Reducing the risks of Diabetes Mellitus

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How to Reduce the risks of Diabetes

 

Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases categorised by a disproportionately high (or unrestrained) blood glucose level. Chronic uncontrolled diabetes is connected with long-term damage to several body organs, counting the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and blood vessels. Diabetes is the foremost cause of impaired vision (if not full-blown...

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Total Fitness

What is Total Fitness?

When you think of fitness, what do you think of? Would you say that you’re a ‘totally fit’ individual, or only fit in certain areas?

Definition of Total Fitness

If you are totally fit, you are able to do your daily activities, and then some, with ease and minimal effort. It’s when your body is adept at doing what needs to be done and having strength and energy left over for...

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What is Resistance Training

Resistance Training

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Do you want to turn your body into a rock solid fat-burning machine? Are you looking for ways to not only get in shape, but to maximize your physique in the process?

If you’re diligently doing cardiovascular exercises on a regular basis, then good for you; you’re on your way to health and wellness. However, if you aren’t including resistance training in your exercise...

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Exercise Band Training

Exercise Band Training

Resistance band training

 Resistance band training is an innovative way to gain optimum fitness level. Resistance band training is recommended by almost all the modern day fitness trainers. These days resistance band training is provided in all the top-notch gyms.

Resistance band training can also be done at home. Resistance band is very light and portable. Resistance band can be carried anywhere...

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Resistance Band Training – Fitness Exercise

Resistance Band Training

Looking for a great strength training workout that doesn’t involve bulky, expensive exercise equipment? Something that you can do whether you’re at home or on the go? You might want to consider resistance band training.

What is a resistance band?

It is a piece of rubber elastic tubing with a handle on each end that you use to perform different strength training...

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Resistance Band Exercise Forward Arm Circles

 

Resistance Band Exercise Forward Arm Circles

Great rehabilitation exercise for shoulder recovery. Aims at strengthening the joint in all planes of motion. 

1. Hold on the handles with palm grip.  Stand slight bend at knee back facing the door. Keep a slight bend at elbow with  arms stable throughout exercise. 

2.Pull handles away from door fully extended above the head until you reach maximum...

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Resistance Band Training

Resistance band training

Resistance band exercise training was first created in early 1900s, the first resistance bands were made from surgical tubing. Later in the 1900s these exercise bands were mostly used for body and muscle rehabilitation purposes. Resistance bands made a big come back to the fitness market in the mid 1990s and were mostly used by physiotherapists with they’re clients....

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Flat resistance band Tricep workout exercise

 

Flat resistance band Tricep workout exercise

The flat are great for tricep resistance exercises, and can help tone and strengthen joints & muscles.

In this video you will see three exercises using a medium resistance resistance band.

  • Single arm back row 
  • Reverse fly flat band exercise
  • Tricep pulldown
Training tips

Always have hold the band  with your palm and thumb grip on top making sure that...

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How to use fitness flat bands -Tricep exercises

 

This is a short detailed video showing flat band tricep exercises.

Start in a standing position with your feet  shoulder width apart and your knees relaxed.

Grasp each end of band  with  each  hand keep at the side of hips.

Bend at your elbows, keep in line  with body position bring towards  chest pause momentarily at this top position.

Then slowly lower back to the starting position, repeat...

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