifestyle May 15 2015

  How many times have you set a goal to do 30 to 60 minutes of cardio a day, only to have set that particular goal aside within the first few days or weeks because you simply couldn’t fit it in? This is a very common occurrence that causes a number of people to give up on their dreams of becoming more fit, blaming their lack of willpower for their...

Best Cardio Fitness Activities for Health May 12 2015

  Engaging in regular cardiovascular activities offers a number of health-related benefits. For instance, it helps you control your weight, which ultimately lowers your risk of a variety of potentially life-threatening conditions including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. And if you have a chronic physical condition, cardio can sometimes ease or at least manage the symptoms, providing you with some much needed relief. Physical exercise also boosts your...

Exercises that Improve Cardio Endurance May 06 2015

  While cardiovascular exercise offers a lot of health-related benefits, one positive result of regularly working out is improved endurance. This essentially means that you can engage in longer bouts of physical activity, thus providing additional health benefits in addition to helping improve your performance in sports and other physically demanding activities. Some cardio activities are superior to others when it comes to building your cardiovascular endurance, and these include:...

How to Get the Best from Your Workout at the Gym April 28 2015

    If you’re like most people, you have limited time to spend at the gym. Your goal is to get in, get fit and get out so that you can take care of all of your other obligations and still have a little time to do a few things you enjoy. Therefore, you need to make your time there count and here are three ways that you can do...

Bear Crawl Exercise with a Harness April 22 2015

  Bear crawls are excellent moves for toning every muscle group in your body. They work your arms as you try to “paw” your way forward and your legs as you work to push your body even harder. They even benefit your core as you are forced to stabilize your body. And if you do this exercise with a harness, the advantages grow even more. By pulling against the resistance...

3 Effective Ways to Get Rid of Back Fat April 20 2015

  Although people tend to judge their body based on the image staring back at them in the mirror, sometimes it is the areas you can’t see that need the most work. In this case, we’re talking specifically about back fat, or the rolls that exist on your torso’s backside, affecting your profile’s rear view and potentially hurting your self-esteem. How do you get rid of back fat? Here are...

Best Equipment for Mobility Fitness April 16 2015

    Generally, when speaking of fitness, a person talks about losing weight or gaining muscle. However, there is another benefit of fitness that is just important, and that is increased mobility. After all, the easier and more pain-free that it is for you to move around, the higher your quality of life. Some of the areas that can benefit most from mobility exercises include your shoulders, hips, quads, and...