RSSArchive for October, 2008

Beer, Bad Habits Fuel College Weight Gain

Beer, Bad Habits Fuel College Weight Gain

Many college students don’t gain the dreaded freshman 15 their first year away from home, but they do pack on 6 to 9 pounds, two studies show. Why? Key reasons include dramatic increases in beer drinking and significant decreases in physical activity. The latest studies were conducted at Indiana University in Bloomington and Tufts University […]

Gym Safety Tips You Cannot Ignore

Gym Safety Tips You Cannot Ignore

With more and more people becoming more concerned about physical fitness, more and more people are now signing up at the local gym to be able to become fit and stay fit. Although there are a number of highly-experienced trainers in the gym to assist you in your workout program, injuries still happen. Here are […]

Staying Fit Without Going To The Gym

Staying Fit Without Going To The Gym

You do not need Rock Hard Abs or Bulging Muscles to be fit. And you don’t need a personal exercise trainer or live your life around exercising. People do need to reset their minds into getting in shape in a smart sensible way…unless they choose to live at a GYM. If you look around your […]

Food That Helps You Build Muscles Big Time

Food That Helps You Build Muscles Big Time

The common belief of many men who are trying to get those sexy six-pack abs and stronger looking physique is to eat larger servings of high-protein foods (and a number of different supplements to boost). It is true that as you workout in the gym more and more, you would need protein rich foods which […]

Exercise For Strong Bones - Here's How!

Exercise For Strong Bones – Here’s How!

It could not be stressed enough as to just how good exercise is for you. Medical professionals have continuously advocated the many health benefits of regular exercise. Some of the benefits that have been repeatedly mentioned are that it helps speed up your metabolism to help you lose weight, builds up muscles, increases your stamina […]

Workout Regimens You Can Live With

Workout Regimens You Can Live With

WIM, bike, run, rake leaves. Climb monkey bars if you’re a child, do water aerobics if you’re older. Do whatever you like. Just keep moving. That, in essence, is the message of the physical activity guidelines announced this month by the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The basic recommendations — including the core […]

Body Pains While Exercising - Must Know Facts

Body Pains While Exercising – Must Know Facts

We have all heard the saying “No pain, no gain.” Oftentimes, people who work out in the gym would apply this saying to explain when they experience body pains while exercising. While feeling sore after a workout can be common because you tend to exert your muscles, not all body pains while exercising should be […]

6 Of Your Favorite Things That Are Secretly Making You Fat

6 Of Your Favorite Things That Are Secretly Making You Fat

Obesity is rampant. The devastating cocktail of fast food and sedentary lifestyle has made the western world look like a visit to the Hutt palace. But this article isn’t about junk food. You know you shouldn’t crumble a bag of Oreos over your breakfast nachos. These are six seemingly innocent things that fly under the […]

Fitness Workouts And Tips To Maintain Your Summer Fitness

Fitness Workouts And Tips To Maintain Your Summer Fitness

Plan your summer fitness program to beat the effects of extremely hot weather. To build a healthy body, mind and spirit, you need a regular exercise routine to reap all of its benefits, which are literally endless. Although the hot weather in summer can make following a fitness exercise routine difficult, try not to use […]

Aerobic Activity May Reverse Mental Decline

Aerobic Activity May Reverse Mental Decline

Regular aerobic exercise can not only stave off the decline in brain function that often comes with age, it can also help turn back the clock on brain aging, two experts in the field report, based on a critical review of published studies. Age-related deterioration in the all-important white and gray matter in the brain […]